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The Boat Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews beef stew fish and chips cake pudding kielder water ate here bird of prey centre sunday lunch lovely pub decent food portion sizes evening meal lovely meal booked a table dog reservoir carvery
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Reviewed 3 days ago

though a bit pricey you expect with the area ANOB , the service and food was great and amazing spread of breakfast , Hash Browns, Egg, Sausages, Bacon rashers Mushrooms, Beans lovely pot of tea and brown or white toast with butter lovely and fast...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Boat Inn, before attending the Bird of Prey Centre, and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The staff were really helpful and friendly and we found the place to be a real gem as it suited our six year old down to the ground...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jon2512
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With such a nice building and location the owners are wasting the opportunity. Leisure, hospitality and buying food and drink should be a pleasant experience and this was not. It was possibly the worst experience I have ever had, the service is really awful, the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off at the Boat Inn for Lunch when visiting the Kielder Reservoir. We placed our order for food and drink, which was served in good time. The Food was tasty but did not have quite have the “wow factor”. However the Boat Inn...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Manfred B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice meals, good staff and great views,, Kids loved the bouncy bag, even the rain didn't stop them Only downside is doesn't open up till lunch, and this is the best place for the WiFi

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 486jamesm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was nice to sit outside and look at the lake - we didn't have any choice as we were told by a grumpy cafe man that dogs were frowned upon by the people there. He was quite sharp about it. The ice cream was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jack R
Reviewed August 10, 2019

We were caught out in Kielder with no gluten free food for the kids. We stopped here on a whim and i was really impressed with the range available and the knowledge of the staff. It’s not going to win any Michelin stars, but it...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank kc3744
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Food was delicious and dog and children friendly highly recommend . Hot and cold drinks, breakfast dinners and evening meals we also had are own tv to watch. Can eat in or outside

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank reena7715
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Good pub grub and good service thanks, I had pie and chips and my wife had pasta both very good, and good service thanks chaps.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Paul M
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

I too went here on fathers day with my partner and my father after a visit to the bird of prey center and we enjoyed the meal imensly. The staff were very attentive and patient with my father who isn't the quickest of eaters and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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April 14, 2019|
Response from smilerkevin61 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they show sports on TV....but give them a call - they don'y bite. ;)
August 25, 2018|
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Response from chris e | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn’t visit there so couldn’t comment.
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