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Coastal pub renowned for its fish and chips

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Open all year
Wheelchair access
Dog friendly

Dunwich was at one time a medieval port of some size and importance, but the original village was virtually destroyed by a storm in 1326. Further storms and erosion followed and now the place is little more than a hamlet beside a shingle beach. Two minutes’ stroll from the briny, The Ship at Dunwich is a well-loved old smugglers’ inn overlooking the salt marshes and sea; today it’s popular with walkers and birdwatchers.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: all week 12–3
  • Dinner: all week 6–9

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Ramp access available
  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

North on A12 from Ipswich through Yoxford, right signed Dunwich.

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