Renowned for its home-cooked food and refreshing cask ales, The Ship is an independently-run public house that has a heritage spanning nearly 250 years.

Festive Menu now available! Call 01708 741 571 to reserve your table.

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About Us

The Ship, Gidea Park

Excellent Pub Food
in Romford

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Huge Range of Cask Ales

Try our huge selection of Cask Ales including: Doom Bar, Timothy Taylor’s Landlord. Green King IPA and our weekly Guest Ales.

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Huge Wine and Gin Menu

We also have a fine selection of wines including: Telegraph Road Shiraz, Roos Estate Merlot and Quara Malbec – and Gins including: Hoxton, Hendricks, Silent Pool and many more.

Home Cooked Food

Looking for a relaxing, traditional English pub where you can enjoy some delicious home cooked food in Romford? Look no further!

Celebrate your Occasions With Us

We would be delighted to host your event; whether it be a birthday party or a get-together. You can reserve an area for lunch or just drinks. Call us to discuss your requirements.

A genuine treasure that dates back to 1762

Our History

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The pub is a genuine treasure that dates back to 1762. As a Grade II listed building, it still retains its picture postcard appearance, which is the embodiment of Old English style. This is a pub that has a wealth of character within its old wooden beams. A detailed history of the place is actually unknown and undocumented. We have relied upon the local history in Romford to give us some clues and some background albeit slightly sketchy. In our opinion the lack of information actually adds to the character of the building and the mysteries of the stories it holds.