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The Ship

116.9 km from Parkgate centre
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The Parade | Wirral, Parkgate CH64 6SA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a lovely feel to it. We were in a room without a view, sadly but it was beautifully appointed. The staff were lovely (and tried to be helpful). I loved the creaky floorboards and all the interesting art work, posters and antiques all over the place. The food was fab too. Breakfast was brilliant and set us...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good pub food and a nice chatty atmosphere. I really enjoyed and recommend the steak and ale pie. Drinks fairly priced considering how much the cost of alcohol goes up each year. The staff were lovely and friendly.

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1Thank Robert G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place, great views, good service, so clean and what a pleasant atmosphere. Accommodation seems reasonably priced. Our only regret is that we weren't staying and having a meal. Hope to return to rectify that.

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1Thank GeorgeandPauline
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent meal at the ship restaurant. Me and my partner thought that the service from the barmaids Gabriella & Ashley was brilliant and great table service. We highly recommend coming here.

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1Thank Robbie W
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

For many years I have recommended The Ship to friends and visitors, as a restaurant above the rest. Last week, four of us booked our usual table...I won't say which...for an early evening meal. The ambiance was great, a real pub scene with great beer. The serving staff were superb as always, despite a change of personnel.They knew the dishes...

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1Thank bernieburton
Cheshire
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here today. The location is brilliant and the restaurant is warm and inviting. Unfortunately my food was very disappointing. I ordered the warm pork loin sandwich, which was cold. Added to this the brioche was thickly spread with butter so I was unable to eat it as it was too greasy - admittedly a personal preference. I...

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Thank Barbara004
Clayton-le-Dale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went to the Ship Inn on January 2nd a bank holiday where many people had decided to go there for a bite to eat at lunchtime. The manager was very good and very welcoming. The staff were properly trained and knew the menu content. They also anticipated what we ordered with the cutlery provided. i.e. we ordered soup and...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Booked The Ship for evening meal out after Christmas. My partner had the 8oz Rump with hand cut chips which was cooked to perfection. I had the beer battered cod with hand cooked chips and home made tartar sauce again an excellent choice. For desert my partner had the apple/winter berry crumble with ice cream and I had the sticky...

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1Thank LINDA H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I think this hotel would benefit from some local competition. It's the only hotel in Parkgate so it attracts guests regardless. The hotel in my opinion is just ok for the price. Firstly when you walk through the door you are greeted with the most pungent of fish smells. I love fish, but that smell turned my stomach. It tells...

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1Thank topycat
Heswall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

First of all we were told that we couldn't even look at the Christmas menu because we hadn't pre-ordered (although we had booked). Service was very slow. One item on the menu apparently contributed to charity but we could get no information about cost or whether it was optional. The first course of "brown shrimps, prawns and crab with toasted...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Ship

Address: The Parade | Wirral, Parkgate CH64 6SA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Parkgate
Price Range: $77 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Select a sea view.”
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“Ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles Champagnequeen9, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get a room over the kitchen or you get woken very early with fans”
 of 5 bubbles NicholaS567, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 25 has beautiful views x”
 of 5 bubbles Saz333, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“First floor may be cooler?”
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