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The Boatman

$$ - $$$British, ,
10 Thames Side, Windsor SL4 1QN, England
+44 1753 620010
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (14 reviews)
“sea bass” (30 reviews)
“burger” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
British, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
10 Thames Side, Windsor SL4 1QN, England
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1 - 10 of 670 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great Saturday night at the boatman for my sister's hen party,no one in our party had been here before, and we were staying nearby so our menu was pre chosen, everyone enjoyed their food. We had given exact instructions for when we...More

Thank feefi2012
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate here with friends on a Saturday night. The glass walls combined with low lighting and low key music provided a fun and relaxing atmosphere. There were 6 of us and we ordered a range of food from sharing plates, fish cakes, burgers and...More

1  Thank evonwise17
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So pleased you enjoyed both of your visits to the Boatman, and thank you for kind comments on the food. Hope you return soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Boatman wasn’t what I expected it to be , I had an amazing time at my friends birthday dinner but the food for me wasn’t up to scratch . Everyone has different opinions on how food tastes and how it’s presented ,in my case...More

2  Thank Minal R
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive comments on the Conservatory and the service. Sorry the food was not to your taste, as you say, everyone has different opinions on how food tastes and is presented, we respect your opinion which thankfully is not shared by the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived about 5.30pm, we hadnt pre booked but found a table - it wasn't busy. After being rude to one of our party, the waitress sat on a table behind us to have her meal where she remained for a very long while playing...More

2  Thank Vicktoree
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Vicktoree We have investigated your complaint and it transpires that someone in your party did in fact call to book before your arrival for ‘drinks only’ or perhaps ‘drinks and a sharing platter’ and asked that you be seated in the Conservatory – but...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Continuing our monthly pursuit for the perfect Sunday Lunch..... This month we decided to take advantage of the fading summer sun and to re-visit the Boatman at Windsor. The Boatman is a Waterside pub restaurant of some age and standing, rather hidden away behind the...More

1  Thank KentishPilgrim
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear KentishPilgrim, many thanks for your very eloquent and detailed review. Your appreciation of the food is gratefully acknowledged. Your points on the service are taken on board and accepted - service was not on-point, and your sanguine, but perceptive attitude to this was most...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me, my husband and 15 year old daughter visited here for Sunday dinner whilst we were visiting Windsor for the weekend. And I’ve got to say the food was stunning! We had the beef and it was the best I’ve ever tasted. The vegetables were...More

1  Thank Durkers
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your recommendation and for taking the time to leave a review. We do hope you return!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't beat the location - it is right on the river front, 2 minutes walk from the Riverside Station and 5 - 10 mins to the Castle. It has an open terrace, a covered terrace and an indoor restaurant / bar area. It primarily...More

1  Thank Claire G
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's great to hear you appreciate our freshly-cooked food and didn't mind a bit of a wait, it's also great to hear that you were well looked after and are planning a return visit. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Pub and restaurant which overlooks the river and has both inside and outside seating. Good choice and quality of food and drinks, perfect place to sit on a lovely sunny day.

1  Thank Steve B
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy you enjoyed the food, drink and setting at the Boatman. As you don't live too far away, hopefully you will return - we look forward to it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful little place to enjoy delicious food! I had such a lovely experience. The food was delicious, staff was superb! Seafood was incredible. Steak was out of this planet. Can’t wait to come back and repeat all over again! Thank you! You were...More

1  Thank Irena P
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! You were great to take the time to leave such an amazing review. We can't wait for you to come back!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked as it was my son’s birthday & visiting Windsor as a stop over before taking my daughter to university. Arrived at 6.30 on a Saturday to be told no beef burgers, corn fed chicken or fishcakes. If you look at the menu...More

1  Thank Extraordinary54533
BoatmanWindsor, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Exraordinary. We have sent you a private message and do hope to hear back from you.

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Tony C
29 December 2017|
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Response from Rose_Em_Isabel | Property representative |
Apologies Tony!!! We did respond to your question but as the laptop froze, it did not save our response! We had the NYE Menu all day and I hope that you had a wonderful evening! Happy New Year & kindest regards, Emma
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andywhite2312
28 December 2016|
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Response from TheOrangeCat | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park right next door.
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Rwhiteman
18 May 2016|
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Response from Sonic65 | Property representative |
The Boatman loves dogs - inside or outside and they will get treats and water :-) You can bring them down and have a meal too. I have two dogs (a bischon frise and a pug) and we regularly bring them along...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$53
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Thames Side, Windsor SL4 1QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Windsor and Maidenhead  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +44 1753 620010
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Description
The Boatman is proud to be Windsor's only proper pub on The Thames with uninterrupted views of the river overlooking Eton Bridge and the fascinating waterfront life. The Boatman has an all-weather terrace with a retractable roof in case of inclement weather and its extensive outside area offers seating for up to 100 people - the perfect place for enjoying both sunny days and otherwise! The stylish inside decor combines traditional pub charm with a modern, quirky vibe which provides a relaxed place to eat, drink and socialise. It's magical at night with sparkly lights and the shimmering reflections from the river. The Boatman restaurant and pub also provides a great space for private events for up to 80 people ad their chef can create a range of menus tailored for any event - corporate, private party or wedding! The friendly Boatman team offers a menu and bar which is full to the brim with classic freshly cooked food, great wine, a fabulous choice of cider and beer, all served with opens arms and a friendly smile. The Boatman is a dog-friendly pub and your four-legged friend can enjoy treats, water and attention whilst you enjoy a drink or a meal. They are also a family-friendly pub and restaurant with a delicious children's menu and high-chairs if you need them. There is also plenty of space for pushchairs. So if you're looking for restaurants in Windsor, pubs in Windsor or places to eat in Windsor, come visit The Boatman. You'll find it just behind Windsor and Eton Riverside Station by the river, just down from Eton Bridge (also known as Windsor bridge depending on where you live!)
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