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“What a mix up!”

Central Boat Parties
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Owner description: Traditional narrow boat tours that meander along the surprisingly scenic canals of Birmingham. Daily departures leave from outside the Tap and Stile public house, Gas Street Basin. The boats are centrally heated and fully licensed to serve alcoholic and soft drinks. Boats are also available for private charter.
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I could write an essay. Owing to paper work on our boat not having the name of the person who booked the barge, we were re directed when we found our barge to another one which had already left when we arrived.
Pensioners and a pregnant women were amongst our party and it was not easy for them to treck all along the tow path and walk up steps until at last we arrived back at the fist barge we had found who were in fact hosting our party after all. Get Organised Central Boat Parties! yours humiliated and embarrassed
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5  Thank Denise F
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Thirty-six of us celebrated a 60th birthday with a 3 hour party on board Victoria. With ages ranging from 13 to 81 everyone enjoyed the experience, in fact it more than exceeded our expectations!!!. It was a lovely calm evening and the scenery was simply spectacular. The boat was spotlessly clean, with plenty of room to move around.

Thanks to Jenny for making the booking process so easy and to Janet for working so hard in the bar, keeping everyone topped up all night.

If there was one thing we could change, it would be to take some nibbles on board.

I can confidently recommend this boat to anyone, it's amazing!!!

7  Thank aldo28
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

Hired Veronica for four hour boat trip, Took our own food, but bought drinks on board, plenty of choice and prices good, boat was very clean and toilet facilities clean ,Staff pleasant and helpful Everyone had a lovely afternoon glad we booked for four hours, and hope to book a evening tri soon, Would recommended,

9  Thank julie m
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

I booked Frederick for 3 hours in order to do celebrate my wife's 40th birthday. I was looking for something a little different and a “Boat Party” seemed like it would fit the bill. The boat was very clean and there was lots of “new looking” woodwork inside (I was told it was built in 2010). Even though this is a traditional style narrow boat it is surprisingly spacious; there were 26 adults at the party and there was plenty of seats and even room to dance. The bar prices were very cheap for the city centre (less than £3 a pint) and Jenny (our barmaid) was super. The fact that you get to see some other parts of the city is an added bonus – They offered a choice of routes (Urban or Country) and it was nice to be able to enjoy a drink on the open part of the boat and watch the scenery slip by. I will definitely book again.

9  Thank WFC-SaddlersFan
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

We had a pirate birthday party on Frederick today and I must say from start to finish we were bowled over with Central boat parties. So friendly, professional, helpful and the whole event was simply perfect. All the children had an amazing time. so if you are looking for something special to celelbrate your child's birthday look no further....

having said that we are now planning to hire again for a parents night out soon ;)

15  Thank scarlett11
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