The Ship Inn

The Square
NE66 3EL

+44 01665 576262

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Located on the wild & beautiful coast of North Northumberland, The Ship Inn, originally known as the Smack Inn was built in the late 1700’s. It stands in the corner of an open ended square of white-washed cottages set around a green and looks out to sea across the beautiful sandy beach of Newton Haven. Run by mother and daughter team Christine and Hannah, The Ship Inn is very proud of its growing reputation for serving good simple food, and for providing friendly welcoming service. We use local suppliers wherever possible, free range meat and fair trade products. We now have our very own micro brewery (the beer travels all of 15ft from brewery to cellar!) producing 20 well acclaimed beers, which are also available in bottles. Lunch is served daily 12-2.30 Evening meals served between 7 and 8 booking essential! We do not take any type of credit or debit card, sorry Well behaved dogs on leads welcome!
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Excellent food and service.

allyrat13, Buxton, United Kingdom
Visited on a Saturday evening for a meal with friends. The pub was full and welcoming and the staff were really friendly. I had the Pasta for main whilst my friends had the cod. All the meals including starters and deserts were delicious. The local beer is fabulous too. A beautiful pub in a beautiful area.

Great boozer

TrevitTreels, Alnmouth, United Kingdom
A great little pub, with good pub grub to replenish and refuel after a good walk. Great beers from the micro brewery, Red Herring was excellent

Not to be missed

timbW9759FM, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Nestled in a corner of a quadrant of former fisherman’s cottages this pub with its own micro brewery is just fantastic. Staff are really nice open and welcoming if you’re an adult, child or dog (ask for a bowl of water if you need it). The beer is delicious; deep & moody Emblestone, hoppy Ship Hop or the Dolly Daydream (we tried a few). Lunch food is fab crab sarnies & other yummy stuff. Eve menu is brill too, but best to book in advance. We spent a week staying in Low Newton and fair few hours in the pub. Love it & thanks

Great stop off

ClarenceB499, Rotherham, United Kingdom
Every time we've gone on holiday to Northumberland we do lots of coastal walks, and on a number of occasions we have gone through Low Newton and made some sort of stop at the Ship Inn. Normally we've had a packed lunch and sat at the bottom of the historic square of cottages as it's been a warmer time of the year, and had a drink from the Ship with our sandwiches. However this time we were walking from Craster to Beadnell so it made a good half-way point for the walk. I had Kipper Fishcakes, and my wife a Stottie packed with bacon, mushrooms and tomatoes; both were really nice. I also had a pint of Squid Ink stout to wash it down. I'm not sure whether this was brewed at their own micro-brewery next door. The only reason that I didn't give it 5 stars, and it's not really something they can affect much, is that there's not a lot of room inside so can be hard to get a seat. Plus, there was only a single toilet each for men and women which made it a long wait if you needed to go. That said, really love the place and will no doubt stop off there again in the future.

Beautiful crab sandwich

marcollee, Carlisle, United Kingdom
Had a lunch here after a walk along the beautiful beach. Fresh crab sandwich and a latte. Gorgeous. Good atmosphere and dog friendly.



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