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The Ship Inn

) #24 of 87 Restaurants in Lymington $$ - $$$ , British,
Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
+44 1590 676903
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (39 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
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1 - 10 of 1,343 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Sat outside with our dogs for lunch on a busy Sunday. Nice outside area but busy with families and dogs! Inside the restaurant looked quieter. Water bowls everywhere for dogs! Great menu with a full selection as well as roasts. The only draw back was...More

Thank louise p
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All was going reasonably well until our waiter came to the end of his shift . He just disappeared and no one seemed to take over . We eventually ordered deserts and coffee . The coffee arrived after 15 mins but had to go back...More

1  Thank 7777markw
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 7777markw Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We appreciate all feedback and your comments have been noted and will be investigated. We apologise that you found the service standard to drop once your waiter had gone on his break. We try to ensure...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A very nice meal with pleasant service despite being very busy, it felt personalised. The staff were friendly and courteous.More

Thank wandererlux
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Wandererlux Thank you for your really positive review, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this recommendation. I'm pleased to hear you had a great meal with us and found the staff to be welcoming. We look forward to seeing you too....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Long weekend in lymington for husbands birthday and decided to book a table in the restaurant and so happy we did as very busy when we arrived. We had starters, main, pudding and a lovely bottle of red wine, food was excellent and staff were...More

Thank lindseysayers
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Lindseysayers Thank you for taking the time to leave us this 5* review. It's really motivating for the whole team when we are given the credit for the hard work we put in to every day. We are really pleased you had a great...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice position down on quay bit of a steep walk down on cobblestones lots of seating nice menu service was efficient if not friendly A little pricey for what you get but location adds Probably very busy in school holidaysMore

Thank malefamily
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Malefamily Thank you for taking the time to leave us your great comments. We're really pleased to hear you had a great time with us and found our team to be efficient and friendly. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my wife and daughter on a short break in Lymington. Chose for the convenience and nice location but really pleasantly surprised at the food. My wife had Pork Belly and said "best meal I've had in a long time" and I couldn't fault...More

Thank mdb213
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mdb213 Thank you for taking the time to leave us this glowing recommendation. It's always really motivating for the team to hear when we've got it right and our guests are leaving happy and wanting to come back again. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the harbour with seating on the deck overlooking the water. Quite an extensive food menu to suit all tastes and all ages. Quick service but not outstanding. Just basic service but perfectly acceptable. They did get my meal choice wrong but it would...More

Thank Stepb4U
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Stepb4u Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are sorry to hear that you found the service to be nothing but exceptional. We strive for excellence and are disappointed to hear that you feel you didn't receive this. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid a visit on Monday and there were 4 of us. We just turned up and got a nice table inside. The food was great and the waitress was very friendly and helpful. We had one issue with 1 meal and that was only...More

Thank eepower2017
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Eepower2017 Thank you for taking the time to leave us your great review. I'm pleased you came and found our team to be welcoming and accommodating. With regards to our drink prices, they are quite competitive with other pubs and restaurants in our area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here whilst on holiday in the New Forest. Lovely location and quite busy on the patio area. The service did let them down. Firstly I waited at an empty bar to witness 2 employees look at me and passed me by. At our table...More

1  Thank lynrose0104
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Lynrose0104 Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback from your recent visit. I'm sorry to hear that you found the service to be anything but exceptional. Your comments have been taken on board and I will be speaking to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant, lovely food and we happened to get a special offer which included a 1/2 bottle of wine. Excellent location and lovely staff.More

1  Thank Wendy W
TheShipInnTeam, Manager at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Wendy Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great feedback. We are really pleased to hear you had a fantastic time with us at The Ship Inn. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards Martha Assistant Manager, The Ship...More

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Terry W
27 June 2017|
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Response from TheShipInnTeam | Property representative |
We believe that all guests should be treated equally. We try and be fair in our service and allocation of tables, of course some of the locals know when to book to ensure they get in, and also the busier times of the week... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 676903
  • E-mail
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