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The Boathouse

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1 The Parade, Parkgate CH64 6RN, England
+44 151 336 4187
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to eat. The staff were extremely helpful and managed to add another 4 people last minute to our booking. Being pregnant I struggled to eat once my food arrived. I asked a staff member if I could take it home. After speaking to the chef she told me that because my meal contained prawns it couldn't be reheated.... More 

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Thank Sian D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited after a drive around the Wirral. We began with pate and calamari and followed it with fish, chips and mushy peas, scampi and chips and a gorgeous hake fillet on a bed of squid ink linguine. Desserts would have been a step too far after the delicious starters and mains. Portions were large and the rooms had an olde... More 

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Thank tomski2001
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The boathouse used to be fabulous but something has seriously changed today was no exception, we thought we'd give it another try sadly no improvement. Ordered drinks and food 🥘 then was told food would be 45 mins the place was half empty...... we left . Sorry won't be going again

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Thank Menorca100
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback and I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit with us, if possible would you be able to give me some more information about when you dined with us and what your ordered as I would like to look into this in a little more... More 

Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service were very good. Lovely views over to Wales. We ate in the bar part but there is a restaurant part.

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Thank Mike G
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thank you taking the time to leave us your feedback, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Boathouse Kind Regards Wayne More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited on the 15th of February, the gravy was out of this world. Hats of to the chef (If he doesnt have long hair). The staff were also superb, especially two of them. I think ones name was Stephen. Very well presented, and very personal. A credit to the company.

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2 Thank Kieran W
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Kieran W, Many thanks for your wonderful comments about the boathouse. I am really glad that you enjoyed the Gravy. It is a real delight with chips! None of our chefs have long hair, so they are safe to take their hats off. I will pass on your kind comments to the staff, Stephen will be delighted. We really... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my birthday on Thursday; so myself, my partner and her family decided to eat at The Boathouse as it is relatively local for the in-laws. My main course was the Beef and Ale Pie which came with a very soggy pastry top and a ridiculously watery filing with next to no beef inside. If the pie wasn't so... More 

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Thank Ray C
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you for taking the time to write your very colorful description of your beef and ale pie, firstly I would like to apologize that you did not enjoy what is one of our most popular dishes and I am pleased that the rest of your party enjoyed their meals. We do have dish specifications and standards which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had family staying with us for a long weekend and they wanted to see the Wirral.We took them to Parkgate which looked beautiful on a crisp clear January day.We had booked The Boathouse for lunch and were shown to a table in the conservatory looking out to North Wales which is where we live.The food was hot and delicious... More 

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1 Thank Welshflower
BoathouseP P, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Welshflower, Thank you for reviewing the Boathouse and thank you for your very kind comments. I am glad you were able to impress your visitors by bringing them here. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Boathouse Management Team More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at the Boathouse a couple of days ago. It has a nice cosy ambience and if you have a table in the conservatory you have uninterrupted views over the River Dee estuary.. There is a varied choice of meals on the menu and when our food arrived it very good. The service was very efficient and staff... More 

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Thank Olwen T
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Olwen, Thank you for reviewing us and leaving your lovely comments, and we look forward to seeing you again in the Future Kind Regards Wayne More 

Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at the Boathouse having carried out a quick search on Trip Advisor for Vegan friendly eateries. The Boathouse is a stunning black and white Inn situated on the front at Parkgate. The pub has its own car park with plenty of free parking nearby. The place was clearly popular with walkers as well as diners. I hadn't booked in... More 

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1 Thank Cambr1a
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Cambr1a, Firstly, may i thank you for your very kind comments about The Boathouse. I am sorry you were not able to sit in the conservatory area, we do get very busy in there, and we always advise booking as soon as possible. I am very glad you found our bar area to your liking. We look forward to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last week whilst travelling with my other half. Last visited a year ago since we both live in Melbourne - heard they had changed hands but honestly we didn't notice too much of a change. Slightly different menu which suited us more as it was more varied - fish and chips still as tasty as ever. Food was... More 

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4 Thank Betty_Wap679
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Betty, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us your lovely feedback. Alex will be pleased to hear your lovely comments and I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us hear at the Boathouse. I look forward to seeing you during your next visit and I will ensure we have an extra large chocolate brownie waiting for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Parade, Parkgate CH64 6RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Parkgate
  • Phone Number: +44 151 336 4187

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?