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The Ship Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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31-33 West End | St Austell, Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6BX, England
+44 1726 842855
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely one to visit. Food was good quality and staff very friendly and attentive. It's always good to find a friendly place that allows friendly four legged friends as well. Highly recommend the carvery as well. Served hot and tasty too!

Thank Patrick W
Truro, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I start it is advisable to book.We had a fabulous evening carvery, from the moment we went into the pub everyone was friendly, there was a choice of meats, plenty of different veg, the gravy at long last someone can do gravy steaming hot ! the roasties are to die for !!!!! You will not be disappointed ....you can... More 

Thank Chantelle W
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, good food, served quite quickly and staff very polite also oldy worldy atmosphere with comfy seating

Thank geronimo1944
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the Ship Inn pub last Sunday after cliff top walk from Mevagissey. 1 Hubby, 2 children and dog in tow. Had a lovely pub lunch by a warm open fire and little dolly dog welcome, but the mandatory spilling of a drink all over the table had to happen. Just wanted to thank the landlady for not only jumping... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and the meals were fantastic. We had the curry, burger, fish and sausages and all portions were generous and tasty. Thank you for a lovely dinner 🍴🇦🇺

Thank Squid2401
St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Good food. Dogs welcome. staff very friendly. You need to be hungry to go there. Sunday lunch is a must. local ale.

Thank david1274
St Austell, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We've lived in St Austell for a year now and this is by far our favourite pub....quaint, oldy worldy with low beams, right on the coast in this beautiful village. Really good Ale, excellent food especially the Sunday Carvery and wonderful, friendly welcoming staff. Dog friendly too, just the place after a summer or winters walk for a pint or... More 

Thank Mark B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Always a favourite of ours. Nothing better to sit outside in the garden overlooking the harbour having a pint or two!! Fabulous food especially the ploughman's. Always friendly staff too. Beautiful pub.

Thank Emma J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We've been 'calling in' for the past few months. Food & Beer Quality Always Good. Staff Always Friendly. Can get busy so arrive early if you need to be out at a set time, During Busy Periods they don't take reservations.

Thank UKLoopy
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Popped in for a drink and light lunch. The girl in charge was friendly, the pub is dog friendly with a roaring fire and lunch was delicious with a good sized plate of food. Lovely pub, thanks very much.

Thank clare m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 West End | St Austell, Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Pentewan
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 842855
A delightful old, unspoilt Cornish village pub full of character and very welcoming. Dog friendly,large beer garden across the road for those lovely sunny days. In the winter after a lovely walk on the beach, come and relax in front of our roaring fires, we serve quality Ale from St Austell Brewery. We also serve a selection of hot drinks. Food is served every day. Here at The Ship,' You don't have to be local to be treated like a local you just have to come and see us'We look forward to welcoming you.From all the crewe.

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