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The Narrow Boat

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
1756 797922
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent meal!! Everything is freshly made so don't worry if you have to wait a little while for your meal because it's absolutely worth the wait! We are on a canal boat holiday for a week so stopped off at Skipton twice and ate in the Narrow boat both times! Will definitely be back!

Thank Janet L
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I found this fantastic pub tucked away from the main street in Skipton last Sunday lunchtime on our way back from a visit further North, and what a great place it is too. Friendly, hugely accommodating staff and quality food to match. I agree with other reviewers that is more your traditional pub, but has a certain... More 

Thank Ben G
Harrow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a quaint little pub, with a variety of guest beers. the odd meal we have had here was of good quality

Thank PetersP1957
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A spur of the moment choice for an early Sunday evening meal after we found the place we hoped to visit was fully booked. I'm glad it was - the Narrow Boat was excellent. The place feels like a proper pub not one of those 'gastro' types though it has a bit of a modern vibe about it with more... More 

Thank Tugharry
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at The Narrow Boat today - it was fab! The staff were so friendly and polite. There was a specials board with some delicious sounding dishes on but we selected from the main menu. I had corned beef hash with a poached egg which was very tasty and 'more-ish' and my partner had beer battered fish and chips... More 

Thank Elaine F
Salford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for evening meal, really enjoyed it. The burger and chips were very tasty. Burger was perfectly done and had great flavour to it (Mary Jane Ale). Steak & Ale pie was also very good. Great staff and service. Good choice of beers, nice place.

Thank Clare C
Chorley, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just popped in for one drink, very cheerful bar staff, nice place to sit and people watch! Average priced drinks with a wide selection.

Thank almip
Hambleton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with our 2 dogs. Food was lovely plenty of choice with drinks and the service was really good. I will definately go back when I next visit Skipton

Thank Anne L
Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for couple of drinks in the afternoon ,went back in the evening for a meal , couldn't fault it , pleasant staff , and Fish & chips , steak pie was very good , would recommend .Ps Dog friendly .

1 Thank Joan634
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We wandered in to this pub earlier as my wife felt the need to sit down (she gave birth 4 days ago) and I noticed that they had a decent real ale selection. It was very disappointing to be told that we would not be allowed in unless my 4 day old baby "had something to eat due to licensing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: 38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: 1756 797922

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