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The Ferry Boat Inn

€€ - €€€, Seafood, British
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
+44 1394 284203
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“pudding” (14 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here while visiting family in Ipswich. They took us here as it is one of there favorites. I know why now. The atmosphere and ambiance is old world traditional pub. Food was excellent and the service great. Best to reserve a table as it...More

Thank mmpc12547
Reviewed 4 days ago

Turned up at 12.30 for lunch and already busy. We all had the fish and chips, which was nice but could have been presented better on the plate. As you order at the bar you have a lot of people walking around and waiting at...More

Thank BeverleyHarvey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and lovely setting. Visited last night and we all had a brilliant night. Food was amazing. Portions were very generous. Would recommend the muscles, grilled haddock, line caught cod, hunters chickens and plaice Thermidor.

Thank Umearuba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub in old felixstowe, allows dogs in bar and garden- great vegan food options and local beers. Great after a seafront walk!

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was disappointed with quality of food quite pricey compared to other better places we have been food was dried up and nothing special. Pub is lovely though. Service ain't great they won't even bring you a glass of wine to the table you have to...More

1  Thank K5387FPsarahb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 30 year old daughter and I had a really lovely meal. We had the Three Little Pigs main course off the specials board and it was so tasty and beautifully presented. The service was excellent and the surroundings were very nice to. Plan to...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard very good things but we left disappointed. The ambiance is very good but the food was a real let down and the staff rude when we were rushed to order food before the 2pm cut off. There are better places to drive to

Thank Bumble1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Ferry Boat Inn for lunch. There was group of 6 and we had booked a table. A little disappointed that we were put into the Garden Room as it is characterless compared to the rest of the building. The pub was not...More

Thank Spressy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went this evening for fish and chips, it all used to be so good a couple of years ago. But tonight the food was quite cold and greasy, but worst of all was the service. The general attitude was to march you through as...More

Thank loulayton
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went here after reading the reviews and found the food to be very good. I had the Chicken in white wine cream and mustard sauce with Chips and my wife had the burger. My only criticism is the burger is in a brioche bun...More

Thank Rob T
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Questions & Answers
31 July 2016|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes we do sell vouchers we can either take the order over the phone or you can pop in
Louise C
29 August 2015|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hello. The Ferryboat allows dogs in the main bar area and recently have increased this to include a section of the family dining area, so that families with dogs may come in We do allow children inside the pub, there is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 284203
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