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The Ship Inn

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The Toft, Elie KY9 1DT, Scotland
01333 330 246
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty ice cream

Visited yesterday for dinner and was disappointed at the restaurant not being open (due to massive refurb) but the 2 boys in the outdoor cafe sure Mae up for it. Warn friendly customer service, my coffee and ice cream definitely softened the disappointment. Such a beautiful setting , looking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We come here every summer to savour the legendary seafood platter and enjoy the view of the beach. We recommended this to our friends who made the 100 mile round trip from Montrose to sample this delight. However when we arrived we were told there was a very long waiting time to order food and could not say a specific... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Well done the new owners of The Ship a fresh new look and probably the best meal we have eaten this year. Staff are keen and courteous. Keep it quiet but I might even take up beach cricket to make my visits more frequent.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Recently been refurbished, lots of wee quirks in the decor. Food is wonderful and staff very friendly. Great we find, enjoyed watching cricket on the beach, which takes place regularly throughout the summer. Out door seating area over looking water front and 'cricket pitch' which has a Barbeque providing burgers etc .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Ship inn Elie has been one of our favours venues for years . After an amazing refurbishment this is a must visit in the East Neuk of Fife .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went over to Elie for fish and chips at THE SHIP unfortunately the whole place is being renovated but I have had the fish and chips before and they are the best ever. Although we could not eat here this time I must say the place is looking fab. can't waite till it is all finished and we can book... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Visited yesterday for dinner and was disappointed at the restaurant not being open (due to massive refurb) but the 2 boys in the outdoor cafe sure Mae up for it. Warn friendly customer service, my coffee and ice cream definitely softened the disappointment. Such a beautiful setting , looking forward to going back in a few weeks for food. place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Wow, the renovation work is fantastic, beautifully done, I especially like the bucket touch 😉. Outside seating area is great with a wee little cabin bar to get your drinks from. The only thing that lets the place down is the inability to use your card to pay, cash only I'm afraid.

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Duhok, Iraq
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

What a view from the outside seating area. Good service, only burgers and sausages on the BBQ today, but restaurant opens in Late June. So looking forward to it. Tried the 19th hole, but could not get booked. They had a table for 4 left and instead of saying come along......, I hope that no one booked it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Set right on the beach, offering fine ales and fine food. In the summer you can enjoy a bar-b-q whilst watching a cricket match on the sand (as long as the tide is out) An absolutely brilliant location for a lovely pint.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Visited on day it reopened kitchen closed but barbecue was fired up. Chorizo burgers and hotdogs were first class and we were free to add accompaniments. Significant work done to the pub interior,maybe to the detriment of the character but still among the best beers gardens around.

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Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: The Toft, Elie KY9 1DT, Scotland
Phone Number: 01333 330 246
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Elie
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Toft, Elie KY9 1DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Elie
  • Phone Number: 01333 330 246

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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