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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Ship aground for dinner last night. I don't write many reviews but on this occasion I just wanted to say what a fabulous 3 course meal we had and all beautifully presented. Thank you so much Julian and Rachel, your staff were also a credit to you and we will definitely be returning

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading many of the very positive reviews I decided to have a light lunch and see whether I would return for an evening meal. I was however very disappointed with my Pulled Pork sandwich. The sandwich was mostly apple sauce with pieces of cut up pork. The pork was certainly not pulled and was a somewhat sparse. The overriding... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for food and drinks but didn't stay over. It was a Monday night when we visited and the pub was really quiet. Staff were very welcoming and there was a lovely fire burning. They have a good selection of Ales and Ciders. The food we had was really good, restaurant style and quality but reasonably priced. I had... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an exceptionally pleasant Sunday evening dining experience here. Two families including 4 teenagers. Something on the menu for everyone, from burgers to fine steaks. Generous portions, well cooked and presented. Good beers on offer and a decent wine list as well. Service was friendly, pleasant and efficient as well. Thanks to all

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Thank David C
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended the ship by a restaurant on the front that was fully booked. We had a fantastic meal. My partner had the roasted pepper and tomato soup. Every time he has had soup since he comment's that it is nothing like the ship. We both had steaks which was cooked to perfection. My only complaint is it is... More 

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Thank Bridget P
Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My business partners and I had rooms 1 & 3 for 1 night, from checking in to checking out nothing was a problem to any of the staff, rooms are very clean beds very comfortable. Food is excellent Steak Pie and Mash 10 out of 10. Breakfast was excellent will use again on next trip. Many thanks from the lads... More 

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Thank Robert William T
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Firstly as retired Free House owners of 25 years experience, we speak with total sympathy for every hard working licensee. Unfortunately not many succeed, but the management of the 'The Ship ' definitely will. We won the 'Best Steak Pie' in Great Britain title and moved on to become judges for British meat in subsequent catering awards, so we feel... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

my partner and I love this place! right on the harbour you can have a lovely run or walk up the hill in the morning and a nice breakfast too!! really great actually... we have stayed 4 times now with new owners and the rooms are lovely the bed linen is so soft!! my one complaint.... only one .... is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Its a pub with rooms, we had room 9, fantastic views huge bed. Shower wasn't so good but we only stayed one night so not a huge issue. Staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough for us. We had a meal in the restaurant which we both enjoyed and breakfast in the morning was good.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Another great time had at this harbour Hotel/pub. Julian and all his staff made our stay very enjoyable indeed. It is clean and the food is excellent with a varied menu, with theme nights added as well. It's great that my dog is welcome also. Won't be long before returning. It only takes five minutes to walk into the Town... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Harbourside Pub Inn & Hotel. A landmark building with its history of hospitality going back over 100 years. Our atmospheric restaurant and pub food experience will be very much 'River Cottage' style with Seafood, Fresh Fish, Local Farm Produce, Seasonal ingredients, Carvery, Kids Menu Not forgetting Celiac gluten free, dairy free lots of choice. If we cannot grow it or raise it on our farm, you can be sure it is locally sourced and the very best of quality. From home smoked bacon to our own baked breads you won't go hungry. Alfresco eating with beautiful scenic views. Great Beers & Wines. Cosy in winter with a real fire. Completely refurbished during the summer of 2013 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Ship Aground

Address: The Old Ship Aground Quay Street | Quay Street, Minehead TA24 5UL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Minehead
Price Range: €83 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Ship Aground 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room no1 and room 3 very quiet for a good night sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertWilliamT, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Harbour side”
 of 5 bubbles K4672SVjohnm, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 9, huge room, comfortable bed, wonderful views”
 of 5 bubbles Jem9667, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We heard that the sea view rooms were good but they are over the outside drinking area so could get noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 360maryp360, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the harbour have a delightful view of the whole bay and beyond.”
 of 5 bubbles PatR_12, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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