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The Ship Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Church Street, Axmouth EX12 4AF, England
+44 1297 21838
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (52 reviews)
“whitebait” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Church Street, Axmouth EX12 4AF, England
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1 - 10 of 680 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Whilst on holiday in the area we saw the Ship Inn while out driving. Decided to book for our evening meal. I was very disappointed in the food. Usually a good portion is an advantage however in this instance the size of my meal put...More

Thank Cocktail22
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for a weekday evening meal.Very friendly welcome, comfortable dining space -but still bar space kept for just-drinkers. Extensive menu and all reasonably priced. Food was well cooked with good seasoning and had evidently been made/cooked on the premises. Not gourmet but that was not...More

Thank JLCgladstone
Reviewed 1 week ago

Evening meal beautiful. Was really busy but managed to get a table straight away. Plenty of choices and salmon cooked to perfection. would certainly return

1  Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call in there quite regularly when on holiday and weekends. We sometimes stay in the garden if the weather is good or in the restaurant. The food never disappoints, well cooked tasty, and a great menu! Staff great and the bar staff the same, lucky...More

Thank 838ann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on holiday and decided to go to The Ship Inn at the last minute. The place was fully booked, but the owner managed to squeeze us in which we really appreciated. We received a warm welcome from the owner, who was a great...More

1  Thank Sian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here twice in a week. The staff are friendly, the food simple pub fare not to fancy but good sized portions. Early evening it is packed and the car park overflowing, by 20.00 it's much quieter. Canine friendly too.

Thank Reikiman56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully prepared food and generous portions. Good wine. Although very busy the atmosphere was very relaxing & everything was served by pleasant and attentive staff. Wide choice of food ranging from perfectly cooked steaks and roast belly of pork to sea bass, salmon, local scallops...More

Thank jupitermoon1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing experience. Started well with nice starters but main course was poor and we had to take cutlery from another table despite asking staff. I had the pork medallion's which were tasty but served up with poor quality chips and never received the vegetables that...More

Thank C N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good fish dishes, service a little relaxed however it was bank holiday.. Best to book a table to avoid disappointment.

1  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in unannounced, at about 7pm, hoping to get some supper. We were told it would be about 9pm before a table became free inside the inn. We could, if we wished, try and find a table in the garden. It was a lovely...More

1  Thank alabaps
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Questions & Answers
3 January 2017|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs in the bar and conservatory eating area and garden when we were there. However, didn't see any in the main 'restaurant' area.
claudine h
11 July 2016|
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Response from cookie250 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking next to The Ship. Again it would be recommended to book in advance and let them know, it gets quite busy. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Axmouth EX12 4AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 21838
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