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The Ship Inn

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Church Road | Cockwood, Starcross EX6 8NU, England
+44 1626 890373
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Starcross, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of many family meals here and was great as always. Staff are friendly and helpful. We look forward to returning soon

Thank ltrent68
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great pub to eat, the food is small portions but tastes superb and the price is nearly okay for some dishes but expensive for ordinary dishes but would still recommend.

Thank MiaK96
Exeter, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a delightful local pub restaurant. You always find locals in there Food is lovely with plenty of specials and a good selection of fish dishes It's always busy, even in winter so do book in advance. Staff are incredibly friendly

Thank Anne G
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Foods excellent, jails good ( plus the others ales are spot on) Best book if you would like to eat Great for seafood as well as traditional bites Beer garden generally bathed in sunshine Staff lovely and helpful

Thank kevmogg
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its been a while since we visited the Ship .A weekend to ourselves and it was an opportunity to see how it was. The Service was prompt, friendly and with a smile. Drinks were ordered and arrived. After a short wait the starter arrived Battered Prawns were very nice. The mains were a chicken salad that was plentiful and a... More 

Thank WINGY22579
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with family on a busy Sunday . There were six of us, and ordered a variety of food. The food arrived in good time, and was very good, and tasty. We all had a main meal, and a desert, which was also at a good price. Has a great selection of real ales, but as we were... More 

Thank 168terry10
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very disappointing, the eating area was very busy so we thought we were in for a treat, but the service was poor, we had to find our own menus, and ordered home cooked, beer battered haddock and chips. After a wait of 35 minutes it arrived, with none of the usual accompaniments, again we went to the waitress station and... More 

Thank luzechspur2014
East Devon
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a fabulous little pub. Nothing is too much trouble for the lovely staff and the food is consistently excellent. My husband and I have taken to popping in here for a meal when in that part of Devon and cannot find a single fault in the place (and being ex-publicans, that is flattery, indeed). We love it so... More 

Thank WriterAngie
SW England
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy the food here. How they manage to produce it in their tiny kitchen, I don't know. It is always nicely cooked and well presented. Their 'Specials' are fish or seafood which are unfailingly delicious. Sunday roast with all the trimmings is hard to beat too. Their friendly waitress Sheila is a real gem and makes you so... More 

1 Thank DevonNightowl
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Lunch is served from 12noon onwards. Car parking is available. Warm log burning fires. Friendly staff. Fresh fish- I had the whitebait to start and mussels for my main, lovely! The only thing that they could've improved on would have been to have the white wine sauce that the mussels were cooked in to be creamy and substantial as it... More 

1 Thank Katie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Cockwood, Starcross EX6 8NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Starcross
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 890373

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