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The Ship Inn

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48 High Street,, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
01202 474799
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:15 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pub

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pub atmosphere and great grub.

Have visited this pub a few times for drinks and have always found it to be friendly and welcoming and popular with locals. There is also a pleasant garden and it is dog friendly in the bar and garden. Recently we decided to have a pre Regent Theatre meal which worked out very well as the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
westie23
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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Had the most melt in the mouth steak ...food was stunning will definitely visit again. I have never had watercress soup before and you have converted me thankyou simply delicious xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

All I can say is oh wow I had the scallops at the weekend at the food festival cooked by a lovely man called rob who truly knows how to cook and was very sad to hear that he has now left the ship such ashame he was truly an assit to this lovely place :)

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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Have visited this pub a few times for drinks and have always found it to be friendly and welcoming and popular with locals. There is also a pleasant garden and it is dog friendly in the bar and garden. Recently we decided to have a pre Regent Theatre meal which worked out very well as the food and service were... More 

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Christchurch, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We finally made it back to The Ship and thoroughly enjoyed it again the second time round! Dining Al fresco on a stunning Spring day, it was a seafood and ice cold cider kind of a occasion. We had a calamari and whitebait starter with an eye wateringly delicious aioli, the finest bowl of moules that any of us could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Tyahe seafud lefsald was scurmy. The meet oot blanchd za dunky. . Hurrican teak me harties. Te nest was plank evenar. The staffy nt and at there best. The liquor .ya. bon.

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Having had a busy day we asked at our B and B where we should eat and we were sent into the town and decided to go for The Ship . The welcome was warm, the tables well spaced and the food excellent

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Wordsley
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stopped here for a bite to eat, even though it was quite expensive we decided to sample the food. To be honest the food was average at best!

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Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I dined here, looking for informal pub food and it was a really good experience. The restaurant is well laid out with nicely dressed tables and plenty of room. We received a warm welcome and our drinks were served to our table and food order taken. It was very busy, but the service was really good and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Visited this pub for a lunch, decided to opt for a sandwich, as it was expensive for a sandwich I expected it to be a really good lunch, in reality it was rather small and disappointing, it only tasted of a mayonnaise with far too much vinegar in! I left still hungry with a bad taste in my mouth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had a very nice pre-theatre meal here recently, food served from 6pm. The pub wasn't too busy but several people were doing the same. The service was prompt, the drinks good, and the food was very tasty! The menu is quite varied and the chef obviously takes pride in his presentation!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 48 High Street,, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 474799

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
  • Cuisine: Pub

Description

Pub
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 - 11:15 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?