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Old Ferry Boat Inn

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Breakfast included
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Stansted Airport52 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub has been totally redecorated and with a new chef the food has improved greatly. The fillet steak was cooked to perfection. The menu also totally dealt with nut and dairy allergies. Excellent staff and great service.More

Thank Sarah L
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. I have already passed your review onto the team who greatly appreciate your comments. It is always a pleasure hosting yourself and your guests and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this lovely inn for a surprise trip away for her birthday. What a love place this is steeped in history as you can see from the images !! I booked this as it has been classed as the oldest pub in England and I...More

Thank GG1033
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to post such a nice review. I have already showed your review to as many members of staff as I can, as they often work very hard and receive little praise from anyone other than myself. I...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I had my first date here 4 years ago I am now please to announce we are engaged, beautiful place by the river, romantic setting and the food is amazing. Not to mention the super friendly staff. Thank you see you soon.More

1  Thank Nicky E
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded October 3, 2018

Good evening Nicky, Thank you for your such kind words, its fair to say that all the stay including myself are proud to work here. I am glad you have got to enjoy our food and setting, which like you say is romantic. Finally, from...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Booked this for my sons 40th birthday surprise . Excellent service, food was excellent and reasonably priced. Plenty of outside space for grandbaby to wander about, right on the river. Good time was had by all . Would thoroughly recommend itMore

Thank Diana H
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded October 3, 2018

Good evening Diana, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am delighted that you and your guests had a great time with us. I have passed on your comments onto the team. They really do appreciate reviews like this as it show's that...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018

We received a warm welcome to celebrate our wedding anniversary and enjoyed a delicious meal. The staff are all very helpful and attentive and the meal was outstanding. The service was very prompt and helpful. Well done to this young and hardworking team.Would recommend highly.More

Thank 494Jenny
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded September 19, 2018

Good evening Jenny, Thank you so much for your kind review. Reviews like this really help the staff to understand the difference they are making to guests evening's with their high quality service. Thank you for your continued support and it will be pleasure to...More

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Response from Bri1966 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed here for a night and it was quiet, the room was comfortable and a good size and lacked for nothing. The staff were helpful. We would go again, especially at that price!
December 26, 2014|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
We booked a Superior Room and were in Room 5. It is not a huge room, but it is very comfortable and nicely furnished. However there is a drawback as between Room 5 and 6 there is the extractor fan from the kitchen, making it... More
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"go somewhere else"
Jul. 8, 2018
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"Sorry but nothing helpful to say."
May 24, 2018
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"Do not accept Room 5......"
Mar. 12, 2018
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"Don't go until they have sorted out their stock."
Jan. 15, 2018
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US$79 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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