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The Boathouse

) #15 of 94 Restaurants in Sale $$ - $$$ , British,
Rifle Road | Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX, England
+44 161 962 0118
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rifle Road | Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX, England
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The staff are charming, and professional. The view over the Water Park is spectracular - Must go again when it's not raining!! The food is excellent. There is literally something for eveyone! You can have a three course meal,...More

1  Thank Jane F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends here beside the reservoir and had a very good meal. We watched the sun setting over the water after having watched some water skiing. Our starters were potato wedges, melon and pâté then for main course we had steak pie, salmon...More

1  Thank sandraclaire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed an early evening meal at The Boathouse with friends and their children. From the time we arrived the staff were extremely pleasant and service was good even though the restaurant was busy. No complaints about the food and the view over the...More

1  Thank 338deAshton
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Boathouse. We're so pleased to hear that you and your friends had an enjoyable visit. I will pass your kind words on to the team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice staff. Great location. Nice food but nothing that blew me away. Worth a visit if you're visiting sale water park. Green beans surprisingly well cooked- most people over cook them. Very kind of them to present our own homemade dessert for the birthday girl....More

1  Thank Wilkie87
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse. I'm glad you had a lovely time and our staff looked after you and the Birthday Girl !! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for mother in laws 80th birthday there was 35 of us. The tables were ready when we arrived and that was about it for over an hour. We had to go to the bar for our own drinks they were so short staffed finally...More

Thank Mike B
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit and you found waiting times to be very long. We value all customer feedback be it bad or good as it helps us to ensure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, quick service as usual. Always good for a reasonably priced, reliably good meal. Only reduced to a 4 star review as we would have liked a little more dessert choice.More

Thank Brian L
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse. It's nice to hear that you received friendly quick service on your recent visit, and that you always have a good meal. I will pass your comments on to the team. We have always have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here today with a group of 5 friends- it took over 2 hours for lunch. One meal was burnt, other meals were average at best. Dessert (ice cream and a cheese board, so nothing complex) and drinks took ages to arrive and when we...More

Thank Cazaline23
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thankyou for taking the time to review the Boathouse. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit and felt let down. As you haven't mentioned when you dined with us or if you advised any staff members of your issues it is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good service, sitting in the window overlooking the lake just as the sun was setting. What could be nicer!

Thank Paula R
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse. We never get tired of the Sunset! (When we get to see it!)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Boathouse for the first time today with my dear friend who has been many times. We arrived around 12.15 and sat at a table overlooking the water. The service was superb and so was the food. I had the Mushroom and Stilton...More

Thank Val W
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your 1st visit to us and you can't wait to come again. I will let the team know that you found the service superb and that you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came for a family meal and would not return. The views are lovely and if you want to go for a walk and feed the ducks then this is the place for you but don't bother if you want to be served edible food by...More

1  Thank charbowden613
Chris L, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boathouse. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit to the Boathouse. We ask all our servers to ensure they check back on tables whilst they are eating their meals, I am sorry if...More

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14gillw
3 December 2016|
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Response from ManchesterMANKS | Reviewed this property |
Yes via a lift and the lift is on the same deck as the tables
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14gillw
3 December 2016|
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Response from Vic H | Reviewed this property |
I agree there is a lift and a car park to the rear which is gravel covered so not ideal
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Delia R
20 June 2016|
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse has a small function room. You go in the main entrance and the door opposite to the bottom of the stairs it how you access the function room. It is locked unless there is a private function happening. I had a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rifle Road | Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Sale
  • Phone Number: +44 161 962 0118
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