Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Dinner 18:00- 21:30
Thursday - Sunday: Lunch 12.00 - 14.30 | Dinner 18.00 - 21.30
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
- Business Lunch
- Dietary Needs Catered For
About The Boat Inn
Owned by the mighty talented and award winning chef Liam Dillon. The Boat Inn has been awarded the 'Highest New Entry' in the top 50 gastro pubs list, coming in at number 20 this year. Serving modern British food and working closely with the seasons the boat inn is fast becoming Staffordshire's most sought after foodie idyll and is an extremely exciting offer for the area.
Still some of the best food I have ever eaten anywhere - the desserts ate possibly THE best I have ever had. Always loved the food here and consider it to be flawless.
Fabulous food and drink from the taster menu . The staff are excellent, very professional and friendly.
We really enjoyed the evening. The food, service and atmosphere were fabulous! We were celebrating our wedding anniversary, we booked again to return To celebrate our birthdays in November.
All great. Great to see Chef Liam, bringing serious quality to Staffordshire.
Fantastic in every way! Would have no hesitation in recommending and we can’t wait to come back
Elegant and classy gastropub! Delicious food and the pre starters/pre desserts were delicious. We felt incredibly safe and looked after, Thankyou for a lovely afternoon!
Taster menu was amazing. Loved all the pairing wines , unfortunately I did get some sediment in 1 of the red wines 🙁. Still had lovely evening 👍
Outstanding food, service and atmosphere. Great to see The Boat back open.
Felt very COVID-19 safe. The food was good, particularly the Dorset crab. Small portions, but I always come away feeling full. Service was good and new decor and layout has enhanced the overall dining experience, a cut above the usual Lichfield restaurants.
Delicious food, beautifully presented and accompanied by perfectly matched wines, presented by a truly knowledgeable wine connoisseur who takes you on a wonderful journey, giving the origins of the wines and explains how these are paired with each course. We had a fabulous evening and enjoyed every last crumb.
Simply fabulous! Could not fault it. The only improvement i would suggest is improve signage to make entrance to car park from busy Walsall Road clearer. Very easy to drive straight past especially in the dark.
Exquisite, from the food right through the the service and surroundings. We will be back!
Sitting watching the chefs added to the pleasure of the meal
Fabulous food as always !!!
As always dinner at The Boat is amazing. The staff are brilliant and very attentive. We always feel like celebrities. The food is amazing. Every mouthful is delicious. Yes it’s a little more expensive than some places but it’s worth every penny. For us it’s not just a meal out it’s food theatre.
Had a wonderful evening, the food was superb and the staff as knowledgeable and friendly as always.
Fantastic night, amazing food. Love this place. Bring back a traditional cheese board please Liam
Good evening, I just wanted to send a message to see if everything had been OK with service during your visit to us as you have marked it 1/5 on the review? If there was any issues, I'd be hugely grateful if you could pop me a message to [email protected] to allow me to address the situation. Many thanks Steve
A damn good meal with excellent and engaging service.
Wonderful experience, didnt feel like it was spoilt by too many covid adaptions of screens etc, was just right, the most normal we have felt since it all began. Food amazing, service was great, an experience we loved.
Wonderful food, especially the tasting menu. Service was excellent, as always. Your chefs work so hard and never seem to stop, I love watching them doing their culinary magic in the kitchen.
Service was wonderful, couldn't have been more thoughtful. We have been to quite a few high class places that do high end tasting menu's at a different price level, so hard to make a comparison as not been to one to compare at Gastro pub level. Food was well presented, just the right amount, it was tasty, and would certainly re-visit, but misses that edge of fine dining.
This was our first visit, a gift from family, sons always telling what a great place to eat. They were not wrong, the food was amazing with great service, staff were very knowledgable of the dishes we ordered. Also was expecting food to be more expensive but was real value for money. The only reason I have marked Atmosphere down was because of COVID 19 many tables empty. We will be booking again
Excellent lunch with brilliant service.
Fantastic lunch, perfectly refurbished and such a friendly warm and inviting place to visit. Had the taster menu; innovative dishes full of amazing flavours. Polytunnel and Aquaponics will be amazing as will be the thoughtful use of home grown and local produce. Lichfield should be proud to have such an award winning establishment on its doorstep. Blown away by what the guys have done here.
Food was fabulous! Enjoyed each course. The restaurant is beautiful. Look forward to coming again.