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The Boatman Freehouse - CLOSED

Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3XJ, England
+44 1483 568024
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible9%
18 Dec 2014
“disgusting service”
19 Aug 2014
“Now called THE WEYSIDE INN”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3XJ, England
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 18 December 2014

A friend and I went to this pub for a meal and a couple of drinks, at 4.30 in the evening. A large area had been reserved for Christmas parties so we checked with the staff and were told we could sit anywhere in the...More

2  Thank iloveholidays89
Reviewed 20 August 2014

I walked to the river to catch a boat but the boat shed was closed so I decided to go to the nearest pub for lunch. What a find! The WEYSIDE INN - formerly THE BOATMAN - is a popular, friendly pub right by the...More

1  Thank Wastenator
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

This is the place to go in Guildford if you are looking for atmosphere, value, and most importantly good food with friends. Have came to this place several times and it has never disappointed. Fully recommend!

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Located at the edge of the river, the place offers some brilliant and relaxing views as well as pretty decent food. Go there on a warm summer day to chill out by the riverside.

Thank sam-zk
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Four of us ate in this place last night - and service wise it was an embarrassment from start to finish. Food wise it wasn't special either. We polished off a bottle of prosecco pretty quickly and asked for another. They didn't have one cold...More

5  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 3 July 2014

The main selling point of this pub must be the riverside location. The outside seating area is very picturesque. It's a great place to come on a summer's evening. There is a good selection of drinks and a relatively upmarket English pub menu. I had...More

Thank AstroRob
Reviewed 14 June 2014

The restaurant/pub has very recently changed hands. (2 months ago). It was a beautiful sunny day, so we, therefore, ate outside. There are tables both in the sun and in the shade. There is an interesting view of the river. One can also very easily...More

Thank ceciliamorrison
Reviewed 8 June 2014

The Sunday lunch we had was fantastic, we all left absolutely stuffed! The atmosphere in the pub is great with modern decor alongside some nice features. The conservatory and outside areas are lovely to sit in on a sunny day, although the conservatory can get...More

1  Thank MsFeline
Reviewed 6 June 2014

The food has changed recently, no more unheated tuna melts and now some nice pasta dishes but are they really worth the nearly £10?

Thank NebHor-Amen
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We called in for Sunday lunch when the sun was shining.What a lovely view out on the terrace overlooking the park and canal watching the narrowboats and canoes pass by.The food was very good (choice of roasts) with good veg and yorkshire pud and plenty...More

Thank otleystu
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 568024
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