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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub”(30 reviews)
“sister pub”(5 reviews)
“beer garden”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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All reviewsthe pubsister pubbeer gardenfantastic pubroast lambbook to avoid disappointmentexmoor beaststayed here for two nightsred cabbagepatereal aleroom was clean and comfortablelots of characterevening mealthoroughly enjoyed our stayfirst classwarm welcome
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying local. We visited the ship in the day the gardens are beautiful. We decided to have our evening meal at the ship. It was first class hubby had steak. I had lamb shank. Service was excellent. Will definitely go back.

Thank Susanne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked and food ordered in advance but vegetarian salad came with Parma ham. When exchanged the salad was a couple of inches of lettuce and a quarter of a tomato. They just couldn’t be bothered. Salad was in packets so no effort requiredMore

Thank shirley938
Response from caroline c, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I however do not agree with any of your comments and usually I would not take a review so personally but in this case I do. If you had read the menu it would state Asparagus and Egg which is...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

We were staying in Porlock for the weekend at a B&B next door to this pub. There was a beer festival on at the other Ship pub (Bottom Ship) in Porolock Weir and a mini bus service ran between the two pubs all day every...More

1  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Can’t believe the negative reviews as we’ve been coming here for the past 4 years for a weekend stay and we love it. Good choice of breakfast with constant top up of coffee and tea and more toast if we wanted it. We’ve also had...More

1  Thank Julia B
Response from caroline c, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you Julie, I must admit I have been kicked in the stomach this week with these two one stars. I am weary of those that give us a one star and we are their first review - how can they compare??? Also the woman...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Had a family day out in porlock heard so much about the ship inn , most disappointed in the quality of the tribute ale one of the worst pint I ever had ! We moved down to The Royal Oak had a excellent pint 🍺...More

Thank JD8530t
Response from caroline c, Owner at The Ship InnResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your review. I am wondering to myself whether you returned your beer to the bar for a replacement or just decided to write us off from the start. Our beers are real ales and we clean our lines after every keg has...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
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Room Tips
"go elsewhere"
Superhoopsgirl
2 million years ago
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"We didn't see rooms, we only had a meal"
Frenchmaggie
2 million years ago
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"Great food and Great Ales from this popular pub"
594garryl
2 million years ago
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"Dog friendly but very clean."
dottyandmary
2 million years ago
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