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The Ship Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
+44 1503 272453
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very warm welcome from the landlady matched that of the lovely log fire. Great selection of pub food and good beer.

Thank carha
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

rather an uninspiring pub i'm afraid. have visited a couple of times and, speaking as a tourist, it's lacking something, more of a pub for locals i think, who enjoy a few drinks. dog friendly

Thank 0bsidian
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely pub and easy. very friendly and nice and warm. We didn't eat but it looked good. Next time!!

Thank Teresa C
Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The best place to visit in Polperro for a friendly eat and drink. The food was fantastic. The Lamb stew was superb.Downside if any was they did not have any Cornish Cider! Staff very good and a good old fashioned pub with a garden

Thank Nick W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

No words. Just fab. Amazing seafood every time. always comes out fresh and hot. Plus in the centre of Polperro.

Thank Caitlin P
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting Polperro for years, and with a plethora of village pubs to choose from, we recommend The Ship Inn. The food is excellent, I totally recommend anything with Seafood on your plate. Plus the onion rings are an epic 'not to miss' side. There is a bar area, relaxed restaurant space and even a beer garden over... More 

Thank BellMogg
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little village pub in the middle of polperro. Great live music on a regular basis in the summer. The food is delicious and home made (the stew was amazing). Nothing was to much for the staff. Visited a few times and they all went above and beyond to make sure we had the best experience. Will DEFINITELY... More 

Thank jess0605
Didcot, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

first time to Polperro and this pub was my favourite out of all of them. The food was absolutely delicious, fresh and hot. The staff were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble for them. The live music in the evenings was absolutely fantastic - will definitely be going back to this pub when I next visit Polperro

Thank Tezzle1703
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great food... me and my family (of picky eaters at times) were well catered for here with a good menu choice and specials board. Great food portions so guaranteed you won't go hungry and value for money. The food is made fresh to order so be prepared to be patient during busy times... Enjoy a drink and relax after all... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Me and my family stay in Polperro a few times a year. The Ship is a firm favourite for us. The staff are extremely welcoming and the food is amazing.

Thank Eve G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Polperro PL13 2QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272453

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?