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LICHFIELD ROAD, Walsall, England
+44 1543 361692
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are regular visitors to the Boat and usually experience a very nice meal. We took 3 of our relatives there for dinner on Saturday night and what a poor evening we had . The menu has been dramatically reduced to the point that people around us were cancelling their booking on arrival and those that remained were all commenting... More 

Thank Donpet
Walsall, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a long time but thought we would give it a go along with seven friends. On the whole the service was very good. But a fillet steak for £25 and no sauces offered, not great quality, have had a lot better elsewhere recently for less money, i.e Miller and Carter. Duck that was so fatty and... More 

Thank Sam S
Walsall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

What's happened at the boat ? We have dined here on special occasions for many years, and really enjoyed the good food, nice atmosphere, and very good service, all of which was lacking on this occasion, bearing in mind this restaurant is not one of your standard buy one get one free establishments, the food was at best mediocre, service... More 

Thank chetter2016
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Should've sensed a downward change when I came onto the car park for a Sunday lunch. Normally packed, the car park was less than half-full. Our party of four were seated quickly and ordered our food, which took a while to arrive. Two chose the advertised roast lamb with mint sauce. Eventually all dishes arrived but the accompanying veg took... More 

2 Thank Nigel N
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Good blackboard type menu Plenty of choice. Generous servings, but sometimes skimpy on (unseasoned) veg. Good atmosphere, good friendly service. Will keep going there.

Thank oldossil
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Small portions and the following day me and my mother had an upset stomach had 1 starter and 2 mains and 2 cokes came to about £55 tasted nice but very small came away hungry and then upset stomach a couple of hours later for me and my mum

Thank kate8719
Walsall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

The main dish was delouse. the service not bad . A bit caotic when first arrived . THE staff are very polite . On the whole a most enjoyable evening .

Thank marie p
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

This was our second visit to decide if to use the venue for a family celebration, delicious food served promptly and hot, veg well cooked and portions very generous. We went ahead and booked the venue and looking forward to experiencing the hot carved buffet - no doubt I will be back on here for a further review afterwards -... More 

Thank Suzie47
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

My only criticism of this place is that there is no sign advising wait here to be seated. I asked if we just take a seat to be told no you select your choice off the blackboard so we did, waited for our drinks and were then seated. The place is huge with plenty of seating, I can safely say... More 

Thank JKN101
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just had a great meal here - two couples and a teenager. We had a drink while choosing our meals from the large selection on the blackboard and then took our drinks to where we were sat - at a very good table looking out over the car park at the sunset and garden. After a reasonable time, our meals... More 

Thank bogey147

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LICHFIELD ROAD, Walsall, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Walsall
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 361692

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?