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The Boardwalk

Mercia Marina, Findern Lane, Willington, Derby, United Kingdom, DE65 6DW
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Opening Information

We are open 7 days a week.

Our main menu is served from 12noon each day.

Breakfast is served at the weekends only from 11.30am.

Champagne breakfast available to book!

Sunday Lunch is available form 12noon - 6pm.

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  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Seating Area
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About The Boardwalk

Our passion is beautifully presented food using seasonal, locally sourced produce.

Coupled with an extensive range of wine & craft beers, The Boardwalk Bar & Dining is a perfect place to meet friends & family.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

We were a little disappointed with the menu for dinner, we personally feel that The boardwalk is more for a lunch time option rather than evening meal. The service wasn't great had to wait lengthy periods for food to come out and didn't have three options available on the menu. We had to ask for another drink after waiting some time without a drink. There was a large party dining this particular night that had pre ordered food, if that was the case, you should have anticipated a higher quantity of popular dishes such as the sea bass as we were told they'd ran out.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Service for drinks slow as asked what we would like to eat but didn’t ask us if we would like a drink we had to ask them

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Table squeezed in where there was little space. Staff nowhere to be seen when we were ready for dessert. Waited some time then got up and waited by the till to pay.

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

I've visited before and had the vegetarian mezze.... This was when it was served with the aubergine slices as opposed to the pomodoro peppers.... Unfortunately they were incredibly spicy, even though the spicy level is supposed to vary, they were literally inedible... Maybe change the antipasti vegetable? Apart from that a great meal, my mother's tapas was really nice and so was the fish and chips

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Very nice wine and cocktails. Attentive friendly service. Good portion sizes. Would recommend the sweet potato fries rather than the chunky chips.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Had a really lovely meal, staff friendly & helpful but not intrusive. Our main courses were really good, only disappointment was our starters - we had chicken wings & calamari, both were disappointing (wings were dry and over cooked, squid was very overdone). Otherwise, we had a lovely meal.

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Visited On Friday, 31 August 2018

First time at the Broadwalk and it was absolutely lovely! Staff were really friendly, helpful and accommodating. Lovely atmosphere in the bar and dining area. Food was tasty, lots of flavour and nice size portion (saved room for desert) drinks and food were reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend for a drink or dinner!

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Tom, our waiter, was courteous, attentive without being intrusive, friendly and efficient. The food was delicious and the menu choices wide and varied.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 August 2018

I had a lovely lunch with my brothers and sister, great service fabulous food and such a lovely venue. Would highly recommend it.

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Visited On Monday, 27 August 2018

The staff are great, as are the cocktails and there's something on the menu to please all. Thanks for another lovely lunch!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

The food was quite expensive for what you got. You can pay the same price for a much nicer and somewhat larger portion of a kebab/yakitori stick down the road at the bulls head. However, the food received was nice still. Atmosphere was very quiet for a Saturday night, which also made me a little wary here as I have been before now and it’s been so busy so not sure if somethings happened to change that recently.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

Brilliant service, great tasting food, good atmosphere. Have already recommended to friends and family. Looking forward to my next trip.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 August 2018

Enjoyed a lovey meal after our boat trip on the swan. We had our son and daughter in law and two young grandchildren with us. The upstairs restaurant is very child friendly only niggle was length of time waiting for desserts and children were starting to get very restless but we could see that you were very busy. Many thanks.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

I had heard great things about The Boardwalk...but I was so disappointed. Atmosphere was good, our waiter was great but the food was awful and overpriced. I ordered tapas and the salad didn’t come with the croutons it was supposed to. A friend’s chicken dish was over cooked and my other friend couldn’t stomach the lamb kofta. We were the last table to be served before final orders were submitted to the kitchen but that’s no excuse. The Boardwalk needs to up its game and lower its prices if its to tempt me and my friends back.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

We can always rely on an enjoyable experience when we visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 June 2018

The service was great, very attentive even though the restaurant was busy. The food was so good and came out quickly from first ordering, I'd highly recommend the halloumi burger and freshly made cookie with raspberry ripple ice-cream! All in all a great evening, we shall be returning.

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Visited On Friday, 01 June 2018

Really fab place- easy to get to and park. Food was really good! Will go back for sure.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

General feedback is not great, what made it a good afternoon was the weather. The service was polite but slow and pretty much what I've tended to expect when I visit the Boardwalk, I could also hear other people muttering the same thing around us. The place seems to be being run by young people, there is nobody a little older to delegate and run things. The food was average at best, tasteless and greasy fish and chips and certainly not value for money. Was told twice to change our deserts as they had run out of ice cream, which going back to my point earlier, if extra ice cream had been planned and ordered in based on the weather being hotter than normal, this would have not happened. Come on Boardwalk Management - step it up as there are better places around to eat and drink!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 May 2018

Great meal, great service. Thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

Had a great meal on Sunday will definitely be coming again soon

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Just an awful experience with the food and the service. So disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 March 2018

Good service, friendly staff and good choice of food and drinks !

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Visited On Friday, 30 March 2018

Love this place. Love the drink the place the food all the staff. Awesome all round!!

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Visited On Thursday, 29 March 2018

Good menu choice relaxed atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Friendly staff, really nice food, enjoyable afternoon

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