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The Boat Inn

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| The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
+44 1291 628192
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
| The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on our 1st ride out on the motorbike what a dissapointing meal I had beef curry ? I think It was more like stew with curry powder added the naan bread was cold the rice all stuck together My hubby had the cheeseburger...More

Thank leza1966
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a little lacking in atmosphere as we had the place to ourselves apart from one person at the bar, but they allowed us in with two teens and a pug and although a limited menu, we were fed and watered and it did...More

Thank smee4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently went for a meal and was somewhat disappointed. The vegetarian curry was lacking in vegetables and comprised mainly of mushrooms in a sauce. Chips were soggy and salt had been sprinkled on them. The steak pie was tasty apart from the pastry and the...More

1  Thank TMMAF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to the Boat Inn for almost 14 years now. Management has changed quite a number of time over those years, some doing a better job than others with drinks, food, atmosphere. At the moment, I think they're doing pretty well on everything,...More

Thank Y7759ZLcindyc
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We were here the same Sunday as the previous reviewer between 12 & 2pm & it was quite busy for lunches; if you hadn't booked a table there was a wait of about 45 to 60 minutes. The Inn dates back to 1789 & is...More

Thank Rozana58
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great location with some parking outside but public car pack 1 min walk away. In the summer you can sit outside by the estuary and watch the world go by. It was a tad bracing in Feb so ventured inside. We were going to stay...More

Thank Vincent30061970
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to sit and relax in with fine ales and very good food. The Valentine's night menu had some real good choices, my good Lady started with the Pate and followed on with a nice rump Steak, I had the smoked Mackerel which was...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went to the Boat Inn for Sunday roast this weekend. Very friendly and welcoming service from the staff and really lovely food. Roast beef and Yorkshire puddings were very good, as were the roast chicken and lamb and the accompanying vegetables were excellent. Leek, cabbage...More

Thank richiewaring
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Lovely lady nipped up and down the stairs for us three times with coffees and cakes- could not have been more obliging-particularly as we declined the bought -in cakes ! Interesting place - will return!

Thank MargaretPonthir
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Been here several times. It is at its best in the Summer, when you can sit outside and enjoy the river Wye rolling by. Indeed the view is pretty unique because across the river, about 50 yards away, there is a steep cliff face with...More

1  Thank Rhod J
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2017|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
it was as expected for an old Inn. I didn't notice anything untoward. toilets were clean. my wife and mother did not raise any comments
Samantha R
18 August 2016|
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Response from Steve S | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, yes we do breakfast from 10am 2.30 lunch time also breakfast baps, why not phone beforehand we can have it near ready for you? 01291628192 standard breakfast is one of each, saus. bacon. egg. beans or fresh... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Chepstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1291 628192
  • E-mail
We are a local pub in the heart of Chepstow town. We overlook the beautiful River Wye. All our food is freshly prepared and cooked to order and we pride ourselves on personal customer service. Our bar is fully stocked including three different ales, including local artisan suppliers to support local trade wherever possible. We also have our own Coffee shop (The Coffee Boat) providing luxury tea's, coffee's and cakes.
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