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The Ship Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
+44 1503 272453
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (11 reviews)
“the pub” (45 reviews)
“quiz night” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We had a really relaxed time at the ship. The staff were really helpful and friendly. Cosy fire roaring away and a decent juke box. Friendly Atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RarelyPost44
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Pub ok. Not had food but the Chardonnay tastes like vinegar. Avoid!!! Staff ok. Wouldn’t recommend. Will not return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jenY81EC
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Called Sat lunchtime around 1:30. Looked like we had just missed the lunchtime rush. Haven't visited The Ship since last Sept but having had several good visits 2017 we had planned to arrive in Polperro in time to eat lunch here. Bar staff were friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ifachef
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We went in here today with the family and all staff were very helpful and gave me all the information about the food due to allergies! Food we had was cooked great and came all together and was all hot! I would highly recommend the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BettyB07
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Stepping into this lovely quaint pub which sits just above the harbour is a real treat. We got a very warm welcome right from the first moment. We took a table for two but there are bigger tables for families and groups. The menu is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank PaulaBridget100
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Visited on a sunny mid afternoon for a drink. Drink prices well over the top and a lukewarm warm welcome from the barmaid who clearly did not want to be there. A so called proper pub that punches above its weight.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank awayfolk
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Ordered burger and chips for my grandson , the burger was burnt The rest of the food wasn't any better ordered fish chips and peas , peas practically cold Daughter had lasagne which was crisp on top . And the best part about it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Marion J
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Traditional pub; nice enough décor; welcoming bar staff. The beers we had were okay and good. The wine was distinctly naff. God knows what the cheaper wines tasted like.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank david n
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Had lunch in here...fish and chips was massive (could have fed 2 people) freshly battered and very tasty. All food was freshly cooked and well presented. Pub is quaint. .steps in and also inside but handholds/rails are sturdy.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We just went into The Ship for drinks in the evening. It is a very pleasant, traditional, country-style pub; cosy, friendly and serving a range of beers. The staff are friendly as are the locals. When we went there was live music. The musicians were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter C
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3 September 2018|
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Response from Rachael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
15 April 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Yes a few different types. I recommend 'Scratch' a mix of fizzy and cloudy cider - but take it steady!
27 July 2016|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
Thank you i am glad you enjoyed Polperro it is a lovely place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272453
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