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The Ferry Boat Inn

The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
+44 1394 284203
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This inn is right on the estuary and the setting is lovely. There is a cosy bar and restaurant inside and a small garden outside, but some of the picnic tables could do with being renewed. The food is reasonable, without being outstanding. Service is...More

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely rural style pub in a prime location in old Felixstowe. The shame is they have neglected the outside seating area. The numerous benches they have are totally dilapidated and ruin the total aspect of the pub. I did ask if they...More

Thank AddisonFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good homemade cooked food but a little pricey, a beef baguette, beef sunday dinner and a kids meal plus 3 non alcoholic drinks was like £33.00 but don't mind paying the prices if the foods is good, i would recommend but be careful as only...More

Thank Mark250482
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a while since I last visited here and I hadn't realised that they stopped serving food at 2pm on a Sunday, come on guys get in the real world closing at 2pm and reopening at 6pm is so 1970's. We certainly wont...More

Thank Canary70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have recently been diagnosed with food intolerances and were very pleasantly surprised to see two full pages of dairy and gluten free options on the menu to choose from. The lady who took our order couldn't have been more helpful and...More

Thank TheWoodys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was expecting much more having read the reviews. It's not waitress service and to be honest it all felt the staff couldn't really be bothered with non locals, far more interested in chatting with each other. Food was ok but wouldn't go back there again...More

Thank loughton30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After not visiting for a few years we were pleased to see that the menu and food were just as good as on previous visits! This is a traditional and cosy pub with helpful and friendly staff. My fish and triple cooked chips were the...More

Thank Hobnob933
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got caught in thunderstorm a few minutes from pub and unsurprisingly were all soaked. About to sit down in bar when someone called across that could not sit inside as dog too wet. This was apparently a health and safety risk although I was wetter...More

Thank c0nsuela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a Gem.! The food here was extremely tasty and the presentation didn't disappoint either. There was a wine menu which assists in matching your food choice to a house wine & the selection for desserts is endless. Although we had a toddler in our...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took family along to sample the local fare, no disappointment. I had the half portion this time, more than adequate for the ladies. The gents of course had the full,portion. A great afternoon had by all. Although a quarter of a lemon slice in a...More

Thank Terri C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they sell vouchers for a meal?
1 August 2016|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes we do sell vouchers we can either take the order over the phone or you can pop in
Louise C
are dogs allowed
29 August 2015|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hello. The Ferryboat allows dogs in the main bar area and recently have increased this to include a section of the family dining area, so that families with dogs may come in We do allow children inside the pub, there is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 284203
  • E-mail
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