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The Old Ship Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Mill Square, Padstow PL28 8AE, England
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“steak burger” (9 reviews)
“fish platter” (5 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mill Square, Padstow PL28 8AE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good honest pub, definitely one to watch live sports, very enthusiastic locals watching live rugby. Broad range of good ales and ample seating inside and outside under good canopy!

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Padstow has room for all budgets and dining styles, but the Old Ship doesn't quite fit in anywhere. We went because other places were closed or fully booked. They have a strange system of taking your credit card from you when you start and keeping...More

Thank HelenFrench_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, food and ambience. Really good value for money and always busy. Well recommended. Wide menu with additional daily specials.

Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we’ve eaten in a few pubs in Padstow this week, and my son loves fish and chips so that’s what he ordered.... what arrived for £6.50 was a fish goujon. Every where else in town you get the best part of half the fish...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips for 4 with drinks £65! Not bad as the portions were large, presented well and were hot and tasty. The staff however need to remember to smile (even if through gritted teeth). Miserable!! It took 40mins for 2 empty tables to be...More

Thank Tombay10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paid deposit Febuary ,recieved confirmation by email and also phoned to check booking,on arrival we were told they didnt have a room for us and to fit us in we would have to vacate our room. 3 times over the week and change rooms .would...More

Thank lingooddays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A £14 burger for the eldest, not sure what I expected but there were certainly no fireworks, coupled with a £3.60 large coke not cheap. All our food was OK, service was OK (barring the waiter insisting, quite vehemently we didn’t know what we’d ordered...More

Thank Tregony
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Have been going to the Old Ship each year & enjoyed the food. It has gone quite seriously up market this year & the food is no longer Pub fare.

Thank tom s
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Ever had the feeling that you have been ripped-off? Well, this is certainly the right place. Talk about overpriced food and poor quality. In fact Padstow seems to be a right tourist trap where prices are concerned. Perhaps the food establishments have an annual meeting...More

Thank boilermanover
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Had dinner here the night before and it wasn't too bad. Returned the next day for lunch. Being at the seaside thought the crab sandwiches should be excellent but were very disappointing. For £9.50 you get two slices of supermarket sliced bread, a thin filling...More

Thank cityplayer22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Square, Padstow PL28 8AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: 01841-53-23-57
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  • This restaurant is at The Old Ship Hotel
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