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The Ship

Parkgate, Wirral

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Welcome to The Ship at Parkgate

A traditional 19th century coastal inn on the Wirral bank of the stunning Dee estuary, providing sanctuary and refreshment to locals and visitors alike for over two centuries.

Sympathetically improved in recent years, creating a timeless light and airy pub, staffed by a crew who strive to give warm and genuine hospitality. The Ship is located on the quayside of the former Georgian port of Parkgate in Cheshire, enjoying charming views over the Dee Marshes to North Wales. Upstairs we have a number of smart comfortable rooms, with a handful of front rooms facing the Marshes.

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Dine with us

Our menu is an interesting mix of pub classics with some more interesting seasonal dishes. You’ll find a strong influence of seafood amongst our dishes showcasing some of the great fish that we find off British shores. We love to try the not-so-ordinary too taking inspiration from around the world and adding our own twist to the dish.

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Coastal retreat

Nestled above and to the rear of the pub are 23 en-suite guest bedrooms offering a homely and relaxing stay. Join us for a couple of drinks and some nibbles, or a filling three course meal accompanied by some world class wines and your bed is only a few steps away. Our location is perfect for popping along to Chester or hopping over the water to Liverpool city centre, we are also just 15 minutes from the M53.

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Sit back & relax

Our buzzy atmosphere stems from our healthy mix of diners and those popping in for a drink or two. You can nestle into a cosy corner, relax in front of our open fire, or take in the stunning Welsh views over the Dee Estuary from our first floor sun deck. Our recently added sun deck is a popular rest for walkers, cyclists and our guests to enjoy a drink whilst embracing the scenery and local wildlife (both the feathered and ice cream munching kind!)

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"Lovely anniversary dinner - Visited for an anniversary dinner with my wife. Lovely evening. Food and service great. Staff friendly and welcoming. Prawns and burger very very tasty. Highly recommended. Well done to the staff."
"What a thoroughly positive experience, a real treasure of a place. Excellent value, customer service, food, ales and atmosphere. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. I would recommend."
"A great find, came here for a quick drink and ended up getting food. Friendly staff and amazing views. We will certainly be back here."
Beers a plenty

Beers a plenty

We have got a cracking selection of beers on tap from local cask ales to our very own 'Portside Pilsner'. As well as a great selection of craft beers if you fancy something a little different.

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Join our team

Join our team

Ever wondered what it is like working at the Ship? Do you enjoy being part of team? We offer good rates of pay along with great employee benefits. Take a look at our current career opportunities.

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Stange & Co. Ltd
Registered Office: 19 Trinity Square,
Llandudno, LL30 2RD
Company registered number: 639690
VAT number: 160 2262 07

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