The Boardwalk

Mercia Marina, Findern Lane, Willington, Derby, United Kingdom, DE65 6DW
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IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Opening Times

Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 6pm
Friday and Saturday 12pm to 11pm

Bookings only in all areas (incl. outdoor terrace) for food & drinks

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  • Disabled Access
  • Outdoor Seating
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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 Wednesday, 04 November 2020

The food wasn't that great this time around I am aware of the limited menu due to lock down. But it was like it was rushed the rice wasn't cooked and the steak received wasn't satisfying. I will be returning again as it is one of our favourites spots excellent staff and atmosphere but improvements on the food needed. Hoping we just had the bad batch due to the current situations.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Came for drinks with some friends and service was really quickly. Loved the cocktails and great value for money for drinks. Staff were really friendly and felt safe during the pandemic because of the safety measures put in place! Will be returning after the next lockdown!

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Fab food fab service and nice atmosphere

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

A lovely place for lunch, good food and service and COVID safe

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Visited On Monday, 26 October 2020

Really enjoyed the food, the posh fish pie was excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Our family of 5 recently visited the Boardwalk. We were really impressed with the venue, service throughout our visit, food quality was excellent. Carry on the great work. Well done to everyone!!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Lovely meal , great staff nice buzz once it got to 7.40pm

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

We both had the fish and chips - unfortunately the fish was very disappointing - it wasn’t cod or haddock - I asked the waiter and he said it was Coley - it was dry and tasteless . For the price it should have been better . The service and ambiance was very good though. Shame the fish wasn’t ! Thank you , Trevor

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Food was nice and hot. Service very good. Look forward to going again

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 October 2020

We had a lovely lunch, food was great and the service was second to none, nothing was too much trouble, the chef even made a special vegan dressing for us. The waitress who looked after us was really friendly and efficient.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

Service was slow but friendly. Disappointing that when ordering a gluten free meal we were not told that part of the meal would be missing with no option to add something else to it. The food was nice but communication let it down

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

Enjoyed our evening with friends in a good atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

Excellent meal and lovely views across the marina

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

Lovely bar with really friendly/helpful staff

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

Always a lovely experience

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

Lovely friendly service Freshly prepared quality tasty food Felt very Covid safe

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Always very welcoming and a lovely place, very friendly staff especially Dave! Great food I would definitely recommend to anyone.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Everything was wonderful and our waitress was very helpful and smiley. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon.

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Visited On Monday, 12 October 2020

Only gave the food and drink a 4 as we didn’t have any food. Was served by Matthew who was very friendly and helpful. The place itself is very nice and relaxed

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

The table we sat at was in the corner over looking the bins with a feeling of being trapt the best view we had was of the staff walking up and down the stairs.my gammon was fine but my partner's Kebab type meal was terrible and the greasy salted potatoes were disgusting.we have had lovely bar snacks downstairs before but this was very disappointing to say the least.having booked two weeks in advance this seating arrangement is very poor.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 October 2020

Excellent service and great staff

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Visited On Sunday, 11 October 2020

The staff were very welcoming and polite - really keen to provide a great service.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Excellent food. We went there a few weeks ago with a limited menu but it was really nice so came back again to a full menu. Great choice and very good food.

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Visited On Friday, 09 October 2020

Great place and you feel safe in there with social distancing.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 October 2020

We came to The Boardwalk on Thursday following a reservation for 7pm to celebrate one of our parties birthday. On arrival we were told that the kitchen would be closing at 7:30pm and the bar would stop serving at 8:30pm. When we ordered we checked with the waitress that we would be able to order a dessert with the time left and she said yes. We were reminded that the bar would close at 8:30 and did we want to order another drink which we did. We were then reminded that the bar had closed. Then they switched off most of the lights and then said we needed to drink up and leave. The switching the lights off was poor. If you allow a booking as late at 7pm you should make it clear at the time of booking that we would need to leave by 8:30pm This completely ruined the evening and the birthday celebrations. We have hardly seen each other for the last 7 months so this was supposed to be a special night.

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