The Ship Inn

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In the heart of East Grinstead, The Ship Inn is a high street pub serving the best of British seasonal dishes, pub classics and a magnificent Sunday roast.  On the bar, you'll find local real ales, craft beers, hand-crafted cocktails, premium spirits, and an extensive wine list. A variety of spaces to enjoy with friends, family, or colleagues for both casual drinks, dining, parties, and celebrations. Enjoy Alfresco dining in one of our many garden spaces along with bookable boat huts. We are proud to be a dog friendly pub and the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy. 


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  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
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  • Terrace, Heated Outdoor Space


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 23:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 0:00
Saturday 11:00 0:00
Sunday 11:00 22:30



The Ship Inn, Ship Street, East Grinstead, RH19 4EG




  • Cuisine

    This venue serves British food.

  • A word from the chef:

    An indulgent, premium dining experience in a relaxed pub environment. Our kitchen team has curated a menu which showcases premium cuts of meat and the finest British ingredients to create traditional dishes which create a quality dining experience each time. You’ll be delighted to see some of your favourites, which are guaranteed to delight the whole family. From a hearty pie, daily catch of the day and, of course, that all important Sunday roast – all superbly prepared and served with a smile. The Ship Inn offers the full package: more formal dinners in the Ashdown Dining Room, casual lunches in the Sussex Room or relaxing in the Main Bar for a pint of Young’s, naturally.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Sussex Room Venue Hire 24 30 - - -

Our Sussex Room is the perfect space for all your casual lunch, dinner & drinks bookings along with private drinks & nibbles parties, there’s no better space. In a space of your own looking up the high street, it makes you feel completely separate from the rest of the pub while still being in the heart.

Ashdown Room Venue Hire 40 60 - - -

Our stunning dining room is the perfect backdrop for your next celebration.  We take bookings for lunch and dinner reservations along with bespoke dinner parties, we will work with you to make your time with us truly memorable.

Boat Cabins Outdoor Space 12 0 - - -

Our 2 covered boat cabins are the perfect wet weather party option! Fitted with heaters and available for private hire, this cosy space is an unusual and interesting outdoor party alternative for a maximum of 12 people.

The Snug Venue Hire 20 14 - - -

Beautifully framed walls, dimmed lights and soft seatings create this cosy corner; perfect for drinks and light bites with friends. Bookable for up to 14 people, this intimate space allows for those long overdue catch ups we’ve all been waiting for.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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