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The Ship Inn

23 The Stade | Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone CT19 6AB, England
+441303 248525
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“crispy chips” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
23 The Stade | Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone CT19 6AB, England
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely evening drink here in the charming bar area. Pleasant décor and the food looked delicious.

Thank Audrey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to find Thursday night entertainment in this quiet seaside town. Live music is rather nice here. Drinks are regular with nothing special and no real ale or sipping rum to be found. Beer is flat. Right by the water side, off a cobbled street....More

Thank Dima D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We just stopped here for a drink. It is on a street along the water with some other pubs and restaurants, a good place for a stroll.

Thank norskies
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A walk along The Stade in the sunshine just happened to coincide with lunch time. The Ship was offering a Fish and Chip lunch so it seemed rude to refuse. The meal was excellent, well cooked and well presented. I've added it to my list...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

popped in for a beer and a fish and chip meal, very good all round. pleasent friendly staff, good ale reasonably priced. meal was tasty, fresh, and plentyful, real value for money, you wont leave disappointed, highly recommended.

Thank statusquokent
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The pub is lovely great decor loos always clean, service very good. We have tried hard to fit eating in and finally we get a window and our choices are decimated , such a demoralising feeling oh well we were hungry and had to settle...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We found this pub while walking,went in for a drink but when we saw the food with others we thought we would eat as well.Both food and drink were great and the service was as well.we would tell anyone to go there.

Thank K8242JPandrews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch at the ship .crab salad on special £9.95 loads of crab nice fresh salad, good real ales, view over the harbour what could be better and great value to boot

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Five of us went to The Ship Inn for dinner last week. It was more of a bar than a restaurant and featured small round lounge tables instead of regular size dining tables. This was dissapointing considering the amount of food and drink we ordered...More

Thank Bmanwest
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited Folkestone Harbour Arm (28th December '16) with friends on a remarkably sunny day and needed a light lunch, so called into The Ship. The pub was pretty busy with many people eating. We were made very welcome and ordered our food, to be told...More

Thank John S
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Questions & Answers
Jacqui W
24 July 2016|
Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi jacqui w We only allow guide dogs / medical assistance dogs in the pub I'm afraid sorry for the late response I only just seen the message. Andy
2 April 2016|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
No sorry We have just changed our opening hours the kitchen dose not open till midday but if you wanted to pre book a table the chef would be more then happy to come in early we can do a lovely smoked haddock huge thick... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 The Stade | Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone CT19 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +441303 248525
Public House serving food
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