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The Ship Inn

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Marygate, TD15 2SJ, England
+44 1289 389311
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North East
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, excellent service, great food and a superb selection of ales, wines etc. All at a competitive price! I recommend Holy island 'Blessed Bitter' ale, with the steak and ale pie👍. Book in advance, as it is really popular!

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Thank JEM1957
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rather than buy presents, my husband and I decided on a few days on Lindisfarne for our Christmas present. We were going to go to The Manor, but the reviews were not good, and the prices have increased somewhat. So we looked around a found The Ship. What a little gem. The room was very comfortable (room 3), clean and... More 

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Thank Tomelchas03
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Holy Island and decided to call here for evening meal before heading back. Had read good reviews on TA so thought we would give it a try, we were not disappointed. The pub is quite oldy worldly inside but we were greeted by the barman warmly and offered a table in the bar area as the restaurant area was... More 

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Thank SueWestYorkshire_10
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had several meals at The Ship Inn, and also a 'cheeseboard supper' with red wine when we didn't want a full meal; the staff are friendly, welcoming with nothing being too much trouble. My husband has never liked black pudding, but the Stornoway Black Pudding converted him, so much so that we brought some home with us! The langoustines... More 

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Thank 4407KR
England, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation by email and were given a warm welcome on arrival. We ate in the dining room which is atmospheric and cosy. The warm service continued throughout our visit, from all staff. We started with huge, well presented G&Ts. We ate black pudding and haggis starter, steak and fish and chip mains. All of the food was... More 

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1 Thank Sherrydarling
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't get a warm welcome . The food looked good but expensive so we didn't eat here . Had a coffee and a tea you could taste the chlorine in the water we've had better.

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1 Thank magsdonnie
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing better than a good meal after a day exploring this wonderful island. It is usually busy so be sure to book. I had the crab which was fresh and delightful. My daughter had the langoustines which were a real treat! Well cooked, well presented and tasted just as good as it looked. Friendly helpful staff and a good selection... More 

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1 Thank Lynda S
Cowes, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visted over Easter weekend. We had booked for dinner one night otherwise we wouldn't have got in. Very good food at good prices

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1 Thank Eileen_Cowes
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place with lots of charm it's warm clean and staff are friendly food Is very good lovely fish and chips they do small portions as well which is very good

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Thank Derek W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal I would say was really good, being Good Friday we had fish which was absolutely excellent, but we had to sit in the bars very tiny table in the window which we didn't really mind, but we paid the same as the restaurant which we didn't think was right.

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Thank MazBish

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marygate, TD15 2SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Holy Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1289 389311

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