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Boatel Party Cruises

Botany Bay, Chorley PR6 9AE, England
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Original idea for a meal afloat

We went on the trip and enjoyed it. It was a Sunday afternoon and so we had a traditional Sunday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gwespyr
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Rhyl, United Kingdom
Great laugh

Went on the Boatel with some friends for a 40th birthday party. It seats approximately 60 people in... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Scrumpets
,
Preston, United Kingdom
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Recently refurbished. Here at Boatel we are dedicated to providing your perfect party, with tailor made cruises our specialty. We have standard hire parties with choice of menu's, but if you don’t see what you want, please contact us and we will try our best to accommodate your requests. The Royal Sovereign is a wide beam canal cruiser and can cater for up to 60 guests. It is also one of the only boats in the North West with a dedicated dance floor, full disco equipment, resident DJ & compere and a fully stocked licensed bar. We have been running party cruises for over 35 years and have earned a fantastic reputation, with lots of happy customers who come back year after year. Viewings are more than welcome, just give us a call or drop us an email via the website!
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  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“scones” (15 reviews)
“great night” (7 reviews)
“hot pot” (4 reviews)
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Botany Bay, Chorley PR6 9AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the trip and enjoyed it. It was a Sunday afternoon and so we had a traditional Sunday lunch which was very nice, tasty and hot but it was standard fare. It was a three course lunch with the soup being particularly tasty...More

Thank Gwespyr
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Went on the Boatel with some friends for a 40th birthday party. It seats approximately 60 people in 4 booths. The trip in all is about four hours. Plenty of reasonably priced drinks and a DJ to keep everyone entertained with party games. Choice of...More

Thank Scrumpets
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The staff were great and the atmosphere was terrific had a great time thank you. We hired the boat for a privet party and everyone really enjoyed themselves the food was very good as well as the entertainment that they organised for us.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my 6 yr old attended this trip, staff were friendly and the boat had a lovely atmosphere...we had lots of tea, soup and a roll...followed by huge plate of sweet treats... Loved it..

Thank Jolenell
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The boat is lovely but the dj is very rude and never smiles. The party lighting is the entire boat lighting up and plunging into almost darkness, it's enough to want to jump over board. The food portions are small. Basically, it was OK.

Thank Hannah H
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

The whole experience lasted 4 hours but this seemed to go by very quickly. Was very enjoyable but spoiled by the toilet, yes you read right toilet!! The staff having to walk through the boat with jugs of water to clear the toilet which appeared...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Groupon present from my daughter (Fathers Day). Just made it in time, but boat was waiting for a group after us. Nice pot of tea on arrival. Canned soup with cheap roll. Afternoon tea was a plate of poor quality cakes (no sandwiches!) and diabolical...More

1  Thank Joshua D
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was a Groupon deal but it was not worth the £15 per head paid. 1. Scruffy Boat 2. tasteless salty soup (we left it) 3. Plate of supermarket cakes (we didn't eat many of these either) 4 No great views 5.No indication of where...More

1  Thank mummybear2222
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Booked the boat for my wife's 50th Birthday bash, we had 45 close friends on board and a few of us had been on the boat before. Not much has changed from years ago but guess what? We are glad we had a great time...More

Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went on one of boatel party cruises for a Sunday treat , we couldn't have been more surprised how much we enjoyed ourselves, fantastic trip up and down a short strip of the canal .also we had a bowl of soup...More

Thank postmandave1962
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