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The Ferry Boat Inn

The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
+44 1394 284203
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (46 reviews)
“mackerel” (7 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for lunch as we always do when visit relative .When we looked at the menu and saw the huge increase in the prices nearly went somewhere else.But in the end had small meals.But will not be going again.. also the dreadful state of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pub full of character with long seafarers connection We enjoyed it so much will be booking again next year. Excellent food, good choice on menu, and efficient service

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank landlubber66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times now and always had a nice meal. The atmosphere of the pub is very comfortable, food good and service good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarkLZ2134PV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked our favourite table in the corner, as meeting my wife's father for a belated birthday lunch on Sat 24 Nov. Restaurant is always busy because of its popularity. Great for a meal or drink. Enjoy the relaxed cosy atmosphere here. Staff always polite &...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a romantic table for two and it was just perfect! The food was simply delicious, the ambience lovely, the background music just right & the staff were excellent! Thank you for another wonderful evening FBI!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chizzy124
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here very regularly, at least once a fortnight and haven’t had a complaint yet. The food is very good. It gets very busy so would advise booking a table to avoid disappointment! The curry is lovely, and you dont have to wait too...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Oceanview651
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the FBI as it’s locally known as we have always enjoyed the food there. We were a party of 21 and pre-ordered but they allowed 2/3 people to go off menu. From start to finish the team were amazing and so helpful including...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cazbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a regular customer here and took many friends and family here too. Unfortunately that won't be the case anymore. The new menu price increase is appalling! This is a pub not fine dining. The food has always been good but it's the same you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulsY4029NH
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Went here on recommendation... fairly nice location and inside is all old style low beams, like going back in time. Menu was large and seemed to focus mainly on fish dishes. I would only give it 6 out of ten though, as you have to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DazzaG76
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The Ferryboat Inn has been one of my favourites for some time but the menu has recently changed and the prices seem to have risen quite noticeably. We chose to enjoy a birthday meal for my husband here with our two teenage children. 2 of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank melaniebJ2019WN
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Questions & Answers
2 September 2018|
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Response from Claire E | Reviewed this property |
You can park for free outside but it gets v busy, or pay at another car park.
1 August 2016|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes we do sell vouchers we can either take the order over the phone or you can pop in
Louise C
29 August 2015|
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Response from HarriJGD2015 | Property representative |
Hello. The Ferryboat allows dogs in the main bar area and recently have increased this to include a section of the family dining area, so that families with dogs may come in We do allow children inside the pub, there is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferry, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 284203
  • E-mail
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