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The Ship Inn

Yarlside Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 2LD, England
+44 1229 826902
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Price range: $12 - $31
Cuisines: English, Seafood, British, Gastropub
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Visited The Ship last weekend, nice setting and friendly staff. Hubby had Cumberland sausage and mash and said it was yummy, i would recommend the steak pie in a shortcrust pastry which was absolutely delicious but the accompany chips were not cooked through. Granddaughter had chicken nuggets which she declared were delicious, (although not many of them). The deserts were... More

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Northen England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

I too was in the Ship on the same Sunday that the previous reviewer visited and I can confirm that there wasn't a choice of Sunday roast due to " a large party due in......". This is the second successive weekend that we have visited this pub to be told that the Sunday roast was limited to one type of... More

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barrow
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

No sunday roast or steak pie because had a large party in that had pre-booked, why was more not ordered in to cater for this? Basic meals 10 pieces scampi, handful of fries and tiny dish peas nearly £10. Sticky toffee pud with table spoon of cream, that dry didn't eat it. Told waiter after we paid, said he'd pass... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I celebrated my XX birthday at this pub mid July this year. The 10 of us were given a nice area to sit in, we were well looked after by the staff, the food was really good, and the price was within my planned budget. A really good night had by all. Thank you.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Father's Day My goodness food good but service was so so so slow staff were happier talking between themselves than serving customers

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

party of 25 service was very good and well organised. basic meals great but "fish of the day" was nothing more exciting that cod loin (boring) on a bed of black lentils (bit odd). Vegetarian option of pea fritter got sent back refunded, so bad they agreed it was to be removed from the menu. having said that would go... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had lunch here today. We chose from the lunch menu 2 of us had fish and chips ,What a huge improvement this place has made since the change of management/ownership very good

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had lunch here today. We chose from the lunch menu 3 of us had fish and chips , 1pate.My friend rated the pate as very nice, but all of us who had the fish and chips as more batter than fish. The pub was clean and the welcome and service was good. A noisy coffee machine interrupted conversation. An... More

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Darren J, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

hi I'm sorry you only had an ok lunch, the fish and chips was a lunch size only, and we have sorted the new noisy coffee machine and are now producing excellent coffees with out the noise, I hope you give us another try More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Meal was ok very good value for money services was very good would recommend to people looking for a good pub meal.

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Darren J, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

thanks for your review we really appreciate the feedback More

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

What a huge improvement this place has made since the change of management/ownership. We were a family party of five, and the three carnivores had an excellent meal. The lamb was tender and tasty, and the steak and chips was perfectly cooked. The wine list is very good indeed for "pub grub". Unfortunately the vegetarian options are very disappointing -... More

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Darren J, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

thanks for your response , we have taken you comments seriously and amended our vegetarian options, hope you can try us again More

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