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The Ship Inn

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The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
+44 1503 272453
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (5 reviews)
“seafood platter” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Ship Inn Fore Street | Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off here twice for lunch during our visit to looe Food was good both times service a little slow the second time but there was 10 of us and was fairly busy so can be expected Dog friendly and good selection of food and...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here tonight and what a disappointment. We both had burgers which were bland and uninteresting. At around £12 each they weren’t cheap but th3 standard would have been poor at half the price. In addition, Unfortunately whilst we were there, there was was...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

Lovely welcome. Very helpful, proving a good menu that also contained gluten free pizzas. Also very happy to cater for a very large un expected .group in the evening

Thank zenasmith17
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We had a delicious steak dinner and the atmosphere was friendly and welcoming. It on a quant little street and only a short walk from a car park near the sea 🌊

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice meal garlic bread, seafood pizza ,hunters chicken , Eton mess and chocolate brownie. All very good and very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Mrs-Malapropism
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Came to Cornwall today ( thur 22nd March ) for a couple of days to visit family. Arrived in Polperro and had a walk round in the cold, pretty place but cold today. Called into the Ship Inn for a meal and a warm up....More

Thank keithcouchburden
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We have visited this pub/restaurant a few times now. A few times last June during the Polperro music festival (fab atmosphere and entertainment) and last week during the 'quiet season'. What stands out to us is the excellent, friendly service - particularly from Jessica, but...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ok. I get that it's difficult to do anything about info painted on the outside walls. But why put competely mobile chalk boards outside advertising food all day if the kitchen isn't open? All the bitter apart from bottled was off as well.

2  Thank pilgrim51
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on the off-chance for a meal - it was our Granddaughter's birthday. We received a warm welcome and the food was excellent. There were six of us but nothing was too much trouble and they gave a lovely rendition of "Happy Birthday" for...More

Thank Maureen874
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening in The Ship tonight. Well worth a visit. Good beers and atmosphere. Will be going back

1  Thank brghtm6
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Questions & Answers
Tom H
14 April 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Yes a few different types. I recommend 'Scratch' a mix of fizzy and cloudy cider - but take it steady!
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.
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ship Inn 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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