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The Ship Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
+44 1503 272453
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (5 reviews)
“seafood platter” (11 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
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1 - 10 of 405 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Used to come here every time we were in Polperro years ago and was even more looking forward to visiting this time given it had been recommended to us by the people who own the cottage we stayed at. Unfortunately it did not meet expectations...More

Thank Becky8oo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited The Ship for some food when we got to Polperro after reading some good reviews but felt left down . We had a curry which was tasteless also the pub it's self was all but empty for a Saturday evening .

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my husband popped in for a late lunch in the week and we were greeted by a lovely bar man, I think he might of been the manager. My husband had fish and chips and I had a baguette. The portions were enormous...More

Thank victoriabamsey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old pub with lovely staff. Food was very enjoyable. We intended to return but ran out of holiday time.

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really bad, very basic and cheap and at the price advertised it should be better. The staff were very nice which is the only reason we haven't scored it terrible. Get a better menu, fresher and more options and it could be...More

Thank Ilikecheeseyum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by the Ship Inn for lunch on a very rainy afternoon. This was my second / third visit to The Ship Inn whilst on holiday over the years in Polperro. Great food and service as always, a very welcoming atmosphere for all ages including...More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming staff, good choice of food, lots of space to sit, wood burning fire, full of character, clean

Thank Annjam03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here after a quick visit to Polperro, atmosphere brilliant, extremely friendly staff, food was amazing very large portions, I have to say the rice pudding took me back to my childhood days, thank you for a great meal, Casper my little dog loved...More

Thank Smudgepots2109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly drab interior but plenty of room to park a pushchair. Enjoyed a drink with family and then good grub. My trio of baked Cornish fish was delicious accompanied by an equally nice cloudy scrumpy. Friendly pub with good grub, what more could I ask...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food. Enjoyed our dinner here. Nice big garden. Was a bit cold but overall enjoyed our visit here.

Thank Ktando
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2016|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
Thank you i am glad you enjoyed Polperro it is a lovely place.
steven r
4 February 2016|
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Response from karen r | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but the local tourist information should be able to tell you and if not recommend somewhere else.
24 November 2015|
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Response from Joandbill | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm the previous answer on the level area (in the vicinity of the bar) and the acceptance of well-behaved dogs. I also know the pub accepted MasterCard and Visa, not American Express. Don't know what others they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272453
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