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THE BOAT

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LICHFIELD ROAD, Walsall, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Home cooked food, great value

Visited for lunch with my Dad and daughter. Food is freshly cooked and plentiful and the price is very reasonable. Super choice and I love the fact that you can see the kitchen. Sunday lunch is also very good value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2014
Sue G
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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BIRMINGHAM
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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Walsall, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Visited this restaurant for a nice meal with friends. The building is lovely and décor inside very nice. We were looking forward to an enjoyable meal. I ordered duck and asked for to be well done. The response from the waitress was "well I can ask but its really up to the chef and he doesn't like duck to be... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Visited for lunch with my Dad and daughter. Food is freshly cooked and plentiful and the price is very reasonable. Super choice and I love the fact that you can see the kitchen. Sunday lunch is also very good value.

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WEST MIDLANDS
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Good food, very pleasant surroundings, can be a bit pricey but check the board for specials of the day.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Have been to The Boat several times in the past year and have never been disappointed. The service and staff attitude has been first class as has the cuisine, cooked by the owner himself. The menu is alive and bursting with new ideas and there is always something new to try out. I took a couple of ex pats for... More 

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Walall
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I have been going to the Boat for years and have always enjoyed their meals, indeed last night's Hake was splendid. The fly in the proverbial ointment for me and several others is the lack of a printed menu. The selection is generous but the scrum near the blackboard is intolerable. I enjoy taking my time to choose a meal... More 

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We have never had a poor meal at The Boat,it was worth setting out in heavy rain and strong winds to reach the very warm welcome at The Boat,everything we ordered arrived beautifully presented and sizzling hot.the game plates were a little disappointing,pigeon breast came a little dry without much taste,despite our very early sitting we enjoyed our meal and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 31

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