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The Blue Boat

#5,504 of 18,608 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
Distillery Road | Fulham, London W6 9GD, England
+44 20 3092 2090
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Distillery Road | Fulham, London W6 9GD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blueboat is a beautiful pub in a lovely riverside setting. The pub is busy with returning local customers all the time but the food is always a disappointment and it seems to be getting worse. I live locally and would happily eat here several...More

Thank Capsilva
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi customer, We at The Blue Boat are very saddened by customers leaving and not feeling like they got the service they expected. In behalf of the entire team, I extend our sincerest apologies. At the same time, I want to thank you for this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys allegedly have a policy of not serving food outside after 9 pm except they don’t police that policy properly / at all. When we challenged having been forced to eat inside a stuffy restaurant even though we ordered *prior* to 9 pm and...More

Thank BB280984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location, and even if the weather is not great and you cannot enjoy the beautiful terasse, the inside of the pub is designed with taste. There is a great selection of drinks, the only downside is that the Blue Boat appears to be a...More

Thank Lionel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How to spoil a Summer evening walk. 1.Go for a walk on the Thames towpath in Hammersmith. 2.Decide to have a drink. 3.Find the attractive Blue Boat pub and restaurant. 4.Go to the long bar and admire the fixtures and fittings. 5.Wait to be served....More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here yesterday with a friend - I order the starter special of prosciutto croquettes which I had to return as they were so salty, my friend ordered the smoked salmon which was not very well presented (looked very dry but was "passable"). We...More

Thank kayejust
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's a shame your experience was not 100%. I have fed this feedback to the head chef and he will look into it for future guests. Very sorry things didn't go as deserved. Hopefully you will give us another chance one day.

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice bar restaurant in Hammersmith by the river with relaxing atmosphere good drinks and nice food. Staff was excellent location amazing

Thank Kostaslon
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

I'm very glad you enjoyed our little slice of the river! Thank you for your kind words and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

So lovely to sit beside the Thames with friends. Beautiful scene, nice to watch passing people. Menu is good, staff is always nice. We recently had a family birthday party there a couple of weeks ago and kids, adults (inc. vegetarians) and grandparents were able...More

Thank Raquel C
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Very glad you had a good time and enjoyed our food - hope to see you again soon

Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Generally a beautiful pub on the new Fulham Reach area built in Hammersmith, great views of the river Thames and a nice beer garden. We visited on bank holiday Monday and unfortunately the pub needs more staff as they couldn’t cope with the demand, there...More

Thank drewpotter
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for your honest review and although things didn't fully go your way, you still gave us a very nice score. We have hired more hands and currently put them in training to deal with the demand of summer.

Reviewed May 21, 2018

Visited the Blue Boat on Saturday evening with my boyfriend. It was a hot day so pretty busy in there with lots of people having clearly flocked to have a drink on the river. Generally the ambiance and decor of the place is ok but...More

Thank LaurenOC2100
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for an outlook on you visit and apologise for what seemed to have been a mix up, I will look into this incident for you.

Reviewed May 20, 2018

The Blue Boat occupies a prime spot on the river in Fulham which would be hard to beat. Overall impression very good and outside seating area very alluring - unfortunately, even in the late afternoon on a glorious sunny Sunday afternoon, the terrace area is...More

Thank Cavebear007
TheBlueBoat, Manager at The Blue Boat, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Completely understand your experience - I will pass on your comment to the higher ups so they are aware

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $34
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Distillery Road | Fulham, London W6 9GD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3092 2090
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The Blue Boat in Hammersmith is all about life on the river. Enjoy fabulous, refined food and a premium collection of drinks - and catch stunning sunsets from our spacious patio next to the water.
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