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Ship Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
+44 1326 564204
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (23 reviews)
“burgers” (9 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
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1 - 10 of 544 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family’s favourite pub in Porthleven. Always visit when we are here. The kids love the high stacked seating areas, and we love sitting outside watching the sea!

Thank Dinger74
Reviewed 3 days ago

We could not go to the Ship this time as we had two disabled people in our party of four, we were so disappointed. On our last visit we fell in love with the place, lovely food but more than that the friendliest atmosphere,

Thank LynnN1954
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location by the harbour oozing with character and popular with locals as well as visitors. Very friendly and efficient staff. Food was great as was the local beer.

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good pub and you should not go to Porthleven without visiting The Ship. There is a good menu for lunch and dinner with reasonable prices and the beer is excellent. Good welcome here for visitors to the town.

Thank janner37
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite popular with the younger folk these days. Good brews on tap. Shame, for nostalgia's sake they haven't retained there famous prwn crusties.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for a drink and sat outside the front of the pub. So nice and relaxing looking over the harbour. The inside is decorated in a very quirky manner. Cluttered and fairy lights.. Very much up my street. Will visit again if ever back...More

Thank AlwaysExploring182
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was as pubs were, you could imagine a smuggler would come through the door at any moment, and the beers were great the right temperature and well drawn.

Thank davidbhunt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As busy and cheerful as ever - always our first port of call when visiting Porthleven. The fish & chips are very good.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ship Inn seems to be very much a locals pub but we were made to feel welcome on our visits there. It is obviously popular with the locals and the small bar gets quite crowded but the atmosphere is friendly and the staff were...More

Thank anthony w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The terraced garden here is really lovely when it's warm enough to sit outside. The beer selection is good and we had a nice evening. We didn't eat here but the food looked really nice.

Thank Ali_travels2
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John L
14 August 2017|
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Response from mustelid | Reviewed this property |
There were some well behaved dogs there, we were pleased to see, when we went.
Mike D
8 January 2017|
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Response from orsettgirl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just saw your message. Parking not good in Porthleven there is a small 7-11 store by the port bridge where you can park which means a less than five minute stroll. You might get lucky along the port side too... More
Linda T
17 September 2016|
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Response from Stamper485 | Reviewed this property |
I know that you can't book in the main season but not sure whether you need to out of season. Good choice on the menu every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 564204
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