Dine in our restaurant at The Ship Inn.

Our Restaurant

The Ship Inn has three distinct dining areas:

  1. The inside dining room for more formal occasions (seating 30 guests).
  2. The alfresco area out the front of our Hotel where you can watch the world walk past (seating 56 guests).
  3. And the classic beergarden for those lazy lunches (seating 60 guests).

We don't have poker machines, we don't have TV's and we don't have TAB. We are a true Gastro Pub with that traditional atmosphere but offer an extensive quality menu ranging from traditional pub meals with a focus on lamb through to our more restaurant style choices and dessert range.


Our Menu

Starters & Share Plates

Individual Tapas Board - $16
Our Chef's selection of tapas, served with toasted bread. Ask your friendly wait staff for today's selection.

Trio of Dips and Breads - $14 (V)
Turkish, garlic & pita breads served with hummus, pesto and roasted capsicum dips.

Bruschetta - $14 (V)
Toasted Turkish bread topped with finely diced tomato, red onion, extra virgin olive oil and basil, finished with a drizzle of balsamic glaze, topped with parmesan cheese and grilled.

Nachos - $14 (V) - Topped with Chilli Beef - $19
With guacamole, sour cream & salsa topped with cheese.

Sweet Potato Wedges - $10 (V)
Served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce.

Garlic Bread with Parmesan - $8 (V)

Chunky Style Chips (V) Small - $5.50 Large - $8.50
With your choice of gravy, tomato sauce or aioli.

Pub Style

Rib Fillet - $23
200g grain fed rib fillet served with chunky chips, garden salad and your choice of wild mushroom, pepper and whisky, red wine and thyme sauce or gravy.

Philadelphia Chicken - $23
A plump chicken breast stuffed with garlic, cream cheese and parsley, lightly crumbed, fried and finished with red wine jus. Accompanied by potato gratin and julienne vegetables.

Homemade Lamb Pie - $19.50
Served with creamy mash and braised vegetables.

Bangers and Mash - $18
Our own lamb and pork sausages served over creamy mash with caramelized onions, green peas and gravy.

Fish and Chips - $22
John Dory fillet in fresh breadcrumbs, served with chunky chips, a garden salad and tartare sauce.

Lemon Salt and Pepper Squid - $19.50
Marinated in lemon and parsley, lightly tossed with lemon salt and pepper and flash fried. Served with chunky chips, a garden salad and lemon yoghurt.

Vegetarian Basket - $18.50 (V)
Creamy mashed potato in a basket, filled with grilled vegetables and bocconcini, topped with baby spinach and parmesan. Served on tomato and basil coulis, finished with a balsamic glaze drizzle.

Burgers & Sandwiches

Lamb Burger - $19.50
A spicy lamb patty with mixed salad leaves, haloumi cheese, roasted Mediterranean vegetables and aioli. Served on a toasted bun with chunky chips.

Chicken Burger - $19.50
Grilled chicken breast marinated in Cajun spices with mesclun, sliced tomato, avocado, grilled bacon and wholegrain mustard mayo. Served on a toasted bun with chunky chips.

BLT - $19.50
Grilled bacon, lettuce and tomato, with wholegrain mustard mayo and tomato chutney. Served on Turkish bread with chunky chips.

Steak Sandwich - $19.50
150g rib eye steak presented with bacon, mixed salad leaves, homemade mustard mayo and tomato chutney. Served on Turkish bread with chunky chips.

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Salads

Marinated Lamb Salad (GF) – Entrée $17 Main $22
Marinated lamb rump served over a pickled beetroot and baby spinach salad, finished with a lemon yoghurt dressing.

Pumpkin & Baby Spinach Salad (V, GF)
Entrée $17, Main $22
Add Chicken $3, Add Lamb $4

Fresh baby spinach tossed with cumin roasted pumpkin, feta cheese and toasted pine nuts, finished with a light lemon dressing.

Moroccan Chicken Salad (GF) - $22
Recommended with Mount Vernon Pinot Gris.
Marinated, grilled chicken served with warm sweet potato, carrot, chickpea & currant salad, finished with raita & a pomegranate drizzle.

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Lamb

Lamb Cutlets - $34 (GF)
Recommended with Rolf Binder Cabernet Merlot.
Lamb cutlets in mixed herbs, served with roasted kipfler potatoes, roast beetroot, green beans, chorizo and macadamia nuts, finished with a balsamic reduction.

Braised Lamb Rump - $30 (GF)
Recommended with McLaren Vale IPA.
Braised lamb rump in garlic & thyme, served with roasted kipfler potatoes, fresh herbs, smoked bacon, seasonal greens and lamb jus.

