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The Spice Ship

$$ - $$$, British,
240 Preston Road | DT3 6BJ, Weymouth DT3 6BJ, England
+44 1305 834651
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“curry” (13 reviews)
“gammon” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
240 Preston Road | DT3 6BJ, Weymouth DT3 6BJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been here a handful of times while visiting family in weymouth ..food has always been great and staff always helpfull ..specials board is fab especially ham hock...I have no idea why some of the comments are so negative ..😞. .lovely place and we...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended this pub last year (2016) for NYE and had an excellent time. Great band playing, great atmosphere and an good free curry buffet. This year the pub was so hot that I had to keep going outside to get fresh air every 20 mins...More

Thank Samantha G
wendy b, Manager at The Spice Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review, we were extremely busy this New Year’s Eve, sorry that you felt the pub was “too hot”, no me else complained to any of the staff as I have asked them . I’ve had lots of feedback regarding the band to...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

I live locally but visited for the first time today to have Sunday carvery and watch the football game. Superb all round.

1  Thank Katy O
wendy b, Manager at The Spice Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi Katy, Thanks for your review, hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Went for the carvery. Really unpleasant food. Veg had been sitting for hours, meat tough, "trimmings" from a packet - and a pretty cheap packet at that. Paid didn't complain as staff not friendly and felt very uncomfortable. Place was dirty. Womens loos smelled of...More

1  Thank Pogle J
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Booked a room last minute, arrived and checked in at lunch time where we were greeted by lovely staff. We were shown our room and when we told her we couldn't make breakfast the following morning we were offered a packed lunch, :) We went...More

1  Thank Beeva07
wendy b, Manager at The Spice Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thankyou for your review Glad you enjoyed your overnight stay with us The Spice Ship Team

Reviewed 2 December 2017

This was our second pub visit the same lunchtime Saturday 26th November 2017 and indeed what a contrast. On entering the pub, it exudes friendliness and homeliness with a very warm feeling and sense of deja vu. The bar itself has beamed low ceilings, proudly...More

1  Thank ubl666
wendy b, Manager at The Spice Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to review The Spice Ship, Glad you enjoyed your visit , look forward to seeing you again The Spice Ship Team

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a great pub..... kid and dog friendly too. it offers something for everyone including sky sports. The food is good value with an excellent all day Sunday Carvery. There is the occasional live band. Lots of comfy seating with quiet areas. Whats not...More

2  Thank kimandjulian
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Fab food and fab service, I had ham egg and chips and it was lush , well cooked and presented , I couldn’t eat it all , would recommend , great menu and the live music was great XX

1  Thank clairer1965
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to try the spice ship on a recommendation from a few people we had spoken to at the sea view... we were expecting lovely food and great staff.. what we actually got was dry chicken, dirty plates (the salad bowl had some sort...More

3  Thank Barb L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Visited today for a Sunday carvery with my wife , food was brilliant staff very friendly and would highly recommend nothing was to much trouble !!!!

Thank Sean B
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Trevor B
14 January 2017|
Response from Sandkicker1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the food is good and a very nice atmosphere.
Andy W
9 May 2015|
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Response from wendy b | Property representative |
Hello Andy, yes dogs are very welcome in our bar area and garden, we have dog biscuits and water bowls for them 🐶🐶
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Preston Road | DT3 6BJ, Weymouth DT3 6BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 834651
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