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welcome to the ship inn

Set overlooking the golden sands of Mundesley Beach on the North Norfolk coast, The Ship Inn is the perfect destination for eating, drinking and relaxing. Dating back 300 years, it is perhaps the oldest pub on the Norfolk coast. Using only the finest, freshest ingredients from independent local suppliers, our kitchen brigade create dishes with skill and experience. We have a giant beachside garden where food and drink can be enjoyed while you watch the waves crash and the sun set.

Each of our cosy coastal bedrooms are fresh and inviting, decked out in nautical hues. They're perfect for a boutique pub stay!


We're dog friendly, find out more...

The Telegraph Article

the telegraph's 'top 50 best british pubs with beer gardens' 

We are so thrilled to have featured in The Telegraph's '50 of the best British pubs with beer gardens' article! What an honour!

"Where views dazzle"

"Happy sounds of families playing on the flat sandy beach, working up an appetite for the hearty fare"

Christmas 2021

christmas 2021

Welcome aboard the festive period shipmates - the perfect Christmas is on the horizon!

Discover our Christmas opening hours, mouth-watering menu and more...


opening times

Food is served:

Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 and 17:00 - 21:00

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 - 21:00

Please call 01263 722671 to book or complete a table reservation request form.

boutique pub stays

Escape to the North Norfolk coast and stay in one of our 7 beautiful beachside bedrooms from 65.00 per room, per night including breakfast. Each is individually designed. From small and cosy, to large and luscious, we have bedrooms to suit every budget and occasion.

Book on our website for free breakfast!



We're dog-friendly too. Pups can stay for £10 per pup, per night. Find out more...

our response to covid-19

Ahoy shipmates! Welcome back on board for cosy coastal stays and indoor dining!

We have developed a 'Seven Point Action Plan' to help you understand the steps we are taking to help book and stay with confidence...


The Catch Opening

the catch

Our fish and chip takeaway is now open!




Whether you're styaing with us, just passing by or are a regular at The Ship Inn, The Catch is here to quench your appetite for that classic taste of the seaside.

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 12-2:45pm / 5-8:45pm

Friday - Sunday: 12-8:45pm



food & drink 

Fresh seaside cuisine, cooked simply on the north Norfolk coast. The Ship Inn has been charmingly restored, dining is relaxed and cosy with a hip coastal vibe. 

Dine outdoors in the warmer months and enjoy the rugged coastline and breathtaking sea views. Our kitchen brigade chooses only the freshest, local ingredients for their delicious menus. We've also got one of the finest gin menus in Norfolk, cheers!

We host regular jazz nights. Find out more...

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escape to the coast

The picturesque village of Mundesley is situated on the coast of north Norfolk. Its beautiful beach is one the cleanest in Britian with plentiful sands stretching for miles. Mundesley beach has been voted the 2016 Best Blue Flag Beach in Britain. 


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