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The Ship

Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
+44 1797 225521
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
3 weeks ago
“A lovely lunch in a beautiful garden”
10 Apr 2017
“Interesting 'different' place to eat and buy”
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All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to visit Winchelsea on a very hot day and were thrilled to find this little treasure for lunch. Our ciabattas were delicious and the garden really lovely all laid out on a seaside theme with plenty of space to sit and relax...More

Thank pavane019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our most recent visit & great food. Everything you need all under one roof, great establishment. We shall call again & indulge once more for sure.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here quite a few times after it had been refurbished and couldn't believe how nice it was. A fantastic seashore themed garden and great food to savour. I came here today with my wife and two friends. I wish I hadn't. So disappointed!...More

Thank RobertMcA
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Went there for Sunday dinner, very bizarre décor, mixture of nautical with some wonderful pictures of the local beaches. Service was attentive good and swift, we arrived before the rush however when other people arrived they were spread out throughout the restaurant (other establishment need...More

Thank Russel P
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Fab grilled steak lovely smokey flavour cooked just as asked in this quirky little local restaurant. Good selection of beers on tap including a guest Belgian beer. 9 oz minced steak burger (and it was good steak!) with fab bacon and cheddar. Heritage tomatoes grilled...More

Thank AWiseConsumer
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Looking for a place for lunch during our walk from Rye Harbour and back. Found on Tripadvisor. Although it was a bit of diversion away from the beach, was worth the extra distance. We sat in the quirky sea inspired garden, sheltered and sunny, very...More

Thank awe1
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I didn't have any food but what a nice place to find, the garden was amazing in the sunshine, friendly staff, only downside was that it shut at 5pm on the Sunday!

Thank EthanHawk
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Interesting 'different' place to eat. Not a 'local village pub' and not a beefeater type. Sort of nautical themed, lovely gardens in the sunshine and food was good. delicatessen inside with some interesting and very tasty bits. Staying in a caravan down the road (walking...More

Thank PBlackhall
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday evening, kids had just been to beach and still excited in holiday mood. Six of us all ate different things from menu. Inpatient children went into the garden and played exploring little collections of different collections of boating bits and bobs. Food came and...More

Thank Uncle T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I live locally and do frequent The Ship fairly regularly, enjoying dinner here on a Friday or Saturday night, as well as drinks in the summer in their gorgeous (and very large) beer garden. On this occasion we decided to hire the whole venue for...More

Thank Joanna L
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Are dogs welcome in the outside areas ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Winchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 225521
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