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The Ship Inn

$$ - $$$, ,
Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets | South Bank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3844 8000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (14 reviews)
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets | South Bank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Ship Inn
1. Main Meal
"Good range of Tap beers and pub food"
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2. Crème Brulee of the Day
"the crime brûlée was one of the best I ever had."
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3. Ambience
"Good atmosphere and value for money meals"
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41 - 50 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We first visited the plough last year and loved it! On a second visit to Brisbane we booked to go again and it didn't disappoint! The food is great but the real gem is the location and the atmosphere.. like I said, worth travelling to...More

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had our wedding reception here and were very happy with the fantastic service we received. The staff are amazingly helpful and friendly,the food was great, the venue was beautiful.

1  Thank arharring
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been eating at the Ship Inn for many years & it is consistently good food. My husband had the Steak with Prawns(surf & turf) 😊 & I had the vegetarian basket. Both of us enjoyed our meals very much. The staff are very...More

1  Thank vivsay18
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We stopped here for dinner as it is casual and quick and in the nice surrounds of Southbank and you can watch the comings and goings over the Goodwill Bridge. There was a mixture of tourists and they enjoyed the easy outdoor atmosphere as it...More

1  Thank Christine R
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Situated at the South Bank close to the City it's a very comfortable place to have lunch. The food and service are not outstanding, just average. I had a Moroccan Chicken Salad with a lot of salad and two minor pieces if chicken who looked...More

2  Thank dutchy-abroad
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a table outside where we could watch the world go by. It was a Saturday lunch and we could choose from several tables outside or inside without a reservation. I ordered the pork belly and scallops. The pork belly was cooked to perfection....More

3  Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped for drinks and an early dinner on the way to Adele at the Gabba. The staff literally laughed at us when we asked for a table as we hadn't booked, and told us to try our luck in the garden bar - there...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Sale & pepper calamari was ruberry and no taste. I got 4 pieces for $22 my son orderered lamb soulvaki with calamari and got 2 pieces for $5 rip off. waitress bought the wrong wine what more could have gone wrong! Even the cab driver...More

1  Thank KITTEN0072014
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Caught up with family here on a business trip, the food, drinks and location was great I highly recommend that if you are looking for great meal at a reasonable price to check this place out

2  Thank Shane T
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had a very nice dinner here. Staff were very attentive and the food was good quality, I had the porkbelly and scallops, which was very nice. My partner had the lamb belly which she said was very good, but near the end, she felt...More

2  Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets | South Bank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 8000
  • E-mail
What was once a rowdy sailor's drinking den has been transformed into a civilised Gastro Pub complete with a separate and impressive function and convention facility catering for up to 200 guests. This iconic South Bank Hotel, constructed in 1864, has developed a reputation as a lamblover's paradise and boasts a classic pub style menu sitting beside our more accomplished dishes. The Ship Inn is proud to have a strong commitment to sustainability. Drop by some time and see for yourself what it is we do.
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