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Good Beer. Great garden

The garden was a real sun trap. Four drinks £11 wow.Lets be honest and say its not the most... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
London, United Kingdom
Great Port in a storm

The Ship Inn is pat of Deal's beautiful Middle Street and is nestled amongst the terraced Georgian... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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141 Middle Street, Deal CT14 6JZ, England
+44 1304 372222
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family visited here whilst on holiday Kent in June to have some lunch. I ordered a bacon Brie baguette and it came out small, dry and stale - like the cheap ones you get for 30p in ALDI and was cooked 6...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Rude staff, including the landlord/manager. Customers smoking weed in the garden and staff chose to ignore. Used to be nice!!!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

The garden was a real sun trap. Four drinks £11 wow.Lets be honest and say its not the most salubrious pub in the world. A proper pub with good choice of beers. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Johnofthebow
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

The Ship Inn is pat of Deal's beautiful Middle Street and is nestled amongst the terraced Georgian and Victorian houses. This pub isn't one of those sleek and over designed pubs, but a traditional pub that hasn't changed in years... and why should it? Full...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andy_myring
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, warm fireplace No food offered, but a great selection of beers and other drinks

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chrisju2013
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

One of the best pubs I've been on... and I've been in a few. Unspoilt proper pub. Great beer, super low prices, friendly locals, big garden, shed for smokers...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joegrundy
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Good well priced beers. What a pub should be.No fancy gimmicks. No happy hours, beers one cheap price all day. Friendly locals.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank steveT5438XG
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

A selection of real ales, some of them local (Ramsgate), which are reasonably kept. Full of character and locals. Amazing value. A little tatty round the edges and some attitude about cash only (which I note from other posts). It would possible to maintain all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mooseman007
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Situated in the historic Middle Street, the Ship Inn is a superb seaside town pub with a long history. Airy, with the windows open to the picturesque Middle Street] and spotlessly clean, the locals were most welcoming to a solo lunchtime visitor. A really good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank oleonepace1
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Meet the locals, cheap beer and happy hour no fancy gimmicks get what you see, lovely Kentish hospitality, will return one day maybe!

Date of experience: June 2018
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