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The Ferry Boat Inn

The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
+44 1394 284203
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pudding” (14 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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1 - 10 of 420 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to the Ferry Boat Inn for lunch. There was group of 6 and we had booked a table. A little disappointed that we were put into the Garden Room as it is characterless compared to the rest of the building. The pub was not...More

Thank Spressy
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went this evening for fish and chips, it all used to be so good a couple of years ago. But tonight the food was quite cold and greasy, but worst of all was the service. The general attitude was to march you through as...More

Thank loulayton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here after reading the reviews and found the food to be very good. I had the Chicken in white wine cream and mustard sauce with Chips and my wife had the burger. My only criticism is the burger is in a brioche bun...More

Thank Rob T
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to eat. Beautiful setting, great staff and fantastic food. Great selection and the fish was brilliant. If we are in the area again, we will return.

Thank jolyn52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for our sons birthday meal, the staff were superb, the food was absolutely awesome; but, having to walk to the bar to order drinks and food was ridiculous. We were a group of nine, so we had to get a pen and paper...More

Thank panzerg307
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday lunch will never be the same again. The quality of the food was excellent and the servings were large. All washed down with a pint of real ale. The staff were attentive and added a friendly touch even though it was very busy. First...More

Thank Neil-1566
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've tried all of the restaurants in Felixstowe and this beats the others all ends up! I have been visiting the area for over forty years and this is a little gem. I had the steak and Adnams all crispy suet pastry pie with a...More

Thank GarryAceDavis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about this gem of a pub/restaurant! I love it. The food is always good. Service exceptional. Always kept clean and tidy even during the height of holiday season.

Thank Auntyfrosto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We moved into our present home two years ago and several people had recommended The Ferry Boat although it is nearly thirty miles away, which says something in itself. However on my wife's birthday we at last made the effort and will not leave it...More

Thank sheilallan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad I checked out Felixstowe on my iPad before our visit. This place came up in the search and I liked the sound of it. Not only was the food excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful it is such an interesting place. Take...More

1  Thank salty9
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Questions & Answers
31 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes we do sell vouchers we can either take the order over the phone or you can pop in
Louise C
29 August 2015|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hello. The Ferryboat allows dogs in the main bar area and recently have increased this to include a section of the family dining area, so that families with dogs may come in We do allow children inside the pub, there is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 284203
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