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The Narrow Boat

$$ - $$$, British,
38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
+44 1756 797922
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after having done a long walk with our dog on a cold Sunday afternoon. We were looking for a Sunday lunch in a place that did good food and wasn’t full of tourists, due to our dog being a little bit barky....More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service and a fine range of beers in comfortable surroundings. The pub has recently been refurbished to a high standard and also has a constant changing range of fine beers.

Thank Gps G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar with nice beer. Spacious seating areas and comfortable with helpful staff. Definitely worth a visit if you are in skipton

Thank WMLG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the best steak and ale pie in a long while! Slice of a proper deep filled plate pie.( Top, bottom and sides not just a lid on a dish) loads of roasted vegetables and hand cut chips. As a gravy lover appreciated the big...More

Thank Norman E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a week in skipton and visited on most days and had different beer choices every time. Great beers from all round Britain and plenty of chances to try and taste samples with extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. If you love great beer in a...More

Thank janeborthwick56
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Love the atmosphere here. Everyone seems relaxed and friendly, each time I visit here. A well laid out pub, that is nicely decorated. There is a great selection of local and world beers. The food is very good too. My only gripe is the stale...More

Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great beers, good selection. Pizzas very good as was the chicken schnitzel. Steak and ale pie..my wife and I both had this. Her's was burnt. Meat and pastry black and quite inedible. Mine was not as bad but had started to turn black only saved...More

Thank mswep
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hi there mswep, Thank you for taking the time to write to us with your feedback of the Narrow Boat. I am glad you enjoyed our beers and food, but I am disappointed with the quality of the Steak & Ale Pies you were served....More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting Skipton regularly we have made a point of trying all the pubs (even, God help us, the Royal Shepherd) and the Albion is our favourite for a drink and a nice chat with the locals. However, the Narrow Boat is a very close second...More

Thank CromwellMaximus
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for drinks initially one busy Saturday night in August but decided to eat here because we had a table for 6 of us and we thought we'd struggle to get a table elsewhere on such a busy night without a booking. The range...More

Thank ditsy_11
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Came for dinner on a Thursday night with family. It was pretty busy and we were told to expect a wait for the food but when it arrived, how disappointing it was. I ordered the steak and ale pie. The pastry was dry and hard...More

Thank Jacki_PerthWA
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hi there Jacki_PerthWA I am disappointed to learn of your poor meal at The Narrowboat. We go to great efforts to ensure all our meals are delicious and fresh as they are cooked to order and I am sorry this was not reflected in the...More

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Mary B
9 August 2015|
Response from MarketTownTaverns | Property representative |
Hello Mary B, we usually have plenty of choice on the regular menu for gluten-free; it is probably worth giving the Narrow Boat a call on 01756-797922 if you plan to go there, as they will give you a better idea of what is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 797922
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