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The Boat Inn Restautant

$$ - $$$, British,
Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
+44 1629 258083
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
“pie” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

THE service is very good, unfortunately there was no fillet steak so we had to go for the sirloin which was average. I had the lamb which was Nice but not very special. THE admosphere was good. I paid 40 pounds including a bottle if...More

Thank MaatjeFilius
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch midweek and had a lovely meal inside and then sat outside in nice beer garden. Good value for money and no complaints and friendly staff.

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy Saturday evening, had a look around to find a table to no avail... but the staff found us a spot without even being asked! Brought a table up from the basement, squeezed us in and were extremely friendly and accommodating. The locals next to...More

Thank EdithPoodle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Black & Blue Burger. Decent pint. Fast and friendly service. We would definitely visit again when we’re next in the area.

Thank danhuz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the place for a tasty meal or good service. The garden and the location is great, but the service is just not helpful or friendly at all. We ordered warm baguettes with chicken, bacon, fries and salad. The baguette was warmed in...More

2  Thank Zsuzsa113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb food, superb drinks, superb staff, superb garden, superb setting, superb area. They love dogs.

Thank anyoneinracks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandad downed many a pint here and my family and I loved it. We visited many times and were never disappointed.

Thank Malcolm D B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This traditional pub offers good food and a friendly atmosphere. It is found down a narrow lane next to a canal. As well as good food it has a basement TV room with a small bar excellent for watching sport

1  Thank pamdaletaylor
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Called into one of our favourite pubs in the Derbyshire area. Place always clean and the staff treat you like you're a local. Food is very good and there is always a varied selection available. There is a restaurant or you can eat in the...More

Thank Bassman650
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Lovely lunch in a friendly pub, dog and child friendly The staff stayed to do lunch for our hen party which was greatly appreciated

Thank abihall892018
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Questions & Answers
October 15, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Julie We can do that but we are always very busy on a Saturday so I could do with a deposit if that is ok ? 0779 2198954 Regards Dave
sue g
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Yes, we often have more dogs than customers
May 12, 2017|
Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Unfortunately no. We open at 12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 258083
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