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Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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All reviews sandwiches fish and chips the river sunny lunch hop farm timely manner food was lovely one way system enjoyable lunch the pub quick lunch canoe trip a great evening cleo tonbridge lock medway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Living very near , we consider the pub to be our local and have attended regularly prior to “ lockdown “ . Very disappointed in the very much reduced menu and was not over surprised to see the prices hiked up , in some cases...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to the boat house for lunch , on a lovely sunny day . Lovely surroundings. My husband had burger , which he enjoyed. I thought as it was only lunch , I choose small plate of fish and chips . SMALL it was ....More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went today for the first time since COVID19 started. Felt very safe as w3 ate outside on a glorious warm day. The food and service was fantastic. Limited menu but the food was gorgeous. We will be going back soon

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Came here yesterday for lunch with my sister and her partner they had fish and chips I had the burger was very nice food arrived hot and tasty staff very nice will be back came here last year and again couldn't fault this place would...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent open plan dining area, excellent food and wine, courteous staff. Well worth the journey. Compliments to Mike and his staff.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020

Lovely summer late afternoon, the wife and i fancied Fish and chips with a pint, went on Tripadvisor, put in requirements, fish and chips, pub, garden and dog friendly, the Boathouse had them all, so phoned and asked availabilty,told plenty of tables in garden, so...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 16 September 2020 via mobile

Had lunch to celebrate my birthday and retirement. Booked via the website. Which asked any special requests. I asked for a table by the river. On arriving details taken, but then asked where would we like to sit. Thankfully there were tables by the river....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 16 September 2020 via mobile

Not desperate to return - which is a shame! We’ve had our eye on this place for a while because it looks lovely and is right on the river and waited until we had some annual leave and there would be parking available haha! The...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

My wife and I had a lovely lunch here at The Boathouse sat on bench overlooking the river. The staff were really attentive and friendly from the moment we arrived. The food was great and came in good time - my meaty pizza was hot,...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020

We (4 of us) had lunch here today after kayaking. We booked in advance. We were greeted with a warm and friendly welcome. Explained the track and trace system and we gave our details. We had our pickof tables, inside, outside, by the river. Our...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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631sallyb
27 June 2018|
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Response from MarkW229 | Reviewed this property |
We went at lunch and was very busy I would book yes
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Juliagofind
18 June 2018|
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Response from Juliagofind | Reviewed this property |
I realise customers like Mark W and redvally would probably not know - unless they had asked direct - but I was hoping the management might provide some information. Juliagofind
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Boathouse

  • Yes, The Boathouse offers takeaway services.

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  • The Boathouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4