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Ship Inn

Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
01454 412 521
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Ranked #11 of 17 Restaurants in Thornbury
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Dorset
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Popped in here twice while on holiday. Food was great quality, reasonably priced and loads of it - don't expect to eat fro a week afterwards. Freshly cooked to order and I'd suggest booking as it's small and they get really busy. Mentioned we had an anniversary and when we turned up banners and little red love hearts adorned the... More

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Bromyard, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

we ate here on Bank Holiday Monday and were told that due to a busy weekend, most of our choices weren't on the menu and our wine list was severely limited. The place was filthy and nobody had cleared under the tables form the night before. That said, what we did eat was not bad and the staff were friendly,... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Good service but appalling food. I've had better frozen meals as a student. Bangers and mash isn't difficult to get right. 'Smash' quality potatoes and cardboard flavoured sausages. So so bad that I had to return to our hotel and wash my mouth with lister one to get the horrid taste out. You should be ashamed of yourselves by serving... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

As you walk past food smells really good. Went inside to see several empty tables, good sign we would be able to get a table. Waited to be seated at the entrance bit. Waited 5 minutes with 3 different members of staff walking past a few times without any form of acknowledgement. Eventually a waiter said to go to the... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The food was good, service was good , but the ambience suffered due to the loud noise leaking out from the function on the premises. If there was another back ground music we could not hear it

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had a lovely meal last week with my husband, the staff were very friendly and very efficient. The food was of excellent quallity, and hot. I would definately recommend the Ship Inn to friends. Lovely pub, atmospheric and exellent staff. Can't wait to return.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Heading for a birthday lunch at a known pub, we decided to save travel and try here. Once a Coaching Inn, inside is 'quirky' with low beams and features of a previous stable in the dining room. None of the chairs match and despite identical food, our crockery didn't match either. Our starter of stilton and peppercorn mushrooms on a... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

just wanting a snack we decided on the pate ,what a mistake. To be fair the pate didnt taste bad but what a shame about the garnish. Two pieces of sliced bread only toasted on one side so soggy and a bunch of very very limp watercress,not a sign of a piece of tomato or onion.Its a nice pub but... More

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Hobart, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Drove past late in the day and noted the Ship Inn as a possibility for an evening meal. Checked a few reviews on several restaurants in the Thornbury area and decided to try the Ship Inn as it was close to where we where staying. We weren't disappointed. We were greeted by friendly staff and quickly shown to a table.... More

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uk
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Went for lunch, the food was basic, ham and egg was cheap thin ham, risotto was tiny portion still hungry. You get the feeling the kitchen were making pub food to a budget. Staff were good though. Toilets were shocking. Graffiti, cracks in tiles, toilet bowl dirty brown in the bottom. Lights in the ceiling stuck in with brown filler.... More

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