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1 Fleet Street, Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2HU, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Richard H Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ship is where Dorothy L Sayers wrote "Seven Tailors". It's a traditional pub that has been well renovated. Good beers, good pub food, good breakfast and good service. An altogether comfortable and well managed place.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A large party of us (3 of us being local to the location) went for a Sunday Lunch. Our first impressions of the place was very empty albeit presentable. The menus were duly given and I noted that there was only 1 vegetarian option on the menu. When I enquired whether there were any other options available (as is usually... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped bv for a couple of brews when we were in town all the way from Melbourne, Australia. Staff were very welcoming and provided great service with free wifi. Keep up the fantastic work and will drop by one day when we return to Scotland.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall we were not disappointed as the room was a good size, clean and well furnished. Low ceilings as it was a dormer windowed loft room but cosy. One problem was the noise of morning traffic which echoes up from the street below and with the windows open was quite intrusive. That said we could have asked to be moved... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a single over-night stop, due to its town location and got the last "attic" suite at £120.00 for two including breakfast. Large room with equally sized on-suite loo, well appointed and brightly decorated. Certainly not for tall visitors as height was indeed restrictive. Minor negatives, ceiling light bulbs require replacement, spider webs and slight redecorating required above bed,... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on holiday in Gatehouse of Fleet (self catering) and looking for somewhere to have dinner on our wedding anniversary. The Ship Inn's menu attracted us, so "Inn" we went! We were not disappointed. The staff were welcoming and friendly. The food was excellent. I had the venison which was cooked to perfection, with a beautiful sauce and accompaniments.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Ship Inn is a welcoming, friendly and efficiently well run business. The ambience is very warm with very attentive house staff and management that are easy to praise and hard to fault. Five stars,but... ...our evening meal was spoilt only by one single factor. The food and the very low standard set by the chef/kitchen. Meat overcooked.The fish dried... More

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6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We couldn't get a room in our preferred hotel in another town so thought that the Ship Inn looked pleasant. It was indeed and we were made welcome and comfortable in a generously proportioned room with an enormous, well appointed bathroom. The staff were helpful and cheerful and the breakfast was delicious and set us up for our day in... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Was in the area visiting family so I thought I would pop into the Ship as I haven't been here in a bit. Was very busy I'LL admit, but the food was average. I had battered mushrooms to start with which were nice, but a stilton dip??? Should have been a garlic dip. I had the haddock for my mains,... More

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Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A nice hotel. We had a lovely meal with friends on Saturday night. The room was clean and had everything we ended.Unfortunately ,having said when I booked that I had recently had a knee replacement I was dismayed to find that the room was up two flights of steep stairs. Also the room had sloping ceilings which made it difficult... More

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Address: 1 Fleet Street, Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2HU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Gatehouse of Fleet
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