We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Ship Inn

Barlow Hill, Wincle SK11 0QE, England
+44 1260 227217
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“apple crumble” (4 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barlow Hill, Wincle SK11 0QE, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (310)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way from Macclesfield to our home in Wetton when saw the signs to The Ship and decided to give it a try, so glad we did, lovely atmosphere very friendly staff especialy Hannah who served us, great meal and top quality...More

1  Thank Peakparker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food!!! Shame they don’t stock any Wincle beer, which they should as its 200 yards away. I had the £10 burger which was very nice. Nice atmosphere with an open fire, perfect stop if your out walking around Wincle.

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a friend for Sunday lunch as a birthday treat, we braved the snowy roads to get to this lovely little country pub. Lots of little warm cosy nooks and crannies with log fires burning. We both had starters, Cheshire soup and a home...More

Thank boogieshoes08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were away for a few days and our nearest pub was The Ship Inn, so we made the most of it! The first night we both had burgers (a falafel burger and a lamb and mint burger). The falafel burger was a bit dry,...More

Thank Ellie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic. Really friendly and the food was lovely. Plenty of ales on sale and the place is steeped with history. A real surprise.

1  Thank AndyChet
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of a large pre booked party Food was excellent and staff friendly and helpful Highly recommended

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Me and Mrs C fancied a no nonsense pub meal - and we had not tried here before. What a revelation - great menu, great service, excellent quality food and good selection of ales. I would definitely visit again and would recommend to anyone Fish...More

Thank ChairmanJon
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Called on the way home after a New Years day trip in the peak district, Good quality beer in a lovely traditional pub. Food was excellent and reasonably priced with outstanding service from the staff who were very friendly and attentive despite being very busy.

Thank ian c
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Visited here on the way back from a meeting, we made it for 2.20 and we knew that lunch ended at 2.30. They couldn’t do enough to accommodate us, really friendly staff, they even allowed us to order sweet knowing it was after 2.30pm! Very...More

1  Thank Lynn2607
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here family of 5 and what a awesome place 😃 lovely exterior and interior . All staff very helpful and polite Sunday lunch was delicious and one of the best I’ve eaten. Super place highly recommend

Thank mark r
Nearby HotelsSee all Wincle Hotels
Hotel Rudyard
271 reviews
7.17 km away
Premier Inn Macclesfield South West Hotel
289 reviews
8.99 km away
Premier Inn Leek Town Centre Hotel
782 reviews
9.16 km away
Travelodge Macclesfield Central
378 reviews
9.53 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Royal Oak
124 reviews
3.68 km away
Queens Arms
148 reviews
4.34 km away
Roaches Tea Rooms & Restaurant
122 reviews
5.98 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Wincle Beer Company
58 reviews
.24 km away
Mad-Renaline Activities
222 reviews
3.60 km away
The Roaches Peak District
355 reviews
6.00 km away
Rode Hall and Gardens
121 reviews
7.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Michael C
28 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from william w | Reviewed this property |
I mean good..
3 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Matt P | Reviewed this property |
I would say you would be best to contact the Ship direct...
elise p
15 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Ship I | Property representative |
Yes, doggy dinners are available during food service time, out of food service times there are complimentary dog treats around the pub!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barlow Hill, Wincle SK11 0QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Wincle
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 227217
  • E-mail
Village pub in the peak district, close to Leek, macclesfield and buxton. Everyone welcome, all the family, including children and dogs. We are open all day, everyday.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing