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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have stayed in the lovely rooms here a couple of times over the last few years but this is our first visit since the refurb. We were seriously impressed. The rooms are beautiful with really nice touches such as real milk and proper size mugs! The breakfast crate is something else we haven't seen before. We ate in the...

1Thank ElPhil72
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Boatyard with friends shortly after it had been refurbished. We went on a midweek night and were very surprised to see how busy it was and we were glad our friends had made a reservation. We arrived shortly before our reservation time but were shown straight to our table and after a few minutes a member of...

1Thank Bill P
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant has changed from the Boatyard to The Grill and Grain at the Boatyard, what a lovely suprise! Very nice decor, good menu. the chef explained the new wood burning American Grill. The service was excellent we were served by Gail who explained the menu to us, she was very efficient and brought the menu to life for us..

Thank carole h
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my partner visited for Valentines Day meal. The staff where friendly and helpful the building was very clean. the food was very nice although would have appreciated a little more chips, they are served in a metal cup which did present well but we where a little hungry a short while after.

Thank Simon C
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We attended as a family on a Friday at half term. The restaurant was quite busy but we ate in the bar area as we had the dog with us. The staff were friendly and were keen to give the dog a treat. The service to the humans was not quite so good as we waited a long time for...

Thank DanielI I
Cambridge, England
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted this to be good as a change from the larger hotel chains. Arrival at The Boatyard and first impressions were favourable. The twin room was spacious, clean, well-equipped and with a good size bathroom - and nicely warm as it was a cold day. Yes, we did find the room safe locked and none of the staff knew...

Thank DJJH
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are spacious. Could be cleaner a bit dusty in places. Only continental breakfast available and you get what you are given. Pub and food excellent. Service was great. Very friendly and helpful staff. Would stay again.

Thank Alison B
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on the recommendation of one of my sons who had been on a 'date' afternoon with his good lady. What a wonderful find! We had not booked so arrived for midday Saturday with a party of four and a two year old child. We were warmly welcomed and shown to a table immediately. You can also choose...

Thank papavEngland
Mark M, General Manager at Grill & Grain at the Boatyard, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the absolutely fantastic review and the 5 stars, just be sure to come back soon and to enjoy the decking area in the summer. Mark

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Sunday afternoon without booking a table as a party of 4 adults and a two year old. Sat in the bar but found out they had no free tables in the restaurant for a long while. It was very busy. However we had a couple of sharing platters at our table in the bar. The whole...

Thank PaulEddleston
Mark M, General Manager at Grill & Grain at the Boatyard, responded to this review

Hi Paul Thank you for your comments, they are much appreciated. Just to let you know that we've taken on board your thoughts on the kids juice and reduced the price. Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night. Nice venue, food ok, service shocking!! Waited over an hour for starter and another hour for mains. Credit to the supervisor who apologised and didn't charge us for the food. Night was still spoilt though.

Thank Alison R
Mark M, General Manager at Grill & Grain at the Boatyard, responded to this review

Hi Alison On the evening, the girl who took your order made an error on the till and the order wasn't sent to the kitchen. Once she noted that your starters hadn't been served after 30 minutes she realised her mistake and corrected the error on the order till, following this up by going into the kitchen and asking the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our canalside location is a winner in the sunshine - sit back and relax with a long, cool drink as you watch the narrowboats float quietly by. And if the weather's not quite so pleasant, we've got loads of room inside with a choice of comfy sofas or dining chairs and tables.With great value food made on-site from locally sourced ingredients, our menu has something for everyone and the quality of our food is superior.Our bar has four beers on hand pump and we've got a great selection of lagers, cider, wines and soft drinks.And there's no rush to drive home after an evening at The Boatyard - why not stay in one of our six recently decorated and well appointed rooms.Then wake up to a hearty breakfast and grab a latte in our coffee shop before leaving. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grill & Grain at the Boatyard

Address: 2 Bolton Road, Hoghton PR5 0SP, England (Formerly The Boatyard)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Hoghton
Price Range: $121 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grill & Grain at the Boatyard 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“we had room 1 but think they only have 1-6 if they are same as number one you will not be disapointed,xx”
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