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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Boathouse many times. The service is always excellent and the location is very nice, especially on a nice Spring/Summer day. The menu has changed a few times as you would expect. I find it a bit limited now but that might just be me. We had a family meal with different main courses and everyone enjoyed...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

DMG747, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. Our new menu is currently in its final stages prior to launch. We look forward to welcoming you all back in the not to distant future. Our fingers are crossed for a few busy, sunny summer months here at The Boathouse. Kind Regards Matt

preston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Boathouse friday sat 10th 11th march 2017 the staff were most helpful a first class place to stay the manager was a credit to the company the food was first class as was the rooms a pleasent place to stay over looking the marina.Iwould recomend the Boatyard to anybody as a wonderful place to stay.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

mayrenparty, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves, The Boathouse on TripAdvisor. Delighted to hear everything was to your satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you all back soon. Kindest Regards Matt

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my family and young six month old son. The waitress that looked after us looked completely disinterested and was very unfriendly. Unlikely we'll return as we weren't made feel welcome. Shame as we've been many times before.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Grant P, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I am saddened to hear about your experience here at The Boathouse. We pride ourselves on customer service, however we have clearly failed on this occasion. If you wish, send through the details of when you were in to matt.duke@townhouserestaurants as I would certainly like to look...

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

First time we have visited The Boathouse. Its a bit pricey but everything we picked on the menu was delicious. We had bruichetta and scallops followed by fish and chips sirlion steak with pepper sauce and sticky toffee pudding.The staff were all very friendly and attentive. We will be coming back very soon.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

tommyfx21, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back at The Boathouse in the not too distant future. I have shared your review with my team. Kind Regards Matt

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous place. The Sunday special menu is all ways mouth watering. I struggle on what to have . The venue is all ways clean and lovely atmosphere the staff all ways friendly. The prices are surprisingly very reasonable for the level of quality . This place would be hard to beat .

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

lezforster, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear about your experience here at The Boathouse. We strive to be the best on all fronts. I have shared your kind words with my team. kindest Regards Matt

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here today after a brisk walk along a part of the Forth and Clyde Canal. It was a cold day and it was lovely to have such a warm welcome to this busy restaurant. The service was good with a smile and the food was excellent. I would recommend perhaps book in advance it was busy in...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

rockchickUk, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor and indeed your kind words. I have shared your review with the team. Here at The Boathouse we have a passion for what we do and I am grateful to have a terrific team that work around me. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not...

Portishead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I stayed here a few years ago but never reviewed it. So when the need to come to this part of Scotland came up I decided to stay here again. Its in a really nice setting on a canal park, with a nice view of the distant hills, which were snow capped at the time. Parking is ample, free and...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

David B, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you chose to stay with us again on your recent visit to the area. We look forward to welcoming you through the doors again in the not too distant future. Kindest Regards Matt

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Having been coming here many times for 10 years we went for lunch on Sunday. Firstly my daughter received a completely tasteless strawberry daiquiri so had to ask for a replacement one which she then was given a liquid and ice cocktail instead of it being crushed ice and it really wasn't very nice but didn't want to complain again...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dawn F, Firstly, let me apologise on response time. Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. Our strawberry daiquiris are made to spec, to ensure consistency in both presentation and taste. I am not quite sure what has happened here. I have since flagged with my bar team on your feedback. We are always happy to...

Wishaw, Scotland
Reviewed 31 January 2017

First visit to the Boathouse which was highly recommended by friends, excellent restaurant, not only one of the best meals I have had in a long time in terms of quality, taste & presentation but the standard of service was on par with the meal, attentive without being over instructive and just the ideal time between courses. Finished off with...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

imminent, Thank you for taking the time out to post on TripAdvisor. Delighted to read your review, i will share with my team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not to distant future. Kindest Regards Matt

Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stayed here with family as attending a funeral locally. The staff were excellent and rooms clean, nicely decorated and welcoming. You have a pretty view of the marina and its a good loction for access to local area. The restaurant was excellent, this was also where breakfast was and choice was plentiful and quality excellent. Nothing was too much trouble...

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

LouiseT005, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that we ticked all the boxes for you on your recent visit with us. Your kind words will be circulated with my team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Matt

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: Auchinstarry, Kilsyth G65 9SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > North Lanarkshire > Kilsyth
Price Range: $113 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boathouse 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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