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The Ragley Boat Stop

Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
+44 1332 703919
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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“t bone” (11 reviews)
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here with 23 others, was separated into different tables so we weren't even in the same room, got moved to a dingy room which smelled of sulphur, disgusting. Deep fried food you can easily get from any takeaway. Cobwebs and stench ... not recommended...More

Thank Cat D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food items were missing off our plates, due to them ‘running out’ but we were not informed on ordering we were informed when we received our food, and we were offered a sauce as replacement! Also a long legged bug was found in the cheese...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal this evening,perfectly cooked steak and delighted to have the chips.😀 As a coeliac did try and find the allergen information on-line before we went along to the pub but could not find in on their website. James behind the bar did...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my partner who enjoyed her meal. My meal however was less impressive. Overcooked steak with an overcooked (brown, crispy) egg... second plate- undercooked gammon. Only saving grace was the duty manager who refunded cost of my meal. Bit of advice...send out only what...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal with the family, steak was cooked perfectly, everything was really nice. Staff lovely and friendly, No issues.

Thank Dalmatianmad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous steak here on Saturday night , we had the 2 steaks and a bottle of dry white wine , it's the special offer on the back of the menu , we also had pepper sauce , onion rings and mushrooms ! Fabulous...More

Thank Tbed
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Have been to The Ragley Boat Stop many times and have always had good service and good food but today was excellent,well done all round.

1  Thank Kenneth E
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you for your great review Kenneth E. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Took the wife out for a great meal. The pound of lamb chops were cooked perfectly as was the chicken and steak fajitas, can’t remember the last time I had ones as good as these. Still had room for 2 fantastic puddings. Definitely recommend.

1  Thank Richard K
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you for recommending us Richard K and for taking the time to write a review for us. See you again soon!

Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

As there were 14 of us, the food came quicker than expected. Almost everyone had empty plates afterwards and the food was delicious. Nice, quick and friendly service. However where we sat (table 26) it was freezing all night and most of us still wore...More

1  Thank Chloe S
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you for your great review Chloe S. Thank you also for bringing the matter of the lack of heating in the area where you say to our attention as we are committed to continual improvement and your feedback helps us to take appropriate action...More

Reviewed November 9, 2017

Called here for lunch after personal recommendation, not disappointed. There is a special menu on offer as well as a full menu. The special menu is excellent for a light lunch. The special menu is available at £4.95 for main course and a additional dessert...More

Thank Nanette8179
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you for your great review Nanette8179. The menu you mention is now available until 10pm along with our All Day Every Day Menu. The £4.49 meals with desserts for a £1 is proving very popular. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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brian t
August 28, 2017|
Response from Douglas L | Reviewed this property |
Not definite, but I think so. Ring 'em. 01332 703919
Kaz S
January 17, 2016|
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Kaz S
January 17, 2016|
Response from Bobster1946 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not necessary, I would recommend if it is a really nice day due to its location
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 703919
  • E-mail
A warm welcome awaits you at The Ragley Boat Stop, a spacious pub with relaxing sofas, lots of eating areas, a magnificent garden sloping down to the Trent and Mersey Canal and a super balcony where you can relax and watch the world go by. A superb place to meet your friends for lunch, a night out, or a relaxing afternoon escape with the children. Go on come and visit us!
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