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“Fabulous cakes, excellent staff.”

The Boat House Brasserie
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Rufford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: We are a Traditional Brasserie - Serving Quality Home Cooked / Locally Sourced Food. We also serve the most amazing Home Baked Cakes !
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Came here with a party of 20, which I had pre-booked, the staff were great, the food and cakes were superb. Despite the fact we had a large party the staff were very calm and efficient, and every one of our party thoroughly enjoyed their food. Some of them want to come back at Christmas. We have been several times before and can only say we have never been disappointed either with the food or the service. On the day we went it was quite busy, due to the fact that the weather was glorious and it is such a lovely spot to have a walk around. Thoroughly recommend it. Go with an empty stomach or you will be sorry that you wont have room for a delicious cake!

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michelle J, Manager at The Boat House Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Thank you for your lovely comments about the staff and the food. We are so glad your whole party enjoyed themselves. It was a pleasure to serve such a lovely group of people.

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We went on 30/ nov got to say what absolute spot on meal from moment we walked in to the door to moment we went out the door . Very . Good staff polite and pleasant . Only thing is 3 of us had to take deserts home .
We will be having another Xmas dinner here . Food hot we'll presented . Nothing to much bother . Thanks again tonyborrony

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michelle J, Manager at The Boat House Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Thank you.

We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Definitely Christmas ! Thank you for your much appreciated custom.

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Decent wedges of cake and pie, suspect it's all homemade, because fillings were plentiful and full of flavour just like you would make at home. Coffee good too. Looked at the menu and will be calling back for a meal, Sunday breakfast.........mmmmmm.

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michelle J, Manager at The Boat House Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2014

Thank you for your time out to review us. Yes all the cakes are Home-made on the Premises by our Qualified Pastry Chef Simon. The selection changes daily as well - so you will always see something new and different. But don't worry our Fruit Pies/ Custard Tart and Lemon Meringue are always there !
I look forward to seeing you for a Sunday Breakfast - you won't be disappointed ! We have lighter bites on now as well - Bagels and Wraps if you don't fancy a full breakfast. Well worth trying if you aren't a big eater.

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

I ordered the Club Sandwich, and was open mouthed when it came! Superb doesn't come close. Stuffed full of chicken, bacon, avocado and tomato, and accompanied by salad and coleslaw, it was more than a match for me!!! The Boathouse is my favourite place to eat, ever!! The staff are amazing... nothing is too much trouble, and the owners Simon and Michelle are so kind and friendly. NEVER drive past without calling in.... you will be glad you did :-)

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michelle J, Manager at The Boat House Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2014

Lovely review to read - Thank you.
And YES - The Club Sandwich is a winner... Yum.

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Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Hubby and myself had lunch today 26th may at the boathouse brasserie It was very busy we had a sandwich and soup althought on the menu it did include chips which we did not get only realised when we had nearly finished eating It was to late to mention Followed by scones with jam and cream All was very nice we will most definitely visit again

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michelle J, Manager at The Boat House Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2014

I'm glad you have visited us several times and have enjoyed your experience - even on one of our busiest days - Bank Holiday Monday.
It looks like we owe you a portion of chips when you next visit x Sorry they were missed.
Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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