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The Navigation Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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A family run Canalside restaurant and pub with conservatory overlooking the canal offering good home cooked food and friendly service with a five star food hygiene rating Pool table and darts, dogs welcome in bar children's play area
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a meal with family and friends to celebrate an achievement. I've never in my life written a review before but given the quality of the food which was very poor I felt I needed to write something. The fish fingers for my grandsond...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked in advance for 6 on a Sunday. We were warmly welcomed on arrival and seated. Half the party had the Sunday roast and the rest fish and chips and a burger. Food was excellent. Separate veg and generous portions. Service was excellent. Everywhere...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Evanscochrane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Navigation Inn sits right alongside the canal, 40 minutes at 4mph south of Norbury Junction. It is in the perfect location for day boats returning there. The pub is quite cosy and friendly. A less-than-inspiring selection of real ales, but the ones they had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank StephenGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 12 December 2018

My sisters birthday so we went here for lunch, a varied menu noticed they had liver so we had 3 nice amount of different gins and special drinks ,sweets were nice a good welcoming place friendly staff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B3378NGsusanh
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on the way to Stafford. Nice friendly welcome for us and spaniel Billy. Lovely setting by the canal and a comfortable bar where dogs are allowed. Small menu but the food was well cooked and attractively presented. Will definitely call again next...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank martin21291
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this lovely country pub on several occasions. Well what can I say the staff are amazing and the food is excellent. I would highly recommend this lovely pub to anyone. Can't wait to visit again. Kind regards to the chef and the staff nothing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin A
Roy O, Owner at The Navigation Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you a good time visiting us and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Roy

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Called for lunch on a lovely Autumn day after a walk along the canal. Friendly welcome although very few customers. I'm a bit diffident ordering rare steak at a pub but this was ideally cooked and served with a good array of extras. The toilets...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

For narrow boat travellers the canal side pubs have a ready made market and they can be a bit hit and miss. The navigation was more miss than hit last night. Having eaten at the boat inn last Saturday I can say that they were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travisthedog
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This place is on the main road next to the canal, great place to eat and drink and walk part of the canal

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank flipbro
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A quiet little pub in the village and the main eating area is in a conservatory with views down to the canal. The staff wait on you and are there is always someone there of you need anything. We popped in for lunch with my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kate19844
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7 May 2018|
Response from Roy O | Property representative |
Yes in our outside and bar areas
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