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The Water's Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
+44 121 647 7151
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Water's Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went on a Blues Cruise (BCFC) which is a promotional idea for corporate customers before matches and was extremely impressed by Gill and her team.Whilst the food is prepared by the BCFC chef, the set-up and service on board was immaculate.Staff were friendly,competent and professional.Would...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Valentine cruise was absolute perfection. The table settings were lovely for the occasion, the food was wonderful, the staff friendly and helpful, and this was simply a wonderfully enjoyable and different way to spend the evening.

1  Thank cathyo426
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Gill and her team were fabulous hosts . we took our uncle for a three course meal and three hour cruise on the beautiful narrow boat for his 80th birthday x he had a great day reminiscing and the food was outstanding x we will...More

Thank Marie J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have been on this boat a few times, for lunch and dinner and always amazed at the good quality of the food and service. We have hired this boat to dine and cruise. What a nice relaxing way to enjoy a meal!

Thank petermathewscmg
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Want good food, good service and an alternative to sitting in a noisy restaurant then Away2Dine is the place for you. What better way to enjoy a Sunday dinner than cruising gently along the waterways of Birmingham. OK not the most picturesque, but steeped in...More

Thank andrew t
Reviewed 29 May 2017

... is something every visitor to Birmingham should make time for. As someone whose last close encounter with the 100-mile BCN waterway network was around 40 years ago, this trip on the Moire Rose with AWay2Dine was a journey of nostalgia, discovery and gastronomic satisfaction....More

2  Thank retiredjournalist
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal for four at the Captains Table. Brilliant evening cruise, great food, lovely friendly staff and three herons made our Saturday night out one to remember!

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We have just had a really good evening onboard this lovely boat. The food, service and everything was top notch. There was plenty of space to sit comfortably to eat the well cooked and well presented food. The portions are very large too. A really...More

Thank The-Harrison-Family
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A narrow boat is an unusual place to have our reunion dinner but it turned out to be a terrific venue. Considering the confined space the staff served up a first class 5 course dinner. The food was excellent and the staff superb. Cruising the...More

Thank DaveBooth
Reviewed 30 April 2017

You will love this its something different the food is top quality you go on a 3hr trip on the cancel around Birmingham . The staff are friendly also the Skipper is a safe driver so you are in good hands . This is must...More

Thank Kevin W
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Questions & Answers
Dawn C
3 May 2017|
Response from A2DCanal | Property representative |
Lunch cruises board at 12 noon and the boat usually returns at around 3pm.
2 May 2016|
Response from A2DCanal | Property representative |
There is background music on board during public trips. On private charters you can have our music or provide your own. A minimum number of diners is required for each cruise to run and this number varies according to... More
Sally S
23 February 2016|
Response from A2DCanal | Property representative |
Meals are chosen on board on public dining cruises.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Water's Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 647 7151
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