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The Ship

Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
+44 1797 225521
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“burgers” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just come back from our Art Group's end-of-term/Xmas lunch at The Ship. Nothing was too much trouble: special requests catered for, attentive service, great food, the tables laid out for 15 of us, complete with Christmas crackers and other decorations to make this festive...More

Thank ladythatlunches2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second year I will use Jamie for my Christmas meat order as the quality is superb. We live 10 miles away so decided to treat ourselves to lunch as well. Chose from the Christmas menu, beef wellington & roast turkey + desert....More

Thank Lurcherlady2012
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Came here for lunch. Was offered a choice of a full meal or warm ciabatta. We had the sausage ciabatta. I can not fault the taste, presentation and the service of the staff. The Ship also has a shop in it selling fresh meat and...More

Thank Pablo S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying just down the road on a family holiday. Managed to ring and book a table for 9 of us. Checked out website for menu selection to suit everyone didn’t show children’s menu so phoned for that and they had most things children...More

Thank marsayk
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch mid way through a 6 mile walk. We had pre-booked, but there was plenty of room. Warm welcome and great service. I had lamb shank, friends had chicken pie or fish and chips. All delicious! Recommended!

Thank andys286
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Service and food perfect very clean small menu but food as delicious catered for families will definitely be visiting again

Thank jerrom3
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A group visit was treated professionally with good service ,humour and bon hommie. Prices were very affordable for a tourist area.

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We arrived at The Ship about 15 minutes before they were going to stop serving food but they welcomed us in and didn't rush us at all. The food was delicious...my husband had a lamb shank and I had a venison and Stilton burger. The...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Strange mix of 50's diner,butchers shop and flashy restaurant. Large pretty outside garden that dogs can go in. The food was much better than expected ,obviously cooked fresh including ciabatta fillings . Very tasty indeed . Good choice too . We would go back for...More

Thank Mammamia47
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice place to have a drink during the day - sit in their nautical themed garden. If you go at night check their opening times as they have external catering and the pub closes. Nice butchers and deli on site

Thank DebAdLiamTom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Winchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 225521
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