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The Ship Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Polmear Hill | PL24 2AR, Par, St Austell PL24 2AR, England
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Polmear Hill | PL24 2AR, Par, St Austell PL24 2AR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the reviews on this place I can see why people get mixed feelings! We are local, and didn't really notice a massive difference in service but it is very much a locals pub so pretty sure if the bar staff know you it has...More

Thank MrsPJnr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub if you are a local ..... otherwise forget it. Booked a table for a Tuesday night in the bar as it's quiz night every Tuesday. We booked a week in advance as we were told it always got booked up. We stressed that...More

2  Thank Paula T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really lovely meal here in August. We arrived quite late after a day out but nothing was too much trouble and our meals were all lovely.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick pint with my dad and son and considering it was a mid august Saturday evening i was taken back by how quiet it was. Nevertheless the welcome wad friendly and the beer was good. Very traditional feel to the pub with...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a Monday afternoon for lunch and a chill and we're not disappointed. Very traditionally looking pub with plenty of car parking on the side. Lovely outside area where the weather is nice. Had the pulled pork burger and was not disappointed. Was...More

Thank Niels118
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I'm confused to see good reviews about this place. Either other people have literally reviewed the wrong place, or they wouldn't know good food if it slapped them in the face! We went in for a carvery, and (this is the only positive) were told...More

2  Thank sarahreoch
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Close to the beach (which is dog - friendly for a change) we came her for an evening family meal. Very good menu choice and plenty of specials on the board too. Having been ripped off at overpriced places in Charlestown and Perranporth, we were...More

Thank MartinNeonValley
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back to our campsite after kayaking all afternoon. The food was lovely. Exactly what we needed. I can highly recommend the mushroom stroganoff - it was delicious!!! Prices were reasonable too. We sat outside and could see the red arrows...More

Thank beckye90
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A great little discovery en route on our travels. Helpful and friendly staff. Good Carvery. Nice beer garden

Thank SSLoves
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the ship tonight for a carvery as a family with 3 children.we had a carvery which was delicious and very good value for money my daughter actually said the cauli cheese was better than Granny's which believe me is a big compliment..I asked...More

Thank Lozzalawrance
lynrose0104, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Apologies if you felt intimidated by the locals during your recent visit. To alleviate this sort of situation re-occurring, bar staff will be told to be more vigilant when customers are trying to get to the bar to place an order. On a brighter note......you...More

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10 September 2017|
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Response from 715annie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry I only ever been for a meal or drink here, so not sure about rooms.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polmear Hill | PL24 2AR, Par, St Austell PL24 2AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Par
  • Phone Number: 24-2-01726-81-25-40
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