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Ship Inn

Milnthorpe, Cumbria, Milnthorpe LA7 7HW, England
+44 15395 63113
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mash” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“lamb cutlets” (3 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Milnthorpe, Cumbria, Milnthorpe LA7 7HW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had another excellent meal here. Even though it was busy and we hadn't booked the staff remained calm, friendly and professional throughout the time we we were there. The food is excellent quality and very large portions but I do believe that some dishes come...More

2  Thank pengypup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the ship today on recommendation I wasn't let down the staff was friendly the Sunday roast was exelent had lamb there was plenty. The ale was exellent too I'd visit again

3  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent 4 days in Milnthorpe just a mile or so from the Ship Inn but spent 3 evenings enjoying their food. Set on a corner overlooking the uppermost part of Morcambe bay/Kent estuary with views over the bay sits this pub/restaurant. The...More

3  Thank ajimrie
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Having completed a long walk around arnside knot (which I have reviewed seaparately) we stopped off here for a late lunch. The place was busy but we quickly found a table in the bar area. Service was very friendly, and helpful explaining about the specials...More

5  Thank GGGang
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We arrived hungry, a few minutes before 8pm to be told last orders were 8pm and chef already gone home - though there was still a smell of food cooking from kitchen. I advised that I had checked the web before driving the 11 miles...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Had been before last year whilst staying nearby, so decided to give it another try. We hadn't booked so were lucky enough to get a table as it would seem lots of people book in advance. We were shown to a table & given menus...More

2  Thank AnitaH123
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Food was presented nicely and looked appetising, but was bland to eat. The steak and ale pie was, I suspect, made with canned meat. No flavour at all! Frozen chips and veg!

2  Thank extra_strong_mint
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Ship Inn 3 times over a weeks break (only ate once) and really liked it. The food was lovely and the bar staff were very friendly. The only thing that let the place down was the service in the restaurant. The 2 girls that...More

2  Thank ANDREW-FK2
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Friendly,relaxed ,good food. Even allowed our well behaved Springer in .Would recommend a visit ,great views too.

1  Thank Pat T
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Just had lunch there today. First, the location was fabulous, a few yards away from the estuary. I had a two course meal, moules for a starter and Lamb, mash and vegetables as a main dish. The food was absolutely delicious, fresh, well prepared and...More

1  Thank Amar S
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Questions & Answers
gemma w
17 August 2017|
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Response from Nigel H | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. I took my two Greyhounds in very regularly and they could not have been made more welcome. Great Pub, great people.
christine h
8 August 2017|
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Response from Arthur J | Reviewed this property |
The Ship doesn't but the Bulls head Milnthorpe does. 015395 62684
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milnthorpe, Cumbria, Milnthorpe LA7 7HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Milnthorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 63113
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The Ship Inn is located on the B5282 in between Milnthorpe and Arnside, with spectacular views over the Kent estuary. On clear days you can savour the views of the Lake District fells and valleys of the Langdales and Coniston Old Man from the Ship Inn.
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