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23 Lancaster Road | Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QJ, England (Formerly The Ship Inn Caton)
+44 1524 770265
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four of us had a meal at The Ship at the end of a long trip out by car. The Ship is welcoming, warm and friendly and the food excellent. The pub looked very clean and tidy with festive music playing in the background. Service was attentive and the meal portions are good. This was our third visit and we... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had travelled north from London and were two weary travellers. We walked into the pub and were met by James and Adam. They looked after us so well. James and Adam stoked up the fire for us, served our drinks immediately and offered us the menu. They were both gracious, happy and welcoming. We relaxed and... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service. Overall excellent value. We were a party of nine and everyone really enjoyed their meal.

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1 Thank Andrew M
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us went to the Ship Innj. I've always liked the Ship, it has a nice feel to it. However, yesterday was not good. Waited ages to served, only one girl on behind the bar, there was a "Duty Manager" who appeared to be very busy doing very little, and avoided all eye contact. The main courses, all beef... More 

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1 Thank thegreatglen
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal. My husband opted for the Sunday lunch menu , the food was presented very nicely and was a decent portion. I had belly pork which was lovely , the cracking was amazing . Will definitely be back . The service was excellent particularly from a young lady called Katie for whom nothing was too much trouble... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a tremendous anniversary meal where all four plates were Left with nothing on but the pattern. I myself had the fillet Steak. This was a decision I was unsure about to begin with , as many places I had visited with family and friends in the past were totally clueless on how a steak should in fact be... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a delicious meal on the Friday night special chippy tea deal. The fish was succulent with the perfect amount of chips.Lovely presentation. The staff are friendly and approachable. Standards are excellent. It would be even better if the music playing was more ambient.Maybe cater for the older folk visiting and eating there.😊 The place is definitely worth a... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food was very good. We went with a group of family and most of us had the Sunday roast. The steak pie and fish pie were good as well. The atmosphere is good. The service was slow, we had to wait a long time for the food and there was a big gap between the starter and main course,... More 

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TheShipCaton, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this review

Thank you for review from your recent visit with us. I remember your visit, the booking was increased with us the morning of the booking. I took the call and at the time did explain to the caller that there may be a slight delay with the food due to the increase in numbers. We had a busy lunch with... More 

Leyland, Lancashire
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have been here on a number of occasions but never at lunch time. Last Friday lunch we called and have to say the food was good as always. Unfortunately it was quite a cold afternoon, the room we ate in was very cold so made it very uncomfortable to sit in. We were sat next to a radiator which... More 

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TheShipCaton, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I do apologise about the heating, it has broken, we are currently having all the necessary work done to rectify this. If you could send me your email details or a contact number I would like to discuss your visit more. My email details are sam@fayreinns.co.uk Thank You Sam More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Booked a meal for our 46th wedding anniversary. So looking forward to it. It happened to be the half price steak night, all good stuff. We had lovely starters, "Pork belly bites" & "Roasted red pepper hummus". They were both really nice. For the main we both ordered rib eye steak , one medium & the other medium well done.... More 

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TheShipCaton, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this review

Ian A, thank you for your review. I can only apologise for your experience during this visit. This is not the standards I have trained in to the team and I know the Head Chef was just as disappointed to read about the food. If you could please contact me by email, sam@fayreinns.co.uk I would like to discuss this more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Lancaster Road | Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QJ, England (Formerly The Ship Inn Caton)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 770265
Description
The Ship Country Pub & Dining,Caton has recently undergone a refurbishment and is now under the ownership of Bowland Village Inns. Purveyors of fine cask ales, we now offer a range of 6 ales daily including Thwaites Original, Wainwright. Homemade food is served all day, everyday until 9pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?