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“A British Pub in Santa? Yes, and worth the visit”
Review of Olde Ship

Olde Ship
Ranked #37 of 681 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Orange, California
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A British Pub in Santa? Yes, and worth the visit”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

As part of our 3-restaurant 35th anniversary celebration, we made the Olde Ship a must visit.
Great British food (the curry and fish and chips in ale-batter are great), more UK beers than you can count, most on tap and attentive friendly service... a small mention of the anniversary and out came a beautiful syrupy tart (desert) with a candle....we ddin't want to leave, but they were closing.

Absolutely worth a visit... repeated visits in fact.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank RogerRamjett
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English first
Powell, Tennessee, United States
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Always in my heart”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

This was my local for many years. Great food, great beer, great atmosphere. It is truly a British pub. Check their schedule - they have pub trivia night once a month and there is always live music on the weekends with no cover. Tell the manager, Jackie, that I sent ya!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank SARicher
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Wellington, New Zealand
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224 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Decor makes you feel like you are in England”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

Good decent pub food, service was good, good choices of beer, lots of parking and plenty to look at in the Pub, they have really created the Old English atmosphere.

What was funny was instead of soccer or rugby on the TV's when we arrived, they had Australian AFL on, not at all "British".

Worth a visit for a pub meal.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Janis W
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Big Lake, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Cooks Scampi and Chips very good.”
Reviewed April 30, 2012

We ate here with our hosts on a recent trip to CA. It was their favorite local place. I had the Cooks Scampi and Chips and the shrimp was great. I can't say that British cuisine was my favorite but everyone loved their dinner & the portions were huge. The atmosphere was nice & I enjoyed looking at the decorations and reading the bits of history in the menu.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Toni K
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Santa Ana, CA
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Decent place for a beer”
Reviewed April 11, 2012

If you like beer, english food and soccer then this is the place for you. My only real beef with this place is that it's on the pricey side for what it is.

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank kpark714
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