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The Ragley Boat Stop

) #170 of 469 Restaurants in Derby ££ - £££ Steakhouse, British,
Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
+44 1332 703919
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went one Sunday afternoon. The food was OK, eatable and my partners steak was spot on. The problem was other diners. Some families let their kids scream all the time, even swearing at their children it was awful for other diners

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having passed by many times while on a canal boat, finally found what this place was and visited for dinner. Looks quite posh from the canal and well maintained but was a disappointment. the staff were helpful, friendly and efficient. We decided to sit outside...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner visit the ragley boat shop regularly with both family and friends. It is always a very welcoming pub, with superb food served up every time! And the puddings are a good call too. All in all a very good pub for...More

Thank nayxoxo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My in-laws treated me to lunch today as it's my birthday. We ordered a few steaks and mixed grills. I asked for my steak to be medium... it came out super well done and I could barely eat it as it was incredibly chewy! I...More

Thank Sherrie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited here through the week on a Tuesday lunch time. We both had a steak each and have to say they were cooked to perfection. Could not fault the meal, and the place was so nice. We will certainly be back....More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made an account just to post this review because I'm so impressed. It's been a fair few years since visiting the Ragley last and it was a mediocre experience at best and I've avoided it ever since but I was convinced by a friend of...More

Thank jennyh1271
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is excellent for canal boaters with mooring right outside just a Jane it's not named in the Nicholson guide ( something the owners should rectify) . We went with friend a casual atmosphere, comprehensive menu and freshly cooked food which was excellent value...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been to 'The Ragley' for over 20 years(it was never much good back then) but wow what a change, smart, clean and inviting, great menu choice, super efficient staff and the quality of the food was fantastic and not overly pricey. Will definately be...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Normally really impressed with Ragley but this time was a disappointment, there was 3 of us this time and it was fairly busy, one of us ordered a 12oz steak med-rare and when it came out to the table it was over cooked, my mate...More

Thank 1,882,017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great a few years back but now it's hit and miss, today was a miss! Hygiene let them down repeatedly, dirty glasses, filthy steak knives, disgusting forks. Put me off my food before I started!!! The wait time was horrendous, in a...More

Thank Lucy D
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Kaz S
17 January 2016|
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Response from Mellie1122 | Reviewed this property |
Kaz S
17 January 2016|
Response from Bobster1946 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not necessary, I would recommend if it is a really nice day due to its location
Gillian L
23 May 2015|
Response from PippaKHT | Property representative |
We don't do a carvery. All our menus are on our website. Remember to join our email club so you can print out vouchers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Deepdale Lane | Barrow on Trent, Derby DE73 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 703919
  • E-mail
A warm welcome awaits you at The Ragley Boat Stop, a spacious pub with relaxing sofas, lots of eating areas, a magnificent garden sloping down to the Trent and Mersey Canal and a super balcony where you can relax and watch the world go by. A superb place to meet your friends for lunch, a night out, or a relaxing afternoon escape with the children. Go on come and visit us!
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