Welcome to The Ship Inn

Offering Real Ales & Quality food
in Middlestone

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Welcome to The Ship Inn – Middleton

Welcome to The Ship Inn at Middlestone Situated in the historic village near Bishop Auckland Co Durham.

May we take this opportunity to welcome you to The Ship, our home and our idea of a traditional English country pub. We provide quality food, using local produce where possible, a wide variety of real ales, wine,whisky and a convivial atmosphere.

Customers are the most important visitor on our premises.

They are not dependant on us, we are dependent on them.

They are not an interruption to our work, they are the purpose of it.

They are not an outsider to our business; they are a part of it.

We are not doing them a favour by serving them, they are doing us a favour by giving us an opportunity to do so.

Real Ales & Quality Food

You will not be disappointed with our food!

Our meals include a vegetarian option, and the best roast beef dinner in town!

The pub is the heart of the people’s England where a variety of folks, for generations have found their respite from work, a meeting place and a home-away-from-home.

“When you have lost your inns drown your empty selves for you will have lost the last of England “ – Hilaire Belloc

Here at the Ship Inn, we like to keep it fresh, and so our menu changes from day to day. Below is a few examples of some classics but to find out what else we have to offer, come on in and say hello or give us a call. We look forward to feeding you.
  • Hand-battered Cod
    £9.60
    with Chips and Peas
  • Whitby Scampi
    £8.60
    with Chips and Garnish
  • Home Made Pie of the Day
    £8.90
  • Sunday Dinners
    £7.95
    and of course we do Sunday Dinners, starting at
  • Carved Ham
    £7.90
    with Eggs and Chips
  • Chicken Breast
    £9.90
    served in our Sauce of the Day
  • ‘on Toast’ Selection
    £3.50 - £4.20
    Various Toppings
  • Sandwiches
    £3.50 - £3.90
    Various Filling on White or Brown

Contact us

Book now

We will confirm your order via E-Mail

If you’re interested in tasting our great food and quality wine and ales, then please don not hesitate to get in touch using the contact details listed below to reserve your table today. You can even call by during our open hours for a relaxing drink.

Order by Phone

Prefer to make your reservation via phone? Give us a call! You can contact us at any time,  every day of the week. Our Phone number is 07977502626

Bar Opening Times

Monday 4:00pm 11:30pm
Tuesday 4:00pm 11:30pm
Wednesday 4:00pm 11:30pm
Thursday 4:00pm 11:30pm
Friday 12:00pm 11:30pm
Saturday 12:00pm 11:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm 11:30pm

Food Opening Times

Monday 4:00pm 9:00pm
Tuesday 4:00pm 9:00pm
Wednesday 4:00pm 9:00pm
Thursday 4:00pm 9:00pm
Friday 12:00pm 9:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm 9:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm 5:00pm
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