Please be aware that our restaurant seating is located exclusively upstairs, and we can only accommodate reservations for this area.
Please be aware that our restaurant seating is located exclusively upstairs, and we can only accommodate reservations for this area.
Ship, Exeter
Open Today: 11:00am - 11:00pm

about our pub

The Ship is one of Exeter's oldest and most famous pubs, with it being well documented that Sir Francis Drake was a regular and it was his favourite watering hole. You can see an inscription on our wall written by Sir Francis Drake himself in 1587 expressing h...

Opening Hours

Mon
11:00am - 11:00pm
Tue
11:00am - 11:00pm
Wed
11:00am - 11:00pm
Thu
11:00am - 11:00pm
Fri
11:00am - 12:00am
Sat
11:00am - 12:00am
Sun
11:00am - 10:30pm

Serving Hours

Mon
11:30am - 9:00pm
Tue
11:30am - 9:00pm
Wed
11:30am - 9:00pm
Thu
11:30am - 9:00pm
Fri
11:30am - 9:00pm
Sat
11:30am - 9:00pm
Sun
11:30am - 8:00pm

Facilities

Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Ship:

  • Disabled Facilities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Offers Functions

What makes us special

Find out what makes us special at The Ship and come and join us!

The Ship, Devon

A truly vintage pub dating as far back as the 15th century, The Ship in Exeter is known as one of the oldest in the city. Nearby attractions include the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Gallery and Exeter Cathedral.

Cementing The Ship’s historical ties is its Tudor inspired architectural design, with a cream and black exterior and plenty of wooden panelling and beams indoors. A wide bar greets all who enter with cask ales and a selection of drinks ready to be served. Book your visit with us today.

A pub for all

The Ship is a pub for everybody and every paw, being both dog and family-friendly with wheelchair accessibility and free Wi-Fi.

Delicious food and drink for every occasion

At The Ship you’ll find delicious British comfort food cooked with care, from hand-battered fish & chips to pies, award-winning burgers and sticky toffee pudding, our menu offers traditional pub food made from quality ingredients.  Vegan, vegetarian and non-gluten dishes are also available.

Friends enjoying a drink together

Gift Cards

Give the gift of a cold pint on a hot day, a family catch up, the perfect place to watch the winning goal, and even more, with the Greene King gift card.

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