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The Ship Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in South Walsham $$ - $$$ , British,
18 The Street, South Walsham NR13 6DQ, England
+44 1603 270049
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 The Street, South Walsham NR13 6DQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been here several times for Sunday lunch, and it really is one of the best around. It's handy as we are allowed to take the pooch as well. Lovely menu and great staff

Thank Abbie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another fantastic meal at The Ship. It's my favourite eating stop on the broads! Highly recommend the burger. Staff are friendly and efficient and the drinks selection is good too.

Thank felicity o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice fairly small "local" broads pub, staff are friendly and the selection of beer good and local. Food was as you would expect in a country pub usual things quite well done, burgers were good and large but specials were on the small side -...More

1  Thank jhunt45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, huge portions, excellent friendly efficient welcome and service. Would say best pub food we have had for a long time.Staff, atmosphere and menu everything was right, they have a great future. Thank you and we will be back soon.

1  Thank sigrami
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderfully memorable meal here - the puddings are to die for! Excellent service. Fantastic quality of food. highly recomment

1  Thank mspclaire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't fault this place, celebrating our friends 40th wedding anniversary, dropping off a two tier cake didn't phase them, really great food especially for fussy vegetarians!! Really well kept cellar too. Lovely friendly staff, now on my saved list of places to eat!!

1  Thank rob s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find in the village of South Walsham which also offer walks to the broads and Fairhaven gardens. Seating outside if needed and cosy atmosphere inside. Delicious food served up by friendly staff, helpful advice on the many beers/ real ales served . We...More

1  Thank scorpionana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On past experience this Pub/Restaurant was always busy and you needed to book well in advance. Tonight we phoned late on chance and were surprised to find tables available. Arrived only to find the place half empty! That did raise an eyebrow! So we were...More

Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This was our first visit since pub has changed hands.We live in Suffolk and enjoy visiting the Broads for lunch particularly when the sun's shining,as it was on the day we visited The Ship. Reading other reviews I think we must have caught them on...More

Thank MoirEngland
lucasinns, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sorry that you found your lunch disappointing but we wish you had complained at the time, then we would have replaced the meal on the spot, and hopefully got it right then. We like to be given the chance to put things right! FYI we...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Moored on the broad and walked into the village. Stopped here for a Sunday lunch. Nice pork for myself and roast beef for my wife. Good portion, hot, nice veg and pleasant staff. Nothing not to like.

Thank DrMalc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 The Street, South Walsham NR13 6DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  South Walsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 270049
  • E-mail
Situated in the village of South Walsham, just off the Norfolk Broads (Fleet Dyke is our nearest mooring), we are a friendly family-run local pub offering fine ales from Green Jack, Lowestoft, alongside national guests, selected wine list from Bijou Bottles, and delicious home cooked food (sample menus available on our web site). We look forward to welcoming you, your family and friends, locals and visitors alike! Dogs are welcome in the main bar.
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