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The Ship at Dunwich

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St James Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We popped in to The Ship by chance. Very glad we did, no fuss taking the order even though it was crowded on a wet day. The Ship is rather like the Tardis, bigger than it appears from the outside. Very nice pub, with a roaring for in the winter, I bet. Food arrived without any delay and we were... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited on a busy Sunday lunchtime with my wife, 3 children and 2 other families. We camp at Dunwich regularly, so had been looking forward to a great lunch at the Ship. When we saw they were quite busy we asked how long the food would take and were told 20 to 30 minutes. After an hour of waiting... More 

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Hertfordshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights and loved it- the food is great- massive portions of fish and chips. lots of cosey little rooms to pick from. The staff are really friendly and everyone else staying was also, bonding over the dogs!. I could go here on my own and stay with the dog and feel quite comfortable (49 yr old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyable meal on Saturday lunchtime for mum in law's 86th birthday. Not too busy despite being Bank Holiday weekend. Nice menu with plenty of choice. Service friendly and efficient. Food good quality and portions generous, so we couldn't manage puddings!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Ship for five nights, we were booked in to Woods End Room which is described as a Good Room. Whilst the room was beautifully clean with clean towels and bed linen daily, the room was in the eaves of the pub which meant a very steep climb up three flights of stairs. The door to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I staid at The Ship for 2 nights in July. The location is lovely. Near the beach. The food was of a very high standard and the pub was very quaint with inglenook firelplace and beams on the ceiling. The room we staid in did need a coat of paint and the furniture was old and tatty.... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A surprise nights stay at the Ship with the family and dogs celebrating my husband's 65th birthday was not a disappointment. In fact it went to plan - we had a fantastic day/night. The rooms were lovely and well kept and the food was delicious. We will definitely be returning, so will the dogs - they love the walks!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a quick lunch and had superb plaice and chips. These were served quickly by friendly staff. This is a very busy pub particularly on a Sunday in August but you cannot fault the service and the prices are also very reasonable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant building and location. Staff friendly . Room massive and perfect for children . But - bathroom mouldy and lots of lime scale on shower head and in bath . Sheets clean but musty . Fabric conditioner would make a big difference . Room clean but worn . Evening meal lovely and breakfast delicious . Very relaxed atmosphere and lots... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a real find. Friendly, helpful staff, excellent rooms (we had a Good and a Best) and delicious dinner. Quality bed linen and toiletries, hot powerful showers, wifi and freeview TV - all you could want in a B&B with the added bonus of a fantastic dinner menu which was well-executed and presented. My only small criticisms are... More 

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