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The Boat Inn

Leaplish Waterside Park The Boat Inn | Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
+44 1434 251000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (10 reviews)
“scampi” (5 reviews)
“peas” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Leaplish Waterside Park The Boat Inn | Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We ate here on one evening, during our recent long weekend in one of the lodges. We ate here as it appeared clean and the menu had a good variety to suit everyone. On site, there was also only the one restaurant, but still we...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Fish n chips & Beef Sunday roast champion, bar staff so lovely the young lady and bar manager so polite, very clean and welcoming,there are quite a lot of choices

Thank philipnichaelp
Reviewed November 6, 2017

There was a varied menu although the specials were the same four four days. The place was clean the food edible and to their credit the staff were excellent. We dined here for three nights.

Thank Greavsie38
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Surprised at the interior of the place, very nice and airy. We arrived earlier than booked having cycled around the lake, but this was no problem. Food was a little slow in coming but was freshly cooked and plentiful. Good value, filling and the service...More

Thank Skinnytyke
Reviewed October 21, 2017

a few years ago we visited this inn--- it was then a lovely pup with stunning views-- views have not changed BUT oh Lord it was like the seventh ring of hell-- loud music-- tons of kids with huge open play entertainment areas for them--...More

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited while in Leaplish. The Inn is lovely. You can have a cuppa and cake, a sandwich, soup or a meal. We had scampi with chips, salad and peas and veggie burger with fries and onion rings. Scampi was £9.95 the burger was £10.00. We'll...More

Thank WoodyJB
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

3rd visit here,food and staff are first class,celebrated sister in laws birthday,they put ballons and a bottle of cava on the table,nice touch,food was great service was excellent,a lovely place i highly reccomend.

Thank kaydan49
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Had two nice evening meals whilst staing in the lodges. Staff very friendly, good portion sizes and competetively priced. Great views over the lake.

Thank donkey_doc
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Situated on kielder water good views from bar and restaurant.menu plenty to choose from,food arrived quickly .reasonably priced,however remember to pay for parking you can pay in shop £1.50 per hour or£5.00 for 24 hours.

Thank pemmerson77
Reviewed October 5, 2017

After a lovely walk we decided to call in for Sunday lunch at 3.50 we just made there 4 o clock deadline . Lamb and Beef were our choices , both came piping hot it’s a good choice of veg . The lamb was lovely...More

Thank William A
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leaplish Waterside Park The Boat Inn | Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Kielder
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 251000
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The Boat Inn, sits on the edge of the Kielder Water and has fantastic panoramic views. Our chef’s work to bring you the best seasonal produce and create a menu full of delicious meals for you to pick from. Pick from snacks, starters, mains and desserts; if you have an allergy simply let us know and we will be happy to cater to your needs. We also have a children’s menu for the little ones to pick from complete with colouring in sheet to keep any hunger pangs or boredom at bay. If you would prefer to not eat we also have a range of hot and cold drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Please be aware we do not serve food from 4.00pm to 5.00pm.
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