Overlooking the River Thames, The Ship - Wandsworth is a charming pub and restaurant with a private garden and live Irish music sessions. There is an outdoor barbeque kitchen during the warmer months.<br/><br/>Full of history and character, The Ship was founded as a public inn in 1786 and sits on the banks of the Thames by Wandsworth Bridge. With a cosy interior, there is a warm ambience and homely, traditional decor.<br/><br/>Fresh produce is used in the seasonal menus, which feature traditional classics like pan-seared calves liver with horseradish mash or London Gold battered cod and crushed peas. Other sumptuous dishes include pan roasted fillet of beef with lobster pithivier and celeriac purée or assiette of roasted seafood with saffron potatoes and shellfish cream.<br/><br/>Offering real ales, superb food and great wine, The Ship is a popular South West London pub.
I entered the Ship rather apprehensively given some of the other reviews here but left knowing I couldn't give it less than five stars.
The food here is simply excellent. My friend and I came here on a Sunday and opted for two chicken roasts. The chicken was cooked well and accompanied by a huge Yorkshire pudding, gravy, roast potatoes and various sides, such as sweet potato puree. If I had...more
Yelp doesn't seem to be very big in London, but I want to help my fellow yelpers that find themselves lost in the UK like I did a few weeks ago. I was fortunate enough to have some foodie coworkers that pointed me to the Ship in Wandsworth. Sure, it's not the most convenient location for someone who's just visiting but public transit is extremely efficient in London and I think it's worth the...more
Had the rack of ribs at The Ship....not impressed. Burnt and lacking any flavour. Staff rather friendly.more
Had a pretty good burger here last weekend. Chips were nothing special, but the atmosphere in this pub is nice, very warm and cosy. There's also outdoor seating weather permitting.
Staff were a little overwhelmed on our visit; my coffee order (which the waitress repeated before walking off) was forgotten, and ended up arriving with the food after I left the table to chase it up.
Was also a...more
It's the go-to destination for the yuppie-twats of South London, or those who yearn to be, so you might think about avoiding this place on a sunny day when they will be out in droves. If you're feeling tolerant then you might just enjoy yourself, and the surrounds.
Yep, it's by the river - let the girls with the 28 foot long scarves fight for those seats - but the pub itself is decent...more