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The Boat House Brasserie

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St Mary's Marina, | Diamond Jubilee Road, Rufford L40 1TD, England
+44 1704 822458
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Southport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

What a fantastic place to visit - the menu choices are awesome - we just had Cakes and cappuccino - I had an AMAZING fruit tart and Hubble had lemon drizzle both were delicious and we got scones to take home - delicious!

1 Thank suedotjones
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Boat House Brasserie with a group of cyclists. The brassiere had a great selection of cakes and coffees. Reasonable value for money

1 Thank Stuart M
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Called in for lunch with a friend. Very busy, extensive menu, bit pricey but great quality food and big portions. I ordered a side of chips with my meal as they looked so good but struggled to manage them. Couldn't leave, however, without sampling the cakes so shared a slice between us - delicious! Will definately return.

1 Thank chrissieLancashire
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207 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Well run smart establishment where big cakes greet you on arrival. Americana Coffees very poor and not authentic.Smart staff we would return

Thank Tom29bobby
Preston, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Four of us went for lunch. We had a steak and mushroom pie, a lasagne, and 2 Tuscan chicken all from the specials board and we all enjoyed the food very much. I had the Tuscan chicken which was really tasty with lots of veg and the sauce with beans was simply delicious. There is a good range of sweets... More 

1 Thank Barbara C
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395 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Lunch with a friend, consistently good food with plenty of choice ranging from sandwiches to meals to just amazing cakes! The food is freshly prepared and well presented. Well worth a visit but book if you think it will be a busy time.

Thank Saabaero
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I took my husband, sister in law and two young grandchildren and had a lovely lunch. The children's meals, (sausages, chips, beans and chicken gougons, chips and beans) were lovely. The chicken gougons were made with real chicken and sandwiches were very generously filled. Very friendly and helpful staff. I would recommend that you book a table in advance as... More 

Thank dodie10
Southport, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Seriously who makes those cakes! They taste as good as they look but no good if you're calorie counting Breakfasts are good too Popular with cyclists especially weekends so do book yourself a table so not to be disappointed When the weather is fine you can sit outside on the abundance of seating - time it right though or they'll... More 

Thank HonestJMM79
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Met up with friends for a catch-up. Frosty day so we were glad to get in-doors. We were met with a warm welcome from the staff. We ordered two Boater's Breakfast and two Egg Benedict's. When the breakfast's arrived at the table, the poached eggs on the Egg Benedict's were 'puurrrrrfect' as was the crispy bacon. The Boater's Breakfast's were... More 

1 Thank Janet G
Southport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My wife & I returned to the Boat House yesterday for Lunch. We had to book a table in advance, as this is obviously now the place to eat in this area. Our table was kindly reserved for us when we arrived. I choose the Home-made Steak Pie, and my wife went for the Mushroom Stroganoff. When I went to... More 

1 Thank MacVee11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Mary's Marina, | Diamond Jubilee Road, Rufford L40 1TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Rufford
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 822458
We are a Traditional Brasserie - Serving Quality Home Cooked / Locally Sourced Food.
We also serve the most amazing Home Baked Cakes !

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