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Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
01454 412 521
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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
Most recent review
Not too shabby

Very good service on a quiet Thursday evening, starters main and desserts for 5 of us took only 15-20 minutes, food was reasonable but our steaks had to go back for being overdone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Neil S
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Very good service on a quiet Thursday evening, starters main and desserts for 5 of us took only 15-20 minutes, food was reasonable but our steaks had to go back for being overdone.

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Bristol UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We had our Diamond Wedding Party here in February. The room looked lovely when we arrived. Sara, the Manageress who had arranged everything had been called away on family matters, but her assistant took over at the last minute and did an excellent job. The Chef came out of the kitchen to make final arrangements with us. Our family and... More 

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Falfield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 6ish to a relatively empty restaurant, but there were reservation notices on most of the tables. We were told that the wait would be 20-30 minutes for a restaurant table, or we could choose to have dinner in the bar, which is what we decided to do. To be honest most of the tables with reservation notices... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

have not been to the ship inn for a while but heard that it had changed management so decided to give it a go, we had a lovely meal, our waitress Shannon was very attentive but all of the staff were very pleasant, nothing was too much trouble and the meal was brilliant, ten out of ten all round.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have been here a couple of times and am never very impressed with the food to be honest. The most recent visit we had to send the belly pork back as it was inedible. We won't be visiting the Ship again, which is a shame as the building and atmosphere are lovely there.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I love the ship. Food is always great however if you want a drink be prepared to wait over half an hour. Please sort this out.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Here for lunch for my aunt's 88th birthday. Four of us were seated easily as we had arrived quite early. Two of us chose the fish and chips as they are known to be very good, and we weren't disappointed! Such a light batter and beautifully cooked chips and peas...mmmm I managed to eat the lot! My aunt doesn't have... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Veg undercooked, meat dry, and my wife found something horrid in her crumble. Got out of there fast. Shame, it used to be pretty good.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Having regularly used the restaurant in the past and being more than happy with it we were very disappointed with our visit. Having phoned to reseve a table, on arrival there was no reservation. They found us a table which was like being sat in a corridor with serving staff constantly going past to the kitchen and also opposite the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Food cold waiting to long for it to arrive cauliflower cheese was a watered down white sauce poured on top of Cauliflower asked for horseradish sauce got mustard asked for hot fudge cake got cold fudge cake. Won't be coming again.

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  • Address: Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: 01454 412 521

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