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The Boathouse

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Newbridge Road, Bath BA1 3NB, England
+44 1225 482584
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Boathouse for the second time of visiting the Bath Christmas market,as always great welcome at the Boathouse. Good food and service,next time we come will try and avoid room 9 as can be a bit noisy at night due to extraction equipment from kitchen,other than that a great place to stay,especially with the park and ride right... More 

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Thank petterj62
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly I should hold my hands up, deciding to visit Bath during the Christmas markets and not making reservations for food beforehand is an error on my part and not one that I will make again. This lack of planning on my side meant that I was scrabbling around to find somewhere to eat with my wife and 2 year... More 

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Thank Dan B
Slough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location. Great food. Good service. Nice decor. Wonderful outside patio area beside the river.

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Thank Marinapetrina
Abertillery, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely food and friendly service. Recommend for couples, families, and large groups. Food reasonably priced and very tasty.

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Thank helen a
Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a walk a long canal from Bath. A bit disappointed with meal as food not very hot. Lovely wood burner.

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Thank Elaine B
Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inivited by family to Sunday lunch on 20/11/16. Ordered vegetarian roast, shared roast platter and salmon lunch. Salmon and vegetarian arrived first, then after a delay, two barely warm plates and platter arrived eventually small quantity of vegetables. Platter had only one small stuffing ball and meat just warm. Had the impression meal had been set up and left waiting... More 

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Thank peterbondmorte
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a large table super short notice and they were more than happy to help. I explained it was a birthday surprise and they hid everyone out of the way. The food and service was great would highly recommend it.

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Thank Kirsty S
BoathouseBath, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you Kirsty for your lovely review! We really do appreciate it. Many Thanks, Michael More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Came in for a drink and was reasonably priced. Heaters outside and next to river. Good access as next to park and ride.

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Thank Roy H
London, England
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turned up for a family gathering on a non-too busy weekday in half term. 5 adults and 4 kids. Sat down at 1pm, drinks order arrived around 15 mins later...food had not arrived by 2pm so we all decided to leave. Drinks were given 'on the house' for which i've given them 1 star. Ended up having fish and chips... More 

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Thank WilkoSnowy
BoathouseBath, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

We're very sorry you didn't enjoy your experience with us. We would appreciate it if you could forward on your details (email and contact number) to boathouse bath@hotmail.com to discuss this in more detail. Kind regards, Michael More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Crap birthday Sunday lunch had to wait 50minutes for main course, cold and tasteless when it finally arrived it ruined what should have been a family birthday lunch,you are surrounded by decent chain pubs make sure you do not visit this one.

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BoathouseBath, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear of your experience at The Boathouse. We would like to discuss this further with you so we can look into the issues you raise, and would be grateful if you could contact us at boathouse bath@hotmail.com quoting your trip advisor username. Many thanks, Michael More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newbridge Road, Bath BA1 3NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 482584

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?