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Ferry Boat Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Dittisham for Christmas. We ate here twice and enjoyed tasty, well cooked meals reasonably priced. Fantastic atmosphere. Beer well kept. Excellent!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 39AndyJ
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Lovely cosy local chain free pub with excellent service AND live music (first Sunday of the month). Fantastic roast lunch with plenty of side dishes with loads of vegetables, generous portions of nice roast meats. One in our party of 6 had a nut roast...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thedevonexplorers
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We hadn’t booked a table and they were very busy but suggested a short walk and they would reserve a table. We did exactly that and they did exactly what they said. Lucky enough to get the window table so great view with exceptional service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulrB3740CF
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a very busy day and had not booked a table. The landlady was very helpful and saved us the table in the window when it became free. The food was excellent and service friendly and helpful. The pub is very dog friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank southafricansecrets
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the area over Christmas and chose this pub from the TA reviews for dinner on our first night. This absolute gem of a pub is right at the bottom of the hill in Dittisham and directly facing the waterfront. Both staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Newburyboy
Reviewed 21 November 2018

We were staying locally but wanted a different venue to for our evening meal. we phoned up on the day, a monday when many places are closed, booked a table and turned up. What a lovely meal we had the choice was excellent and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Basicperson
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

After hearing how amazing the Sunday’s lunches are, we took the opportunity to give them a try. The staff were very welcoming and we could take the dog in which was handy. We had the most lovely views whilst eating our roast beef (and very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Buffs1974
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Been a while since we visited the ‘FBI’ so twice in 4 days as a ‘temporary local’ seems reasonable. It’s changed hands since and, thankfully, has retained its quirky waterside charm - it’s a tiny bar/dining room with a stunning view. The Chalkboard is the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank slomofo
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We love getting the ferry here. The kids love to crab on the jetty so we pop in for lunch. The gin choice is fabulous. Always very friendly. Food is a bit hit or miss depending on what you have. Kids nuggets are awful, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Worzel73
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Charming service, super lunch, lovely and hot and needed after a trip on the river. Lovely soup and fish finger baguette and chips. Perfect stop off and easy visitor mooring available.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 337MG
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