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Boathouse

Trowbridge Road | Bradford on Avon Marina, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1UD, England
+44 1225 309318
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Trowbridge Road | Bradford on Avon Marina, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1UD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I phoned in advance and was told there was a separate vegan menu. This was untrue. I had the same menu as all my friends and told they could make a salad or tapas vegan. There was no vegan dessert or alternative milk for a...More

Thank TandJWiltshire
ManagerBoathouse, General Manager at Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your review. We would like to let you know that we are taking on board your comments and we hope you will be returning soon! Thank you,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located near the canal near Bradford on Avon. Inside and outside seat areas, with one nice terrace upstairs overlooking the water. Not a great beer selection, and the food didn’t look great (although we didn’t eat to be fair). Would return just for a drink...More

Thank AdamBilgy
ManagerBoathouse, General Manager at Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your review. We are sorry that you didn't liked how the food looked but we must assure you that we take pride in our new menu and we do hope that you will be back to try it....More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Lovely position overlooking river and barges. Lovely and spacious interior. All very smart. Staff excellent but not busy. Food average. Prices fair. We went on a Monday night and there were only four others there.

1  Thank GourmetThurlestone
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have visited The Boathouse on many occasions, It used to be lovely but then suffered a “dip” now under new management The Boathouse has become a regular again. The staff are all lovely and so is the food, as an added...More

Thank Jon C
ManagerBoathouse, General Manager at Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jon, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We do really appreciate it and we hope to see you again soon Best wishes,

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend and our 2 under 1s for midweek lunch. Service was good, staff friendly and they accommodate the babies very well with high chairs and plenty of space for buggies. Food was nice, both had halloumi salad and a coffee. Would go...More

1  Thank Lucia G
ManagerBoathouse, General Manager at Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Lucia, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and we do hope to see you again soon Best wishes,

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The food was okay. Lots of fat on the steak, probably about 40%. Nice music, nice atmosphere. Not much care from the staff as we are the last table in the evening. We had to ask to order deserts, had to go to the bar...More

Thank Tom P
ManagerBoathouse, General Manager at Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Tom, Thank you very much for your review and I am really sorry that we've let you down this time and that the things were not handled as well as they should have been. We are taking on board your comments and we hope...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Boathouse, Bradford on Avon It was our own fault for choosing to dine early, I suppose. That we had to suffer a crying whingeing toddler on the table next to us. One of the downsides of family friendly eating places. Having just moved to...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful, but food is average at best and hugely overpriced, and I've popped in twice for food in the last couple of weeks and both times there has been the most dreadful acoustic album playing, which was that bad I actually...More

1  Thank sam_rockwell
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We organise a charity bike ride from The Boathouse each year. The staff are exceptionally helpful and polite and couldn't do enough to help us. Thank you. Also great coffee and food :)

Thank R6081HMbenc
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Our table overlooked the marina which was lovely. The food was ok, we shouldn't have bothered with the starters which were not great, just quite deep fried and tasteless. The main courses were ok, fairly average and the meal overall felt expensive for the quality...More

Thank Abi B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trowbridge Road | Bradford on Avon Marina, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 309318
  • E-mail
Description
The Boat House is situated overlooking the Bradford on Avon marina with excellent views of the Kennet and Avon Canal. Sourcing fresh local produce, the Boat House is the place for couples, friends and families to enjoy original canal-side dining with plenty of free parking and a separate children's play area. There's ample free parking and food is available 12-9pm daily. Choices include Salads, Steaks, Burgers, Baguettes, Sunday Roasts, Desserts and a Children's Menu is also available for younger guests. Catering for private events, special occasions and themed nights in our private function area, look out for Comedy Nights, Charity Events and more on our website.
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