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Ship Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Milnthorpe, Cumbria, Milnthorpe LA7 7HW, England
+44 15395 63113
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited today. Impressed by the menu and the variety of food and the chalm of the place. Good sized portions and pleasantly surprised by the bill. Recently I seem to be paying more in other establishments for less. Will be going back soon as an alternative to more local places.

1 Thank Isaac0407
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did no book, it is busy, pleasant chap at the bar, who was very busy, so we got a very surly waitress, who not once smiled, and I doubt if she ever has. She did find room for us, but after her attitude, and nothing on the menu we decided not to eat. To be fair it looked good... More 

Thank thegreatglen
Kemnay, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch today and what a little gem of a place it is. The food was delicious, the girls serving were very friendly the only downside was the weather which continued to rain. I think on a lovely day the views over the water would be fab. Well worth a visit.

2 Thank Lorraine D
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arnside and the area is quite simply a brilliant place for a day out and where better to eat than the Ship Inn at Sandside. No this is not an advert for the place. I have nothing to do with the place but it helped make a day more memorable. So often one finds some fault with the day and... More 

1 Thank judgedredd64
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had excellent fish and chips at the Ship Inn recently at a very reasonable price. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed and easy-going. Great views of the bay. A good range of local beers on offer. A good venue to call in half way round a country walk.

1 Thank Sandra220
Southport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visit the ship inn almost every time we go to our caravan. The food and service are excellent and they are dog friendly which is a major bonus.

2 Thank Lyn E
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not visited The Ship for several years as have always been disappointed. Nice to see that the latest owners have totally redecorated and the place looks really good. The food was exactly what you would expect for a pub and good value. Just doesn't have anything to make it stand out from the rest, although in the summer months would... More 

Thank KevinMatt
Bolton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Called here last Saturday after failing to get a table at The Albion in Arnside as they had some sort of function on 🙁. As it was a lovely weekend there weren't many free tables (it's a big place too) but we managed to bag one. The staff were really friendly and even insisted on bringing our drinks to the... More 

1 Thank clgardens
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The service was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. The views over the sands were spectacular although I recommend booking to get a sea view table. Food was good but it was general pub food. The sea bass special was lovely but everything else was clearly pre frozen. Nice enough though and prices were reasonable. The pub itself was a... More 

2 Thank Vickie M
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to eat. In fact we enjoyed it so much that we ate here both nights whilst visiting the area for the weekend. Staff very polite, food delicious and a clean and cosy pub to spend the evening.

1 Thank Lexi1979

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milnthorpe, Cumbria, Milnthorpe LA7 7HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Milnthorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 63113
The Ship Inn is located on the B5282 in between Milnthorpe and Arnside, with spectacular views over the Kent estuary. On clear days you can savour the views of the Lake District fells and valleys of the Langdales and Coniston Old Man from the Ship Inn.

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