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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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The Narrow Boat at Weedon - a superb canalside country pub providing a great dining venue and comfortable en-suite canal side rooms. Food is freshly prepared by our award nominated chef and sourced from local suppliers where possible. Food and drinks can be served to you in the bar, restaurant, heated deck areas or beside the canal on the lawns. Have a look at our inspiring menus, canal side accommodation, regular events, business and leisure facilities and contact us for further information or to make a booking. We also have function rooms ideal for weddings, celebrations and parties! The Narrow Boat at Weedon is situated right on the Grand Union Canal and the A5. It is conveniently close to
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not believe the lies you are told on booking! On calling we asked if we could book an outside table with heaters, and were told yes. On arrival, it transpires that there is only one heated table, which we were not seated at (we...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Louisa S, I am a little confused as to where you were sat if you did not have heaters near your table? We have an open marquee that is heated using the heaters from our jumbrella for one table, and for the other tables there...More

Reviewed 18 December 2020

Rooms are fine, but service is utterly terrible, lots of staff in an empty restaurant and service is POOR and takes far too long. Food is tasteless, comes out super quick, suggesting it’s microwaved. We would have walked out of the restaurant had it not...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

T3607FBgemmal, Thank you for your review. I apologise that your room discount for the restaurant wasn't automatically put onto your bill; it is something we are looking at improving by adjusting the way we book tables in the restaurant for guests staying in the rooms...More

Reviewed 7 December 2020

Had a roast beef dinner, the beef was beautifully cooked and tender. Roast potatoes fluffy but crispy on the outside, 10/10 would eat here again was made to feel very safe given all the rules imposed by the governmentMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2020

Gary, Thank you for your wonderful review of both the food and the changes we have implemented following the recent government announcements: we hope we will see you again soon. Don't forget our voucher can be used throughout December as many times as you like,...More

Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

Sunday lunch was a very disappointing experience. Staff not very friendly and and slow service to clear table and refill our drinks. Over the past couple of years we have enjoyed eating here and the service has been good however what's happened with the food....More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2020

Darren, Thank you for your review. As we have only just reopened with new guidelines, the staff are adjusting to and learning how best to keep to the rules for Tier 2 whilst also keeping guests happy. However, I do apologise that the standard of...More

Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

This pub is beautifully situated, and yesterday was our second visit there. After giving them the benefit of the doubt last time in terms of food quality and value, yesterday's visit has decided things for us. From being seated, it took 90 minutes for our...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020

I’ve invited friends to eat here with us twice over the last couple of months. The first time one or my friends had the lamb roast, the lamb was almost all fat and not edible. The same happened more recently with the beef roast. I...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Narrowboatatweedon, Manager at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

We can appreciate the King Arthur joint isn't everyone's cup of tea because of the fat rolled on it, however yesterday we sold 8Kg of our beef and yours where the only plates to be sent back due to the beef being too pink for...More

Reviewed 24 October 2020

Visited with my daughter for an impromptu lunch. Felt very safe with the clear one way system and the screens between each table. Food was good, especially the dessert, and good service from our waitress, Ellie.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2020

Karen C, Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your impromptu lunch and felt safe whilst dining with us. Your feedback has been passed on to the kitchen team and to Ellie, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Jules

Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Went for lunch this afternoon. Ordered a pie and mash along with a Caesar salad, both in the £13-£16 range. Pie was tasteless but edible but the mash was microwaved lumpy junk. The Caesar salad was 75 pence of lettuce and a pounds worth of...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2020

iangt1023, Thank you for your review. I apologise the food on your visit was not up to our usual standard; if you would like to discuss this further, please get in touch on 01327 340333. Kind regards, Jules

Reviewed 19 October 2020

We had lunch on Friday. Disapprovingly small portion of fish and chips, odd chips and the peas a strange concoction as a puree and the pie was unusual containing lamb and chorizo but tasted good. Service was pleasant and efficient.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Narrowboat, Chef at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2020

Nickm45, Thank you for your review. Your feedback has been passed on to both the kitchen and front of house staff; I apologise that the fish and chips was not up to our usual standard. However, I'm glad you enjoyed the unusual pie, and the...More

Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Sadly we visited this venue on the last day of our holiday. We ordered 4 meals, 3 of which were Sunday roasts. Sadly all the roasts were cold and sent back ... to be frank being cold was just one problem with over cooked potatoes...More

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louisedimes
23 May 2015|
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Response from louisedimes | Reviewed this property |
Now a place I would recommend is an old fashioned pub in potterspury called the cock. Locals place but they provide food that is well cooked and hot. Popularl but can be a little long at getting served if busy. Landlord... More
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That's a strange experience. Did you send it back and give them a chance to resolve before posting a negative view on here? Valid question from a trip advisor user. Many just grin and bear bad service. By then the cash... More
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Response from d0rnel | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry to hear about your meal as I said ours was fine apart from the few things they had run out of I don't give good reviews when not merited
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    The Narrow Boat is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4