The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn

Pubs and Bars with Restaurants

0.5 miles
Langton Matravers, Swanage, BH19 3EU
If you love hearty meals and 'proper' English fare, then this is the place for you. That doesn't mean The Ship Inn is any old pub though; look a little closer and you will find surprises aplenty, bags of atmosphere and a lively mix of locals and holidaymakers drinking real ales and making merry. This 17th-Century inn has a fascinating history and offers tradition with a twist. Nooks and crannies and wooden beams provide the backdrop for mind-blowing food that simply must be tasted to be believed. Four talented chefs compete to come up with unusual new dishes for the specials board. Who would have thought to put fennel, apple and fig together in a cake, smother it in Scotch sauce and serve it with clotted cream' Sheer genius. There's a basic menu for those with simpler tastes, including steak and chips, pie of the day, scampi, curry and lasagne - all are beautifully cooked and presented. My colourful main course of chicken breast stuffed with red fennel and garlic mousse on sweet potato purée with buttered cabbage was amazing. I loved the bits of bacon in the cabbage - what a glorious combination of flavours. Dogs and children are welcome; there's free WiFi, quiz nights on Wednesdays, live music on Fridays, a beer garden and games for rainy days. With reasonable prices for exceptional food, I urge you to experience The Ship Inn for yourself
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Opening Hours:
Mon:12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-11pm
Tues:12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-11pm
Weds:12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-11pm
Thurs:12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-11pm
Food Served Times:
Mon:12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-9pm
Tues:12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-9pm
Weds:12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-9pm
Thurs:12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-9pm

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