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23 Lancaster Road | Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QJ, England (Formerly The Ship Inn Caton)
+44 1524 770265
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Stone, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Called in on Sunday 19th. First time for a few years. Lovely refurb and a very good menu. My wife had the fish and chips, should have been called whale and chips!!! Ribs were gorgeous and Lamb burger very nice. Will definitely be going again!

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1 Thank philr232
Dundee, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal got our order taken at 10 past 7. At ten to 8 asked how long it would be to be told that they hadn't put our order through shame the food looked nice don't know what it tasted like they offered us a free drink for another half an hour wait. We had been working since... More 

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Heysham
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot fault anything, the staff are friendly and helpful and look like they enjoy their job. The place it's self is lovely and comfortable and welcoming. The food is fantastic, it's well worth it. Definately recomended. We really enjoyed our evening with you especially my birthday treat, thank you

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Chester
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here last Sunday for a Sunday lunch dinner with my husband and 2 children. We have been previously and really enjoyed. Again we had a good experience but we were rather disappointed about the amount of beef you got with the roast dinner, 1 piece and although very tasty was very fatty. I just feel for the amount of... More 

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Thank MrACritic
Worcester
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Ship at Eaton on Saturday evening at about 6.00pm The Staff could not have been more accommodating. The decor and ambiance were very calming and comfortable. The food was excellent and at a reasonable price. We dined early as The Ship have live music after about 9.00pm. We wished to talk so went early.

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Thank dandgWorcester
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiter spilled food. Expensive for what you get (like 100g per serving) and not great quality either.

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Thank Felix W
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on spec for a light lunch. What a gem this pub is. Although the barman was doubling up as a waiter as well, this was not a problem. The decor was pleasant and sparkling clean. We opted for three tapas dishes. They were all excellent being beautifully cooked and presented. Service, though staff were thin in the ground,... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite there being lots of empty tables we were told were we could sit, We were placed squashed up to another table of 2 diners. When I asked if we could choose the table I was told No.. in case they had a rush on. Was a good thing they didn't have rush, the service was INCREDIBLY slow and they... More 

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1 Thank Janet H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself & husband went for my husbands birthday to Ship on Tuesday evening. The service was fantastic, food lovely and the choice on menu was amazing. Birthday topped of with a couple of complimentary bottles of cider - will definitely be going back. Atmosphere of restaurant was lovely too

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Thank Andrew D
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just home from a visit to the beautiful Ship Inn. It was our first time and will definitely not be our last. Myself and my sister had 7 items from the tapatiser menu and every dish was outstanding and extremely delicious. My daughter had a sandwich which didn't lack in filling! All in which was excellent value for money and... 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$ 26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?