About Us


The Ship Inn

Proud to be part of the Port Eynon community

The Perfect


Located in the heart of Port Eynon, Gower. The Ship Inn is a family run pub that provides a warm and welcoming environment to all visiting the Gower coast. The decor provides a distinctly cosy and nautical theme.

Smugglers Retreat

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Pet Friendly

A Smuggler's


Port Eynon is steeped in a history of smuggling. The known outlaw in John Lucas retreated back to southernmost tip of Gower, the ruined Salt House. It was believed that the church at Port Eynon was used as hiding place for contraband around the time of the battle of Trafalgar — kegs were hidden in the altar — and at other times, the goods were buried in the sand-dunes. It is understood that John was not all bad as he acted as a Robin Hood figure of the Gower as he shared the spoils of his smuggling trips with the poor within the Peninsula.


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Ales Of

Natural Beauty

We are proud to serve the local ale of the Gower. Established in 2011 and inspired by the love of great beer and the lack of a brewery on the Gower Peninsula – the UK’s first area of natural outstanding beauty
The Gower Brewery was born!.

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Our Opening Times

Opening times
Mon-Thurs 12:00 – 23:30
Fri-Sat: 12:00 – 00:00
Sun: 12:00 – 23:30

Reserve by Phone

We take reservations for lunch and dinner. To make a reservation, please call us at 01792 390204, Monday to Friday.

We do not book the bar area – we leave this for walk-in guests to ensure that we always offer some tables for those who have not booked.


Our Promise of excellence

As a business we have set out to rejuvenate this historic building through continued refurbishment to offer a warm and welcoming environment. Together with an emphasis on a friendly but professional service we aim for a great experience, whether you call in for a coffee or a 3 course meal.