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Ship & Royal

1 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2HT, England
+44 191 456 0782
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pub lunch” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
1 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2HT, England
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch today and had a great meal in a lovely atmosphere! Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank NelehLorac
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The "ship" has been a local pub since the sixties and on a trip up north I paid a nostalgic visit. Clean and tidy with decent beers but sadly neglected decor wise. Tuesday night very quiet but may be busy on other days. Never tried...More

Thank Norman B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Stopped in for something to eat after shopping in South Shields. We had a chicken wrap and steak and onion baguette. The wrap came with sweet potato fries and salad. The fries were tasteless and undercooked. The wrap was smaller than a childs portion, being...More

Thank Petlyn56
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Been a few times now on separate occasions at different times, all I can say is the staff are pleasant and helpful and the food has been great, the dining area is comfortable and cosy. Plenty choice on the menu with good old pub classics...More

Thank Gav B
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Met a few friends in the Ship and Royal for a few drinks on a Friday night, pub seemed quiet, typical pub decor, could do with brightening up and toilet access key was with a group of punters in the pub though sign advised toilet...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 29 November 2016

While in town shopping with my partner , we were debating on a quick macdonalds lunch or a pub lunch, and was so pleased we decided on the latter!!! We ordered 2 meals from the special 2 for £8.50 range, I had fish and chips...More

1  Thank Steph L
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Called here today, ordered ham egg and chips, urgh!! Cold chips, 2 rock hard yolks on my sisters and my plate. When I brought it to the staffs attention she did offer to change my meal but other company had already ate their meal so...More

2  Thank Annietctb
sweir24, Owner at Ship & Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Many thanks for your recent review, I am very sorry that the food that you received was not acceptable and I am disappointed that you received cold chips and eggs with hard yolks and I agree that the meal should not have been served that...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

we were hungry and not knowing the district popped into the ship and royal .Not the smartest pub around but the price was right and we enjoyed our meal corned beef pie lovely basic food no fuss no bother served quickly the waitress was very...More

Thank nadia d
Reviewed 22 July 2016

3 of us recently had lunch here whilst in South Shields town centre. Good selection o bar meals on menu. We had grilled chicken, steak & ale pie and egg & chips. The food was hot and very tasty. The reasonable price include a 2...More

1  Thank Jim H
sweir24, Owner at Ship & Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Many thanks for your positive review of the Ship & Royal - we are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 May 2016

Went to Ship & Royal twice whilst in South Shields.Quite standard menu but excellent value.Very friendly staff and atmosphere Meals were served fairly quick and were very hot & real chips!!!! Will go again if in the area.

3  Thank Adrian S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 456 0782
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