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The Ship Inn Restaurant

West Stour, West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
+44 1747 838640
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
West Stour, West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beer and food... and they go the extra mile for you...chef went out of his way to provide gluten free batter on fish... you are stars. Service and hospitality worth paying for.Love the humorous signs and decor: modern rustic at its best.

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

It states on the menu that all meals are cooked to order which results in a short wait but the food is worth it. We eat there on a busy Friday night and eat a starter and main course. The meals were well cooked, presented...More

Thank wizard1310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with (usually) a special board. Waiter was a little unknowledgeable this time but have been great before. Real ales and fine wine.

Thank SATLauren
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The steak is great here! My friend and I both went for it, came out perfecty, and I’m unsure what else they done but it tasted beautiful! Didn’t stay but wish I did!

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I came down to the ship to see an old work colleage and the food and service was amazing. The service when i arrived was very welcoming. And the food... well it was amazing. I had the bbq pork terrine to start and that was...More

Thank tdoggydog
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We were looking for somewhere to stay for 1 night, have a nice meal and breakfast. The Ship didn't disappoint. With its own carpark across the road this stunning old coach house is not to be missed. The room was really comfortable and clean. Breakfast...More

Thank Thomas-llanelli
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We were in the area for 1 night. Took up a recommendation to eat and stay here. We weren't disappointed. Stunning old coach house with It's own car park across the road. Bedroom was clean and comfortable. Evening meals of steaks were both gorgeous. Breakfast...More

Thank Paula T
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Planning a trip to Dorset? Book a table in advance for sure. This is my industry & I had a brilliant lunch for my Birthday today trout starter was great, especially with NZ Sav Blanc really enjoyed my beef salad main. My partner loved his...More

1  Thank NicolaNZ40
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Consistently good food, excellent service and delightful ambience. 3 of us have now regularly eaten in the restaurant - the choice on the menu is varied and probably covers most tastes - the fish pie is particularly outstanding. The desserts are tasty and well presented....More

Thank edredbowman7535
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We visited The Ship Inn for the first time to celebrate our wedding anniversary. All three courses we had were truly first class, unquestionably the best food we've had in a Dorset pub - and we've tried a lot over the 26 years we've lived...More

Thank Alison M
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1 August 2018|
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Response from Tracku2 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies! No idea, contact the Ship?
Barry C
22 July 2018|
Response from somersetlady2018 | Reviewed this property |
Just “Google” the ship West Stour. Menu with prices online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Stour, West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Gillingham  >  West Stour
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 838640
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