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The Ship at Elswick - The Fylde Coast's Premier Country Dining Pub

High Street, Elswick PR4 3ZB, England
+44 1995 672777
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Elswick PR4 3ZB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place never lets us down. My family and myself visit here many many times for Sunday lunches to special celebrations and the place never fails. Very friendly staff who cant do enough for you. Food always yummy and service second to none. We will...More

Thank thebyros2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always make sure to visit when in the area, the food is fantastic and the staff can’t do enough to help. I’ve visited with small parties and large parties (up to 20 people) and the staff have always been fantastic and efficient. The roast beef...More

Thank hthistle93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place at 5pm was very cold when we mentioned it to the lady at the bar she said in a very abrupt manner that it was set at 21degrees and goes off when it reaches temperature. On checking all radiators were cold and did...More

1  Thank jimlawrens0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going for many years to the Ship at Elswick, and are never disappointed The greeting as soon as you walk in, not just from Caroline the boss, but also her team, is warm and welcoming We love the decor, very calming and...More

Thank annemorleycam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Sunday roast in both quality and quantity. Friendly waitress called Lal who couldn't do enough to please.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I absolutely loved this restaurant. The homely atmosphere combined with delicious food made the perfect evening for our family meal at the captains table. The ribs are served with a delicious tasty sauce which was excellent for dipping the chunky chips into....More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been again and lovely staff, food lovely go regularly lovely little place to relax eat and drink shame we have to drive

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely dreadful service! Just got home from a family meal to celebrate both mine and my dad's birthdays, which we rarely get the time go meet up as a family to go for a meal. Both myself and my partner recommended this place as we...More

1  Thank Nikki-x-Edmonds
ShipElswick, General Manager at The Ship at Elswick - The Fylde Coast's Premier Country Dining Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

OWNER RESPONCE- UNJUSTIFIED AND LIES ! MANAGER AND STAFF RESPONCE - PLEASE READ. It's disgusting that some people feel they have to hide behind a computer to vent their lies !! The " booking ' was made for 9 + 2 h/chairs - NOT a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the ship a few weeks ago with the mrs for a quiet meal on a Sunday evening and the food and service was really good on this occasion (would of got 1 star if it wasn’t for this previous visit) ,however....... we decided to...More

Thank Jonny S
ShipElswick, General Manager at The Ship at Elswick - The Fylde Coast's Premier Country Dining Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Same response as to previous review by same family .

Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times over the past couple of years and for me personally think it’s one of the best Restaurants around,not just the quality food at a reasonable price but the service and the actual place itself can’t recommend it enough.

Thank Tony B
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Sue H
May 13, 2015|
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Response from Edward R | Reviewed this property |
The number is correct but notoriously hard to get a reply during the day until tea time ( not good ) However there is seldom a wait of more than a couple of minutes if you turn up without booking .Obviously this does not... More
Diane A
February 8, 2015|
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Response from Barbara G | Reviewed this property |
So sorry just got your question. Don't think there's any new need to book unless there's a large party. If you've already been for a meal I hope you enjoyed it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Elswick PR4 3ZB, England (Formerly The Ship at Elswick)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Elswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 672777
Independent, Original and Different.The Ship at Elswick is an independently owned Family business. We aim to ensure that during your time with us you are able to relax and enjoy all that we have to offer.All of our food is freshly prepared to order, using the finest ingredients, and is served all day, every day.Table bookings are taken for parties of 5 or more, otherwise tables are allocated on arrival. We guarantee that you will dine, providing you arrive before 8pm (7pm Sunday), regardless of how busy we might be.
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