Served from 1-5pm

The Ship & Pilot in Ilfracombe is a great choice for lunch.


    • Monday – Saturday – served from 1-5pm.
    • Whether you just want to come in for a lunchtime sandwich and a coffee with a friend or you want to indlugle in something more substantial like our famous tower burgers burger washed down with a thirst quenching pint of ale or cider our lunch menu is the perfect choice.
    • A varied menu of small plates, sandwiches and toasties from £5.95.
    • A great warm and relaxed friendly atmosphere with great music.
    • Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Children, Dogs? No problem, we’ve got it covered.
    • Food made to order using local suppliers, helping to support North Devon’s economy.


Homemade Soup Of The Day – 5.95

Served with crusty bread. Please ask at the bar for today’s soup of the day.

Small Ocean Basket – 7.50

Crispy floured whitebait, homemade fish cake, tempura king prawn, fresh crevette, panko breaded calamari, Marie Rose & tartare sauce dips, crispy salad

Prawn & Crayfish Cocktail – 6.50

Sweet, juicy king prawns & crayfish in a classic Marie Rose sauce with shredded Iceberg lettuce and sliced brown bread

Dirty Chips – Small – 6.50 | Large – 8.50

Chunky chips smothered with melted cheese, crispy bacon & spring onion

Homemade Halloumi Fries – 6.50

Lightly crumbed deep fried halloumi with a homemade cranberry dip and crispy salad

  The Ship & Pilot’s Signature Tower Burgers

All served in a brioche bun with chunky chips, homemade onion rings, relish:

Beef 8oz /16oz – 9.95 / 11.95
Buttermilk Chicken 9.95
Veggie 9.95



All served with crisps and side salad

Choose Your Bread
Sliced brown bread | Sliced white bread | White baguette

Homemade Fish Finger – 7.50 
King Prawn Marie Rose – 7.50
Smoked Salmon & Crème Fraiche – 7.50
BLT – 6.50
Cheddar Cheese & Pickle – 6.50
Cheddar Cheese & Gammon Ham – 6.50
Bacon, Brie & Cranberry – 6.50
Chicken & Bacon – 6.50
Cheddar Cheese, Tomato & Onion – 6.50


All served on white bread with crisps and side salad

Bacon, Cheddar Cheese & Tomato – 7.00 
Cheddar Cheese & Gammon Ham – 7.00
Bacon, Brie & Cranberry – 7.00
Chicken & Bacon – 7.00
Cheddar Cheese, Tomato & Onion – 7.00
Halloumi & Tomato – 7.00


Ice Cream – 2.95

(3 Scoops) Your choice of vanilla, strawberry or chocolate ice cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding – 4.50

Butter scotch sauce (+ Add a scoop of ice cream for £1)

Belgian Waffle – 4.50

Maple syrup and your choice of ice cream

Hot Chocolate Pudding – 4.50

With your choice of ice cream or custard

Crumble Of The Day – 4.50

Please see specials board or ask at the bar for today’s crumble of the day.


Curry Night Combo (2/4 people) 16.00/32.00
Choose any 2/4 curries and get popadoms and dips free. Includes rice and sides. (See curry menu below)

The Big Night In Sharing Platter For Two - 13.00
Share a platter with your family and loved ones. Ideal for nibbling your way through a night of TV or your favourite movie.

Macaroni Bites (8), Arancini Balls (8), Pepperoni Pizza Twist (1) Margherita Pizza Twist (1) Frickles (Battered Gherkins) & Dirty Chips

Family Feast - 24.00
Choose any two dishes from ‘Snacks & Smaller appetites’ and any 2 dishes from ‘Comfort Food’. Ideal for a family night in.


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Contact us 

10 Broad Street
North Devon
EX34 9EE

01271 267324

2 weeks ago

Ship and Pilot

We would like to let you know that effective today the Ship & Pilot is now in the hands of the landlady and her family. The Down family, owners of the Ship & Pilot have made the decision to no longer serve food and take the pub in a different direction. This was a sudden decision and is with immediate effect. The team at the Ship would like to thank everyone who has supported us over the last 18 months, we couldn't have done it without you. We wish Marlene and her family the best of luck and please look out for their new Facebook page and website in the coming days/months. ... See MoreSee Less

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