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The Boat House Cafe Bar

) #145 of 210 Restaurants in Salisbury €€ - €€€ , British, Vegetarian Friendly
Mill Stream Approach Castle Street | Just off Castle Street, Salisbury SP1 3TA, England
+44 1722 414782
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“pate” (6 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (3 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mill Stream Approach Castle Street | Just off Castle Street, Salisbury SP1 3TA, England
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Booked Sunday lunch for 20 people back in May this year. Were given the upstairs room which was set up ready for us. Pre-ordered lunches to make the day run smoother, two family members turned up on the day who had not ordered, but this...More

Thank Helene P
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been here before. The service and food offered on the menu varies each time we come. We both had the gammon steak and was very tasty, which we both enjoyed. The desserts were sparse and little to choose from. We...More

Thank Hungry-Thirsty69
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Good location on the bank of the river and a large area available for 'al fresco' dinning, however the food was average, my grilled chicken was a little overcooked and therefore rubbery and the 'leaves' were gritty and had obviously not be properly washed prior...More

Thank Rufus588
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

went there tonight with my husband for his birthday (and to make use of the tastecard). We had very nice time. had marinated olives and grilled sausages for starters and both had the sirloin steak and a cheesy garlic bread. The steaks were well cooked...More

Thank J J
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

The building is boring and the garden considering it's lovely location is tired and shabby and therefore this can not be a five star establishment. Those and the starter that turned up cold are the lows... We had wonderful service from a delightful waitress that...More

1  Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 20 April 2015

All four of us had roast dinners, 3chicken and one beef. All came with Yorkshire puds but we did have to ask for the roast potatoes. not sure if they had forgot to put on the plates or if they forgot to bring the bowl...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We've made several visits and the reception, service and food is always excellent. It's best to be on the waterside terrace if the weather is favourable. The young lady who usually serves us is simply a delight ! Very useful spot, post Salisbury Market and...More

1  Thank MARTIN B
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Sitting here in the boathouse with my other half .....having a lovely glass of wine ...watching the staff watch an elderly lady struggle up the stairs on her own listening to what i can only describe as up tempo ska music 😕 when it would...More

Thank Meekon666
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Visited the Boat House for the first time and I was pleasantly surprised at the standard of service. We received a friendly welcome and although the menu is small the quality of the food is excellent. The beer was well kept and a good selection....More

Thank Joe1723
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I have lived in Salisbury 17 years, this venue has been through a few changes, I think Afon was the best attempt, today was enjoyable, lovely welcome from the bar staff, menu was suitable for lunch and dinner, great beer, tried the American style craft...More

Thank Ian C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Stream Approach Castle Street | Just off Castle Street, Salisbury SP1 3TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 414782
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