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The Boat Inn

Walsall Road | Summerfield, Nr Muckley Corner, Lichfield WS14 0BU, England
+44 1543 361692
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Walsall Road | Summerfield, Nr Muckley Corner, Lichfield WS14 0BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We regularly dine out and decided to try this restaurant out again as we hadn’t been since the refurb. The food served here is really a cut above other restaurants in the area. It is very much fine dining and all dishes are aesthetically pleasing...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I booked to take my wife for lunch on her birthday. We were delighted at the whole experience. Service was super food was excellent price was great value. The layout and fittings make for an enjoyable experience. We went for the set menu only because...More

Thank douglap54
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Only called into this beautiful place in passing. Very much a restaurant rather than a pub but the cider I had was amazing! The menu looked fantastic if a bit pricey. We will definitely return to try the food and have a pint or two...More

Thank craig e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic evening ! The service, the team, the food, the wine was just perfect ....we have eaten in many restaurants but the enthusiasm and dedication shown by Liam and his team makes this one very exceptional restaurant . Thank you !

Thank Jester124566
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Lichfield as a last minute decision. The cathedral was magnificent, needs a good clean inside and out to show off its true splendours, (wasn't this what the lottery fund was for?). Anyway we were looking for somewhere to eat and the town centre...More

Thank Brendan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my wife’s birthday dinner celebration on September 5th, shared with her brother and his wife. We hoped things had improved since the Boat had changed hands. They certainly have! This was the tastiest sophisticated food I have had in several years, and during...More

1  Thank gerard g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned home after having a great meal to celebrate my wife's birthday (cant say how old!), we had been out for the day and we called to say we didn't have time to go home to get changed and they were very...More

Thank IanBascombe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit The Boat Inn after hearing very positive reviews about the place. The food was outstanding. All four of us were blown away with the flavours and delicate intricacies of the dishes. A rather nice touch was when my 10 year old...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to check if suitable for a future family celebration. Very good in all areas, staff, decor, menu choices etc. Food was exceptional and good value. Recommend and we will return with family.

Thank Trevor43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended will definitely return. Staff very polite and tentative to our needs, excellent meal service very good. The restaurant is of a very high standard in every aspect.More

Thank Steve P
The Boat Inn L, Manager at The Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Steve P, Thank you for joining us to help celebrate a birthday! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience here with us and we really appreciate that you took the time to write such a great review. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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June 14, 2018|
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Response from Liam D | Property representative |
Yes we accommodate children. We also have a children’s meal available.
Sophie S
April 6, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$46
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Walsall Road | Summerfield, Nr Muckley Corner, Lichfield WS14 0BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 361692
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