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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Dog friendly. Professional, polite staff. Exquisite beer and food. The accommodation is very comfortable and clean. Situated in the idyllic village of Porlock, picturesque walks to Porlock Weir - where the "Bottom" Ship inn is situated ( same management) - Bossington , Horner, Dunkery Beacon are on your doorstep. Selworthy, Minehead and Dunster a short drive away or a Long...

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salisbury
Reviewed 17 March 2016

My wife and I and our two dogs enjoyed the most relaxing two nights at the Top Ship. All the staff were very friendly and welcoming, the room was spacious and well equipped. The beer was marvellous and the food well-priced and well-cooked. With wonderful walking from the pub, what more could you want?

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Ferndale Rhondda South Wales
Reviewed 2 February 2016

My wife treated me to my 30th birthday weekend away in the Ship inn. It was one of the best weekends I have had away, the staff couldn't have done any more to help. the food was brilliant, and the cider was also brilliant. However we had a shock when we arrived to the room as it has had a...

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Exeter
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in November with my Dad, his friend and my cousin. Plenty of things to say about this place. Firstly, it's a free house. Not influenced by any brewery or changing owners every 30 seconds. In addition to this, it's an amazing building, thatched roof and black and white sort of set up. It's got a lovely little bar...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We've stayed here 8 times in the last couple of years and I'm somewhat reluctant to review the place as I'd like rooms to be available in the future........ Excellent location, friendly, and fantastic value for money. If you've been out on the moor for the day then you can always get a hearty feed when you return -big portions...

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Llangennech
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Called for refreshments here mid walk. Bar very welcoming with wood burner going flat out in the corner. Very friendly staff. No complaints. Didn't eat, but saw quite a few meals coming out, they looked well presented and good sized portions. Didn't see anyone grumbling.

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Highlands Ranch
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is the reaI deaI of a quaint Iodge in WaIes The reaI deaI rooms, and the pub perfect We had a great time, we must have, as I can onIy bIur on the fun seekers we met at dinner and drinking time It was an experience I wiII not forget

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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

After a scary but beautiful drive over the tops of Exmoor, it was good to see our hotel located at the bottom of the hill! Nice and cozy bedroom and dog friendly too! The evening meal was very nice and if you do try the local cider....be careful...ony 1 cider and i was far away with the fairies hehehe...but I...

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Tidworth Wiltshire
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We have stayed here on many occasions and returned for a further 4 days at the end of September. The service we have received, the friendliness and helpfulness of the Proprietors and their staff, the menu choices and quality of food, the absolute "uniqueness" of the Top Ship and the fact that they are dog friendly as we have a...

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I booked over the phone but was not told they have 2 pubs, so off we went for our weekend break only to be told on arrival that we were staying at the other pub on the high street! We were told it happens all the time! Well why don't they ask people on the phone which pub they want!...

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Royston C, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. When answering our phone we answer "Top Ship, Porlock" to ensure that the customer on the other end has telephoned the correct pub. The website and the telephone number for the Top Ship is completely different from the Bottom Ship. We can therefore not be responsible for a customer's booking error. I will however from...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about The Ship Inn

Address: High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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The Ship Inn Porlock, UK
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“Only 5 rooms,No 3 being the smallest - have previously stayed in No 5,perfect I believe the others,are a similar size to 5”
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