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The Ship Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
8 Lower Park Row, Bristol BS1 5BJ, England
+44 117 925 9459
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pierogi” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“lovely pub” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Lower Park Row, Bristol BS1 5BJ, England
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food Great selections of beers and spirits Friendly and helpful stuff 40 different gin to choose

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Rafal A
Reviewed August 22, 2018

After spending the day at the Balloon Festival in Bristol, we visited this pub "The Ship Inn" (which is attached to a Premier Inn), and wish we hadn't. My wife and I started with Cheddar & Yorkshire Ale Findue - disgusting it was swimming in...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We ate here as a group because they were showing the football and my colleagues wanted to watch it. We had the burgers which were a little dry and small for the price. The service was friendly and the beers were good. I would recommend...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AnanB
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Bought a drink to watch the football with, sat down to view it and then they came over and turned it off in front of me. The manager then continued to watch the game in a ‘reserved’ area with friends! Poor service. I had t...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jon W
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Great selection of food and drinks even the climb up the hill was worth it. I even found a Theakstons beer I’d never seen before.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Stv66
Reviewed February 11, 2018

I went there with a couple of colleagues this week as we didn't really know where to go for lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by the amazing homemade food. I had pierogi for lunch and they had a bean casserole. I very much recommend this...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Frenchie C
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We went out for a drive and happened upon the pub. On a grey wet winters day it didn’t look the most inviting. But what a lovely surprise when we got inside. We hadn't booked and we're advised they only had one table free between...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank 542richardq
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We stayed in an AirBnB next door over the weekend and hung out in the Ship loads. Lovely, cosy pub with super friendly landlords, nice decor and good tunes.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Lisa K
Anthony Z, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thank you for taking time to review us. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us, that made our day too. Thanks

Reviewed July 17, 2017

A really lovely pub we just happen upon. The decor is great, the staff lovely and the food delicious. We had a range of food - Chicken Schnitzel, Fish & Chips & Burgers and they are all excellent. Strongly Recommended!

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Carol L
Anthony Z, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thank you for taking time to review us.We are glad you enjoyed your visit here especially our home made food. Thanks

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I went to the nearby hospital & was feeling low so decided a pint was needed. My parents were both Poles so imagine my beautiful surprise to find this had both UK and Polish cuisine and some cracking beers & lagers. I had a great...More

Date of visit: July 2017
4  Thank Navigator720428
Anthony Z, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thank you for taking time to review us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience especially homemade food. We hope to see you soon. Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Lower Park Row, Bristol BS1 5BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 925 9459
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