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The Ship Caton

$$ - $$$, British,
23 Lancaster Road, Caton LA2 9QJ, England
+44 1524 770265
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Lancaster Road, Caton LA2 9QJ, England
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1 - 10 of 445 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and Benita just had a pamper (nails and hair!!) and after a chilly walk we fancied a spot of lunch and a bottle of fizz and bumped into this charming little pub. Benita did notice a very fusty smell as we walked in which...More

1  Thank adam w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited today for lunch and catch up with friends. Lovely ambience, wonderful menu and excellent food. Fantastically polite, efficient and friendly waitress/bar staff ( sorry didn't get her name) whilst enjoying our catch up realised we were the only customers left and asked if they...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Ship again for lunch following our first visit several weeks ago as then we had been given a voucher for 10% off on any future visits before December. The service was just as good as our first visit and...More

1  Thank Carole A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in and had a really good meal. I have a stuffed breast of chicken and my wife had salmon. Both were very tasty The staff were very friendly and attentive. I would have wished the main course to arrive sooner than it did

1  Thank hornbydavidc
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have been several times to this pub the food is good and there is a nice atmosphere. What lets it down is the service , we have waited a long time for food to be served more than once and on occasion what has...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A delightful pub with very friendly staff. We were a large group and were given a round table just off the main area which was ideal. The mushroom risotto was spot on and the brown shrimps in a chilli butter sauce were scrumptious. Great wine,...More

1  Thank Alofi227
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Just enjoyed a delicious fillet steak medallions salad with blue cheese, new potatoes - so unbelievably tasty - can recommend. The staff were lovely , a good atmosphere in a comfortable pub. Highly recommended .

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Called in last week with my parents for lunch. From the moment we arrived nothing was too much trouble for the friendly and helpful staff. We all had the two courses for £8.99 deal which turned out to be great value. Four choices for each...More

Thank Rambler57
TheShipCaton, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back some time soon.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

visited here on a tuesday evening as a party of four adults,from the moment we arrived the customer service was outstanding. Two sirloin steaks perfectly cooked, the two other meals also spot on,beer good,wine nicely chilled over all no complaints,would recomend a visit no problem...More

1  Thank mark g
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Not so quick. Service not very good even though quite in the pub, food was average at best the meat was tough and unchewable. Customer service was rubbish and needs improving. Surroundings are ok. Would need to try again to improve the score as the...More

1  Thank Graham P
TheShipCaton, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review I am sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. All our dishes are cooked from fresh so some times there can be a delay on service as well as depending on demand in the kitchen...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Lancaster Road, Caton LA2 9QJ, England (Formerly The Ship Inn Caton)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Caton
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 770265
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The Ship Country Pub & Dining,Caton has recently undergone a refurbishment and is now under the ownership of Bowland Village Inns. Purveyors of fine cask ales, we now offer a range of 6 ales daily including Thwaites Original, Wainwright. Homemade food is served all day, everyday until 9pm.
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