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The Ship Inn & Hotel

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West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
The Ship Inn & Hotel

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yeah nice place...good friendly staff and good food. A good atmosphere in here. The Ales were very well kept also. The locals and guests all seemed very happy and jolly. The only negative was that the male toilets needed cleaning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fabulous venue for any occasion, fantastic food, service, bar selection & so welcoming, it was impeccable in every way, I highly recommend a visit for drinks and an amazing food selection combined with superb service, Well done Gavin top boss and great staff..,

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent pub with up to date decor and surroundings. Loved the vegi club and the scotch egg was huge!! Loved the bathroom with its quirky sinks and taps. We needed a decent pub in the area and this provides just that. Will come again

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Brighton, UK
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lovely lunch for Mother's Day. Staff and food fabulous. Just like other visits we have had there . Must recommend the soufflé starter and we all had their Sunday roasts. Some of us had a mixture of meats.....cracking roast potatoes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lovely laid back friendly pub,good food and a very comfertable room,would definitely stay again ,thankyou............................................................John and Jenny Foster.................................

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I visited the Ship Inn earlier this month. It had come highly recommended and is popular amongst locals... I can completely understand why!!! What a find!! I would recommend you book, as it was busy, but in a nice atmosphere building way. Warm friendly welcome. We had a lovely little cosy table. The menu was mouth-wateringly good, I think I... More 

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Just spent a lovely weekend and was not disappointed. Room was clean and comfortable. Food was stunning with good selection of local produce including game. Puddings to die for with the greatrest sticky pudding your mother would be proud of. All of this rounded off with a warm welcome and great service. If you want a good base to visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Went with friends a couple of weeks back, great choice on their part. Fantastic food and service - great ambience in the pub. Scallop gratin and venison scotch egg starters - excellent The mains were all equally good as well. Not a massive wine list, but quality over quantity really. The sancerre is worth ordering.

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Essex
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This pub was recommended to us whilst staying in the local area for a long weekend, and we had also read excellent reviews before going away. We were not disappointed! We had a lovely meal - can definitely recommend the fish and chips - the staff were extremely friendly and a big thank you to Gavin who managed to fit... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Choosing to treat ourselves to our company Christmas meal at the Ship was an easy decision to make. For a small country pub / restaurant it is a true gem, full of atmosphere, class, style and fantastic service. Every dish was delicious, generous and thoughtfully prepared as well as great value for money. Staff were attentive to every need but... More 

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