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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My sister and I said that we would treat the kids to a pub lunch after a long cycle ride.. We had been cycling for well over 2.5 hours and my youngest is five, so when we saw the boat an anchor pub the kids were very excited.. The boys ran in through an OPEN door to the pub, to...

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stated to look for places to stop that are just off the motorway network have seen this one many times - well worth the stop food freshly cooked And a relaxed atmosphere to break up the journey now in the SatNav for future trips. Nice little walks along the camel to stretch your legs

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Thank Mike J
Sussex
Reviewed 6 July 2016

After a walk along the canal this looks and excellent place to stop but they definitely are not a dog friendly pub. We were told we could not sit in the garden with the dogs and had to go to another area, which was just a rought pice of ground with some tables and benches and builders fencing. No view...

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1Thank K N
Sheffield
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The adverts look like it could actually be a very nice place to stay. It's okay, but certainly nothing special. Beers not great. Food menu looks really good, but in actual fact it's far from it. Very very average or below food. Homemade burger and chips was pretty poor to say at the least. Chips partially cooked and greasy. Burger...

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1Thank Terzo290
Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had a room in the main building and the young lady carried the case up the stairs. The room was clean the bathroom refurbished with a great walk in shower. Our meal in the restaurant was freshly cooked and well presented and the breakfast set us up for the day. The staff were all pleasant and helpful.

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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I have to say when looking across from the road we initially though 'oh' from the painted B&B on the roof. However on arrival we realised what a lovely waterside location this place was, with a large car park and very traditional British pub area that you walk into. The bar staff then also check you in which is very...

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Thank Jason D
Heckmondwike, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Room was very clean, bed comfy, nice walk in shower, friendly staff. Great choice of food and very tasty and good value for money. Bar excellent. Ideal for runners, with the canal track alongside. Herons and wildlife along the canal.

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Thank Lee_Rachel2014
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I needed to find a convenient meeting place on M5 between Bristol and Exeter - this seemed to fit the bill but I was confused by the range of reviews. However I decided it was worth a shot and came to the firm conclusion it was ...average. It was clean, the staff were very hospitable, the beer was okay, my...

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Thank DCY56
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Was a great stay here, food is lovely and staff look after you. Staying next to the motorway and rail way lines was a bit of an issue for sleeping. But by the end is was no bother. Over all me and my fellow colleagues loved our time here. All 7 of us :)

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Thank stewart w
London
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Service OK, food average pub grub. Surroundings quite pleasant.it was worth leaving the motorway, but only just. If you're going to take the trouble to leave the motorway it's worth looking a bit further.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Boat and Anchor has recently had a change of ownership and most of our rooms have been redecorated and all rooms have had new beds and furnishings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat & Anchor inn

Address: Meads Crossing, Bridgwater TA7 0AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bridgwater
Price Range: ₹ 5,170 - ₹ 8,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boat & Anchor inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“I would opt for the Queen business room again as has a nice amount of space and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles helenpell123, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room furthest away from motorway”
 of 5 bubbles sheeplady2016, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a round floor room if you have mobility problems.”
 of 5 bubbles JillPenzance, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rpoms in the main building have good character”
 of 5 bubbles MH_Ches, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The best view would be canal facing , despite there being railway line and the proximity of The M 5 , the inn was surprisingly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 925lizr, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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