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“Disappointing food. Disappointing waiting staff.”
Review of The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn
Ranked #39 of 80 Restaurants in Windermere
Cuisines: British
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the pub for our first dinner at Windermere. We were not expecting the best food or service. It is only a standard pub. But both were disappointing enough for me to write a negative review on TripAdvisor! Completely ignored by the bartenders behind the bar (the two just continued chatting!). Had to switch to the third bartender and wait for the one very drunk customer in front of me. Food when it arrived looked disgusting and tasted disgusting. Serving man did this bizarre thing where every time he’d walk past our table, he’d make these incomprehensible remarks in our direction. If you’re visiting Windermere, avoid this restaurant.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered ploughmans cheese was like rubber,salad consisted of lettuce & not much else,no butter for bread i had to ask,beer was flat staff bordering on rude,toilets vile £35.55 for 1 adult & i childs meal....never again!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst fish and chips I have ever had. Fish was well over cooked and not fresh at all. Entire restaurant is really dirty and full of flies, place is well dated and need proper refurbishment. Toilets are grim. AVOID !!

1  Thank Kasia H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at the Ship Inn for years, but our most recent experience there was very disappointing due to the large number of flies in the restaurant, which were crawling over the tables and landing on people and food. The staff and food are great, however spending your meal time constantly waving away flies instead of enjoying the food and the view of the lake ruins the whole experience. This situation could be remedied easily by the installation of fly zappers, but until then we will not be using the restaurant.

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1  Thank Helen_4791
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Completely average, at best, food. Decor which hasn’t been refreshed in over two decades by the look of it. Toilets bordering on disgusting. Pub full of flies. Definitely one to avoid.

1  Thank JoshAFC
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