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The Ship

Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
+44 1797 225521
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for lunch mid way through a 6 mile walk. We had pre-booked, but there was plenty of room. Warm welcome and great service. I had lamb shank, friends had chicken pie or fish and chips. All delicious! Recommended!

Thank andys286
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Service and food perfect very clean small menu but food as delicious catered for families will definitely be visiting again

Thank jerrom3
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A group visit was treated professionally with good service ,humour and bon hommie. Prices were very affordable for a tourist area.

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We arrived at The Ship about 15 minutes before they were going to stop serving food but they welcomed us in and didn't rush us at all. The food was delicious...my husband had a lamb shank and I had a venison and Stilton burger. The...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Strange mix of 50's diner,butchers shop and flashy restaurant. Large pretty outside garden that dogs can go in. The food was much better than expected ,obviously cooked fresh including ciabatta fillings . Very tasty indeed . Good choice too . We would go back for...More

Thank Mammamia47
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nice place to have a drink during the day - sit in their nautical themed garden. If you go at night check their opening times as they have external catering and the pub closes. Nice butchers and deli on site

Thank DebAdLiamTom
Reviewed 11 August 2017

When arrived we looked around and found the restaurant empty, no one around to show us to our table that had be reserved. Although some staff saw us, they just looked the other way and got on with their business. Eventually queued up at bar...More

Thank kwasw
Reviewed 25 July 2017

food, drinks, staff are all great. really make you welcome. been coming here since it opened and long make it reign.

Thank jojojojo21
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a morning at the beach on walking in we were greeted with a very warm welcome the place is spotless and decor lovely. Food is superb I had chocolate brownie for dessert and as a chocoholic I can honestly...More

Thank jerrom3
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The mussels were delicious. Light touch service in a delightful garden on a summer's day. Mmm. There's also an excellent butcher's (which supplies the pub), and a well stocked deli.

Thank Christina C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Winchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 225521
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