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A gem

One of the best pubs I've been on... and I've been in a few. Unspoilt proper pub. Great beer, super... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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good Beer

Good well priced beers. What a pub should be.No fancy gimmicks. No happy hours, beers one cheap... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible7%
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141 Middle Street, Deal CT14 6JZ, England
+44 1304 372222
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best pubs I've been on... and I've been in a few. Unspoilt proper pub. Great beer, super low prices, friendly locals, big garden, shed for smokers...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joegrundy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Good well priced beers. What a pub should be.No fancy gimmicks. No happy hours, beers one cheap price all day. Friendly locals.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank steveT5438XG
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A selection of real ales, some of them local (Ramsgate), which are reasonably kept. Full of character and locals. Amazing value. A little tatty round the edges and some attitude about cash only (which I note from other posts). It would possible to maintain all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mooseman007
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Situated in the historic Middle Street, the Ship Inn is a superb seaside town pub with a long history. Airy, with the windows open to the picturesque Middle Street] and spotlessly clean, the locals were most welcoming to a solo lunchtime visitor. A really good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank oleonepace1
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Meet the locals, cheap beer and happy hour no fancy gimmicks get what you see, lovely Kentish hospitality, will return one day maybe!

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A proper town pub in the old part of Deal. Visited yesterday on a cold and wet day in Deal. Enjoyed a couple of excellent pints of Dark Star. A pint and a gin and tonic came to £5.20. Too bad I was driving, otherwise...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank davidashford
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I was amazed by the few reviews that only gave a one out of five! We have never experienced rude or agressive behaviour by the staff,, far from it. Perhaps some visitors don't read the signage which says that payment is by cash only, no...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Gill R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We visited deal over the bank holiday weekend visiting family The ship inn is lovely service and drinks are a reasonable price and quality is very good

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Found this little gem by accident. It probably hasnt changed in a long time. Lots of locals and out of the way in middle street. The great thing about this little pub its a free house but had some great drinks on sale. We normally...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Anna S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

One could almost imagine that this pub has remained unchanged for decades if not centuries, it has the ambience to suggest that that is the truth, the pictures, the colouring, all is of a time long past that we still seek to enjoy. Excellent beer...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BaddyPurt
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