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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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Heswall, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Used to be excellent, but the change of ownership has also changed the quality of the menus .These are now more 'pubgrub' than restaurant. We won't be going there again.

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Thank foodlover732
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Third time here,lovely home cooked food in a great pub with lovely views over the dee estuary. Staff are very friendly and recommend booking a table in the conservatory.

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Thank laurahibbert26
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

HI Laura, Thank you for the Five Stars and the lovely comments, I am delighted to hear that you have again enjoyed visiting the Boathouse. We look forward to seeing you again in the Future Kind Regards Wayne More 

Teddington, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely views. Good, prompt & pleasant friendly service. Food took a while but we were a party of 5 & restaurant was busy. All dishes were freshly prepared & worth waiting for. Portions were good. I would return & recommend.

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Thank 15Tina
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Tina Thank you for your lovely comments, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us at the Boathouse. I look forward to you joining us again in the Future. Kind Regards Wayne More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dogs also welcome in the bar area. Staff welcoming and friendly. Amazing views Interior in places could do with a tidy up and lick of paint.

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Thank Freyja S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to The Boathouse today for lunch. It was such a warm and friendly atmosphere. Staff were very attentive and the menu was very varied. We had two courses and I couldn't fault it. Very good value for money. We would go back again and again. Nikki and Julie x

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Thank nixienoo333
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Nikki and Julie, Thank you for your lovely comments, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us at the Boathouse. I look forward to you joining us again in the Future. Kind Regards Wayne More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both had the beef roast which was fantastic, service was excellent and thought the meal was great value for money! Very enjoyable!

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

Hi Scott, Thanks very much for your fantastic review. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your Sunday dinner with us, and I hope its not too long before your next visit Regards, Wayne More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten at The Boathouse for many years. It's been a firm favourite. Love the view. Always loved the staff. The food quality however for a while did fall below expectation. Today we went for a late Sunday Lunch. Both went for the roast beef. It was an absolute triumph. Had the shredded sprouts as well superb. The Crumble was... More 

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1 Thank 19Charlie57
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Charlie, Thanks very much for your fantastic review. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your Sunday dinner with us, and Zara will be happy to see her personal mention in your comments. I Look forward to seeing you again in the future Regards, Wayne More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting the boathouse for years and had our usual high expectations of an excellent visit. How disappointed we were . We only learned afterwards that the pub has new owners. The portions are small and expensive. The food is unimaginative and one waitress was rude to us. Shame as it is a lovely place.

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1 Thank maggie510
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as with all of our our guests opinions we value them whether they are negeative or positive. Firstly let me apologise if one of my team were rude towards you and I would like to assure you that rudness from anyone in my team is not tolereated.... More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try The Boathouse because it has changed hands and now belongs to a small pub chain (from Manchester, we were told). The new menu is classic pub food, with a twist here and there - e.g. Thai style mussels. We had a starter each - the mussels and a plate of scallops, main courses of Steak and... More 

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Thank vch1107
BoathouseP P, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us your feedback, we have changed hands and we are now Members of the Hydes Brewery Estate based in manchester. Here at the Boathouse would value all feedback both negative and positive. Although I am pleased that you enjoyed the pies you had for your main course I would like to... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Boathouse has been our family's favourite Wirral pub/restaurant for many years. My old dad loves the place and my sister, who lives in Canada, has to visit at least once when she is home on holiday. We have always found the quality of the food very good and the service excellent. Haven't been able to visit for a while... More 

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Thank Beeper53
BoathouseP P, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your kind comments, we look forward to seeing you when you next dine with us, Kind Regards Wayne Davies 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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?