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The Ragley Boat Stop

Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
+44 1332 703919
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
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101 - 110 of 541 reviews

Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

There were 29 of us, we had lots of fun, meal was fantastic and the staff were great. What a great night out.

Thank Paula W
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Dear Paula W, thank you for your super review. It's great to hear you had such a fantastic time. I hope you will come and visit us again over the festive period and in the New Year. Have a wonderful Christmas!

Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Decided to take me my husband and my two children for dinner as I had read the reviews and thought we would give it a try. Approaching the bar, which at the time was quite busy as I expected having looked on google and seen...More

2  Thank AliceHaspel
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Is this a genuine review? It seems rather contradictory. You say it is being run by children. All our bar staff are aged 18 or over, and the Manager was obviously behind the bar making sure everything ran smoothly. The Manageress was in the kitchen....More

Reviewed November 25, 2016

If it looks too good to be true it usually is but it's certainly true that you can get a 24oz steak for £14.50. I'm a regular steak eater and can assure you that my 24oz was very good quality. I think management have had...More

Thank Bigun9
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Dear Bigun9, thank you for your excellent review. So pleased you enjoyed your King Henry VIII Special. As it says on the menu, we've been serving this for over 31 years. (That's when my husband got his first pub - The Man At Arms in...More

Reviewed November 25, 2016

We visited as a family party of five. The menu states 'this is a pub, not a restaurant'. We selected a good table in the spacious dining area and ordered food at the bar We thought we would have some. items from the light bites...More

Thank Ted S
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Thank you for your great review Ted S. The Middlesbrough Parmo is one of the new dishes on our menu, it is proving to be really popular, I'm pleased you found it tasty. The Homemade Fish Pie is one of my husband's favourites. Yes, come...More

Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Been a fair few times here and it doesn't disappoint. Good value for money and the steaks are very nice, well cooked and good quality. Fast service friendly staff. Pub food that's good! Highly recommended.

Thank Nick D
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Dear Nick D, thank you for your super review. Great to hear that you find the meals good value for money and well cooked. I'll pass on your comments to Tracey and Craig! See you again soon.

Reviewed November 14, 2016

i visited her in the summer and had the very budget lunch menu so this time i thought we'd try the evening time. the seating inside is comfortable, and you are not rushed to finish your meal and leave. we chose off the fish section...More

Thank shirl2014
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Dear shirl2014, thank you so much for your comprehensive review. It's great to hear you have tried our lunchtime menu and some dishes from our All Day Every Day Menu. There are lots of meals to chose from and some amazing new desserts too. All...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Having been here 6 months ago, and having a bad experience we thought we would give it another go so off we went . On entry we went to the bar one member of staff completely ignored us and another had to come and serve...More

2  Thank tanya1534
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Dear tanya1534, we are sorry to see from your review that you were disappointed in your recent visit to us. Your feedback is always welcomed as our aim is to get everything right. We do hope that you will visit us again.

Reviewed October 28, 2016

Not a bad setting by the canal.Not a particularly warm and comfortable place,the food is ok and not overpriced.Decent pint of beer. too.

Thank toddy123741
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Dear toddy123741, thank you for your review. Pleased you found the food value for money and the beer decent. Just checked, the fire is lit and the pub's cosy. Christmas decorations are up. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice pub, nice location. Food was nice, disappointed that they let people smoke on the balcony outside when it had no smoking signs up. Took a while to clear plates and don't do Sunday lunch

Thank amydyer24
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Dear amydyer24, thank you for your review. With regard to your comments I will investigate straight away. Hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

The place itself is kinda caotic...however the menu was so large. I woz dissapointed that the special wasnt on even though it was only one hour after opening time. Meat here is cooked wonderful, taste is fasmo, cooked to just how you like it. Recomed...More

Thank Potta2014
PippaKHT, Owner at The Ragley Boat Stop, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2016

Dear Potta2014, thanks for your great review. Sorry the special you wanted wasn't available. I'll look into that. I hope you'll come back and see us soon. Great new meals and desserts for you to try. Thank you again for taking the time to let...More

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Not definite, but I think so. Ring 'em. 01332 703919
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $33
Cuisine
Meals
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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
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
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Description
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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