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The Ship Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Fast food, ,
Northgate | Pinchbeck, Spalding PE11 3SE, England
+44 1775 711746
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seasonal veg” (2 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Fast food, Grill, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Northgate | Pinchbeck, Spalding PE11 3SE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told there would be a wait for the homemade pie which was fine. Belly pork dish was delicious however the chorizo and Stilton burger was underwhelming and lacked any taste of Stilton. Proper chips were lovely, would return if passing but don't turn...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday lunch for a 70 year old birthday treat was very disappointing, there was a large party there as well. We felt as if we got the leftovers (meat) .very big lumps of fat!

Thank spalding2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited and was told on arrival you can eat as long as you’re out by 1.30 as you there was a private function . That was fine it was only 12.15. Ordered food and waited .. 50 mins passed and our food arrived . We...More

Thank sarayoung1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting family in the area decided to call for lunch and was not disappointed. Good quality food with adequate portions.Plenty of choice and Ploughman's recommended. Good service from friendly staff. Would certainly call again. Pleasant riverside setting for summer days.

1  Thank onholidayalways
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had my 50th birthday party here and must say what a brilliant night it was. The staff were so cheerful and very helpful. Everyone commented on how good the food was and there was plenty of it. I couldn’t have wished for a better...More

1  Thank Angie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place with so much potential let down by lack of leadership obviously by the owners who sat in the bar and didn't give a toss, 5 of us booked for 8 pm 4 meals arrived at 8.40pm 1 meal was forgotten, the waitress apologised...More

6  Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal last night, the service was attentive. We were a little disappointed they dont do the tapas anymore, but instead we had steak and ale pie and fish pie. It was all excellently cooked. The cider was good too and the...More

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Have known the Ship on and off for years from basic country pub. Has changed hands several times but is definitely on the up. Outside appearance changed almost beyond recognition with garden and decking area and tables by river. Gorgeous flowers. Inside upmarket with comfort...More

Thank Val010592
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Took a detour here when travelling from Cleethorpes to Peterborough - well worth the few extra miles. Good location with a canal side garden. Good range of beers. The highlight was my Ploughman's lunch - easily the best I've ever had. Not cheap at £8.95...More

Thank Nick-Wokingham
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Friendly staff at this popular pub near the River Glen in Pinchbeck...they knew their wines and the waitress was very helpful. Food is very good indeed, ample portions and a great choice on the menu. Not fine dining but we enjoyed it and will definately...More

Thank freddy067
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate | Pinchbeck, Spalding PE11 3SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Spalding
  • Phone Number: +44 1775 711746
  • E-mail
Country Inn alongside the River Glen, with a warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere. Roaring fires, four real ales and fantastic locally sourced freshly made food. We serve food Tuesday - Saturday 12pm-2pm and 6pm-9pm. Sundays is a set Sunday Menu served 12pm-3pm. We advise booking to ensure you get a table. We are closed from 6pm Sunday and do not reopen till 12pm Tuesday.
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