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The Boat House

Mereside, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0PA, Ellesmere SY12 0JH, England
+44 1691 623852
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (34 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (11 reviews)
“caesar salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mereside, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0PA, Ellesmere SY12 0JH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a superb evening....the Sicilian Evening! Fantastic food with perfectly matched wines and a great deal of thought which had gone into the menu. Great atmosphere and a credit to Ellesmere...thank you to everyone...superb service!

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit the Boathouse quite regularly, and one of the things I looked forward to was reading the newspapers provided by the Boathouse. There are other regulars who look forward to this too. Now they have stopped providing these. What a shame. This was a...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to come. Has a cafe and restaurant good choice to suit nearly everyone's needs. Had lunch and main meal here. Food is very good and it is a really warm and welcoming environment. Looking forward to our next visit. Well priced for the...More

Thank RedroseLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called for lunch after a lovely walk round the Mere on a very icy cold day. A warm welcome with 2 log burners. Friendly helpful staff. Lovely food and dog friendly. Great place.

Thank sue v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been recommended, we enjoyed a very tasty and enjoyable lunch. Well cooked and nicely presented by very attentive staff. The food had good substance and could not be faulted. It was very cold outside and the restaurant struggled for warmth and comfort and regrettably,...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having walked along the canal from our holiday cottage to Ellesmere in the freezing wind we were just happy to get inside and warm up. However, the experience we had in The Boat House made us forget the weather and appreciate the friendly service and...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Mere today. Called in to see if a table was available. Was served with roast lunch within ten minutes of being seated. The food was excellent. Will be returning. Friendly staff and wonderful views of the mere. Would recommend.

Thank bunkerbaby
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Very very disappointed. The meal we were served was very poor. This was due to a 30th Birthday party and the Restaurant was half empty because the staff were waiting for customers to leave so that the birthday party could take over the room. The...More

Thank nancy871
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Had the most fabulous Moroccan Evening at The Boathouse. Food was absolutely superb, fresh and beautifully presented, and service was excellent.. friendly, chatty staff, nothing was too much trouble. Already booked a table for the next o e!

Thank Jane R
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I dined at 'The Boathouse' and found the staff to be really friendly, obliging and prompt. The food was good and wholesome, reasonably priced and served hot. Nothing to complain about there then! The restaurant is in a lovely situation on the...More

Thank retired0ldguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mereside, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0PA, Ellesmere SY12 0JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ellesmere
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 623852
Set overlooking the delightful Shropshire Riviera of Ellesmere serving Lunch daily, Breakfasts on weekends, and Suppers Friday & Saturday.
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