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Harleyford Estate | Henley Road, Marlow SL7 2DX, England
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Ranked #12 of 17 Marlow B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

Showboat is on a boat anchored on the Thames. It's small, but we had the restaurant pretty much to ourselves for lunch. The service was excellent, and the food was a wonder to behold, let alone eat! Each course was described in detail as it was set before us by a knowledgable and fun waiter. We had a fun time.... More

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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Went here on a Saturday night and our table of 4 were the only diners, there was someone drinking at the bar but that was it. The inside restaurant was almost cafeteria style with no real thought/flair gone into the table setting. The service by Igor was excellent and the menu was talked through with a passion & knowledge that... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The showboat did not disappoint for a second time. Every thing was fantastic, food, service and this time we stayed aboard and it was lovely. I did not think that a bacon sandwich could be soooo good, not to mention the granola. We will be back. Thank you.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Wonderful setting on the river. But oh dear!! The food is pretentious, not well executed and above all - TINY!! This is totally' messed about with, over worked' food of the worst order....why not do simple, stylish food ie a grilled fish and salad? My seabass was HALF A FILLET WITH SOME DICED UP BROCCOLI like mush..... We wondered why... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is quite a special place: interesting food beautifully presented, great service and a lovely setting on the river. Presentation tends to the theatrical - smoked calamari come in a Kilner jar full of, er, smoke. Mains come on once-fashionable square black plates, but with the ingredients arranged with real artistry.Flavour combinations surprise (and, usually, please) - those calamari come... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I visited yesterday with an old friend to a place that I thought would be fun to try out. It really is in a beautiful setting situated on the river and the staff were friendly and very welcoming and despite me being an hour late did everything they could to make out meal fantastic. The food was cooked to perfection... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Showboat is a wonderful experience with beautiful surroundings, high quality food, friendly staff - who make you feel very welcome. Great prices for the quality of food being served. A tranquil place well worth a visit! Would highly recommend the Showboat. B&B is also a must, great surrondings to wake up to.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Gosh I really don't want to do a review of the the Showboat as want this place to be as tranquil as possible like our experience today. As an avid Trip advisor my self I read about this place with great reviews to see what the fuss was about. thought we should go as a family on a Saturday lunch... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I went for a meal with my son at the Showboat. The food was really enjoyable and the staff were attentive and friendly . I will go there again and am really looking forward to going there in summer and having a meal on deck looking at the river & enjoying the wonderful views.

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Address: Harleyford Estate | Henley Road, Marlow SL7 2DX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
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