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The Ship's Galley Pub and Eatery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
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156 Water Street | Sandy Point, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-3260
11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chicken wings were massive and a great price on wing night. Burger was great but looked small in the massive bun. The Iced tea came with a glass and ice, as did the free water, but our sodas just came in the can which I thought was strange. The fries were soggy and greasy, won't be ordering those again.... More 

Thank TheBigGuy86
Laura T, Manager at The Ship's Galley Pub and Eatery, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the fries. Unfortunately, because we cut our fries fresh every morning using PEI or NS potatoes, there is a lot of variability in our fries because we get sent whatever is in season or holds the longest in cold storage while not in season. This time of year we usually end up with... More 

Shelburne, Canada
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our 'go to' burger pub in Shelburne. Their Galley Burger is a hearty helping of 'delish' that is a reliably good taste from visit to visit. It's close and easy which helps as well. Home cut fries are cut fairly small and that adds to the crisp-ish texture we like. Add some malt and salt to taste...yum!!

Thank chutede
Halifax, Canada
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

In Shelburne for an over night visit, and we wen to the Ship's Galley Pub for dinner. Once there we were told Wednesday is wing night. One lb of wings for $10 vs the regular price of $16. Several choices of sauces and it was nice to have a choice whether to have the sauce on the side or tossed... More 

Thank Blair M
Shelburne, Canada
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing "prepackaged" here. More than just "pub food". Great atmosphere, excellent service! The burgers are awesome, as well as their "lobster poutine" which is a must try!

Thank Trisha1966
Shelburne, Canada
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have eaten here a few times and everything we tried has been most satisfactory. The service is a bit slow but worth it to get nice fresh cooked food. Still items on the menu we want to try and we will go back.

Thank Jerry and Carol... F
Carver, Minnesota
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Staying at a local motel for the night and we were wandering around Shelburne on a Saturday evening. The one restaurant we tried to get into was booked for the entire evening, so we started searching. Found this little gem on Water Street. Very good service and very good food. We ordered the seafood chowder and it was the best... More 

Thank myvacationl4088
Qualicum Bay
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

First time eating haddock and it was delicious with honey mustard. I skipped the fries and had the beet salad with goat chees. Perfect! Excellent food and friendly service. Evening jams with local musicians are a blast!!!

Thank Linda O
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by another establishment who didn't have space and it was a nice surprise. Excellent fish and chips! Great service.

Thank KM1074
Shelburne, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stopped in for a quick snack and a glass of wine. I must say ... You couldn't ask for a more welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. We instantly felt like family. The appetizers were soooo good we stayed for supper and got the lobster poutine and chicken burger. My friend is a lobster poutine fanatic and rated... More 

Thank catladyexpress
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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128 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Really enjoyed this very simple little pub. They were somewhat busy, with a kid's birthday party going on on the other side of the room. Our waitress was efficient and nice. My wife ordered the fish and chips, which she said was good. I could not resist ordering the donair nachos. Two of my favorite foods combined for the first... More 

Thank Gary F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Water Street | Sandy Point, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-3260
We are a fully licensed pub and eatery. We serve fresh seafood, gourmet burgers, pulled pork, hand cut fries and fresh made in house salads, sauces and coleslaw. We support local breweries and wineries. Live music from local performers, DJ dances and a Jukebox. We also do caterings on site and off site.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?