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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Epic setting

samandtom09111, Stockport, United Kingdom
An absolutely fantastic setting,right by the beach and dog friendly. Staff were nice and ok outdoor and indoor seating. My hot chocolate was nice but the setting was simply amazing.


paulnferguson72, London, United Kingdom
Warm, friendly and welcoming for a family of five. We stayed a short walk from the Ship for three nights and popped in for a drink two nights - we walked up on Sunday but it had just closed. The food looked fresh and good - but we didn’t eat. However, this was a gem and the beer and snacks were great. Their own brew was fresh and tasty. Staff were charming. An absolute gem, right on the astounding beach. This place deserves to be very successful. Thank you.

Great pub

pompey7111, Manchester, United Kingdom
Stopped for lunch on a miserable rainy day, the welcome was very friendly and helpful. 1 two cheese ploughman's with good local cheeses and a crab stottie cake, the crab was nice and fresh. The beer was excellent.

Great Beer

Brew their own beer and is very good! There was only 2 on but luckily the pale ale sufficed for a couple of pints before walking across to Embleton

Fantastic beer, great seafood dishes and a wonderful location. What more could you want?

Cressida O,
It's been a while since I've been to this pub, and my goodness were my excellent memories of it confirmed! There's a brewery on site where they make their own beer, and it was a really lovely beer too, with a lovely fresh, fruity, well-hopped taste. We all had crab salad stotties, and they were wonderful: the crab couldn't have been any fresher, and its moistness was just perfect. The little stove at the back threw off plenty of heat to make it really cosy, and the view of the sea outside is wonderful; it would be nice to go back in the summer & be able to sit outside. Lunch at this pub followed by a walk on the beach made for a perfect day out.



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