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The Ship Inn

Certificate of Excellence
High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
The Ship Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tidworth Wiltshire
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a retired couple we stayed with our dog for 3 nights at the Ship, where we have stayed on many occasions in the past with our cocker spaniel, Shadow. We were delighted with the special offer which is on at present with 2 nights B&B for £85 with no charge for the dog. The room was very clean and... More 

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Bisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beer-battered cod and chips arrived promptly after ordering and was a good plateful of decent pub grub. The batter was crisply, not a hint of grease, and the fish moist and flaky. A decent meal at a reasonable price in a pleasant pub setting. Good service from the staff too.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a very enjoyable weekend in Porlock. Room 7 (family room) was comfortable and clean and the breakfasts were excellent, served very efficiently by the friendly owner. My wife and I ate twice in the restaurant and the food was good, at very reasonable prices. The beer was very tasty too! Some new towels would be a good... More 

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Congresbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here the night before I did my photography course. A warm welcome was received when I checked in. The room was great with a shower that was clean and powerful. The evening meal (steak) was cooked perfectly to my liking (medium rare) and substantial. The beer was very well kept and there was a good choice too (bonus!).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My family and I visited the Ship Inn after a long walk around Porlock Wier & surrounding woods. The staff were really friendly and the food was amazing! My dad and I both had the beer battered cod and my word, it was gorgeous! The atmosphere is also lovely and there are thank you so much for a lovely meal.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After a lovely day walking we went to this pub for our evening meal. The staff were really friendly and efficient. The food and service was excellent. Although there were various dogs in the bar you would not have known they were there!!! There was also a nice restaurant if you don't want to eat in the bar area.

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North Petherton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the The Top Ship Inn this weekend. Fantastic value for money. Our room was spacious and clean, which was also re-made after our first night's stay. The staff were wonderful and polite. There was a great choice for breakfast and the meal we had the first night was lovely. We will definitely go back to... More 

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warks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had an evening meal here and it was very good.Of note was my son's rump steak which was delightfully tender.Nicely furnished bar and a cosy fire.Proper job.I understand the same chap runs this and the Bottom Ship down at the Weir.This is much the better!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed her here as a large hiking group and has a most superb experience. This hotel and pub and restaurant is very authentic Somese with flagstone floorings and plenty of tables, some in nooks, others large in the open plan restaurant . It's always a pleasures to be in a bar with locals. The restaurant was very busy at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

This was booked for a walking club weekend. The room and board rates were very reasonable. The service and food very very good. The manager and bar staff were always smiling, helpful and couldn't do enough for us. We were a large group and early breakfasts were produced quickly and with a smile. The manager also remembered our orders second... More 

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