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The Old Ship Hotel Cornwall

The Old Ship Hotel, Bar & Dining Cornwall


Clean, stylish rooms, a friendly bar and quality dining in the beautiful harbour town of Padstow.

The Old Ship Hotel is an historic Grade II listed building in the heart of Padstow offering high quality hotel accommodation in Cornwall with delicious food, including fish freshly landed in Padstow harbour and a friendly relaxing bar. 

“Fantastic value for money, really friendly staff, great food and drinks, nice cosy rooms with clean modern en-suite shower rooms. I would definitely stay here again if I visit Padstow in the future. Absolutely excellent.”  Trip Advisor review

Accommodation In Padstow

Stay for the night, weekend or week in one of The Old Ship’s spacious, comfortable bedrooms, each with its own character.  There are rooms with four poster beds for those romantic breaks in Cornwall, rooms with views over the beautiful estuary and a selection of single, twin or double rooms to choose from.  They also have family rooms which are ideal for family holidays in Cornwall.  With such a wide choice there is a room to suit everyone.  All rooms are well equipped with en-suite bathrooms, hot drinks facilities, Sky television and secure safes. 

The delicious breakfast menu offers guests a wide choice and includes full English breakfast, cereals, fresh fruit, kippers and vegetarian options and is served in a private dining room.  None residents are also welcome for breakfast between 8:30am and 9:30am in the bar/restaurant area.

“Stayed for a weekend and we were really impressed with this hotel, the bar was very well stocked with a wide choice of drinks. Breakfast was lovely as was our evening meal, especially the puddings !!!! The hotel is so central to the shops and the harbour and it was clean and well run. All the staff we saw went out of their way to be polite and helpful.” Trip Advisor Review

Dining In Padstow

The Old Ship is a must for foodies, especially those with a love of seafood. Lunch and dinner are served daily with a specials board featuring the best seasonal Cornish produce from crab, lobster and Dover sole to fresh vegetables and meat from local farms.  The choice is wide with the menu offering classic hearty dishes alongside lighter healthy options, providing choices for every taste.  Definitely a great place to eat in Padstow.

Every meal is cooked to order, which means that any special requests or dietary requirements can often be catered for.

The Lunch Menu is served between 12pm and 5pm and offers a good variety of sandwiches and wraps with delicious classic and not so classic options, a good selection of meals and mouth watering daily specials.

The Evening Menu is served between 5pm and 9pm and has a wide selection of local seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes to choose from, with old favourites and great original options to try, as well as daily specials.

Children are welcome at The Old Ship and have their own menu to choose from. There is also a family room and separate dining room which is perfect for family meals.

“Service was excellent. Friendly staff. Great Pub food. Reasonable price. Child friendly.” Trip Advisor Review

Dog Friendly

The Old Ship offers pet friendly accommodation in Cornwall as some of their rooms are dog friendly. It’s also a great dog friendly place to eat in Padstow as well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at the Old Ship.

Please call 01841 532357 to book a table or reserve a room, or visit their website for more information.


The Old Ship Hotel, Mill Square, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8AE

Phone: +44 (0)1841 532357

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