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The Boat House

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103 High Street, Wallingford OX10 0BL, England
+44 1491 834100
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was rubbish. But the staff at the sharp end went above and beyond to try and make amends. The problem is head office dictating portion control I should imagine

Thank grahamg64
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is stunning but the first time we went for a Sunday roast which took nearly an hour and a half to arrive , food was cold chicken was still frozen inside some of the things missing we did complain got hour money back but hey hoo lost 3 hours between the time we arrived till the time we... More 

1 Thank Roberto S
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged with friends to have lunch at the Boat House, convenient location; and on the side of the Thames makes all the difference, it was a pleasant sunny day. Service was very slow, waited for over an hour for our food. They only had one jerked chicken when we ordered 3, the mussels arrive cold, and we had to... More 

1 Thank Ricketywood
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went in on Saturday night after the fireworks. It was absolutely packed, but all the staff were really smiley and friendly. Had some food as well which was delicious. Will definitely reccommend and visit again.

1 Thank Hannah H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently as they have a new menu, still your usual chain pub sort of food but cooked very well, nicely presented and very tasty! Our table ordered the spicy jerk chicken burger, scampi, moules frites and grilled piri piri chicken breast, the sweet potato fries are absolutely devine that we ordered an extra side of them! They have a... More 

2 Thank Panda P
Wallingford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yesterday we visited the boathouse for dinner to cheer a friend up..... out of the 4 meals ordered 3 were vile (a massive understatement) meal 1 .... Mussels..... so overcooked you couldn't pull them out of the shell. Meal 2..... Steak...... Cold chips, wrong veg, and steak was also cold (when I say cold it was too cold to eat!)... More 

1 Thank meganvcallaway
Didcot, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Was a bit dubious about eating here as I had heard mixed reviews, but I am glad we did. The food was lovely and despite it being a Saturday night it wasn't too busy for us to be disturbed while we were eating, but still had a good atmosphere. Will be back again with the family

Thank Jennie P
redditch, Worcestershire
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We decided to eat at the Boat House last night, Tuesday 25/10/2016. We'd seen it a couple of years ago and said we would definitely pay it a visit, I'm so glad we did. We reserved a table, just in case. The pub is wonderful, great layout, great decor, we just felt right at home, comfortable and made very welcome.... More 

2 Thank Rachelle W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Great summer location set right on the river Thames good food with large selection of beers and wines ,friendly staff

2 Thank Steveward F
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We were after a nice Sunday lunch and after looking at a few places around the town we settled on this establishment and enjoyed a lovely meal - the pub overlooks the Thames and the sun was out - bliss.

2 Thank raymondpearce83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 High Street, Wallingford OX10 0BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 834100

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