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The Boathouse

) #15 of 95 Restaurants in Sale €€ - €€€ , British,
Rifle Road | Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX, England
+44 161 962 0118
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (33 reviews)
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rifle Road | Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX, England
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Something has changed. I don't know if it's the chef, management or something else, but this was a disappointing visit. First to explain the service. The restaurant door was opened at 11:50 and held open for us to come in. Upstairs as no-one else was...More

1  Thank CB001_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't been here for a long time, and visited on a Sunday night as a family, the person seating us made a big deal of the fact we hadn't booked and rushed us to a seat by the window ! The waiter who looked...More

Thank VickiWedgbury
Reviewed 15 May 2017

great restaurant, food is lovely and nice staff we visit a few times a year with our family that dine regular and we enjoy it every time i am a massive fan of the lamb chops and the baileys bomb both delicious

Thank Lauren3487
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My husband and I popped in mid week. Upon looking at the menu, we decided to have a collection of starters instead of a main course. Between us we had 4 starters and a side of order if chips. All of them were very nice....More

1  Thank Paula B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Tried the boathouse for the first time in a long while..quite a limited menu and quite pretentious ,fine dining it isn't..ordered a starter which was ok then came the main ,over £20 for the steak which was good but why o why do they chuck...More

Thank Shamus1965
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I hadn't been to Deckers as it used to be called for 7 years, was invited by a new friend. The menu was almost the same. The restaurant was warm ( it used to be quite chilly), the staff are more attentive now. I had...More

1  Thank felicity c
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Recently had my birthday here and hired our the main restaurant and function area which was brilliant. There is lots of room, easy access, great accoustics as we had a band and even a booth for the DJ! The views are fab over the Waterpark...More

1  Thank ClarkeSJ
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I was highly disappointed with the boathouse. There isn't a great deal to choose from on the menu. I ultimately had the soup of the day and fish & chips. Soup. Warm Fish & chips. Luke warm. Fish wasn't vey meaty and I left most...More

1  Thank Yescubedesign
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We hosted my parents Golden Wedding Anniversary party at The Boathouse in the function room. It was an excellent choice, we couldn't fault it for a family party. Our party consisted of 40 guests . The room size was perfect for this amount of people....More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for sunday lunch beautiful view looking out the window and big portions Would recommend ..

1  Thank louiserosem91
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does the boathouse have disabled access for a wheelchair user?
3 December 2016|
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Response from ManchesterMANKS | Reviewed this property |
Yes via a lift and the lift is on the same deck as the tables
Does the boathouse have disabled access for a wheelchair user?
3 December 2016|
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Response from Vic H | Reviewed this property |
I agree there is a lift and a car park to the rear which is gravel covered so not ideal
Delia R
Hi there , we would like to enquire about the function room .we're getting married at 2 pm on monday 28th November 2016 and would like to know what time the function room is available we we're hoping 3 pm approx , for a party of about 20 .
19 June 2016|
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse has a small function room. You go in the main entrance and the door opposite to the bottom of the stairs it how you access the function room. It is locked unless there is a private function happening. I had a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rifle Road | Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Sale
  • Phone Number: +44 161 962 0118
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