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All 46 Wallingford Restaurants

The Boat House

103 High Street, Wallingford OX10 0BJ , England
01491 834100
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Ranked #21 of 46 Restaurants in Wallingford
Cuisines: American, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Crowmarsh Gifford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Lovely setting, good food, very pleasant staff BUT the wait for food at the weekend can be excessive. We were told the wait for a snack was an hour on two separate weekends. It even took 15 minutes to get a drink. They just need more staff - the current situation is spoiling the chances of developing the business. If... More

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

To be honest I was expecting less from this pub simply as it looks like it's going to be a Hungry Horse type of experience. I was pleasantly surprised as the food was good quality (not just huge quantity) and the surroundings quite chilled. This was a Friday early evening and the clientele was a mix of families eating as... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The pub should be fantastic. The location is gorgeous, the food is traditional English pub fast food ( which is plentiful and tasty ... And cheapish) and the staff are great . BUT there are not enough staff! I went on Sunday 7th September, a fantastic sunny late summer sunny day and they had three waiting staff which included the... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went for lunch . It was fairly busy with a range of people there from couples, families and groups of friends. Good pub grub with some interesting choices. Bar staff friendly. It was very nice to sit watching river traffic

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We called in on our last evening of a very unhappy and unsatisfactory stay at the nearby Shillingford Bridge Hotel, and were much cheered up by the kind and friendly service from the two men at the bar. We, two 70 plus women, found ourselves relaxing for the first time for the whole weekend,enjoyed our meal, and left laughing,with their... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Went to the Boathouse for Sunday lunch as we were in the area. We arrived as it opened and chose a window seat, looking out over the river. We were glad we arrived when we did as it filled up very quickly. The staff were really friendly and we were served promtly. I ordered the vegetarian option as i liked... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Went there last night with some family and friends. Me and my niece ordered the rump steak, my husband and brother had the mixed grill and my friend had the hunters chicken. The order came quite promptly especially considering how busy the place was. The steak was cooked to perfection, my husband said it was the best mixed grill he... More

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Had a fish finger sandwich which was inedible, the poorest quality fish fingers were not white inside but dark brown and the taste was awful, for £3.99 rubbish !, Reported this to a member of staff who replied " he wouldn't eat them ". The two kids meals were equally bad.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My wife and Icalled in for a meal late this afternoon with another couple. We all ordered cod and chips with three of us having the 'cod father' meal at £9.49 which included bread and butter - food and drinks were pre-paid for at the bar. After a fairly lengthy wait our meals arrived but it soon became apparent that... More

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chorley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went to the boat house at 7.30pm for a drink and snack. Me and my sister chose to order a woo woo cocktail each. I saw on the menu that there were pitchers available so we opted for that to share. I watched the bar maid put 2x 25 ml of vodka and the same of archers into the pitcher.... More

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Spirit P, Guest Relations Manager at The Boat House, responded to this review

Dear travelexpertChorley Thank for taking the time to provide us with your review regarding your recent experience at the Boat House. I would like to apologise that we failed to meet your expectations at the pub in regards to the service you received. I can assure you that I have passed on your comments to the Management Team who would... More

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