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The Ship Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Yarlside Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0EU, England
+44 1229 826902
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Showing 204: English reviews
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

very nice afternoon meal for a birthday, good beer and great choic at a decent price,will be going again soon.

Thank michaelmorgan1966
York, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to eat. Car park right outside (pay and display). Good view over the lake Staff very friendly and helpful. Had the hot beef and onion baguette. Very good value. Wife had Haddock and chips with mushy peas. White flakey fish with light tasty batter. Friend had ham and pea soup which was delicious. Will definitely visit again

Thank ButrusJ
Barrow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Went to Ship Inn for Sunday lunch on 29th January 2017. I had roast beef, which melted in the mouth, and my husband had pork. Plenty of veg, Yorkshire pudding and lovely thick gravy. Portions so good had to wait a while before ordering dessert - strawberry gateaux was beautiful. Staff very friendly and efficient, and place spotless. Pity it... More 

Thank Sheila D
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived, and was welcome by the female member of staff, who looked after us whilst we was there. Was quiet when we first arrived but was soon busy due to an 18th birthday party. Food was OK, service was better.

1 Thank Claire K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The service was appalling, we waited an hour for the food and when it came it wasn't what I ordered. The staff were surly and there was no heating on, it was very cold. We all agreed that we won't be going back there

1 Thank Georgina C
Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2016

13 of us went for a meal at 5pm. We were greeted by friendly staff in a lovely cosy atmosphere. Some chose 2 meals for £10, which were a good size. A lot of different meals were ordered and they all came piping hot, and were enjoyed by everyone.looking forward to going again.

1 Thank Beth16C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The bar staff were lovely ! Where as the food was vile and we complained to the chef and he was very rude as he shouted at us from the kitchen! We had a table of 6 we all ordered food and they forgot about one of the orders so one of us had to eat on our own and... More 

3 Thank Katie S
Dave Y, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi I would like to express my regret in the service you recived in my establishment and I would be happy for you to call in and have a chat with myself Or give me your number to contact you More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

just visited the ship for Sunday evening tea.......two adults, two teens (one teen a vegetarian). Could not fault our meals, all had starters (the sharing platter is huge and absolutely lovely) all starters great. Great menu with loads of choices, good choice of veggie options. I had pie of the day (minced beef and onion) which was delicious. Very disappointed... More 

1 Thank Kate0306
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
333 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We haven't visited since last management... before current management. Previous ones did absolutely put us off ver returning. They were so so rude and basically very people unfriendly. They were obnoxious to customers. When we realised the ship had been taken over again by new managers, we felt we really should try. Especially as ones before last ones were good.... More 

1 Thank Barbara F
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Had my grandsons christening here they cateres for 70 adults and 10 children pie and peas were superb

1 Thank Marie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yarlside Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Barrow-in-Furness
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 826902

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?