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The Narrow Boat

€€ - €€€, British,
38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
+44 1756 797922
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and the food was excellent. All very tasty and hot. Made to feel very welcome. A very good pub.

Thank Pub1nspector
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little bar which you could easily miss as it's tucked away up an alley. Called in for a pint and a brew of tea for me. The other half got a nice cask ale and we were there for about half an hour. Nice...More

Thank vanessa d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local to Skipton but never visited here before. Not the best experience. Took an hour for club sandwich - two slices of white bread with a piece of chicken, 2 rashers of barely cooked bacon and a lettuce leaf covered in mayo. Not a...More

1  Thank lolapops7
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Coordinator at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there lolapops7 Thank you for taking the time to contact us with your feedback, although I am sorry to learn of your disappointment. Here at The Narrow Boat, we are blessed with a small but perfectly formed kitchen and when our pub is busy,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great local pub, with fantastic staff being slowly killed by screaming babies and toddlers on a fairly regular basis. A real shame.

1  Thank TeresaJG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a quick bite and pint, staff were very friendly. Even though they were a little short staffed in the kitchen, they still turned out a great meal.

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was recommended by a local as good food and beer , but it was not to be ! just me and my mate didn’t fit in so left after a pint !More

Thank Vernon S
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at The Narrow Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Vernon S I'm sorry you and your friend felt like you didn't fit in. We always look to provide a welcoming & friendly atmosphere to all our customers and would never intentionally make you feel like you didn't fit in. I hope this experience...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This bar took some finding, hidden away down a back street, a not very obvious pub sign, and set back slightly from the footpath. However, once inside it's brilliant. 9 keg and 8 cask ales, those that we tried were all bang on the mark...More

Thank EggbertNoBacon
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Popped into here on Saturday and the food was amazing! My sweet potato fries and burger were excellent! The halloumi chips were fantastic with curried mayonnaise! This place is fantastic!

Thank Yorky1971
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Manager behind the bar with glasses didn’t even acknowledge anyone including her staff. The beer I had must have been on sale for over a week and was very cloudy. Just went somewhere else in the end. Atmosphere was good though among other customers

1  Thank jpie0700
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Fantastic beers, both local and international. Great food. Love the atmosphere. The only downside is the beer is a bit overpriced.

Thank gelvisblue
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Mary B
9 August 2015|
Response from MarketTownTaverns | Property representative |
Hello Mary B, we usually have plenty of choice on the regular menu for gluten-free; it is probably worth giving the Narrow Boat a call on 01756-797922 if you plan to go there, as they will give you a better idea of what is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Victoria Street, Skipton BD23 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 797922
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