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The Ship

Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
+44 1797 225521
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (8 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Strange mix of 50's diner,butchers shop and flashy restaurant. Large pretty outside garden that dogs can go in. The food was much better than expected ,obviously cooked fresh including ciabatta fillings . Very tasty indeed . Good choice too . We would go back for...More

Thank Mammamia47
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice place to have a drink during the day - sit in their nautical themed garden. If you go at night check their opening times as they have external catering and the pub closes. Nice butchers and deli on site

Thank DebAdLiamTom
Reviewed 1 week ago

When arrived we looked around and found the restaurant empty, no one around to show us to our table that had be reserved. Although some staff saw us, they just looked the other way and got on with their business. Eventually queued up at bar...More

Thank kwasw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food, drinks, staff are all great. really make you welcome. been coming here since it opened and long make it reign.

Thank jojojojo21
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a morning at the beach on walking in we were greeted with a very warm welcome the place is spotless and decor lovely. Food is superb I had chocolate brownie for dessert and as a chocoholic I can honestly...More

Thank jerrom3
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The mussels were delicious. Light touch service in a delightful garden on a summer's day. Mmm. There's also an excellent butcher's (which supplies the pub), and a well stocked deli.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We stayed just along the road from the ship so visited several times during the week. The ship has a beautiful garden to sit in. We popped in several times for a drink, had lunch and on our last night had an evening meal. The...More

1  Thank karen s
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We were lucky to visit Winchelsea on a very hot day and were thrilled to find this little treasure for lunch. Our ciabattas were delicious and the garden really lovely all laid out on a seaside theme with plenty of space to sit and relax...More

Thank pavane019
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our most recent visit & great food. Everything you need all under one roof, great establishment. We shall call again & indulge once more for sure.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I came here quite a few times after it had been refurbished and couldn't believe how nice it was. A fantastic seashore themed garden and great food to savour. I came here today with my wife and two friends. I wish I hadn't. So disappointed!...More

Thank RobertMcA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Road, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye  >  Winchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 225521
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