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Ship Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
Bowmanstead | Cumbria, Coniston LA21 8HB, England
+44 15394 41224
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb shank” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Bowmanstead | Cumbria, Coniston LA21 8HB, England
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of excellent roast beef in a fine gravy, crisp Yorkshire pudding and roast potatoes, and perfectly boiled new potatoes, carrots, broccoli etc. A good selection of ales and lagers too. A lovely end to a lovely stay with friends.

Thank Julian68205
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here after travelling up for stay in nearby camp site... did takeaway pie dinner... not just any pie but homemade pie... we had brisket and steak and black pudding...very nice... came with loads of fresh veg but disappointingly frozen chips... lots of it...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here for a drink and stayed for tea. We were amazed by the fact the had children’s cutlery to match a children’s menu!!!! And the adult meals were very tasty! Staff were very friendly and chatty. I would come here again without...More

Thank CaraDerek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Ship Inn as we were staying in a cottage nearby to celebrate my Dad's 65th Birthday Jean and team were really helpful with pre orders. Food was excellent! The pub was busy with another large party in but that didn't impact on...More

1  Thank Nicky O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointing food, it's a shame because it used to be good. I ordered salmon and new potatoes and got salmon and chips, if you can live with that kind of thing, fair enough. The chips are not the chunky type that we like, more...More

Thank DavefromWhitefield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our lunch for 2 was average. It cost over 25 pounds and wasn't worth it. It arrived under 10 minutes after ordering and had obviously been heated in a microwave. It was gone but not delicious and not worth the money. We wouldn't eat there...More

Thank KitweAl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Ship Inn as a group of friends. We went because of the Trip Advisor recommendations as a restaurant. We were all pretty disappointed with the choice and then with the quality of what was served. They do offer a basic selection...More

Thank MrPiky
Reviewed 21 April 2018

My wife and I stayed at The Ship Inn for three nights in one of their recently refurbished bedrooms. The Inn is popular with visitors and locals alike and importantly for us it is Dog Friendly. The Landlady Jean who has been running the Inn...More

Thank _billmarwood
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Just come back from a meal at the Ship. Five minutes from our holiday cottage. Called yesterday for a drink during a walk and liked the look of the menu so decided to have tea tonight. Made very welcome by very friendly barman. Shared the...More

Thank Dizzy180
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Made to feel very welcome by the staff. Good beer and great food, decent sized portions. We had the steak and ale pie and the gammon - both spot on. Dog welcome. Would go again.

Thank Rob D
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6 September 2016|
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Response from Pommi | Reviewed this property |
The Ship is a pub, so I think they'd justifiably be upset if you did, but Sara's currry restaurant and The Steam Bistro in Coniston both allow you to BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowmanstead | Cumbria, Coniston LA21 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41224
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Description
We are a traditional English Inn, in the heart of the Lake District offering a warm welcome, helped by a roaring open fire in the cooler months!The bar stocks award-winning cask ales, a selection of fine wines and malt whiskies. We offer classic pub food which is locally-sourced and freshly prepared on the premises. We have Bed and Breakfast accommodation,(one double room, one family room)with both rooms being en-suite.
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