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The Ship Inn

48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
+44 1202 474799
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“scallops” (15 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited venue week before special event to check details and ensure occasion went smoothly. Restaurant changed agreed allocated table, Menus on the day were not as advised they would be, Informed EVERY main course was available in small appetite portions, Roast chicken was in fact...More

Thank bonajona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying the inside, decor and a couple of the staff are really very nice and made it seem like a very good place to be, from there it went downhill. Half the staff do not feel like they want to be...More

Thank Tclapham
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here as a party of 8 to celebrate our ruby wedding. The service was excellent and the quality of the food was very good indeed. We had chosen from the on-line menus in advance and sent our choices by email which I think...More

Thank Steve_UK57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first time we have eaten at the Ship Inn, staff are friendly and attentive the service was very good and the chosen lunches arrived in good time, following a good Lamb roast lunch I had the bread&butter pudding with chocolate sauce...wow! the...More

Thank Mudeford09
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch for my family they loved it lots of nice veg and Yorkshire’s. Sadly no gluten free option for me so steak and chips very nice. Mushroom starter was delicious would visit again.

1  Thank gemmagoud
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Really like this pub. We ate here on a v busy Saturday night (didn't book and got 2nd last table). You MUST try the pies, they were great. Staff all v friendly but it's a pub, so not pretentious either. By the time we'd finished...More

1  Thank ecobunnyLondon
Freddievh, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback and are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us at the Ship. We hope you will visit us again in the near future. Kind regards, The Ship Management Team

Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is the first time we had visited this pub and we found it very cosy, the staff were also welcoming and friendly and most importantly the food was really good.

1  Thank Jill N
Freddievh, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Jill, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope that we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, The Ship Management Team

Reviewed 27 November 2017

A posh-like place with posh-like prices, good cold beer and professional service. Will always visit on the trot, a good place to stop by.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We returned for a second time to sample lunch before arranging to treat ourselves to dinner because the service was so efficient and the food so we'll presented, but when we complained that the bacon and avocado wrap had no avocado in it, we were...More

1  Thank DAVIDWARD2013
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. The food is fantastic and of excellent quality. We'd only popped in for a drink on a Tuesday evening after a (very brief) visit to nearby Boscombe. We asked the staff if we could have a couple of...More

1  Thank Jules J
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Debbie S
1 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:15 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 474799
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