A FINE SUSSEX PUB

WELCOME TO THE SHIP INN

A family run independent pub at the foot of the South Downs

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We’re a friendly pub in the beautiful Meads village in Eastbourne, just at the foot of the South Downs and only a short walk from the beach.

friendly vibes and delicious food is our passion

We serve delicious traditional British pub food, including a diverse vegan menu and a fully stocked bar with unusual spirits and a selection of local beers and ales on draft. We look forward to welcoming you!

SUPERB ROAST OPTIONS

Bright, Airy Bar and Restaurant

We have spacious and inviting indoor and outdoor spaces for dining and drinks.

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Delicious Sunday Roasts

Treat yourself to a delicious roast at The Ship this weekend!

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Varied Vegan Options

We have a varied vegan menu available in addition to our full menu.

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ENJOY OUR PUB GARDEN

We’re a big spacious building with a sun-trap garden out the back. There’s plenty of space to enjoy a drink with friends of family.

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What our customers are saying about us

MEGGY STEWART

TRIP ADVISOR

“Another visit to this lovely pub. Wonderful food and the service is always friendly, just spot on. Thank you for having us”.

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MARK BOROUGHS

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“Love this pub, the staff are always so welcoming and accommodating and the food is generous and delicious. Lovely beer garden too and spacious and comfy inside as well.”

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PATRICK MONROE

TRIP ADVISOR

“My family and I visit regularly and have done for years, usually on a Sunday for the quiz . The staff are always so welcoming, lovely and friendly. We always look forward to returning and seeing the team.”

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freshly made dishes from locally sourced ingredients

Our Location

Nestled in the beautiful Meads village in Eastbourne, just at the bottom of the South Downs, we are a stones throw from the beach and the national park’s most spectacular sights, with the start of walking tracks only minutes from the door of the pub.  We’re a big spacious building with a sun-trap garden and decking out the back.  Our beautiful, light-filled conservatory is also a perfect space for groups, parties and weddings.

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ENJOY OUR VEGAN MENU

We have a varied vegan menu available in addition to our full menu. All ingredients are fresh and locally sourced.

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Sample Menu

BREAKFAST

THE SHIP SHAPE

£6.95
£6.95

Full English breakfast, including bacon, fried egg, sausages, mushrooms, hash browns, baked beans and toast

THE VEGGIE VOYAGE

£6.95
£6.95

Full English breakfast without the meat; veggie sausages, fried egg, mushrooms, hash browns, grilled tomato and toast

BACON AND EGG
BRIGADIER BAP

£5.95
£5.95

Fresh seeded bap with grilled bacon, fried egg and crispy lettuce

SAUSAGE BOW BAP

£5.95
£5.95

Fresh seeded bap with sliced local pork sausage and grilled tomato

MAINS

Veggie Platter

£6.95
£6.95

Veggie Platter with Home Made Hoummus, Falafel, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Mixed Olives, Warm Pitta & Sweet Chilli

Scotch Fillet Steak

£24.00
£24

8 oz Fresh Scotch Fillet Steak

Whole tail Breaded
Scampi

£12.50
£12.50

Deep Fried Large Whole tail Breaded Scampi , French Fries & Tartare Sauce

100% Pure Ground
Beef Burger

From £12.50
From £12.50

With a choice of toppings, options include melted mature cheddar cheese, melted Stilton, fresh mixed ground chillies and crispy bacon & stilton

DESSERTS

Banoffi Pie

£6.25
£6.25

Home Made Banoffi Pie with Fresh Cream

Chocolate Fudge Cake

£6
£6

Warm Double Chocolate Fudge Cake with ice cream

Fresh Cheesecake

£5.95
£5.95

Fresh Cheesecake, ask for today’s choices

Lemon Sorbet

£4.95
£4.95

Fresh Whole Lemon Sorbet

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DELICIOUS DESSERTS

Including Home Made Banoffi Pie with Fresh Cream, Warm Double Chocolate Fudge Cake with ice cream, Fresh Cheesecake and daily blackboard specials

Join us for breakfast

Served from 10am to midday every day enjoy freshly ground coffee with one of our delicious breakfast options, including the Ship Shape Full English and the Scottish Smoked Salmon Boaters Bagel.

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Don’t miss our Sunday pub quiz

And don’t miss our pub quiz on Sundays starting at 8.30pm. It’s £1 per person and there’s always great prizes up for grabs.

Booking is advised as we do get busy! Just give us a call on 01323 733815.