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“Disappointing”

The Ship Inn Itchenor
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Ship Inn is an attractive village pub situated 150 yards from the shores of Chichester Harbour, with its fine walks and harbour tours for visitors. As well as serving excellent food, The Ship Inn retains all the characteristics of a traditional English Inn, with a relaxing atmosphere. The Ship Inn provides excellent holiday accommodation in a peaceful rural location near West Wittering, close to Goodwood and Chichester.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Having visited the Ship previously we were all disappointed by the food and the menu. The place had a smell of burning oil/fat through the restaurant area, even one of the serving staff commented on the smoke. Over-priced resting on it's previous laurels and the fact there is no other option close by.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Have stayed several times in the past, but this was our 1st visit since it changed hands. There have been a few changes, all positive. We stayed in the flat, which has been refurbished to a very high standard, I'm pleased to say that there have only been minor changes to the pub and restaurant, so both are still warm, welcoming and very cosy. We had dinner and a traditional Sunday lunch in the restaurant. Both meals were absolutely delicious... cooked to perfection. The staff were all delightful, very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. I cannot recommend The Ship highly enough.

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Thank Deborah G
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theshipinnitchenor, Public Relations Manager at The Ship Inn Itchenor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Deborah

Thank you for your review and kind feedback. We are very proud of the pub since the refurbishment so it is always lovely to hear that our customers love it as much as we do! Glad you enjoyed your stay upstairs in the accommodation too!

Look forward to welcoming you back to the The Ship soon!

Kind regards
The Ship

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We just wanted a sandwich so cannot comment on the restaurant. Thought the pub was lovely but whilst taking my order there was a misunderstanding and the barman made me feel awful when it really wasn't my fault. I always feel bad that staff are so busy and working hard whilst I am enjoying a bank holiday meal and they were very busy. Sandwich was OK. Very near to the lovely walks in the area.

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3  Thank Karen C
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theshipinnitchenor, Public Relations Manager at The Ship Inn Itchenor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Karen

Thank you for your review. Sorry for your experience at the bar. We obviously like our customers to feel welcome and comfortable in the pub at all times. Your experience has been noted and the feedback will help us to ensure that customer satisfaction remains a priority at all times.

Hopefully next time your experience with us will be a more positive one!

Kind regards
The Ship Inn

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Ship Inn last weekend, the atmosphere was great and the food was superb!
We also stayed in the cottage for 2 nights which, like the pub, has been recently refurbished - they have done a great job of doing it up, very cosy and comfortable!
Will definitely be returning :)

Thank Gemma B
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theshipinnitchenor, Public Relations Manager at The Ship Inn Itchenor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Gemma

Thank you for the feedback. It was lovely to have you and your family stay with us over the weekend. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Kind regards
The Ship Inn

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We used to be regulars to this pub as the menu and food were always good and not expensive. Since the revamp the menu is ridiculously expensive for pub food. Won’t be returning.

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theshipinnitchenor, Public Relations Manager at The Ship Inn Itchenor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello,

Thank you for your review. We are grateful for your feedback re the pricing of our new menu. We obviously want to make sure our prices are competitive with other local establishments offering food. We feel that currently we are in line with other pubs in the area however we are always happy to take our customers feedback into consideration and review our prices accordingly.

Kind regards
The Ship Inn

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