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The Boat Inn Restautant

$$ - $$$, British,
Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
+44 1629 258083
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This traditional pub offers good food and a friendly atmosphere. It is found down a narrow lane next to a canal. As well as good food it has a basement TV room with a small bar excellent for watching sport

1  Thank pamdaletaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called into one of our favourite pubs in the Derbyshire area. Place always clean and the staff treat you like you're a local. Food is very good and there is always a varied selection available. There is a restaurant or you can eat in the...More

Thank Bassman650
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely lunch in a friendly pub, dog and child friendly The staff stayed to do lunch for our hen party which was greatly appreciated

Thank abihall892018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub after a long walk up and down the canal. Compact and bijou old pub with a good selection of ales, friendly staff and a decent menu. Food looked good (didn’t order any, but there were lots of people eating). Beer garden around...More

Thank lahdelah
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal. Fantastic ales. Fantastic service. O and very dog friendly. Will be back as Arnie said.

Thank nottinghammark186356
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub for tea. Nice friendly pub and had a decent meal. Lasagne was lovely and large portion with chips and salad. My partner had chicken with tomato and basil sauce and topped with cheese, chips and salad. Decent portion. The chicken was cold...More

Thank Mazzamoore
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I have been here 4 times now over the last couple of weeks with my friends and we have all been very happy with our meals, which were well cooked and very generous portion sizes. The only slight criticism is the portion size of the...More

Thank Jiver31
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We are lucky enough to live in Cromford, and The Boat is our go to place for good meal with friends! Always get a nice welcome, we can take the dogs, and the food is home made and delicious! They will accommodate changes (such as...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in Cromford and ate and drank in this pub. Very friendly staff and good pub food. A regular accidentally knocked over my pint and the landlady apologised and refilled my glass - very nice gesture. Will call in again!

Thank larrysanders123
Reviewed May 23, 2018

My dog and I (single female) felt very comfortable here. The food was good sized portions and very reasonable. The Balti chicken was fab and the best chips I have had in a while. Staff were very friendly. I ate there 4 times in one...More

Thank M1616JRlindaj
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Questions & Answers
October 15, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Julie We can do that but we are always very busy on a Saturday so I could do with a deposit if that is ok ? 0779 2198954 Regards Dave
sue g
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Yes, we often have more dogs than customers
May 12, 2017|
Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Unfortunately no. We open at 12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 258083
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