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The Boatman

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Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed June 28, 2019

On arrival was told the soup was Tomato. When it arrived it was green in colour. When asked the server said they thought it was leek and something. It was certainly not leek or anything. When server cleared our dishes I said 'The soup was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mrt3239
Reviewed June 26, 2019

This has really gone downhill. The old menu was much better and the food was always reasonably good. Unfortunately its now poor. Small portions and poor quality. Before it was 2 for the price of one. Now twice the price and not even half the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lord john p
Reviewed October 3, 2018

usually, no problem with the service but last visit disappointing to be ignored at the till as four others who arrived after were served first! All other services okay, food, as usual, was good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank belle1944
Reviewed July 6, 2018

disappointed by both quality and quantity of the food. we were excited to take the granddaughter to a place we have know for many many years, she is five and refused to eat the pizza despite it being her favourite, it was rubbery and cheaper...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank rickygriffiths
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I have been a customer at the boatman in a number of its various guises over the years. When I had a boat I used to moor near it and eat, as well as the occasional family celebrations. I'm not sure how long the current...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 542tonyr
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Lovely setting next to the water, ideal for boaters and drivers alike , very good service and very nice food at a good price, do 2 for 1 deals and the choice is very good, I had the beef and pasta dish for the main...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed December 24, 2017

After xmas shopping we stopped off for lunch to save cooking. The menu was varied and food was very good. The staff were very polite and atmosphere was good. We are glad we came.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank chris504019
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This pub can be very hit and miss for meals . We eat here fairly often - say like once every few months because the 'Two for One' meals make it cheap and they serve food until 10pm, which is essential if you are travelling...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jcom26
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Visited for lunch with 5 work colleagues, arrived As soon as open and placed orders straight away as limited timeframe. The pub filled quickly and we waited , waited and waited ! Other tables seemed to be getting food all around us , our orders...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Vicki G
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We decided to come here as we couldn't be bothered to cook. The menu was varied and reasonably priced. Being lunch time it wasn't crowded. The staff were polite and friendly and the weather was warm. We are glad we came and shall come back...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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