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The Ship Inn

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Church Street, Axmouth EX12 4AF, England
+44 1297 21838
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times and never fails to impress. I went for the whole Dover soul which was caught that day according the the strapping young bartender (who was very friendly and helpful) and my husband went for the belly pork with mash and said it was the best he's ever had! Both meals were outstanding and we will... More 

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1 Thank Dorris2512
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting experience. My friend, whom I had lunch with had recommended The Ship in Axmouth for lunch. This was an impromptu lunch, so did not have chance to look at their website or ring & check, which I normally do. However, as I am Wheat/Gluten/Dairy free I was dreading going. We entered & it was busy.... More 

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Rousdon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been eating at the Ship Inn on and off for a few years now and finally got round to writing a review as its deserving of praise. Very friendly staff, large a varied menu with great locally sourced produce and creative specials. A little cramped for space in the front part but its dog friendly and our dog likes... More 

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1 Thank Lexi S
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice but brief visit in January this year, would like to go back when we have more time in the near future

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1 Thank Londonner2011
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the young waitresses in next to no clothes to the arrogant bartender... We had our doubts but gave this place a chance after a friend recommending. We ordered a drink at the bar (reasonably priced drinks), we didn't even receive eye contact! We were intending to stay and eat but we won't be returning.

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1 Thank _RachelB_086
Tewkesbury, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying for the night in nearby Seaton we drove past the Ship Inn on our way through. We both commented on how nice it looked from the outside. Once we confirmed they were serving food on a Sunday night we went back, and we were both very glad we did. A warm and friendly welcome greeted us, telling us about... More 

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1 Thank Toni G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here for two. Very friendly service with good sized portions. Food was served piping hot. Good quality ingredients. Nicely decorated pub with a beer garden overlooking the river Axe. Walking distance to or from Seaton as well. Would definitely recommend and will be returning again soon. Well done everyone at The Ship Inn.

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Having dined in the Ship Inn on a previous occasion and staying in the area on the wife's birthday. We chose to visit once again and were not disappointed. The choice of menu is varied and good with local caught fish which appeals to us both. Reasonably priced and cooked to perfection, well worth the wait between courses as meals... More 

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Thank John C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a date night evening meal at this lovely cosy pub... I've not been before but my partner had about 2yr ago but you never quite know if "still up to scratch" as they say!... Well the food was awesome, my partner had scallops with crispy bacon on a bed of salad and I had shell on king prawns... More 

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Thank hicksjp2
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We took my 86 year old Mum in Law to The Ship for her birthday, and it was a really lovely meal. Very friendly, helpful staff and a good wine list. I had a prawn cocktail to start, and it was enormous - packed with loads of prawns, and good salad leaves with it too - delicious dressing! My belly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Axmouth EX12 4AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 21838

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?