THE SHIP & PILOT
The Ship & Pilot in Ilfracombe, North Devon is your family- friendly, dog-friendly local pub. Situated behind Ilfracombe’s stunning harbour, we’re in the perfect location to take in the sights of our local area and stop for a drink and a bite to eat.
We provide our customers with excellent value pub food without compromising on quality. We serve food throughout the day, every day of the week, from pub classics such as our big tasty signature burgers, fish & chips and local Devonshire steak pie to signature dishes such as ‘Crispy Cockle Popcorn’ and the amazing ‘Full Deck Ocean Basket’.
You won’t be lost for choice behind the bar, either. We do enough pub drinks to keep the whole of Ilfracombe and beyond happy. Whether you’re into local cask ales and ciders or you adore gin or whisky, you’ll get just what you want at the bar.
We are the only pub around the harbour area of Ilfracombe to be dog friendly indoors and out all year round. So whatever time of the day it is, your more than welcome to bring your pooches. If they’ve been good, they might even get a treat. Woof Woof!
We are becoming well known for our homemade speciality Indian & Thai curries. From the deep flavoured aromatic spicy offering of our ‘Lamb Rogan Josh’ to the exotic sweet and creamy ‘Thai Chicken Curry’. We make all our curries from scratch using our own secret recipes. . We also turn the Ship & Pilot into Ilfracombe’s top Indian restaurant with our curry nights on select Mondays. Take a look at What’s On for more information.
We had planned to view the RNLI Lifeboat Station and visit the Shop
This we did and then on what was a blusterry chilly morning searched for a welcome coffee
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After walking around on a cold windy day popped in here for a drink. What a lovely place. The staff are very friendly and there is a good beer selection.... read more
Bar maid.... emma was lovely. Pregnant and worked her socks o
ff. Sadly she had 2 shut coz she wasnt taken off. Didnt turn up so was shut at 7.... read more
Always enjoy a visit to this pub whenever i visit ilfracombe, staff always happy & friendly, food always good at reasonable prices, drinks prices good & always feel welcome with... read more
Having been in town a few days and so many places closed we knew to book in advance having noticed the place looked busy - also 1 of our group... read more
We visited on a saturday night..
The food took some time, however the staff were constantly apologising for the delay, and were told initially it was going to... read more
Just popped in for drinks , traditional pub environment with friendly welcoming staff , the food passing us by did look very good but as stated we only had drinks... read more
Visited with my family and was told that 1/2 the menu was unavailable
There was no fish at all no lasagne or pies
Although a limited menu choice... read more
Although we had pre ordered our meals, the wait was long and the service barely civil and certainly not friendly. Food was pretty mediocre and one lady seemed to have... read more
Monday : Closed
Tuesday : 5:00pm -11.00pm
Wednesday - Friday : 12.00pm -11.00pm
Saturday : 12.00pm -12.00am
Sunday : 12.00pm -10.00pm
Food Serving Times
Daytime Menu : 1:00pm-5.00pm
Evening Menu : 6:00pm-9.00pm*
Sunday Menu : 12:00pm-7.30pm
* Last food orders 8:30pm when live music is on
10 Broad Street