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The Ship Inn Restaurant

) #5 of 25 Restaurants in Gillingham ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
+44 1747 838640
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cobbler” (2 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here while visiting in the area for work. The food was delicious and reasonably quick. Everyone really enjoyed their meals. I highly recommend the club sandwich.

Thank Jen V
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

What a delightful atmospheric gastro pub . Open fires , fantastic beers & ciders served with a smile & sincerity . Went back for Sunday lunch which was just sublime . Thoroughly recommend, I love my pub lunches & this is definitely one of my...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have had several lunches at this charming pub on the A30 between and each time the food has been excellent pub grub at reasonable prices in a nice atmosphere and reasonable prices for both food and drink. A good selection of local beers, and...More

Thank asaint69
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We had the best lunch again at this wonderful inn, the staff are brilliant always attentive. The owner has it running like clockwork, we are never let down, the food always very, very, good. I hope we can return again, soon.

Thank kstr6
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Really happy friendly fast service exceptionally accommodating. Food really good lots of choice and very tasty, just like home cooking. Roast potatoes and lamb beef pork exceptionally yummy. Atmosphere so comfortable even though there was a lot of guests didn't feel crowded or rushed and...More

1  Thank smilebigtoday
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Always a pleasure to visit this pub friendly staff good food lunch or dinner . Nice choice on the menu. A very relaxed feel with well spaced tables. Good for families or couples with a traditional feel. Would recommend

Thank 493lol
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Friendly welcoming staff and excellent food. I can recommend the roast pork, lovely, will definitely be returning in the near future. Many thanks.

1  Thank Gaynor S
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We love this traditional and welcoming pub but don't visit it enough. We booked a table for five of us last Saturday and weren't disappointed. Great choice of menu with dishes to suit every palate. I chose the chicken and hock cobbler which with the...More

Thank Maddie A
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The service in the restaurant lets it down badly because the location, the building itself and the food, when you finally get it, can be amazing, in particular the steaks. Having visited this restaurant several times the service has let it down each time. During...More

Thank Barrie H
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Two of us visited the Ship for a Succulent steak with pepper and brandy sauce followed by brûlée. Very nice. Lovely atmosphere and some unusual meals on menu, that all sounded tempting...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Stour, Gillingham SP8 5RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 838640
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