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“Noisy & not cheap” 2 of 5 stars
Review of The Boatman Freehouse - CLOSED

The Boatman Freehouse
Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3XJ, England
+44 1483 568024
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Price range: $12 - $31
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Noisy & not cheap”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The food has changed recently, no more unheated tuna melts and now some nice pasta dishes but are they really worth the nearly £10?

  • Visited June 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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otley
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Sunday lunch at the (re named) Weyside Guildford”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We called in for Sunday lunch when the sun was shining.What a lovely view out on the terrace overlooking the park and canal watching the narrowboats and canoes pass by.The food was very good (choice of roasts) with good veg and yorkshire pud and plenty gravy without having to ask for more.My wife said the sticky toffee pudding was the best ever.Staff were friendly and efficient and the Youngs bitter excellent! It's nice and cosy inside too with log burning stove.Will definately call again.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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REIGATE
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“The Weyside (Now called)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Did the walk along the river from Godalming to Guildford and popped in for a drink and some light lunch. Good selection of drinks and we had the pie of the day. Which was very nice in its own bowl with mash and vegetables in another bowl. Great to sit out side on the terrace and look down on the river and enjoy your meal and enjoy your drink in the sunshine..

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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“Decent Sunday lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Had a lovely Sunday Lunch on a beautiful day this weekend.

We were able to sit outside on the terrace - which was lovely - the only downside is you have to order from the bar if sat outside.

Food was done nicely - basically roasts and service was pretty good too.

All in all I'd certainly go back esp if it's a nice day.

Noted that they are v dog friendly too... so may bring hound next time!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Relax....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

What an ideal place to sit out and sup beer & down good pub food in the sun. The most relaxing atmosphere we have found. Its not local but we when we can we make a speacial trip out to enjoy a great few hours by the river. Great view of the river Wey and cant wait to get back there soon.
Only draw back its very popular and have to get there on opening time to get the best seats..

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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