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The Ship Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Wheelhouse Centre Glebe Road, Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 15394 45001
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish and chips” (31 reviews)
“carbonara” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Wheelhouse Centre Glebe Road, Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Helpful friendly staff bar one in particular who argued with the young lady on the next table and we overheard that all their fish contains bones so we avoided eating here and went next door to have fish and chips with no bones!! Beer was...More

Thank lfcdave
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have visited this place numerous times in the past and decided to come for what we thought would be a pleasant meal today. We informed the manager that the fish was full of bones, to be told very rudely that all their fish contains...More

Thank taylorwyles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time having fish and chips (I know right?) and it was awesome; the price was around £9 with a side of, of course, chips and mushy peas and tartar sauce. I was surprised to get a whole 1/2 of the fish! The batter was...More

1  Thank Liz m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting Windermere and The Ship Inn for a few years now. A warm and welcoming environment that is child and dog friendly, and can easily see you through from a tasty lunch to a filling dinner, It is nice to be able...More

Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here. The staff were friendly and pleasant. The food was ok and reasonably priced. The beer was flat and far from the best pint I have ever had. Nice views of the lake.

Thank dancingdan631
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Ship is ideally located on the Glebe at Bowness. It is a large modern pub, which is clean and has friendly staff. Food and drink are reasonably priced and there is both internal and external seating. There are great views of the lake and...More

Thank BNik2014
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Another dog friendly visit. Good pub grub, good sized baked potato with tuna mayo for me & spicy carrot soup & half baguette of beef & caramalised onion filling for hubby were both good. The fish n chips looked nice so maybe next time!

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Called for lunch in early December, everything was far better than expected. Good pub food, lots of choice, pleasant surroundings and friendly, efficient staff. Top notch for its type.

Thank partygirl369
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We called here because it was convenient. It was in the car park! The food was good and the staff were excellent and we had a view over the lake

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Have just spent some time in Windermere over Christmas and the New Year and would recommend eating here , I had a Lamb dinner and the Lamb was slow cooked to perfection it fell off the bone and every mouth full was a treat and...More

2  Thank Big N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheelhouse Centre Glebe Road, Windermere LA23 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45001
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