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AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Open all year

The creekside Shipwright’s Arms was first licensed in 1738, when the brick and weather boarded pub’s remote location on the Swale Marshes made it a popular haunt for briny ne’er-do-wells; it’s been a favoured watering hole for sailors and fishermen ever since. Best reached on foot or by boat, the effort in getting here is well rewarded, as this charming and unspoilt tavern oozes historic character. Step back in time in the relaxed and comfortable bars, which boast nooks and crannies, original timbers, built-in settles, well-worn sofas, wood-burning stoves, and a wealth of maritime artefacts. Locally-brewed Goacher’s ales are tapped straight from the cask, and make for a perfect match with simple, traditional bar food such as baguettes and jacket potatoes. Alternatively look to the specials board for fresh fish, or the carte for the likes of beef casserole with large Yorkshire pudding; tomato and spinach risotto; and moules frites. In summer come and support the pub’s Bat and Trap team.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Opening times: 11-3 6-10 (Sat 11-11; Sun 12-6 in winter 12-10.30 in summer)
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Sat 11-2.30, Sun 12-2.30
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Sat 7-9 (no food Tue-Thu eve in winter)

Food and drink

  • Real ales: Goacher's, Harveys, local ales

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

A2 through Ospringe then right at rdbt. Right at T-junct then left opposite Davington School, follow signs

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