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The Ship Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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8 Albert St, Busselton, Western Australia 6280, Australia
0897523611
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Busselton
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Ship with out relatives and a baby in a pram. On booking we mentioned the baby and got an extra space for the pram making it easier for moving around. All good. A previous request for plates not boards for our meals, no problem and we were often asked how the meal was, and all waitresses were extremely... More 

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Thank Dilia186
Perth
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here every year we're down in Busso. You need to book it on weekend as it fills out. Always a good meal and service. Back next year...

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Thank Lukesal37
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm assuming it was the manager..the guy that looks kind of bald...should learn some customer service skills. We were waiting to be seated at the bistro, we were first in line, and blatantly went straight to the people standing behind us to serve them first. Then we were told its all booked up and if we wanted to dine in... More 

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1 Thank soofrannk
Brisbane
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ship Inn for an early family dinner on a mid-week night. Staff were friendly and while I did have to chase up our drinks order, staff were quick to address the issue in a prompt manner. The meals were ok, adequate portions but I question if we received value for money when compared to the other restaurants... More 

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Thank jonesytaos
Perth, Australia
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't book and were told that we couldn't dine at the Bistro so had to sit at a side table in the pub area to eat. It is a very noisy pub because they have lots of big tables for groups. The chicken burger was good but the Thai salad was just mixed green leaf with a Thai dressing... More 

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Thank Hannah L
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice pub with good size meals at reasonable prices, pool table, very noisy when outside having a drink due to main road traffic, friendly staff serving the drinks.

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Thank Meegan W
Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner with a group of six friends all our meal where very good as normal. I had the garlic prawns yummy.

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Thank cuddlefish57
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chilled out music cold beer! Friendly bar man !! Great food and came out nice and hot !!one to visit again and again

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Thank Benjamin E
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We were n Busselton for ironman so it was very busy. Meals were delicious, my hubby had the steak with prawn sauce and I had pork belly. We really enjoyed it, the service staff were polite and friendly. Would recommend for sure.

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1 Thank Travelling-Jools
Jake L, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We hope we see you next time you're in town. More 

Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I visited two nights in a row but an combining the review. Went with a mate for dinner who was down from Perth on a Friday and Saturday night. On the first night, I had the salmon fish of the day which was brilliant and easily one of the nicest dishes I have had in a pub. Magnificent dish. My... More 

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1 Thank OldManEmu68
Jake L, General Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and bringing your concerns to our attention. We hope to see you again next time you're in town. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Albert St, Busselton, Western Australia 6280, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Busselton
  • Phone Number: 0897523611
Description
The Ship Inn offers a newly renovated family bistro with something for everyone. Our bistro is open 7 days a week and consists of a wide selection of dishes.

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