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The Ship Inn

) #29 of 115 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ , British,
48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
+44 1202 474799
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (18 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for an evening meal and couldn't fault anything, the food was fantastic and presented amazingly, the service was very good, friendly staff, would recommend this place to everyone We stayed after our meal to watch the band who were also brilliant. Top night!!

1  Thank Bournemouthlad25
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant venue. Brilliant food, very creative, such a shock for a pub. Lovely starters, Mudeford crab cocktail, Mussles. The special of the day chicken dish was delicious. Desserts were very memorable. We look forward to eating there again.

1  Thank Captainbligh53
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit, sadly after a good experience on our first visit this one was very poor. The food was ok, starters (pate) and desert (chocolate cake) were very good but the main course (sea bream with cassolet) was poor. The sauce was...More

Thank Gradon7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely pub, food very well presented and tasted great, service also very good, would highly recommend

Thank nigelp143
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent our holiday popping in here as it was so pleasant. The staff are excellent...serving water to our dog. Guinness was good and decaf coffee very nice. Soya milk would be great addition. Pub is good standard of decor and cool on a hot...More

Thank TheAngeM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to The Ship for dinner tonight!!.... what can I say?.. amazing!!.. The food was perfectly cooked and presented!.. way above what you would expect from a high street pub. Service was excellent.. very attentive and knowledgable staff who recommended the perfect wine to complement...More

Thank Tunannoodles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly did not expect the level of service and high quality of food from the look of the the place. Was recommended by the hotel we were staying out. Pleased we took their advise. Could not fault.

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an eatery, the food, presentation and service would do many a top class restaurant proud! Some could actually learn a lot from it as well. The building looks quite small from the outside but please don't be put off, it opens up and there...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a meal at the Ship on Saturday. The food was good but not cheap, so you'd expect the tables not to be sticky as though they've not been cleaned properly and to find the ladies toilets were filthy (apparently the gents was equally as...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought that we would try this pub again (after not having great food in there the last time we visited) as a friend of a friend said that standards had risen again and the food was really good. How disappointed were we!!. I had...More

Thank Niki C
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Debbie S
I would like to see the evening menu
1 April 2017|
Response from Jsilk65 | Reviewed this property |
They will show you the menu and specials .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 474799
  • E-mail
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