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The Ship Caton

) #30 of 186 Restaurants in Lancaster €€ - €€€ , British,
23 Lancaster Road | Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QJ, England
+44 1524 770265
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
23 Lancaster Road | Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QJ, England
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just eaten one of the best steaks I have ever had. 1lb Rib eye fantastic. Service is very good, and very help with my specific dietary requirements. Highly recommend.

Thank Leap-forward
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling back from Scotland on a Sunday we wanted to stop off for late lunch/early dinner and after calling into a couple of pubs that stopped serving at 14:30 was grateful to find this place. We have eaten here before and the food is good...More

Thank vivien p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The premises were as pleasant inside as they were outside, we were greeted by friendly and attentive staff who found us a table in the bar area, no problem with that as we had arrived ad hoc. The place soon started to fil up at...More

Thank jackie o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Ship at Caton used to be a family favourite when we visited family in Halton a few years ago. However it fell out of favour as others 'upped their game'. Tonight however, after reading reviews, we decided to give The Ship another chance -...More

Thank Peter W
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Peter W, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this amazing review. we are all very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us and we all look forward to seeing you again very soon Sincerely Andy

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Six of us took my mother in law there for her eightieth birthday....we pretty well all ordered different things but everything arrived together within a short time frame and it was all superb. The lady waiting on was attentive without overdoing it and nothing was...More

Thank bluesman2017
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear bluesman2017, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this wonderful review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us especially on a important event such as your mother in-law 80th. I certainly do know I've got...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Having walked along the lune from Lancaster we were pretty hungry,and would have eaten most things.We ordered off the lunch menu for £9.95. The prawn cocktail was excellent,which was more than could be said for the very simple dish of fish &chips afterwards. The fish...More

Thank hilary676
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear hilary676, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this review, we take all reviews seriously whether they are good or bad, unfortunately in this case this is the latter. I am sorry to hear of your bad experience with...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Just to clarify, this review is adapted from an email that I wrote to the establishment shortly after visiting in February. I wanted to give management a chance to respond to my complaint in private before posting a review. Having received no reply from the...More

Thank lc1208
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Dear lc1208, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this review, we take ever review whether it be great or not so as it is in this case. Firstly I would like to introduce myself to you, I am the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Excellent quality food, cannot find any faults from entering the restaurant to leaving. Service friendly and efficient, nothing seemed to much trouble. The layout of the restaurant is nice and spacious, menu choice good, the tapatisers are a brilliant idea, we had five, wished now...More

1  Thank janas4
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear janas4, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this wonderful review. I have passed on all your amazing comments throughout the team and we all look forward to seeing you again very soon Sincerely Andy

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Came here on Father's Day after recommendations from family and friends who live in Lancaster. We live in Kendal so was apprehensive of the drive to a place we have never been but wow was it worth it! Manger Andy and the staff were attentive...More

Thank Davidcart1010
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Davidcarter1010, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this amazing review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us here especially after a long drive and a special day such as Father's Day. We all look...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We went to the Ship for the Monday night (half price steak night) when you both buy a starter. We had baked garlic mushrooms and king prawns with garlic ciabatta which were both very nice, plenty of garlic. We then ordered a 10oz Sirloin and...More

Thank Stibster
Andrew M, General Manager at The Ship Caton, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Stibster Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this amazing review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us especially on date night. I have passed on all these amazing comments to my kitchen team! we...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Lancaster Road | Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QJ, England (Formerly The Ship Inn Caton)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 770265
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Description
The Ship Country Pub & Dining,Caton has recently undergone a refurbishment and is now under the ownership of Bowland Village Inns. Purveyors of fine cask ales, we now offer a range of 6 ales daily including Thwaites Original, Wainwright. Homemade food is served all day, everyday until 9pm.
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