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The Ship Inn

23 The Stade | Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone CT19 6AB, England
+441303 248525
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“crispy chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
23 The Stade | Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone CT19 6AB, England
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Reviews (87)
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stopped here for a drink. It is on a street along the water with some other pubs and restaurants, a good place for a stroll.

Thank norskies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk along The Stade in the sunshine just happened to coincide with lunch time. The Ship was offering a Fish and Chip lunch so it seemed rude to refuse. The meal was excellent, well cooked and well presented. I've added it to my list...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

popped in for a beer and a fish and chip meal, very good all round. pleasent friendly staff, good ale reasonably priced. meal was tasty, fresh, and plentyful, real value for money, you wont leave disappointed, highly recommended.

Thank statusquokent
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The pub is lovely great decor loos always clean, service very good. We have tried hard to fit eating in and finally we get a window and our choices are decimated , such a demoralising feeling oh well we were hungry and had to settle...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We found this pub while walking,went in for a drink but when we saw the food with others we thought we would eat as well.Both food and drink were great and the service was as well.we would tell anyone to go there.

Thank K8242JPandrews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch at the ship .crab salad on special £9.95 loads of crab nice fresh salad, good real ales, view over the harbour what could be better and great value to boot

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Five of us went to The Ship Inn for dinner last week. It was more of a bar than a restaurant and featured small round lounge tables instead of regular size dining tables. This was dissapointing considering the amount of food and drink we ordered...More

Thank Bmanwest
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Visited Folkestone Harbour Arm (28th December '16) with friends on a remarkably sunny day and needed a light lunch, so called into The Ship. The pub was pretty busy with many people eating. We were made very welcome and ordered our food, to be told...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and there was a good atmosphere in the bar with a good crowd and pub singer. Food was good on the whole but I was a little disappointed with the small size of my cod as this was one of the reasons for...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great beer, lousy wine. Good free entertainment, although at those times it gets very crowded. Marked down slightly because the smoking area is open to the bar and the smoke comes in and makes things unpleasant at the back. Friendly staff with great decor.

Thank 31Dave1960
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jacqui W
Do you allow dogs in your pub? X
24 July 2016|
Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi jacqui w We only allow guide dogs / medical assistance dogs in the pub I'm afraid sorry for the late response I only just seen the message. Andy
Do you open for breakfast?
3 April 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
No sorry We have just changed our opening hours the kitchen dose not open till midday but if you wanted to pre book a table the chef would be more then happy to come in early we can do a lovely smoked haddock huge thick... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 The Stade | Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone CT19 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +441303 248525
  • E-mail
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