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Ship Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
+44 1454 412521
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gave them a second chance but win't get a third. 3 of us had a meal last year (i think new manager had just tajen over. The meal took ages to come and when it finally did my husband had a dead daddylonglegs on his steak. The waitress just laughed. We then called someone else over and they took the... More 

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1 Thank Mandy M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been booked in to the premier inn next door by my company in order to attend to business in that part of England. After a long arduous journey from my home, I booked in to the hotel mid evening and thought I would pop into the Ship inn for some food as it was next door and I... More 

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Thank buster38284
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible service waited 45 mins for fish n chips, which also tasted bland. Will never return. God help anybody booked for Xmas.

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1 Thank Janice S
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been on the road for 14 hours I booked into The Premier Inn next door. (Excellent as usual) Walked across to this "place" and stood next to a board which said "Please wait here to be seated".....for 10 minutes. I was totally ignored by various members of staff who just didn't seem to appreciate that I wanted to spend... More 

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1 Thank Phillip D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awful service and nowhere near enough staff to cope with a Friday night. Up to a 2 hour wait on food. despite booking there was no table for us.

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1 Thank Guy D
Bristol
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a shame you have to wait so long for good pub food! Took over an hour for the main course to arrive, this was after prompting as well. Had to ask for the table to be cleared, had to ask for puddings, had to ask for the correct toppings on 2 puddings. Then had to ask for the bill... More 

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Thank nicolaj561
Fareham, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in the adjacent premier inn, wanted to eat locally and advised to go for 8pm as the restaurant was busy earlier, on arrival orders were taken, then nothing for ninety minutes, not even drinks, we felt sorry for the individual staff who seemed embarrassed by the delay, even the drinks would have been something, the food was... More 

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1 Thank John L
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appalling. We were seated and abandoned. Nobody came to take our drink order. Waited 45 minutes and left. They didn't even notice.

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1 Thank LittleAlmond
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a drink after work. About 5pm on a Friday. Shocking there was one poor girl on duty - Greeting people, seating diners in the restaurant, taking food orders, serving food, clearing plates and serving at the bar. A regular occurance it seems. It's a real shame as the surroundings are lovely and drinks on offer are... More 

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1 Thank Jackie S
Truro, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast here when staying at the adjoining Premier Inn. The food was excellent, but there were insufficient waiting staff available. The style was very informal, ideal for families with younger children. Tables were cleared of cutlery/crockery when the guests had left. The servery frequently needed further replenishment, especially the 'full English' area, which was a shame. The cost was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thornbury Road | Alveston, L, Thornbury BS35 3LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1454 412521

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