The Ship & Whale

2 Gulliver Street, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 7LT - View on a map
Telephone: 020 7237 7072

Overall 4.0
Food 2.0
Service 3.0
Atmosphere 6.0
Value 5.0
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This pub is, sadly, pretty disappointing. It looks cosy and well kept from the outside, and the interior is perfectly fine - quite nice, even. But you get the impression it could be so much better:

There is fairly limited selection of beers on tap - two non-descript shepherd neame bitters and some generic low-range lagers. This is frankly not good enough for a pub that should be aspiring to much more. There needs to be a craft beer offering and some higher-end lagers as a bare minimum.

The food is frankly poor. The menu is limited, and the food served without much imagination or care. My burger was dry and bland. It looks like they're trying to compete with wetherspoons, rather than provide a good drinking/gastro experience.

A real shame, and I hope things will improve soon.
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Overall rating 4 stars
Food 2 | Service 3 | Atmosphere 6 | Value for money 5
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This pub used to be one of the best at the area - not so anymore. The food is hardly average and most significantly the staff is rude...absolutely no respect to the customers. The place has sadly lost its spirit that used to be so warm and welcoming...
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Overall rating 4 stars
Food 4 | Service 4 | Atmosphere 4 | Value for money 3
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Recently stayed at Odessa Wharf at rear of pub and used this pub twice with my family, the food was excellently cooked fresh food, particularly the Sunday roast which was an excellent meal good portions and perfectly cooked, will definitely return and highly recommend this traditional London pub.
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John (w.Sussex) - View all reviews by this user
Overall rating 10 stars
Food 10 | Service 9 | Atmosphere 10 | Value for money 9
Sunday, January 05, 2014

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