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The Ship Inn

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31-33 West End | St Austell, Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6BX, England
+44 1726 842855
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Barry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very welcoming pub with good food and ales at a reasonable price. There was a roaring fire on what was a cold and rainy day. The Staff and owner were more than helpful and polite. My wife and I were having a short break in the village, and found this lovely quiet pub the perfect place to eat and... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely quaint Cornish little pub. Great Sunday Carvery. Nice beer garden in the summer months. A short walk to the beach to 'walk off' your food!

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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been here a few times over the years it's safe to say that I would recommend the ship inn,we went in February 2017 but have been in the summer months ( hard to get a table in the summer ) food is always cooked fresh and worth the little wait it takes to cook,no ping ping of the microwave... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We has a meal here as a change from the hotel, very please, friendly staff and good value, beers good

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Thank Mark C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely one to visit. Food was good quality and staff very friendly and attentive. It's always good to find a friendly place that allows friendly four legged friends as well. Highly recommend the carvery as well. Served hot and tasty too!

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Before I start it is advisable to book.We had a fabulous evening carvery, from the moment we went into the pub everyone was friendly, there was a choice of meats, plenty of different veg, the gravy at long last someone can do gravy steaming hot ! the roasties are to die for !!!!! You will not be disappointed ....you can... More 

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Thank Chantelle W
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very friendly staff, good food, served quite quickly and staff very polite also oldy worldy atmosphere with comfy seating

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Thank geronimo1944
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the Ship Inn pub last Sunday after cliff top walk from Mevagissey. 1 Hubby, 2 children and dog in tow. Had a lovely pub lunch by a warm open fire and little dolly dog welcome, but the mandatory spilling of a drink all over the table had to happen. Just wanted to thank the landlady for not only jumping... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and the meals were fantastic. We had the curry, burger, fish and sausages and all portions were generous and tasty. Thank you for a lovely dinner 🍴🇦🇺

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Good food. Dogs welcome. staff very friendly. You need to be hungry to go there. Sunday lunch is a must. local ale.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 West End | St Austell, Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Pentewan
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 842855
Description
A delightful old, unspoilt Cornish village pub full of character and very welcoming. Dog friendly,large beer garden across the road for those lovely sunny days. In the winter after a lovely walk on the beach, come and relax in front of our roaring fires, we serve quality Ale from St Austell Brewery. We also serve a selection of hot drinks. Food is served every day. Here at The Ship,' You don't have to be local to be treated like a local you just have to come and see us'We look forward to welcoming you.From all the crewe.

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