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The Ship, Manchester

Pub added by peter ashworth
540 Liverpool Road
Irlam
Postal town: Manchester
M44 6AJ
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Punch Taverns

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Rob Hunter left this review about The Ship

There is currently a big For Sale board outside, but still seems to be open at the moment. From what I can gather 2 years left on the existing lease and a further 10 year lease agreed which is transferable. Potential for someone to make big changes to this place - start doing meals, decent selection of real ales, etc. It's a big impressive building but more could be made of it than its current offering.

On 16th June 2018 - no rating submitted
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Ship

Doom Bar is the sole real ale on offer at the Ship. The pub itself is a large imposing building with some lovely detail inside with the fireplaces, dark wood and stained glass. It's a big place and we managed to grab a table even on Christmas Eve when it was quite busy. Unfortunately the Doom Bar was not brilliant, tasted bland and watery, although my tastebuds may have been spoilt by a couple of decent pints at the Grocers beforehand!

On 4th January 2018 - rating: 5
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peter ashworth left this review about The Ship

Large 16th Century relatively unspoilt pub with high ceilings,plenty of dark wood and an assortment of stained glass with a fine example of this perched over the pool table.On entry there is a small time warped room to the right followed by a wooded staircase.The bar is on the left with a large room behind this although this was in darkness on my Tuesday lunchtime visit.Not much going on in the cask ale department although the pint of Tetley Smooth was ok.There is 2 function rooms available and some form of activity on every night, but perhaps the most unusual is the Wednesday's 'Barber in the bar'night where from 6-30pm till 8-30pm you can have your haircut.Might be worth a visit to the Gents to check the 3 large urinals out,and although not in the same league as the Philharmonic in Liverpool is nevertheless worth a peep.Quite liked it in here,it was like going back in time,but the pool table did put a bit of a damper on it.

On 12th December 2012 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Irlam, 0.44 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Glazebrook, 2.29 miles, 44 min walk (show)
Flixton, 2.39 miles, 46 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Ship, Irlam
16th Jun 2018, 09:45
Review submitted by Rob Hunter
 
4th Jan 2018, 17:53
Review submitted by Rob Hunter

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 12 December 2012 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
Opening Hours
Sunday2pm - 11pm
Monday3pm - 11pm
Tuesday3pm - 11:30pm
Wednesday3pm - 11pm
Thursday3pm - 11pm
Friday2pm - 1am
Saturday2pm - 1am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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