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Dedham Boathouse

Boat House Mill Lane, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DH, England
+44 1206 323153
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“chicken” (23 reviews)
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Boat House Mill Lane, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dedham Roadhouse really says it all. Love old things and old buildings and heritage of this part of England. Most happy we came here.

Thank ToniaK637
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon tea today. 2nd time for me but a first for family members. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, great service from Kris, the manager, and the food is freshly prepared and extremely tasty. Wonderful time again, thank you.

Thank mav0871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't eat at the restaurant but hired a boat for an hour. You must pay in cash. Had a lovely row down the river, avoiding the swans and cows! Lots of fun....recommended

Thank nicm44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with our family of four. Great food for a family lunch. Good children’s menu and great food for the adults too. Good value too - the bill was £50 total. The boat hire is just next door.

Thank andyyoung30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here a few weeks ago, and was taken aback by the incredible scenery. Not only is the Boathouse beautifully situated, but the food really made it a night to remember. Eating with someone who had dietary requirements, the staff were extremely helpful, and...More

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with my family for lunch. The view was great and the service was exceptional. The food was cooked to perfection and the staff were attentive and polite. My dad and brother both had steaks which were cooked exactly how we’d asked and they...More

Thank Kira V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my wife here for lunch today...sat outside enjoying some glorious sunshine. Service is good, menu large enough without being overwhelming. Food was excellent and very well presented but still plentiful. The steak was as good if not better than any of the Colchester steak...More

Thank bruce543210
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We were with party of 30, we had heard of good reports from here but had not been before. Our expectations were completely met, not only was the food very good so was the service. As I said there was 30 of us all the...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My husband and I popped in to try the taster menu £15.95 and we were not disappointed it was very tasty. We had 3 courses starter was Mackerel Pate which was delicious 2nd course My husband had steak which he said was cooked to perfection...More

1  Thank Shirley1256
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Very nice food in a lovely setting. Service could be a little more attentive, hence the very good rating rather than excellent. Would definitely return.

Thank andrewcracknell
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Questions & Answers
27 August 2018|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
They have a wonderful lunch menu midweek and I know they open for lunch on Sunday. I'm Just not sure if they have a special Sunday lunch menu.
Jemma W
15 July 2018|
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Response from Drix-Zietsman | Reviewed this property |
3 June 2018|
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Response from Karen B |
No not in or outside the restaurant p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boat House Mill Lane, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 323153
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