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The Boat Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Wnitney On Wye, Whitney-on-Wye, England
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Chesham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After the eye watering prices at some of the gastro pubs and cafes in and around Hay on Wye, the Boat Inn was a true revelation. I was expecting a touristy, expensive gastro pub experience. But was I surprised. I had to put my glasses on to double check the price of the mains as they seemed so reasonable in... More 

Thank pudseybear50
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for Sunday lunch after a canoe trip. Canoe trip + Sunday lunch + afternoon knap = perfect Sunday

1 Thank docinho1
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here after visitng a relative in hospital, without booking but mid week. It was very busy but the lovely young lady behind the bar found us a small table with lovely views over the river. My husband had the venison which he found tasty but a bit over cooked and i had trout. It was enormous! well... More 

Thank Lizbeth M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a great day canoeing trip down the river Wye we decided to eat out rather than cook in the motorhome we decided to visit the Boat in at Whitney on Wye which was in walking distance. WE where greeted with a friendly welcome by the staff and the menu was extremely reasonably priced. My wife decided to have the... More 

1 Thank Crispman
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after a long outing on the river what better way to re-charge the batteries with a lovely 32 onz steak ! really not to sure how people could knock this food because everything that come out of the kitchen looked spot on ...Jade and Britney (bar staff) done a good job in making you feel welcome too. worth a visit... More 

1 Thank wayne727
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat with wonderful views of the River Wye. Friendly staff. You will need to book as it is very popular with holiday makers and locals

1 Thank Sheila B
Halewood, Liverpool
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We called into the Boat Inn whilst Kayaking down the River Wye - it was supposed to be for a quick pint and enjoyed it that much we ended up camping there for the night. Six of us were really looked after (particularly by Jade who had to put up with our demands/drunkenness) and the food was fantastic!

1 Thank Evoque66
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had two meals booked, one on Friday and the other on Saturday. On Saturday there were twenty four of us and we had to pre order our food. On both nights everything was brought out promptly and as ordered. My food was excellent on both nights and as far as I know there wasn't any complaints from anybody else.... More 

2 Thank Darren H
County Durham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This seems to be canoe central with good facilities on the river Wye and plenty of canoers at the bar. We were impressed by the food, which was all freshly made on the premises from good ingredients. There is a menu with plenty of choice and the helpings are hearty. We sat outside on a terrace overlooking the river and... More 

1 Thank J_Jarndyce
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Enjoyed the lovely views of the River Wye ,whilst having a very good meal. Would have appreciated a less intrusive musical background.

Thank John W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wnitney On Wye, Whitney-on-Wye, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Whitney-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: 01497831223

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?