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The Ship Inn

Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Yarlside Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0EU, England
+44 1229 826902
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Preston, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a tour of the Cumbrian coast and Barrow we decided to stop for a snack and called in at The Ship. It was a nice building on a corner, well decorated around the front and the staff were very helpful. Our meals were nice and we enjoyed our quick stop. It was as expected, good value for money with... More 

1 Thank J2R2R
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch here with a relative very nice meal especially as it was a 2 for £10!! The meal was excellent and the wait staff very friendly and obliging..........recommend it unreservably.

1 Thank Denise M P
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Just rang on the off chance and got a table. Arrived within 15 minutes and shown to our table. Drinks ordered and menu brought to us. Had four lovely meals.. two roast beef which melted in the mouth, a gammon and a steak cooked exactly how it was asked for. Two off is had sweets which were equally nice. Staff... More 

2 Thank Rachel66
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We have just been to the ship inn,arrived just before service ended So the young waitress gave us menus and we had to choose quickly , fair enough as this was our fault , Asked question about the menu and the young waitress didn't know the answer her response was that the menu is always changing ! We got our... More 

Thank Darcy2006
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Yesterday me and 3 friends went to the Ship inn to celebrate one of my friends birthday's. We went to the bar to order and I asked what the pie of the week was "sorry I don't know I will go and check" how is that possible when this pie has been on all week? I asked if the Chicken... More 

1 Thank Clare S
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Was a little concerned due to some of the poor reviews but on the whole happy with our meals. A small amount of tweaking could make it very good but just nut picking really. Veg was a little overcooked home made chips were lovely steak was very well cooked but a little tough prawns would be better if bigger but... More 

2 Thank strongy39
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

rude service (staff were snappy and never showed us where to sit or anything) and warmed up food that tasted like it was frozen and warmed up.

Thank John M
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited as I had heard it was a lovely place to eat. When myself and my partner arrived we were told by a very abrupt waitress that we had to order quick as they had a large party coming soon, we were very rushed! They did not know if the kebab on the menu was a hanging kebab or not,... More 

Thank Tony B
Warrington, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, beer and shots very nice. A little cold on the afternoon we visited although the landlady did say they have or had a power cut. It's a must visit if your on the island.

Thank donnamarie3
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We popped down to the Ship one tea time as we live nearby and we were very happy with the overall experience. The food was quickly served and all there party who had food remarked how much they had enjoyed it.

Thank Coz2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $23
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yarlside Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Barrow-in-Furness
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 826902

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