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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb pie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
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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51 - 60 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stopped by this restaurant because I saw a claim they had the best lamb in Brisbane. I asked the server what lamb dish he recommended for dinner, and that turned out to be the Souvlaki. OK that's fine with me - and in reasonably quick...More

Thank Boofly
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Heard great reviews n word of mouth about this location. So whilst on a break i thought i would grab some dinner. The staff were nice and friendly (the female on service 630pm 26/10/16 was very customer focused and made the stay enjoyable) i odrered...More

2  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went as a group of eight and all the meals were just wonderful and at a reasonable price. I had the pork and scallops and it was huge and so delicious!

2  Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The ship inn provides excellent food and reasonable price. Good size portions alongside a friendly environment. The seating area outside is greeted by a nice green view.

1  Thank Terri1990
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I have now been to the hip inn on multiple occasions /they slightly adjust their menu based around australian /qld beef and lamb but do some pretty cool things with it (ie we have 3 new lamb dishes this month ) .the service is always...More

2  Thank tomthetraveller2016
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nothing fancy like new restaurants by the Brisbane river but 150years history, good old taste, classic pub ! Very relaxed atmosphere, specially beer garden, small but cosy and comfortable. We had " Beef Cheeks ", slow cooked in Fat Yak pale ale and served with...More

3  Thank Rainbowrider2016
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had a lovely table outside. Good selection of beers and wine. Meals looked fabulous but unfortunately we had booked elsewhere. Staff were great

2  Thank Cherie J
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We booked for four people for Sunday lunch on a picture perfect Brisbane day. Menu had a reasonable overall selection for a pub, and although we weren't in a hurry to order, the waiter was attentive but not very interactive with us, and as we...More

Thank Ladyannedee
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Have eaten here a number of times over the years and found the food to be very average pub food. The steaks do leave a bit to be desired. However the staff are pleasent and sitting outside with a drink is well worth while. One...More

Thank Ray d
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere, good service but very average food. Visited on a Sunday lunchtime. Will not be rushing to return.

1  Thank Dawdragon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 29
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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