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The Ship Inn

Strand Quay, Rye TN31 7DB, England
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Ranked #20 of 33 Rye B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful looking & lovely setting. Downstairs seemed like a traditional inn with a lively atmosphere for Sunday lunch. We were led upstairs, seated on what could only be described as children's chairs at adult tables. We shuffled around while the waitress sourced some chairs that allowed us to reach the table. Upstairs there was no atmosphere & no roast lunches... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best bit of the ship are the staff. Super friendly, bubbly and so welcoming. The atmosphere is always lively and the food is yum. Perfect for breakfast too.. French toast with blueberries and maple syrup was a total winner. The playlists are amazing! Best local ever.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Followed a number of reviews, wish had not, service was so slow, 30 mins waiting in a half full pub, for what was an awful sandwich and a salad smothered in dressing, accompanied by the worst fries imaginable, soggy under cooked, Rye has much much better to offer, would never return

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ship Inn has a really great atmosphere and, from the various places we had a drink at in Rye, seems to be the main place to be in the town. It's cute, quaint, warm and friendly. It's also very well located, right at the start of the Old Town. We booked in for a weekend break and got the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered "ricotta and parmesan dumplings" for £6.50 - already over-priced for a starter, but they sounded really appealing. However, these were not real dumplings. What arrived was an offensively small portion of salad leaves (looked like a handful out of a supermarket bag) - a tiny portion even for a starter. It had four "dumplings" which were actually some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MY LIFE IS COMPLETE, I COULD EAT THAT BURGER FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE WOULD 100% RECOMMEND THIS EATERY AND BURGER👌👌👌👌👌 Service was good, food was good, good location, cosy ambience If youve seen the burger episode of How I Met Your Mother you life will now be the same! You will never have another burger like it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just returned from spending a weekend here. Would definitely recommend it! Cosy bar, great breakfast, excellent staff who were both friendly and professional and parking nearby. I will be recommending it to my friends and family! Perfect location also and Rye is beautiful.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed at the Ship Inn 30 June for 3 nights, wonderful little holiday. Loved the quirky design of the pub, enjoyed the food and excellent breakfasts. Ideal location to explore Romney Marsh and Kent but the town of Rye is a star attraction and well worth exploring. BBC filming Mapp and Lucia so looking forward to revisiting Rye on TV... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nice place to stay, lovely busy bee shower gel and shampoos. Really lovely breakfast with home made muesli and granola. Comfortable bed in room 4 although the blinds were hard to close and the shower is rather dark. Great location though and Rye is a lovely place to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Excellent pub with superb breakfast. Evening menu a little steep in price. £5.00 for veg! Well kept rooms, all you would expect from an olde worlde pub. Staff excellent and professional. Parking the only problem.

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Address: Strand Quay, Rye TN31 7DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
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The Ship is in central Rye, at the bottom of Mermaid Street. Built in 1592, it was originally a warehouse to store contraband seized from smugglers. It is now a characterful pub, with beams, wooden floors & log fires. Open from eleven every day for freshly prepared food, local fish, Bloody Marys, real ales & organic cider. 10 comfy modern rooms - all with en-suite bath or shower. Children, dogs & would-be pirates are all welcome. ... more   less 
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