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The Ferry Boat Inn

€€ - €€€, Seafood, British
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
+44 1394 284203
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish and chips” (40 reviews)
“mackerel” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose here so we could bring Gus the dog! Calamari to start was great. Mains arrived didn’t have to wait long , huge portions, we couldn’t finish! It’s quite expensive for pub grub and it wasn’t busy, but the food was good!

Thank Notsominijo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been twice to the ferry boat as it was recommended by a friend. Both times our food has been delicious. Served very quickly and piping hot. I had the fish pie and it was wonderful. The only thing wrong was that I couldn't manage...More

Thank Lynncox1407
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable meal, half portion haddock & chips for me, ice cold G&T, coffee fabulous desert. Service was great, attentive, friendly - despite being very busy.

Thank traveller1Suffolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value deals available on weekdays if ordered prior to 12.30p.m. Haddock and chips excellent and great real ale too

Thank loubyloo123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow food amazing lovely family place to eat great service food amazing . We go back as soon as weather heays up a bit . Summer mths this should be a great place to dine and chillout x x x

Thank lmsc0tt
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular venue at weekends, we were very lucky to get a table for two on Sunday, we had just missed the peak period. Having found a table (there is a an overflow dinning/function room to the rear of the pub) the...More

Thank Alan_F3063IX
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Good quality and range of food. We have used the Ferry Boat several times for meals and have never been disappointed. It is also still possible to just have a drink in the main bar area, and outside as well, so retains a good pub...More

Thank nigelmeadows47
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very good pub, which still feels like a pub with excellent pub food. The menu is broad and everything is really good. I have eaten here a number of times and never had a bad meal. Great fish and chips and great...More

Thank RichardL31
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A favorite place for a lovely lunch and riverside walk We always book as this pub is very popular The food was good as usual They got one order wrong but dealt with it professionally

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nice pint of ale and quirky surroundings. The food is very delicious and plentiful. Very busy and great atmosphere.

Thank peepee1peepee2
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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$22
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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