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Boathouse Cafe

1A The Quay, Riverside Road, Beeston NG9 1NA, England
+44 115 922 3168
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (6 reviews)
“cobs” (2 reviews)
“bacon roll” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1A The Quay, Riverside Road, Beeston NG9 1NA, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Did the long riverside walk from Attenborough and found this gem of a cafe by chance. Everything was first class, lovely mug of tea and fantastic bacon rolls with good quality generous portions of bacon. Very friendly owner who made...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Dropped in for the first time today and had a nice value for money burger with tea served by a jovial and friendly owner. Glad we called and it is on the list for future visits when we visit Attenborough Reserve, Beeston parkrun and Nottingham.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Luscious Tuna Mayo sandwich, served with crisp fresh salad and a few crisps. Well filled as always (whether ham cheese or egg mayo). Prices if anything are too cheap! That's a rare compliment. Great place to have a break when out with the dog, family...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank NottinghamWombat2
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Love this place. Stopped with my grandsons. They had excellent milkshakes. Most people seem to be eating fish, chips and mushy peas. Going back to try them as they looked lovely. This would be a good place to take children but the food looked lovely....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank cottagechris
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Called in for an afternoon tea with a friend we were amazed at how much we got great value lovely food and lovely friendly owners well worth a visit 5plus if I could x

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bhawksworth
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My grandkids and I regularly cycle from Long Eaton to Beeston Marina along the Trent. They always develop a severe hunger within 200 yards of the Boathouse so we have to pile in for sausage and bacon cobs. Lovely. Best in the Midlands... Well behaved...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Keith S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

A couple of 'senior' gentlemen visited the 'Chandlery' and as it was lunch time called at the Café. It certainly is an experience to behold the adventurous décor, but our welcome was very warm, and the menu's very full. We choose the 'pensioners' lunch of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Cafe is very basic but offers great value on drinks and basic meals with special prices for oaps. Very friendly but don’t expect posh.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LeicesterFoxesFC
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place following a run around Attenborough Nature Reserve, what a fab find! Good relaxing atmosphere, great banter from the chap serving & only £2 for coffee and tea cake!

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank NicE859
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Really friendly. Great all day breakfasts. Beautiful view over river/fields. Great with your dog and you get a free refill on hot drinks

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Simon D
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15 May 2017|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
I think it has a lot to do with the owners. They are very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. Smiley people rub off on to others x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A The Quay, Riverside Road, Beeston NG9 1NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Beeston
  • Phone Number: +44 115 922 3168
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