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THE BOAT

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LICHFIELD ROAD, Walsall, England
441543361692
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

The main dish was delouse. the service not bad . A bit caotic when first arrived . THE staff are very polite . On the whole a most enjoyable evening .

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2015
marie p
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Small portions and the following day me and my mother had an upset stomach had 1 starter and 2 mains and 2 cokes came to about £55 tasted nice but very small came away hungry and then upset stomach a couple of hours later for me and my mum

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Thank kate8719
Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The main dish was delouse. the service not bad . A bit caotic when first arrived . THE staff are very polite . On the whole a most enjoyable evening .

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Thank marie p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This was our second visit to decide if to use the venue for a family celebration, delicious food served promptly and hot, veg well cooked and portions very generous. We went ahead and booked the venue and looking forward to experiencing the hot carved buffet - no doubt I will be back on here for a further review afterwards -... More 

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Thank Suzie47
Tamworth
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My only criticism of this place is that there is no sign advising wait here to be seated. I asked if we just take a seat to be told no you select your choice off the blackboard so we did, waited for our drinks and were then seated. The place is huge with plenty of seating, I can safely say... More 

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Thank TamworthHolly
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just had a great meal here - two couples and a teenager. We had a drink while choosing our meals from the large selection on the blackboard and then took our drinks to where we were sat - at a very good table looking out over the car park at the sunset and garden. After a reasonable time, our meals... More 

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Thank bogey147
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Waited an hour after the table was booked. When meals came basic items such as chips under cooked. Fish poor. Lamb greasy. Management staff un pleasent. Will not return. Poor...

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Thank Redrum1965
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We tend to use this restaurant for special occasions and once again it did not disappoint us. My daughter and her fiancé who were with us and use to fine dining were extremely impressed with the excellent quality of the food and service.

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Thank Golftaffy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

9 of us went for Sunday lunch on Mothers day. 24 hour slow cooked lamb very tender, Fish and steaks excellent. Fresh veg lovely and traditional puds delicious. Have been here 3 times and thoughly recommend it.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

To update my review of 2012, the standards have been maintained, food prepared from fresh ingredients from an extensive menu, with friendly service. With the repeat trip -I recommend that you try it for yourself. Good size car park several rooms and outside tables too. Rooms can be booked for functions. Standard wine list and drinks menu.

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1 Thank Andrew I
Walsall, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Visited with family, food excellent as was the service (only booked on the morning of the meal). Price very reasonable with an excellent themed choice to suit the occasion. Lots of specials available and the desserts were scrumptious and plentiful. Nice atmosphere, plenty of room and no feeling of being rushed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: LICHFIELD ROAD, Walsall, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Walsall
  • Phone Number: 441543361692

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 31
  • Cuisine: British

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