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Ship Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Dunwich $$ - $$$ , British,
St. James's Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
+44 1728 648219
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (17 reviews)
“fondue” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St. James's Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't fault it, superb evening meal - fish and service was spot on. Finished it off with a walk to the beach, great location too.

Thank paultara04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just before 2:50, and double checked they were still serving; we were told by the person on the bar that we had 10 minutes to order. We quickly chose and my husband queued up behind a couple (at 2:54) who started by ordering...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch for 9 in the middle of a coastal walk - we'd pre-booked & had a lovely table in a conservatory to ourselves. Wonderful local crab ! Friendly efficient staff & great service.

Thank Ros896
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited The Ship with my husband and our dog after a recommendation from friends who live nearby. We were visiting from London for the weekend and make a last-minute stop for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon before travelling back home. It was...More

Thank suzanne o
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Tuesday night so not too busy. Didnt book but got place in the conservatory. Sweet flowers on the table a nice touch. Had mussels to start which were ace and husband had mackerel. He felt the beetroot side was amazing acompliment- just right. We both...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The first breakfast had 2 of everything and a sausage for the dog and was excellent except that the eggs were not flipped so the yoke was very wet (slimy). When we ordered the second day i asked them to flip the egg. It arrived...More

Thank Martyn C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Booked for lunch in this dog friendly inn. Following a walk on the beach we arrived at the Ship Inn. We were shown straight to our reserved table in the conservatory and the service was impeccable. Their new chef produced a superb lunch with exciting...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Stopped here for a light lunch - no sandwiches, but happy to choose a starter. My shell on prawns tasted defrosted but Ok - husband's new season asparagus was overpowered by the Parma ham. Drinks were OK as was service but nothing exceptional.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I had a superb fish pie with perfectly cooked veg but the pie should have been presented in a pie dish rather then slowly sliding across the very broad dish it was served in. My wife had a ploughman's lunch of sorts but there were...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of nights here recently and had a good stay. It's got a fantastic location. There was redecoration going on while we were there which didn't cause any problems for us and will definitely be good for the place. The bathroom we...More

Thank Phil K
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linda l
Your telephone seems to be constantly engaged today (Thurs 28th April) Trying to book your restaurant. If i still cannot get thru could some one ring me on 01493 668491. Thanks for your help.
28 April 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. James's Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Dunwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 648219
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