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The Boathouse

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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1 The Parade, Parkgate CH64 6RN, England
0151 336 4187
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On visiting The Boathouse recently having had a far from pleasant meal last time, this one was a huge improvement... In fact it was superb. So I wanted to put the record straight, everything about the night was excellent... I have always loved this place but was surprised that our last visit was disappointing... Anyway, good to see that things... More 

Thank Sue B
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we went for a family meal to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary. had a table in conservatory wich has great views across to wales . food was excellent could not fault it ,service great to

Thank iankaz49
halifax uk
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for a meal not really knowing what to expect. The location is fantastic with a large car park. We hadn't booked but was so found a table for 2 in a packed restaurant. The fish pie was lovely with plenty of fish and 3 large King prawns on the top. My did nine partner had the fish and... More 

Thank yorkshire
Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely Sunday lunch with all the trimmings. Delicious roast beef and vegetables. The Yorkshire pudding was amazing. However, the roast potatoes were not good - disappointing. Over-cooked and/or warmed up and tough. A shame as the rest was really good. Maybe dauphinois or mash would be a sensible alternative to go with the new potatoes.

Thank Matthew1974
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5.15 pm restaurant very quiet, yet it took a few minutes for us to be seated. "Handcut" chips were very disappointing and seemed to be frozen chips. My wife's lentil feta and polenta burger was dry, crumbly and tasteless; my gammon steak and egg were tasty and succulent, but the chips were as above. We also had some courgette fritters... More 

1 Thank Bill G
Chester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an exceptional restaurant. Great food, good drinks, and attentive service. Cannot wait to make a return visit.

Thank Joesolicitor
Wirral, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overlooking the marshes and river Dee on the Wirral peninsular the Boathouse won't disappoint. Staff are very attentive and food is always excellent and piping hot. I find best time to visit while still light to enjoy the view. There are outside seating if you must want a drink. Sign up for emails and there are regular offers.

Thank junemyddelton
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off here when we were out walking our dog who was warmly welcomed with a dog biscuit. I asked if they could do anything vegan and the chef offered to adapt several dishes. I opted for the asparagus and pea risotto and it was lovely, one of the best vegan meals I have had in ages. My fiancée... More 

Thank Velda M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous Sunday lunch here, we loved it all, you couldn't fault the food, service or the views !!

Thank TripletmumWirral
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looks very tired from outside with peeling paint .function room closed as dangerous to use. Team where nice when you approach the bar but after ordering I tried to talk with them but didn't get far just blanked me . The views are to die for and the decorations need attention .been told they are due a refitted in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Parade, Parkgate CH64 6RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Parkgate
  • Phone Number: 0151 336 4187

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?