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Ship Inn

St. James's Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
+44 1728 648219
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (25 reviews)
“scotch egg” (17 reviews)
“mackerel” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St. James's Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
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1 - 10 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really welcoming lunch stop. Warm indoors and the staff found us and our dog a table indoors to warm up and lunch before heading back to Westleton. Staff are friendly and truly dog friendly. A must to stop at.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time going out with the family, The Ship offers a good variety on the menu as well as a "specials" menu. All staff were very attentive and drinks were offered at every visit to the table - something i've always commented on and the...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Imagine a cold winter's day. A long walk on the beach. Crashing waves. The Ship Inn with a blazing fire, good beer and cider. Wonderful fish and chips. HEAVEN!

Thank darkangel10
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Breakfast enormous and excelent qualit. Sunday roast [beef or pork] with local veitables. Fish and chips as good as you can get. Food is the real pull. Dog was allowed in to a selected dineing room.

Thank rogerwgoddard
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had a two night stay here on 8th and 9th November and overall a pleasant experience. The staff throughout was first class resulting in very good service and nothing seemed too much trouble. The food was wholesome and plentiful but the chef's favourite seems to...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Generally sound food all round, particularly the breakfasts which were tasty and plentiful. Our dinners again were fine although I felt the fish pie could be more fish and less potato. Generally, the service was good in all the various dining spots. I know it's...More

Thank lightning92
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We went for a trip down memory lane in Dunwich today. We holidayed here many years ago. It didn't disappoint. My husband had the plaice and chips with mushy peas. The fish was super fresh with a light batter, the chips were a mountain of...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited here about 15:00 and it was very busy. We managed to get a table in the main bar and ordered food. The food was delivered to us in no time and there was plenty of it. There are quite a few rooms here...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We popped into the Ship at the end of August and ordered Plaice & Chips. From the price @£13.50 we expected a prime piece of fresh plaice due to the location on the coast. We received a piece of dried up fish about the size...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at The Ship Inn. Went Sunday evening as its much quieter than lunch time. The food was lovely and tasty. Service good. Good selection on the menu with different specials as well. Staff pleasant and service good.

Thank poppy463
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 51 - USD 51
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. James's Street, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Dunwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 648219
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