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Address: Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
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What an incredible romantic birthday treat

Kevin took my boyfriend and I for a surprise trip up the river complete with champagne, interesting facts about the dart and an incredible seafood lunch. The food was divine... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Kevin took my boyfriend and I for a surprise trip up the river complete with champagne, interesting facts about the dart and an incredible seafood lunch. The food was divine, the boat a lovely warm haven on a slightly rainy day and Kevin a total delight. It was the best birthday treat ever and I thoroughly recommend the picnic boat... More 

Thank ejwinn
Bath, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've often seen this little boat buzzing around on the Dart and have wanted to go on it and, as part of a Big Birthday celebration, I booked it for 11 of us. We had a seafood platter, cheese platter and meats platter to share. It is like a little Tardis! How so much utterly delicious food of phenomenal quality... More 

Thank AquaSuliser
Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We hired the picnic boat for my husbands 60th Birthday. Great choice of picnic platters, we ordered the West Country platters & the seafood platter. Both excellent, the food was really tasty & varied. Kevin the 'captain' showed us points of interest to view on our boat trip along the river, we even spotted a baby seal. There was seven... More 

Thank Pigott62
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a review of the "Romantic Hour for Two" with local dressed lobster (£165). When we saw the picnic boat advertised, we knew we had to give it a try. Sure, it's doesn't seem cheap (actually, it's really good value) but more of that later. We booked a couple of days in advance, but I think we were lucky... More 

Thank J P
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My brother had booked The Picnic Boat for a private and personal family event, which was arranged for the remembrance of our late Mum. My brother discovered the Picnic Boat during a break in Dartmouth and arrangements were made to book an hour's trip. We were met right on time at the quayside by Kevin, the proprietor and Captain and... More 

Thank Andrew M
Devon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We booked the boat as a surprise for our Mum's birthday. It was amazing from the moment we stepped on board. Out hosts were Suzy and Kevin, who were just lovely people. Friendly and warm and great sense of humour. The whole trip had a relaxed and easy feeling. The boat is so pretty and very comfortable, pretty cushions, bunting... More 

Thank JSM1998
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This isn't your usual type of review as despite booking to go on The Picnic Boat we never actually made it! We booked a family cream tea with extra time for crabbing as a treat for my Mother in Law's 60th Birthday. It's not very often she gets all her grandchildren together so this was going to be something fun... More 

Thank Tracey H
cambridge uk
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were invited on The Picnic Boat for a 70th Birthday Celebration and wow what a splendid way to enjoy some excellent company with some memorable food and wine whilst sampling the picturesque views of th River Dart. The ships Captain with his able assistant were the perfect hosts ,the food served as a buffet was of memorable quality and... More 

Thank Eddymo42
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Wow, wow, wow, this is how to run a catering business! Fantastic customer service from the word go, Kevin is very friendly and calm, coping with me changing my mind about menus, where to be picked up, timings etc etc! Finally settled on a combination of the Luxury West Country and Seafood Heaven options and to be picked up from... More 

Thank Diesel1Dog
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We actually visited April 2015 for special family birthday. Wonderful trip that included cream tea with a stop at Dittisham where the kids went crabbing!We all had an amazing few hours and would love to book again sometime soon.

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