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Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
+44 1590 676903
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11:00 - 23:00
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked in on a busy Saturday lunchtime and were lucky to find a table. The place was buzzing! We weren't expecting such a tempting menu, or for the food to taste as good as it did. A wonderful surprise! Although the decor seemed 'together' (not tatty as some pubs can get!) it's apparently getting a make-over this month....we can't... More 

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Thank Annette S
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked Sunday lunch at 4pm. Last 2 meals out of kitchen before refurbishment - wish I had known. Only one other table occupied, staff clearing up around us. Asked what soup of the day was, told tomato and given mushroom! Roasts barely warm, taken back to kitchen where they were reheated in microwave! Young staff very loud mucking about and... More 

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2 Thank Kate1960G
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kate1960G, You have my sincere apologies that your visit with us was not up to scratch. As you rightly pointed out we were closing on Sunday for a remodel and you were our last table to dine before this so we were on a limited menu. When you booked with us online we did try and contact you on... More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely looking pub in a super setting but very disappointing lunch. There is about 6 spaces outside the pub where you can park free for 1hr then after that you must move your car to the pay and display car park over the road which is not overly big!Had a chicken, about and bacon salad. It arrived looking... More 

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2 Thank kelley W
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kelley, We apologise that your visit was not up to scratch this time! I have passed your comments regarding the salad on to the chef and he will address the issues with his team. We hope to see you again so we can show you what we are capable of on a better day. Many thanks Chris GM The... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcome at The Ship, we booked on line and the Waitress toook us to a fable right by the window saying it was a very popular table. We felt very special and looked after. Ali took our order and call meals were very good. Service was excellent and it was also good value. Great location too. A friend recommended... More 

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1 Thank Yvette C
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Yvette, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such great feedback. I am so happy that Abi made your visit good for you, I hope that you revisit us soon so we can wow you once again. Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn We are closing for a remodel on the 13th Feb, join us from... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the ship inn! All staff are friendly, beer & wine great, food out of this world!!!! Will be visiting again very soon!

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1 Thank tassles76
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi tassles76, Thank you for leaving us such fantastic feedback, its always great to hear when people love visiting us! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn We are closing for a remodel on the 13th Feb, join us from the 1st March to see our new look and new menu! More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday Roast . Service slightly on the slow side but there was not an empty seat in the pub, so understandable. Had roasts and pies, which were all lovely and presented well. Asked for extra vegetables which were brought immediately, with no query. Know it is closing soon for refurb, but will be back.

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1 Thank Jenton123
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jenton123, Thank you for your great feedback. Its always nice to hear we got the food spot on as a team we strive to give great guest service everyday. We look forward to welcoming you back after our refurb on the 1st March! Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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449 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Lymington down by the Quay at lunchtime so popped in for lunch. It was delicious! Prices seems to be slightly higher than the immediate competition but the quality of the food was definitely worth it. With views over the estuary, a great way to spend a couple of hours.

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1 Thank Kevin H
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, Thank you for leaving us such wonderful feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us! We looking forward to seeing you again soon! Many thanks Chris GM Ship More 

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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub next to the sea which serves up delicious food and beers! There's tonnes of space and the pub is well kept. Cosy in the winter and great for a little lunchtime stop off!!

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1 Thank RayJohnMusic
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rayjohnmusic, Thank you for leaving us your feedback. Is always great to hear such lovely commetns and I will be sure to pass them on to the team! Many thanks Chris GM The Ship Inn We are having a remodel from the 13th February! Join us from the 1st March to see the look! More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the reviews are disappointing but we went to this inn anyway. We have been to this pub many times in the past but not for a long time. We always found it a 'fast food' place and more of a conveyor belt for food than somewhere that you can eat good food. We visited on a bitter cold... More 

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2 Thank Richard A
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Richard A, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such wonderful feedback. We are glad that you feel the restaurant has improved since your last visit the team have put a lot of work in to make sure our guests feel at home and looked after. I have passed your comments on to the team. Many thanks... More 

London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice Saturday in the restaurant but unfortunaltey my prawns in a jar was no more than an old fashioned prawn cocktail and sadly with no flavour, It came with toast and it was not a cheap meal. Hubby enjoyed his meal. The restaurant is in a lovely location and internally is welcoming and a modern take of... More 

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2 Thank Yorkslasstraveller
TheShipInnTeam, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Hi Yorkslasstraveller, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I do apologise that you did not enjoy your crab and crayfish pot and I have passed this feedback onto the head chef. We very much agree with the issues in the toilets which is why we are having a major refurbishment on the 12th Feb. One... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 676903

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?