The Ship Inn has three distinct dining areas:
- The inside dining room for more formal occasions (seating 30 guests).
- The alfresco area out the front of our Hotel where you can watch the world walk past (seating 56 guests).
- 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.
Starters & Share Plates
Individual Tapas Board - $18.50
Our Chef’s selection of tapas, served with toasted bread. Ask your friendly wait staff for today’s selection.
Trio of Dips and Breads - $16 (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 topped with parmesan cheese and grilled, finished with a drizzle of balsamic glaze.
Nachos - $14 (V)
Topped with Chilli Beef - $19
With guacamole, sour cream & salsa topped with cheese.
Sweet Potato Wedges - $12 (V)
Served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce.
Garlic Bread with Parmesan - $8 (V)
Chunky Style Chips (V)
Small - $7, Large - $9.50
With your choice of gravy, tomato sauce or aioli.
Rib Fillet - $24
Add 4 Garlic Prawns $5
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.
Fish and Chips - $22
John Dory fillet in fresh breadcrumbs. Served with chunky chips, 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, garden salad and lemon yoghurt.
Homemade Lamb Pie - $21
Served with creamy mash and braised vegetables.
Bangers and Mash - $21
Our own lamb and pork sausages served over creamy mash with caramelized onions, green peas and gravy.
Vegetarian Basket - $19.50 (V)
Creamy mashed potato base 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.
Moroccan Chickpea Tagine - $21 (V)
Slow cooked chickpeas, sweet potato & carrots in Moroccan spices served with wilted spinach, raita and pita bread on the side. Dish available gluten free on request.
Burgers & Sandwiches
Big Fella Burger - $21
A colossal 250g house made grass fed beef & lamb patty on a burger bun with roasted beetroot relish, cheddar cheese, caramelized onion and mixed leaves. Served 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.
Pulled Pork Bagel - $21
Slow cooked pork shoulder served on a fresh bagel with rainbow coleslaw and chunky chips.
Steak Sandwich - $19.50
150g porterhouse steak with bacon, mixed salad leaves, homemade mustard mayo and tomato chutney. Served on Turkish bread with chunky chips.
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
Fresh baby spinach tossed with cumin roasted pumpkin, feta cheese and toasted pine nuts, finished with a light lemon dressing.
Add Chicken $3, Add Lamb $4
Moroccan Chicken Salad (GF) - $22
Marinated, grilled chicken served with warm sweet potato, carrot, chickpea & currant salad, finished with raita & a pomegranate drizzle.
Pastas & Paellas
Double Smoked Chicken Carbonara - $24
Pan fried garlic, onion & bacon in a sage & white wine cream sauce with our own double smoked chicken breast, served with linguini, finished with parmesan & parsley.
Italian Sausage Penne - $24
Italian sausage & chorizo with red onion, capsicum, garlic, fresh herbs, capers, chilli & virgin olive oil served over penne, finished with parmesan.
Seafood Paella - $26 Add Chicken $3 (GF)
Calamari, prawns, mussels & baby octopus pan fried with onion, capsicum, garlic, chilli, tomatoes & green peas infused into a classic paella.
Grilled Lamb Loin with Stuffed Calamari -$31
Skewered lamb loin medallions in our own herb mix, char grilled and served with a calamari tube, golden fried & stuffed with roasted root vegetables. Char grilled pita bread served on the side.
Lamb Shank - $27 (GF)
Slow cooked in red wine and spices including star anise and cinnamon served over creamy mash with fresh steamed broccolini.
Lamb Belly - $22 (GF)
Twice cooked lamb belly stuffed with prunes and slow cooked in red wine sauce. Served with roasted kipfler potatoes & broccolini.
Steak & Fish
250g Porterhouse - $29 (GF)
Porterhouse cooked to your liking, served with butternut pumpkin, feta & walnut bake infused with fresh herbs and your choice of pepper & whisky, wild mushroom or red wine & thyme sauce.
300g Black Angus Rump - $32 (GF)
Grass fed Black Angus fillet cooked to your liking, served with green beans & garlic mushrooms, with your choice of pepper & whisky, wild mushroom or red wine & thyme sauce.
350g Rib Fillet - $36
Grass fed Black Angus rib fillet cooked to your liking, served with broccoli & bacon gratin and your choice of pepper & whisky, wild mushroom or red wine & thyme sauce.
Beef Cheeks - $26
Slow cooked in Beez Neez honey wheat lager and served with a parmesan scone, creamy mash and green beans.
Cone Bay Barramundi - $34 (GF)
Pan fried barramundi served on a stack of crushed avocado, sundried tomatoes and red onion, with roasted kipfler potatoes, a lemon drizzle and macadamia nuts.
Side dishes $5
4 Garlic Prawns (GF)
Creamy mashed potato (V, GF)
Golden kipfler potatoes (V, GF)
Garden Salad (V, GF)
Seasonal steamed vegetables (V, GF)
Cheesecake of the Day - $10
Served with macadamia shortbread.
Crème Brulee of the Day - $10 (GF)
Homemade Chocolate Tart - $12
Served with vanilla bean ice cream & macadamia praline.
Children’s Menu $7.50
Chicken Nuggets & Chips
Fish & Chips
Calamari & Chips
Steak & Chips
All served with a small garden salad and tomato sauce
Penne with tomato sauce, fresh parmesan & garlic bread
Add 2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream with flavoured topping - $10
Monmousseau, Loire Valley, France - French fruity and floral
Lindeman’s Henry’s Sons Brut Cuvee, SE Aust.
Lawsons Dry Hills Riesling, Marlborough, NZ - Clean and dry, lemon and lime
Castletorre Pinot Grigio, Hunter Valley - Crisp green apple
Rothbury Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, SE Aust - Citrus and passionfruit flavours
Angel Cove Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ - Intense and aromatic
Satellite Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ - Refreshing, crisp and elegant
Stella Bella Sauvignon, Margaret River - Zesty and textural
Peel Estate Verdelho, WA - Tropical fruit
Mount Vernon Pinot Gris, Marlborough, NZ - Juicy and bright, pear fruit
La Zona Moscato, Italy - Sweeter, lower alcohol
Lindeman’s Henry’s Sons Chardonnay, SE Aust - Rich with a soft finish
Oyster Bay Chardonnay, Hawkes Bay, NZ - Citrus and stone fruit with subtle oak
Cork Cutters Chardonnay, Hunter Valley - Full, rich and creamy style
Novello Sangiovese – Adelaide Hills, SA
Rob Dolan Pinot Noir, Yarra Valley - Dark and silky cherry
Casa Luch Tempranillo, Valencia, Spain - Medium body cherry
Oyster Bay Merlot, Hawkes Bay NZ - Soft and ripe
Kilikanoon Shiraz, Clare Valley - Elegant and juicy blackberry
Lindeman’s Henry’s Sons Shiraz Cabernet, SE Aust. Rich and spicy plum
Stella Bella Cabernet Merlot, Margaret River - Intense redcurrant
Cape Margaret Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River - Concentrated red berry fruit
Wynns Coonawarra “The Siding” Cabernet Sauvignon - Raspberry and Cedary oak
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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."
"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."