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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed December 16, 2020

Decided to try The Boat inn for a home cooked Sunday roast and wasn’t disappointed. Was made to feel very welcome and sat next to a lovely roaring fire The dinners were huge plenty of roast beef and roast potatoes and a great selection of...vegetables all home cooked and delicious . Two very happy customers !More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020

Spent 3 midweek evenings dining here.Nice food, good atmosphere and all staff very welcoming especially to our dog.Keep it up,guys.....

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020 via mobile

Cosy pub with delicious food. John and staff couldn’t have made us more welcome, and their COVID safely planning was excellent. The pub is in a delightful location on the edge of the Oxford Canal, in Thrupp. It’s a pretty pub, build from traditional local...stone. The food menu offers and the classics and our choses were cooked to perfection. I recommend visiting the Boat Inn.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2020 via mobile

Nice surroundings, great food and good service. Thank you for a lovely evening once again on our yearly visit on our boat

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2020 via mobile

Waited nearly an hour for lunch!!!! At 2.20 in the afternoon, not interested, asked about what had happened - we are busy, no one else in the room with us! Another lady was at the bar asking for a full refund due to food not...arriving.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 16, 2020

Went here for an evening meal instead of travelling into Central Oxford, was just a bit of a shame we left feeling flat, our meal was good until my partner pulled what seemed like a hair out of his mouth as he was eating, I...wanted to show the waitress just to make the kitchen aware in case it happens to someone else, once we finished our food she came over and I said about it, I also tried to be quiet about this as other tables would hear otherwise and I didnt want to ruin your custom but instead of a proper apology, we recieved a really half arsed "oh really... ill tell the kitchen". Such a shame as we were going to order dessert but felt very uneasy after that. I hope I don't get a nasty response back for writing this review as I've seen others have, but just wanted to leave my genuine experience of our meal.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 15, 2020

This is a lovely pub with friendly service In a stunning location food was about average though enjoyed our visit .

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

We arrived at 2.30 to a very warm welcome. Ordered chicken burger for the fussy one who loved it. We had steak baguette and sausage baguette which comes with a salad garnish and chunky chips well worth the money. Will definitely be back now we...found this little gem.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 29, 2020 via mobile

This is a real gem and in a lovely location. It’s very well set up for Covid restrictions. The staff are all welcoming, efficient, happy and nothing is too much for them. The food was excellent, piping hot and well presented. We didn’t wait long...for food or drinks, even though they were busy. We were even given advice on the route to take along the canal walk by the delightful landlord, John, and during our walk had a lady come out of her house for a chat! Can’t recommend Thrupp enough for hospitality.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 29, 2020

We pre booked a table, but it wasnt ready when we arrived. After we waited a while we were taken to our table and given the menu. After a little while our order was taken, and then we waited nearly an hour for our food....The pub wasnt full, so can't imagine what the problem was. When my meal arrived (prawn baguette) it was totally inedible. They did deduct the cost of this from the bill, eventually, but it wasnt the pleasant experience we had hoped for.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Carl S
December 28, 2018|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I'm not the owner, it's a cracking pub, but I don't think they have accommodation. You could call them to confirm 01865 374279.
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27RMC
June 4, 2018|
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Response from kitchen-nightmares07 | Property representative |
Hi, We do have a wide variety of vegetarian selects most of which are on line. Also we have about 3 further options on our specials menu though this does change.
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770julesw
May 7, 2018|
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Response from kitchen-nightmares07 | Property representative |
Won’t be long now
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