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Lovely Pub Meal

Visited The Boat on Saturday afternoon and sat in the sun watching the Barges and Steam Trains... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Paula Y
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
One of the friendliest canal side pubs ever

If travelling the Caldon Canal or walking its route and you need refreshment then fear not for this... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Andygranada
,
Beverley, United Kingdom
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“Great Experience ”
8 Jul 2018
“Plastic glasses ”
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170 Basford Bridge Lane | Knottyash, Cheddleton ST13 7EQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on on Friday lunchtime for a quick snack and drink. Brilliant food, great choice of drinks and a cracking atmosphere. Will definitely be returning when in the area!

Thank Ollie W
Dan S, Owner at Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers Ollie, good to see you, thank you for your review Best Wishes Dan and Jo

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice pub in a nice location, however wine and a pint served in plastic beakers. We sat indoors but no choice given. Wine shouldn’t be drunk out of plastic glasses. 1 person at the bar had a glass everyone else in plastic. Shame because...More

Thank stunniclife
Dan S, Owner at Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review us. I'm sorry you feel the need to be deliberately negative and critisise our efforts. Never mind, peace and love where ever you end up

Reviewed 7 May 2018

A pleasant pub doing a range of real beers. I ordered a pint of marston's a decent beer well served, pleasant service. Do a range of bar meals. We went outside and sat in the pleasant beer garden with great views of the countryside and...More

Thank bazonian2015
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly we didnt have time to sample the food (which looked lovely)at The Boat Inn as we were in between trains on the adjacent Churnet Valley Railway, however we had a very warm welcome from the landlady who served us with our drinks and pointed...More

Thank jinman72
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visited The Boat on Saturday afternoon and sat in the sun watching the Barges and Steam Trains. Lovely setting and lovely atmosphere. Pub was very popular on this day. Had a few drinks and a meal. Food was the usual Pub Grub. Meals were very...More

Thank Paula Y
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to find had some great beers and food great staff and very helpful from changeing my phone to my friend being critical over the landlord sausages! !

Thank Malachy F
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If travelling the Caldon Canal or walking its route and you need refreshment then fear not for this is a place to enjoy a real ale, enjoy a snack or meal but above all stay close to the bar and you will soon be involved...More

Thank Andygranada
Dan S, Owner at Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Hello, thank you for your kind review, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back. We'll pass your comments onto Emily :-) Best rgds Dan and jo

Reviewed 1 August 2016

lovely canalside location.great staff in the pub loys of outdoor seating in sight of the railway and the canal so lots to see, bands play from time to time and they do food a great pub to visit in the Staffs Moorlands.

Thank Angela B
Dan S, Owner at Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Hello, thank you for your lovely review. Could we ask a favour please? We don't use this listing, its a duplicate, would you be so kind as to re publish your review on "The Boat Inn" page? Best rgds Dan and Jo

Reviewed 21 July 2016

Overall it was OK. There were two real ales to choose from and a standard lunch menu. The sausages were not very nice. Sitting outside by the canal on a sunny day is a good option.

2  Thank David C
Dan S, Owner at Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2016

Sausages? Sometimes the customers are not very nice, thank you :-)

Reviewed 26 October 2015

I called in to see what the new landlords were like and although much better than the previous couple just don't seem to have the charisma needed to make this a local pub inviting and be a place full of people eating and drinking and...More

1  Thank mike w
Dan S, Owner at Boat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Well thank you for your input, sorry you don't like our party nights, and it we hope it doesn't get like Chris and Andy as , er, they closed it.... Have a nice Day :-)

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