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The Boat Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
+44 1291 628192
09:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon 09:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Keeping an eye on TripAdvisor over a period of time I saw that The Boat Inn has in the past suffered with some reviews, however I noticed that the reviews have been very good of late so we went there from Bristol last Sunday for lunch. We had a great welcome from the landlady Ollwyn who took over the inn... More 

Thank skibereencork
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been here for 10 years we are visting from Australia. Love coming to this pub so cute love the atmosphere. Lunch was very enjoyable & food good quality. Definitely a must visit.

Thank miss2080
Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today fantastic food and good service. Really friendly relaxed I love it as did the family. If I lived locally this would be my local. A great Sunday lunch in a friendly atmosphere. I will return.

Thank James D
Chepstow, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely roast lunch, nice choice of meats, staff are friendly, atmosphere was good with Christmas music playing, and the Christmas tree is BIG 🎄🎅🏻🎄🎅🏻 well done

Thank Nicola L
Blakeney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a christmas meal here for 5 people last night. Fantastic christmasy atmosphere, you have to visit just to see the size of the tree! Good food, plenty of it, and a friendly welcome second to none. Will definitely be going back again. Thank you to all the staff for making our christmas get together such a fab experience.

Thank Pamela B
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

By the river, or mud if the tide is out. Do not let children play close to river here! Great summer venue. Friendly staff, good food but a little pricy. Not part of the frday Saturday night pub crawl sceine. If visiting Chepstow, this is in the lower part of Chepstow, follow signs for drill hall car park. Then walk... More 

Thank Raymond H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

First visit to this little pub , and absolutely loved it , service was amazing and the owner made us so welcome and couldn't do enough for us ,we will definitely be back

1 Thank Tania H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

BEST FOOD. BEST STAFF. DOG FRIENDLY. Can't beat it! Love you guys!!!! Pie of the day is super scrummy and everything is served with a smile :)

Thank Jinty G
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a thoroughly enjoyable family Sunday lunch. The meat was nicely cooked and all the vegetables were varied and extremely good - it's hard to get a lot of veg out to a lot of people, but they were all cooked just right. The staff were friendly and we will definitely return!

Thank KenilworthSummer
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in to The Boat on a recommendation. Lovely, friendly staff who are very informative about the local area. Drinks a good price.

Thank Lynne F
Steve S, Owner at The Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, I agree about the staff, I am very proud of them all here, I try to encourage them to talk to our customers and tell them about the lovely spot here. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 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
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.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?