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The Boathouse

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“lovely setting”(8 reviews)
“mussels”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Wheelchair Access
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I come here for breakfast with a friend roughly once a month. The food is pretty good, generous portions and the prices are very reasonable. It's a beautiful setting too. However!.... i think the female waiting staff are trained NOT to smile or make polite...More

Thank Diana S
Response from Boathouse K, Manager at The BoathouseResponded 21 June 2017

Diana S, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I am sorry for the experience that you received whilst dining here at The Boathouse, this was far from our norm and can only apologise. Regards Matt

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We visited the Boathouse last year and decided to go back again. We were in Caledonian Room and I love the room and the view over the marina. The room is large with everything you need supplied,, but not many places can give you the...More

Thank kdm1946
Response from Boathouse K, Manager at The BoathouseResponded 21 June 2017

kdm1946, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. We are very fortunate to be situated in such a scenic little Marina in Kilsyth. I am sorry with regards to the lighting issues that you experienced whilst you were with us and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

We are frequent visitors to this restaurant and were quite disappointed the last time we visited! Apart form waiting quite a long time for our starters - other people who ordered before us were being servied their food first - it would appear that they...More

Thank Westiek1
Response from Boathouse K, Manager at The BoathouseResponded 21 June 2017

Westiek1, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I have passed your comments onto our Chef on all aspects of food that you commented on. We have moved away from our water jugs to bottled tap water along side our offering...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Service and food left a lot to be desired. The menu has been changed, not for the better. Service was incredibly slow. We were a party of 10 and each one of us agreed that the food was not worth the wait. Very disappointing.More

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Response from Boathouse K, Manager at The BoathouseResponded 1 June 2017

_jdawson200, Thank you for taking the time to review ourselves on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to read that your experience at The Boathouse was such a disappointment. We have had a lot of very positive feedback on the changes we made to our menu. We...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Each time we have been to the restaurant the service was very slow and this visit the same. We did not go until after eight and it had quietened down since passing an hour before hand. However sat for twenty minutes waiting on someone even...More

Thank Jinty72
Response from Boathouse K, Manager at The BoathouseResponded 27 May 2017

Jinty72, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to read of your service experience here at The Boathouse. I will speak with the team and hope to get to the bottom of this instance to ensure it will...More

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US$81 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$81 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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izzy_and_sue_11
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't have dogs on our radar when we stayed. You would have to check with the Hotel.
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Response from laiyw | Reviewed this property |
We didn't stay sorry
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"ask for a room with a canal view if possible"
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"Ask for room overlooking marina"
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"Don't use the restaurant if you care what about what you put in your mouth."
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