Lamb Shank - $27 (GF)
Recommended with Killerman's Run Shiraz Grenache.
Slow cooked in red wine and spices including star anise and cinnamon served over creamy mash with fresh steamed broccolini.

Pistachio Lamb Kebabs - $26
Recommended with Bodegas Enguera Tempranillo.
Homemade minced lamb & pistachio kebabs, served on a skewer, with roast eggplant & chickpea crumble and a lemon yoghurt dressing.

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Pastas & Risottos

Seafood Spaghetti - $25
Recommended with Lawson's Sauvignon Blanc.
Calamari, prawns, mussels & baby octopus with cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs, tossed through spaghetti with Australian olive oil.

Funghi Chicken & Tarragon Linguini - $21
Recommended with Robert Channon Verdelho.
Pan-fried chicken strips in a creamy sauce with wild mushrooms and tarragon, served with linguini cooked al dente.

Mixed Forest Mushroom, Sage & Pumpkin Lasagne - $22 (V)
Homemade vegetarian lasagne served with a crisp side salad.

Kale, Mushroom & Green Pea Risotto - $22 (V, GF)
Add Chicken $3, Add Lamb $4

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Something Special

Smoked Pork Belly & Scallops - $32 (GF)
Recommended with Bohemian Pilsner.
Smoked QLD pork belly slow cooked in red wine and thyme sauce, served with green peas, blistered cherry tomatoes and scallops in a half shell.

T-Bone Surf & Turf - $36 (GF)
Recommended with Four Pine Brew Kolsch.
350g T-bone steak topped with 4 prawns in a garlic & coriander sauce. Served with crushed sweet potato and garden salad.

Black Angus Rump - $32 (GF)
Recommended with Oyster Bay Merlot.
300g Black Angus rump steak served with green beans in a mixed herb butter, golden kipfler potatoes and a rosemary & thyme sauce.

Saffron Seafood Bouillabaisse - $32
Pan fried prawns, mussels, calamari, salmon and red snapper in a rich saffron sauce, served with toasted bread.

Humpty Doo Barramundi - $34 (GF)
Recommended with Allandale Chardonnay.
Pan fried barramundi served on a stack of crushed avocado, sundried tomatoes and red onion, with a cranberry reduction and macadamia nuts.

Side Dishes - $5

Creamy mashed potato (V, GF)
Golden kipfler potatoes (V, GF)
Garden salad (V, GF)
Seasonal steamed vegetables (GF)

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Desserts -$10

Cheesecake of the Day - $10
Served with macadamia shortbread.

Crème Brulee of the Day - $10 (GF)

Warm Chocolate Brownie - $12
Recommended with Dogbolter Dark Ale
Served with vanilla ice cream and mixed berry compote.

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Our Wines

Sparkling

Lindemans Henry's Sons Brut Cuvee

Monmousseau Brut - Loire Valley, France

Whites

Lindemans Henry's Sons Chardonnay

Allandale Chardonnay - Hunter Valley, NSW

Rothbury Estate SSB - SE Australia

Angel Cove Sauvignon Blanc - Marlborough, NZ

Lawson's Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough, NZ

Mount Vernon Pinot Gris – Marlborough, NZ

Robert Channon Verdelho – Stanthorpe, QLD

Rolf Binder Riesling – Eden Valley, SA

La Zona Moscato – King Valley, VIC

Rose

Novello Sangiovese – Adelaide Hills, SA

Reds

Lindemans Henry's Sons Shiraz/Cabernet

Devil's Whiskers Shiraz, Kangarilla Rd – McLaren Vale, SA

Pepperjack Shiraz - Barossa Valley, SA

Killerman's Run Shiraz Grenache – Clare Valley, SA

Oyster Bay Merlot – Hawkes Bay, NZ

Rolf Binder Cabernet Merlot - Barossa Valley, SA

Ingoldby Cabernet Sauvignon – McLaren Vale, SA

Robert Channon Cabernet Sauvignon - Stanthorpe, QLD

Squealing Pig Pinot Noir - Central Otago, NZ

Bodegas Enguera Tempranillo – Valencia, Spain



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" Just wanted to say a big thank you for a beautiful meal experience. My partner and I dined at the Ship Inn on Monday night and can't talk highly enough about the meal and service. Can't wait for the next visit."
Lauren 20/6/2012

"Each month a group of ladies of certain vintage make their way to the Ship Inn’s ideal location by ferry, bus/train and private vehicle. We enjoy a lovely lunch (Bravo Chefs and staff) a drink, lots of laughs, sharing and caring,  A warm welcome and excellent service from superb Maitre d/waiter Antonio is especially brilliant." 
Mary 8/07/2011

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