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The Boat Inn

The Boat Inn, Lichfield, United Kingdom, WS14 0BU
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Opening Information

Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday - Saturday: Lunch 12.00 - 14.30 | Dinner 18.00 - 21.30
Sunday: 12.00 - 16.30

Bar Opening Hours
Wednesday - Sunday: 12.00 - 22.00
Snacks Available all day

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Business Lunch
  • Dietary Needs Catered For

About The Boat Inn

The Restaurant will provide dishes of the highest quality. To include the 'Pub Classics', Sunday Lunches and further introduce a style of cooking influenced by fine dining restaurants from London to New York and Sydney to Copenhagen.

The goal of the restaurant is to provide the highest quality, locally sourced produce cooked with great care and presented in an innovative style to please the eye and satisfy the pallet.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

THE best in the locality by a country mile - highly recommend!!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

We had a fantastic meal and felt really looked after from the moment we walked in. Everything was lovely about our meal, the desserts in particular were absolutely delicious. You can tell how much hard work goes in to making such a fantastic restaurant- thank you for such a lovely meal. Will definitely recommend and already have and would love to come back.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

service very good and friendly. presentation very good. perhaps lacking one or two more choices on menu. Food very good.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

The Dairy Free dessert was incredible. Should automatically be on the dessert menu. The lamb was perfectly cooked.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Loved that the chef served us our first taster, and the story behind it.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

We had a lovely balanced and inventive meal with friends. We were all delighted with the experience, service and food, Well Done, another triumph and we'll recommend you to others.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Simply stunning, you are paying the same here as you would at Bistro Pierre, Gusto etc yet you are getting food and an experience that is closer towards Adams and the Wilderness!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Top bananas.v good eatery

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Brilliant place to eat and so accommodating . Worth every penny. Staff so willing to help ! Love this place and would come back year after year !

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Superb evening! Food was out of this world, the atmosphere was welcoming and relaxing and the staff were warm, yet discrete. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

The food was exquisitely presented and mostly offered perfection. One of the party found the beef a little tough and would have liked a sharp steak knife but others choosing the same course did not have this issue. The food was excellent value. The Boat has invariably also offered a presents of a pre-meal snack (it would have been lovely if there had been a vegetarian version as we had 3 vegetarians in the party but perhaps that would be a bit picky as it was gratuitous anyway). The atmosphere and ambience are both excellent being very civilised, spacious and with music at a practical level to still enable conversation to take place. Clearly run by intelligent people!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Excelent food, friendly staff

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

Very enjoyable lunch. Good food and excellent service

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Visited On Thursday, 29 November 2018

Sampled the lunch menu which was exceptionally good value. Not too sure about all the theatricals but the service and food were pretty impressive!

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Although we have been lucky enough to have eaten at The Boat Inn a number of times since my last review, our last visit deserves a special review. My wife and I visited with foodie friends from Surrey who are used to eating at high end restaurants in London and the south. We booked Chefs Table and selected the seven course tasting menu and the paired wine flight. All of the dishes solicited very happy faces and appreciative comments as we ate. The paired wine for each course was presented to us with the bottle for inspection, and Corin, the Restaurant Manager and Sommelier (serious Wine Expert), talked about each wine with such enthusiasm which was backed up by a significant amount of knowledge. After our meal, we were lucky to be able to talk to Liam (Owner and Chef Patron) about the food and various topics connected to the meal. Our friends were extremely happy with the evening and thanked us for inviting them to eat at The Boat Inn, they asked when they could return and eat again. We all had a wonderful evening, the food, wine, service and friendliness of all of the staff made it a memorable evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Unfortunately even though I booked 1 person as gluten intolerant no one at restaurant was aware. During the 7 course taster menu 4 of the courses where served with little or no explanation from the staff of what the dish was. More interaction with the staff would have complimented what was essentially good food.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

One of the best dining experiences I have had in a very long time. Cannot wait to come back!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

Great 2nd visit.Fantastic fillet of beef, in fact everything was great.Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Fabulous food.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Great food, lovely service. Everything we had was cooked perfectly, with special mention to the chateaubriand which tasted incredible

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

The additional space (extension) does not have the same ambience as the main room perhaps because the tables are not grouped together

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Our first time visiting you and definitely not our last. Excellent food and service at a very good price

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

We had an incredible experience at The Boat Inn on the 21st of September for our anniversary. We sat at the Chef's table and had the privilege to watch Liam and the team create our gorgeous dishes. I ordered the lamb for main and my partner had the Venison. Both dishes were tasty, paired with perfect sides and great portions. The attention to detail of all staff was outstanding. For pudding I had the passionfruit brulee and my partner had the carrot cake, both respectively the best desserts we have ever had! We had 3 different complimentary snacks at the start, home made bread and butter, a sample of the lemon sponge which I had said I almost chose for pudding, and a lovely little Turkish delight and a caramel chocolate at the end of the meal. We were wowed when the bill came to half the price of what was expected, especially as we had ordered wine. We left the restaurant so full and will definitely be back! Thank you all for one of the best experiences we have had at a meal out.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Cold and empty on arrival at lunchtime We mentioned the radiator was cold and it was immediately sorted Everything else was fabulous

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Beautiful dining room , great ambience, fantastic service , excellent food . Highly recommended

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