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The Boat Inn

Wnitney On Wye, Whitney-on-Wye, England
+44 1497 831223
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wnitney On Wye, Whitney-on-Wye, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

15 of us (including adults, teenagers and young children) stopped here for lunch after a guided canoe ride from Hay on Wye. Tables were reserved in advance, but note that caneoists are placed in a separate bar with basic chairs and stone flooring, as not...More

Thank PeterC11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really weird place.....something doesn't seem right, staff not very welcoming nor gappy, there was a strange hand written sign saying "no canoeists in the restuarant sorry for any inconvenience" which is weird as the restuarant us nothing fancy just the same room as the bar...More

1  Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really well looked after and very convenient if you are canoeing down the Wye . Food was good with an excellent breakfast

Thank bobthesport
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a meal with friends on a HOT Saturday afternoon. There was a Hen party and a few other large parties, so the food order was delayed but when it arrived was totally worth the wait. We had Steak, mushroom and Ale...More

1  Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited this pub at lunchtime during the 'heatwave' and sat out overlooking the river. Beautiful relaxing setting. Very friendly bar staff, decent beers and giant size meal good quality portions at a reasonable price. In fact only one of the four of us managed to...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying across the road at the pound camp and came here both nights of our stay. The barmaids were friendly considering how busy they were and the heat of the scorching sun. The food was good. I'd recommend the muscles, ribs and pork...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We were camping across the road so the pub was most convenient. A fabulous location right on the river with sublime views at dusk. The interior is a little dated but very traditional and perfectly comfortable. The food is varied and reasonably priced in my...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Excellent Sunday lunch. The beef was so tender and delicious, the desserts were amazing. Thank you for your friendly welcoming service. Will keep going here for definate no where else can match it.

Thank willber_9
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I was taken there last night by friends, I found some of the the staff to have an attitude problem . The meal I had was lasagne which was tasteless. My dessert of banana split was smothered in aerosol cream and not much else but...More

1  Thank alisonw1955
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Took friends here tonight who had travelled up from Bournemouth. When we got there we were talking at the bar about what table would be ours as we had booked and the barmaid piped up with ‘you will have to wait until I get round...More

3  Thank leesjanice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wnitney On Wye, Whitney-on-Wye, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Whitney-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1497 831223
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