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The Ship

Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
+44 1797 225521
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a morning at the beach on walking in we were greeted with a very warm welcome the place is spotless and decor lovely. Food is superb I had chocolate brownie for dessert and as a chocoholic I can honestly...More

Thank jerrom3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The mussels were delicious. Light touch service in a delightful garden on a summer's day. Mmm. There's also an excellent butcher's (which supplies the pub), and a well stocked deli.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed just along the road from the ship so visited several times during the week. The ship has a beautiful garden to sit in. We popped in several times for a drink, had lunch and on our last night had an evening meal. The...More

1  Thank karen s
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We were lucky to visit Winchelsea on a very hot day and were thrilled to find this little treasure for lunch. Our ciabattas were delicious and the garden really lovely all laid out on a seaside theme with plenty of space to sit and relax...More

Thank pavane019
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our most recent visit & great food. Everything you need all under one roof, great establishment. We shall call again & indulge once more for sure.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I came here quite a few times after it had been refurbished and couldn't believe how nice it was. A fantastic seashore themed garden and great food to savour. I came here today with my wife and two friends. I wish I hadn't. So disappointed!...More

Thank RobertMcA
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Went there for Sunday dinner, very bizarre décor, mixture of nautical with some wonderful pictures of the local beaches. Service was attentive good and swift, we arrived before the rush however when other people arrived they were spread out throughout the restaurant (other establishment need...More

Thank Russel P
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Fab grilled steak lovely smokey flavour cooked just as asked in this quirky little local restaurant. Good selection of beers on tap including a guest Belgian beer. 9 oz minced steak burger (and it was good steak!) with fab bacon and cheddar. Heritage tomatoes grilled...More

Thank AWiseConsumer
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Looking for a place for lunch during our walk from Rye Harbour and back. Found on Tripadvisor. Although it was a bit of diversion away from the beach, was worth the extra distance. We sat in the quirky sea inspired garden, sheltered and sunny, very...More

Thank awe1
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I didn't have any food but what a nice place to find, the garden was amazing in the sunshine, friendly staff, only downside was that it shut at 5pm on the Sunday!

Thank EthanHawk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Winchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 225521
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