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The Picnic Boat

Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
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Devon Cream Tea on The Picnic Boat

We booked a one and a half hour cruise with a Cream Tea, Champagne and balloons for a surprise... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rosalindmarybailey
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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My partner proposed to me on The Picnic Boat .. what a surprise .. it was very romantic .. the boat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda S
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“birthday treat” (10 reviews)
“cream tea” (15 reviews)
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Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
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"special occasion"
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"birthday treat"
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"cream tea"
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"scones"
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"crab"
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"prawns"
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"hen party"
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"the river"
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"granola"
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"bottle of champagne"
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"captain kevin"
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"cooked meats"
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"washed down"
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"complete surprise"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a one and a half hour cruise with a Cream Tea, Champagne and balloons for a surprise treat on my brother’s 70th birthday. Kevin made the boat look bright and cheerful and gave us a very warm welcome and the Cream Tea was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner proposed to me on The Picnic Boat .. what a surprise .. it was very romantic .. the boat was very comfortable and decked out beautifully and the food was tasty and very well prepared and presented. Kevin made us feel very special,...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Plan a surprise girls birthday trip for my friend who is 60 in October to Dartmouth for Bank holiday weekend. As an extra we booked a cream tea on the Picnic Boat in the river with Kevin. What a fab time, we had the best...More

1  Thank sueundehill61
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We booked the Picnic Boat Cream Tea to launch my daughters Hen Weekend. It was a highlight of the weekend. The weather was lovely and the service provided by Captain Kevin was first class. The cruise along the estuary gave us plenty of time to...More

1  Thank cloda63
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My great friends Pete and Estelle booked Lunch on the Picnic Boat on the River Dart for my recent Special Birthday. I would like thank Kev the owner of the Picnic Boat for a fantastic experience up the river to Dittisham. The lunch Kev served...More

Thank CHARITYVIEW
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The kids and our favourite highlight to our trip to Dartmouth. Kevin was very friendly and the brunch was beautiful, so much so we’ve been back to buy some granola to bring home. Would definitely recommend. Stopping off to do a spot of crabbing was...More

1  Thank Siobhant77
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Well what can I say?... Kevin was made our weekend special! I proposed to my girlfriend at Dartmouth Castle, which was complete surprise. He even played along with the made-up story to make it even more convincing! He was waiting on time and the return...More

Thank Ajay S
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Kevin was a fantastic host and provided a great picnic. He was full of information about the river. We all had a fantastic boat ride from age 1 to 67. Thank you for making our celebrations so memorable. (Salad dressing was amazing!)

2  Thank Carrie O
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a terrific experience, combining as it does the lovely River Dart in Devon, a 2.5 hour boat trip, and a fantastic 'picnic'. From the extensive list of options we chose to experience local foods and these were supplied generously by our Skipper, Kevin....More

1  Thank AroundtheWorldalmost
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Booked the picnic boat to celebrate our anniversary, despite pouring rain we were delighted with the comfortable and romantic ambience on board. The owner Kevin was professional, knowledge and friendly, providing us with a potted history of the river Dart. The food was high and...More

Thank Cathy A
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GusHon
7 August 2015|
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Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
We do cater for gluten and dairy free diets
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Sue W
16 July 2015|
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Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
Just give me a call to see what availability we have 07968 752625 Regards Kevin
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Naomi G
6 March 2015|
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We actually start this weekend 7th March
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