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Address: Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
Phone Number: +44 7968 752625
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Lovely day on the water

We hired the picnic boat for my husbands 60th Birthday. Great choice of picnic platters, we ordered the West Country platters & the seafood platter. Both excellent, the food was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Pigott62
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We hired the picnic boat for my husbands 60th Birthday. Great choice of picnic platters, we ordered the West Country platters & the seafood platter. Both excellent, the food was really tasty & varied. Kevin the 'captain' showed us points of interest to view on our boat trip along the river, we even spotted a baby seal. There was seven... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a review of the "Romantic Hour for Two" with local dressed lobster (£165). When we saw the picnic boat advertised, we knew we had to give it a try. Sure, it's doesn't seem cheap (actually, it's really good value) but more of that later. We booked a couple of days in advance, but I think we were lucky... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My brother had booked The Picnic Boat for a private and personal family event, which was arranged for the remembrance of our late Mum. My brother discovered the Picnic Boat during a break in Dartmouth and arrangements were made to book an hour's trip. We were met right on time at the quayside by Kevin, the proprietor and Captain and... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We booked the boat as a surprise for our Mum's birthday. It was amazing from the moment we stepped on board. Out hosts were Suzy and Kevin, who were just lovely people. Friendly and warm and great sense of humour. The whole trip had a relaxed and easy feeling. The boat is so pretty and very comfortable, pretty cushions, bunting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This isn't your usual type of review as despite booking to go on The Picnic Boat we never actually made it! We booked a family cream tea with extra time for crabbing as a treat for my Mother in Law's 60th Birthday. It's not very often she gets all her grandchildren together so this was going to be something fun... More 

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cambridge uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were invited on The Picnic Boat for a 70th Birthday Celebration and wow what a splendid way to enjoy some excellent company with some memorable food and wine whilst sampling the picturesque views of th River Dart. The ships Captain with his able assistant were the perfect hosts ,the food served as a buffet was of memorable quality and... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Wow, wow, wow, this is how to run a catering business! Fantastic customer service from the word go, Kevin is very friendly and calm, coping with me changing my mind about menus, where to be picked up, timings etc etc! Finally settled on a combination of the Luxury West Country and Seafood Heaven options and to be picked up from... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We actually visited April 2015 for special family birthday. Wonderful trip that included cream tea with a stop at Dittisham where the kids went crabbing!We all had an amazing few hours and would love to book again sometime soon.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

12 of us (7 adults & 5 children) booked this trip which started in Dartmouth. We sailed to the mouth of the estuary then back up the river to Dittisham where we stopped for lunch onboard. Goodness knows where Kevin the skipper was hiding it all but out came the most fantastic spread of smoked fish, cold meats, amazing cheeses,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

12 of us booked the boat for a lunch trip! It all started off with a tour on the estuary towards Dartmouth castle and then back towards Dittisham. We were very lucky with the weather. On the lunch front, we had the most amazing array of fresh cut meats, smoked fish and cheeses with fresh bread and salad - all... More 

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