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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A brief visit for a drink

Tried to book a table but they were fully booked, this is a very traditional pub in a unique position overlooking a small quadrangle of fishermen cottages and the sea, absolutely magical.

This is a great Pub for a drink and a meal

We had lunch after a strenuous lovely walk excellent kippers and crab. And the beer is simply very good, I believe, brewed on site. It is a quirky pub, food takes time to arrive. It is a popular place, very busy. A definite must visit.

Local beer, local crab, local salads

Andrew D, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Positioned at the end of the beach this is a very popular lunch stop. You can park at Embleton Golf course and walk north along the stunning Embleton beach or park in the Low Newton car park just past a small church and walk south. With seating inside and out the place starts serving at 12 noon on the dot - and there is a constant queue but with efficient bar and food service. Their signature dishes are locally sourced crab sandwiches, kipper pate and their own beer. We were impressed that they had gluten free beer brewed in Newcastle and catered for gluten free with wraps for the crab or other fillings. Decent panini, with vegetarian offer and tasty side salads with 'locally sourced leaves' . We went twice - I had one disappointing dish - a spiced cauliflower pie which was very dry and needed sauce but others loved their crab kippers and pate.

Lovely pub

Kelly E, Clitheroe, England, United Kingdom
Just had a few beers on a lunch time, would have loved to stay to eat but not serving food when we visited, ah well will just need to come back! Real ale was excellent

Great atmosphere

Kate W, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Despite being the only pub or restaurant in Low Newton, The Ship is not 'touristy', or overpriced. Good home brewed beer, good food, and a fabulous view. Perfect at the end of a walk to Craster and back. Evening meals three days a week - good value and very tasty, but need to book early as it's not a large place. Popular with dogs and their owners - all very well behaved when we were there.



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