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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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We have been coming to the Ship Inn for many years and have always been delighted by Sheila's skill in the kitchen. It is wonderful to still experience a genuine chef at her best. The haggis and black pudding starter is to die for and the surf and turf contained the largest and best tasting prawns I have ever had....

Thank HabanaLoco
United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, whether it be for Sunday lunch or for an evening meal and always impressed. The quality of food is at a very high standard. Would definitely recommend the scallops and prawns starter/the haggis and black pudding! I've attached some photos of our starters and main courses from the other night.

2Thank GraceLilley
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visit the Ship Inn pub for a quiet drink and a bite to eat. The fire was burning as we entered the room and we had a nice welcome from the owners Peter and Sheila. Different ales to choose from and bar meals, we ordered the steak bagget and home made chips and we throughly enjoyed It. We will definitely...

1Thank rosie1208081
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Really family friendly. Excellent food and really good value for money. Popped in mid-week as near to where we were staying on holiday. Just had to go back a 2nd time. Both visits were excellent - hospitality, excellent food and good local beers.

1Thank Susan S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A couple of our family members stayed recently in the accommodation and we met them for an evening meal. Sheila is a fantastic cook, the haggis and black pudding starter is to die for! Beers are always kept right and are at a decent price. The rooms boast sea views and the breakfast is very good. A little gem in...

1Thank Chelsey C
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I called The Ship to make an enquiry. I asked for Sheila. Some cave dwelling troglodyte snarled down the to me that she was not here and hung up. I called again assuming it was a mistake, perhaps I had mis-heard. Again I asked for Sheila eliciting a "I wuddant knae" response and slammed phone.

2Thank sbleary
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Whilst staying in our caravan at Crimdon dene this weekend we looked for a Sunday lunch and found ourselves here. We weren't disappointed we were well looked after from when we arrived to when we left, our waitress was brilliant with the kids and the food was great. We had the mixed meat lunches which with all the trimmings which...

1Thank Lynsey P
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I have been to this restaurant many times. All my major celebrations are here. I've eaten tea-time specials, ala carte dinners, and occasional lunches. I can't recommend it highly enough. Some of the food I've had is: curry; steak; crab; swordfish; sticky toffee pudding. The sticky toffee pudding is the best I've eaten. We have about a thirty mile round...

1Thank WavyHarvy
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I brought my partner for his birthday to The Ship, the food was exceptional and the price for the specials menu was very good, 3 courses and wine for £38. The quality and variety of the menu was very good and I would highly recommend a visit. The chef, Sheila, came out to speak to us and you can tell...

1Thank 365Stephen
Marsascala, Malta
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Very friendly place run by a straight talking landlord and his wife who are great hosts. Good food a fine selection of real ales and excellent accommodation. We stay in the area regularly visiting family but this was our first stay here. It will be our first choice when we are in the area in future

2Thank thomsclan2015

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Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: High Hesleden | near Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 4QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Hartlepool
Price Range: $137 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Only had the food, but they do have accommodation.”
WavyHarvy, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They are all a Consistant high quality”
thomsclan2015, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is closed on a Monday, but they won't tell you that! Avoid all rooms!”
O8176ONkevinm, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms are the same with one apartment style room.”
gordonc478, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Did not stay but the courtyard rooms look lovely”
SJL54, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
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