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The Ship Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews steak and ale pie lamb tagine fish and chips cheesecake salmon salad quiche bread club sandwich the pub beer garden ate here warm welcome an evening meal lovely meal book in advance staff were very friendly
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Reviewed yesterday

Proper pub with really good home cooked food, huge portions well presented, friendly welcoming staff. Gluten free options were really good & love the Holy Island Gin produced in house

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Gary G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Old fashioned pub serving generally standard pub fare. Well presented food with generous portions served by efficient and cheerful staff.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Geo-0131
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely little pub good food and comfortable rooms, The staff are great nothing was too much trouble for them, I would say that for people with disabilities then bedrooms (which are upstairs ) may be difficult for them. This is a dog friendly pub but...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank thomas b
Reviewed 6 days ago

The pub is a typical dog friendly country pub. The food is 5 star and competitively priced. The beer is well kept and good choices, The rooms are a little tied but comfortable, Would stay again. A great place when the day trippers have gone...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Saltburn2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really busy pub with seating in the restaurant, pub or outside, dogs are welcome in the last 2, but not the restaurant. The food is very tasty with generous portions, would recommend eating here.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank kazL-S2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After the end of our St Cuthberts Way walk we had settled in to another Hotel, the reviews of this hotel for its food were well deserved. Lovely kind and helpful staff, and the food was delicious. Good wine list and the place was full,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank johannaaustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 hungry folks enjoyed a hearty lunch at the Inn. Busy but well worth the visit. Lovely food served quickly in an old pub atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Stronge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our short visit to Holy Island we ate here twice for our evening meal. We enjoyed 3 different mains, all of which were clearly freshly cooked and which were all delicious. The cheese board (our only desert) was fabulous. Their own gin, served perfectly,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 108wendye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch while visiting Holy Island. Go early as it gets busy. Had a pleasant fish (haddock) and chips there - liked the fact they offered a small size as well as regular (perfectly adequate for me). Bit of a dangerous step down...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 285rachaelc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch at this hostelry and had a fine meal of local seafood . Very reasonably priced and good service.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank julian s
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June 9, 2018|
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Response from Ann-Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
No. Camping isn't allowed on the island.
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Cath_Wilts | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar and the garden.
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Eileen_Cowes | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. I think there were dogs inside
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