Summer Time at The Ship

We have had a great start to the summer at The Ship so far, with beautiful weather, a jam packed beer garden at the weekends and lots of updates to our food and drinks menu, as well as some great seasonal specials.   We are loving all of your great photos being sent to us…

Spring time at The Ship

What a lovely spring we’ve had so far, with plenty of sunny days and lots of laughter in the beer garden it’s safe to say you are all embracing the English sunshine just like we should.   We have had such a busy April with the Grand National and Ladies Day, Easter Weekend which couldn’t…

COME ON STYAL FC!

Wayne Dux is the new manager of Styal Football Club. Pre season training will commence Saturday 25th June at our Altrincham Road ground and we welcome all. The football club runs a first and reserve team playing in the Hallmark Cheshire league Saturday afternoons and also an under 21 academy team playing in the north…

Is it time for a cocktail yet?

Seeing as Easter has just passed, we thought we’d share this recipe for the perfect spring cocktail. However, the sun doesn’t need to be shining to enjoy this drink!   Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make a pitcher full of delicious strawberry and basil margarita: 12 to 14 strawberries 8 basil leaves 6-8…

Saint Patrick’s Day

Traditionally, Saint Patrick’s day is a celebration of Saint Patrick, the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and all things typically Irish. Unofficially, the holiday is an excuse for many to see how much booze they can drink. The celebrations happen during lent but, conveniently, any ‘restrictions’ are lifted especially for the occasion, which is why…

The Story of Guinness

In 1752, Arthur Guinness inherited £100 (£19,615 today) from his godfather and decided to set up his own ale brewery in Leixlip, County Kildare, Ireland. After some success, Arthur decided to move to Dublin, Ireland’s capital, and signed a 9,000-year lease for the unused St. James’s Gate Brewery in 1759. Ten years later, Guinness exported…

Some of our recent Specials

We love to give our chefs the credit they deserve for the beautiful food they prepare for our pub. The chefs regularly experiment and express themselves through our specials menu, which can change regularly. With that said, let’s take a look at some of the past specials. Left to right: Pan-fried sea bass served with…

Fish & Chips Fridays!

Long week? Fancy some quality food without the hassle of cooking and cleaning? Stop by on a Friday and we’ll prepare some good ol’ fashioned fish & chips for you to take home! Delicious crispy batter, tender fish and golden chunky chips. Perfect.

Don’t forget us on Sundays

One of our most popular meals is without doubt our Sunday Roast, and for good reason. Our chefs have put together a traditional Sunday offering that uses local meat and veg including our goose fat roast potatoes and homemade Yorkshire pudding. All this is rounded off with a traditional gravy that has a smell and…