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The Boathouse

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Auchinstarry Marina, Kilsyth G65 9SG, Scotland
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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A hidden gem between Glasgow and Edinburgh,came across this lovely hotel by chance,was not disappointed lovely place overlooking the union canal ,the service was outstanding,the food delicious,could not fault it. The bedroom was very clean and comfortable,had a fabulous view of the hills and marina. All in all a very successful trip,hope to stay longer the next time.

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Thank Rhona W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First went to the boathouse for lunch and catch up with a friend, tryed the best starter Iv ever tried Stornaway black pudding poached egg sautéed mushrooms, first time my tastebuds had been awakened in a long time, was quiet glad they did a smaller fish and chips portion as I'm not a big eater, and washed it down with... More 

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Thank Kate-Quinn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Setting is beautiful, service was lovely. Quite disappointed in the food, we found our starters to be very bland, the fish was very greasy and at £8 for each starter and £12 for the fish we expected much more! Also there used to be a lunch time menu which also seems to have disappeared. Part of the starter was Stornaway... More 

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Thank Pam L
Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your visit. Should you wish to discuss this further please do not hesitate to get in touch at info@boathousekilsyth.com More 

Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly personnel, clean rooms and very nice beds to sleep in. The landscape is nice and the hotel restaurant is located at a small marina. Lots of parkingspace, so you don't have to worry about that. It's located a little bit isolated with no pubs in the area, but the restaurant is great. I would recommend the blackened salmon,... More 

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Thank MikeSaliha
Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Good evening Mike, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Cumbernauld, Scotland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jst recently visited the Boathouse restaurant for Sunday late lunch with a friend and again delighted as always. The quality of the food is outstanding and portion sizes are very substantial. We have never been disappointed with our food, hence the reason we return time & time again. We have visited mainly for lunch and dinner. The service is always... More 

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good atmosphere despite the winter weather outside. Staff were very attentive without being intrusive. A member of staff took time to explain the mural on the wall. The restaurant is beside a canal which will be more interesting in the summer.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 516 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here quite a few times. This time we had a two for one voucher. We pre-booked our table on line. On arrival, we were shown to a nicely located table at a window overlooking across the canal marina. Our drinks order was taken in nice time and served very promptly. The food order was taken from a... More 

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Good evening Keith, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers are amazing!!! My good friend is the chef in the boathouse and everytime I go he never fails to amaze me, the portion size is brilliant for the money. Definitely will be back! Trust me if you go you won't be disappointed.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Good evening Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Just been tonight for a meal. The food was good quality and plenty of it. The restaurant itself had a nice atmosphere, clean. I got the soup which was nice and my partner had the Cullen skink which was plentiful. The main courses of balmoral chicken and haggis, neeps & tatties. Good quality and plentiful.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Stevie, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience here at The Boathouse. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Have been here many times for food but it seems to be deteriorating. Food is ok but is not cheap for what it is, service was slow and it took ages to get the bill. Think they need to step up their game again to compete.

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Thank DoraDementia
Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we are very sorry that your experience was not what you had expected. We welcome all feedback in an effort to continually improve our service. Should you wish to discuss this matter further please feel free to contact us at info@boathousekilsyth.com More 

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