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The Water's Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
+44 121 647 7151
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Water's Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want good food, good service and an alternative to sitting in a noisy restaurant then Away2Dine is the place for you. What better way to enjoy a Sunday dinner than cruising gently along the waterways of Birmingham. OK not the most picturesque, but steeped in...More

Thank andrew t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... is something every visitor to Birmingham should make time for. As someone whose last close encounter with the 100-mile BCN waterway network was around 40 years ago, this trip on the Moire Rose with AWay2Dine was a journey of nostalgia, discovery and gastronomic satisfaction....More

2  Thank retiredjournalist
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal for four at the Captains Table. Brilliant evening cruise, great food, lovely friendly staff and three herons made our Saturday night out one to remember!

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We have just had a really good evening onboard this lovely boat. The food, service and everything was top notch. There was plenty of space to sit comfortably to eat the well cooked and well presented food. The portions are very large too. A really...More

Thank The-Harrison-Family
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A narrow boat is an unusual place to have our reunion dinner but it turned out to be a terrific venue. Considering the confined space the staff served up a first class 5 course dinner. The food was excellent and the staff superb. Cruising the...More

Thank DaveBooth
Reviewed 30 April 2017

You will love this its something different the food is top quality you go on a 3hr trip on the cancel around Birmingham . The staff are friendly also the Skipper is a safe driver so you are in good hands . This is must...More

Thank kevinweir
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, attentive and catered to gluten free as if now problem. Food gorgeous. Staff like old friends that have missed you. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I must admit I wasn't sure how you can fit a restaurant on a narrow boat. It's a little bit awkward to board the boat, but it is bright & pleasant once you are in. We were given a 3 hour cruise around the canals...More

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food wasn't the best I've had, it definitely wasn't bad but if you cooked this as a roast on a Sunday you wouldn't be ringing up your mum to show off. The service was very good and humorous though and thr atmosphere and scenery...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is great for groups and a good experiencing including dining and observing the bank-side. I've done this is the light and the dark which is an interesting contrast.

Thank Michael O
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Dawn C
What time is a lunch cruise please
3 May 2017|
Response from A2DCanal | Property representative |
Lunch cruises board at 12 noon and the boat usually returns at around 3pm.
is there music prvided on board is there a minimum number of guests .
2 May 2016|
Response from A2DCanal | Property representative |
There is background music on board during public trips. On private charters you can have our music or provide your own. A minimum number of diners is required for each cruise to run and this number varies according to... More
Sally S
Do you have to pre-order meals beforehand or choose on the evening?
23 February 2016|
Response from A2DCanal | Property representative |
Meals are chosen on board on public dining cruises.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$47 - US$64
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Water's Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 647 7151
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