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The Ship

) #59 of 365 Restaurants in Ipswich $$ - $$$ , British,
Church Lane | Levington, Ipswich IP10 0LQ, England
+44 1473 659573
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (10 reviews)
“sausage roll” (6 reviews)
“skate wing” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Church Lane | Levington, Ipswich IP10 0LQ, England
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Five of us popped in for an early Sunday lunch as we were walking past. We were lucky with the weather so sat outside at the back on the lovely terrace. All of us enjoyed our food, particularly the burgers which 3 of us had....More

Thank TheRelfster
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was ok. Up market pub grub reflected in the price. Not at the top of its game but enjoyable. Howewever, the front of house although polite let the experience down. It felt like we were being served by those more used to being...More

Thank daisysdude
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sorry to hear of your experience. Sadly mechanical break downs do happen and the staff on duty reported emediately and both beer chiller and coffee machine where repaired within 24hrs. As for the service you received I will speak with those on duty and discuss...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great pub in a lovely location with some nice walks accessible along the Orwell. Great beer and superb fish and chips. What more can you ask

Thank aht47
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

What more can you say??? See you soon maybe ;-)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in at about 8:45 on a Saturday evening as somewhere we had not been for a while. Kitchen was closing at 9:00 so near the end of the shift for kitchen staff. The mussels for a starter were very good but they are quite...More

Thank Greatleapforward2016
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the review. I will pick all these comments up with the Head Chef.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a meal as such a lovely evening. We ordered burger and chips and the spaghetti with clams. The burger was OK as burgers are but the spaghetti was not what I was expecting. It was smothered in cream and a good third...More

Thank Peachey68
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments. I'm sorry to hear the Spaghetti Vongole was not to you expectations. This was fed back on the night to chef on duty and I have it to review with my Head Chef on our next Kitchen meeting.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Genuine old pub buildings and atmosphere. The pub is under new management after a period of closure, it hasn't yet returned to its former glory. Menu was limited but the food was well presented and very enjoyable. Plenty of room even on the Saturday evening...More

Thank Milvusma
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and support. We are working hard to bring the pub back to former glory.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Ship is a nice old pub in a rural location, part of the Adnams chain (so you know which ale they serve!) and it's done well to a good standard. It's a pub done well, not a gastro-pub so there's no BS and fuss,...More

Thank RobDee1432
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon .

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Quite a basic pub on the surface. Very welcoming helpful staff. Good Adnams 🍺. Excellent food. My wife commented​ that the calves liver was the second best she's ever had. My burger was very good too. The loos were modern clean and well maintained. Highly...More

Thank Alan B
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you for your review we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in for dinner after a busy Friday & we had a lovely meal. We both have the burger, one of the best I've ever had! Glad we didn't have a starter as the plate was huge! The only downside was that they had started...More

Thank Laura B
James G, Manager at The Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your burgers

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Summer lunchtime meal , Food good , pub excellent Service excellent and most importantly wine and beer very good ! Would go again Roast potatoes could do with a bit of crisping up if I was being picky

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Hi. Yes we do. Menu available on our website or please give us a call to discuss further.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane | Levington, Ipswich IP10 0LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 659573
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