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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first taste of freedom after lockdown so we made a special trip for a long walk and lunch. The rear garden was gorgeous and you could tell lots of TLC had gone into it. Food was tasty, lovely atmosphere and great service! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had me food said goodbye and left. Lovely place. Lovely people. Cheese was immaculate. Would recommend to anyone

Date of visit: April 2020
Dave M, General Manager at The Boat Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great - thanks - don’t think we were open to be honest but thanks anyway

Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night and the two of us were lucky to get a table (we hadn’t booked) we both ordered burgers which were huge! They came with chips and salad and we enjoyed the flavoured gins The staff were friendly- it was a...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

Popped in for a second visit this week, traditional English pub, quaint and quirky just as I like it. Excellent beers on tap and the steak was superb, my partner had the pie which she said was delicious too. Nice service and friendly staff -...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

Called in with the wife for food and found a real Gem. Dave the owner is a top guy, (even for a Birmingham supporter😂), great craic and the food was tremendous. We are from Newcastle but next time I'm down that way I'll definitely return....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

First time at The Boat Inn and a really enjoyable visit. Lovely, welcoming staff and all covid precautions in place. I had the burger and it was delicious, excellent value too. Had a few drinks outside in the lovely garden area under the heaters until...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 October 2020

Polite is something I can say about most people I met in Cromford. The Boat Inn folk were no different. Only popped in for a quick drink on a chilly afternoon. Covid stuff all good and easy. Lovely garden. Great heaters. I don't drink. Had...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

Burger night on a Tuesday at The Boat Inn is definitely the place to be!!! Great choice of burgers in a comfortable friendly environment, I enjoyed it immensely. I had the lamb and mint burger which was topped with a huge onion ring along with...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020

We have just had a week's holiday in Cromford and enjoyed 2 evening meals at The Boat Inn. The food was excellent and so much of it and good value for a reasonable cost. The staff were all so friendly and helpful. The place has...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020

Comments are made in comparison to 'The Greyhound Hotel' which is down the road. A cosy pub venue , although not as spacious as the greyhound in terms of social distancing. A rather basic menu compared to the greyhound ( as a result of covid...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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15 October 2017|
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Response from 369davem | Property representative |
Julie We can do that but we are always very busy on a Saturday so I could do with a deposit if that is ok ? 0779 2198954 Regards Dave
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29 May 2017|
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Response from 369davem | Property representative |
Yes, we often have more dogs than customers
12 May 2017|
Response from 369davem | Property representative |
Unfortunately no. We open at 12
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  • The Boat Inn Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5