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The Ship Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Burcombe Lane | Salisbury, Burcombe SP2 0EJ, England
+44 1722 744879
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
“roast lamb” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Burcombe Lane | Salisbury, Burcombe SP2 0EJ, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic Roast Dinner. As good as you get at home. Good desserts Nice beer and wine too. All the Family enjoyed Well recomended

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

It was the only place in the area serving food all day, so there we went. I'm glad we did, this place is wonderful. The interior, the garden, the staff, the food.. Everything was spot on. Highly recommend to grab a bit there.

4  Thank Jasna B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

My wife and I called in yesterday for lunch after having walked our dogs. We had not been before but I had called in a couple of weeks previously to seek permission to park our car whilst we undertook a local walk - permission had...More

3  Thank 402steve
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Friendly staff, nice food. We stayed nearby and visited the restaurant on 2 consecutive evenings. The local ale is good too.

3  Thank fveecolin
Reviewed 24 September 2017

One of the best places we dined on our tour of the UK, the staff is very friendly and the ambience is just perfect. The building itself is picture perfect and they are dog-friendly which the locals and ourselves appreciate. Great food too...

2  Thank Martin P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Good range of choice on menu - value for money. Pleasant atmosphere. Popular venue, even on a week- night.

1  Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We chose this place to meet up with family. I have a tricky sensitivity to rapeseed oil so always phone ahead. I was really encouraged by the response received and wasn't disappointed. A really attractive building with lovely gardens by the river. The bar was...More

2  Thank Jiffy127
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This pub has a massive dog and very friendly manager. Staff were very friendly and professional - the Sunday roast is home cooked and there is a lot of it. Starters and desserts are sublime. All in all I would go back and can whole...More

2  Thank RussCityboy
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Worst meal ever. Steak was More gristle than meat, rare not medium. Expected the best steak at £26.50. The landlord was totally rude, confrontational, threatening & unhelpful when we tried to negotiate the bill. Asked for a pint of Guinness it was out of a...More

9  Thank Suezzie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took a random turn looking for somewhere nice and found this lovely place. We sat in the garden for a little while before our meal and what a beautiful garden, we sat under some lovely big willows by a little river with the sound...More

Thank caled0n
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1 May 2017|
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Response from pollardspark | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not needing one I have know reason to know. Suggest you ring them, they are very helpful and may be able to makw suggestions to accomadate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burcombe Lane | Salisbury, Burcombe SP2 0EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Burcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 744879
Following reopening the pub has now been restored to its former glory of many years ago before closure. A complete and thorough tasteful refurbishment inside and out retaining the original character of the building and returning it to its rightful place as the village pub. The wonderfull but neglected garden is now a delight for all featuring fabulous flower displays, a well stocked waterfall fed pond leading down to the mill stream at the bottom of the garden. A quintessential english pub with local beers, renowned wines and spirits and of course food produced from fresh local produce and all prepared to order - a rarity in todays world.
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