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The Boat Inn

) #50 of 252 Restaurants in Solihull ££ - £££ , British,
222 Hampton Lane | Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull B91 2TJ, England
+44 121 705 0474
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (35 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
222 Hampton Lane | Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull B91 2TJ, England
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1 - 10 of 607 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed a wide variety of menu choices to suit all age ranges in our family party. Service quick and efficient. The food was hot and wel presented.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank lindablincow
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came last night with my family as my sister is moving to Aus. So was quite a special occasion. We came and were told if we don't order now it will be a half hour wait on food- we had just sat down. So, we...More

Thank megancockerill
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

People giving this place good reviews? It's a poor example of a chain place. The menu has the usual flowery verbosity but the food is the usual microwaved deep fried bought in stuff you get in these places. That is to be expected, what is...More

Thank NewcastleHenry
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family get together to celebrate Father's Day had ore booked food was a special Father's Day menu good choice and variey of food was great

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the boat last night. Most people sat outside in the good sized garden. We go to the boat quite often normally just to drink. It took my Husband and our friend 15 mins to get served by the bar staff. Staff just walking...More

Thank joy45may
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food cooked to a high standard. The food and drinks were bought to the table to helpful staff who could answer any questions that we had about the food

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank megandL4918ZU
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our narrowboat so this pub was close to the canal so very accessible.This is a Chef and Brewer pub and you therefore get good value for the meals. I had a curry and it was tasty, not authentic curry but nonethless quite...More

Thank denise l
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Chef and Brewer large Inn is quite easy to find - not far off the A45 and close to Birmingham Airport. Massive car park. Great beer garden - well sunny when it decides to come out! Good selection of Greene King ales. Excellent and...More

Thank HotTubBoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be my local 25 years ago, so as I was in the area decided to go for a blast from the past. The pub is in a nice country setting only a few minutes drive from Solihull. The pub sells itself as...More

Thank Calum T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my mothers 75th birthday meal ! This is the second time we have visited and both times what we ordered we couldn't have , as there were none left in the kitchen to cook ! This has happened both times ( it was...More

Review collected in partnership with Chef & Brewer
Thank Hemminglisa
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Charlotte B
are dogs allowed in the bar area?
9 October 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Ken L | Reviewed this property |
I don't own a dog so it's never occurred to me. There weren't any when we visited but I don't know whether they are allowed or not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Hampton Lane | Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull B91 2TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
  • Phone Number: +44 121 705 0474
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