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Farndon Boathouse

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North End | Newark, Farndon, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3SX, England
+44 1636 676578
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:30
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have had rather bad luck recently with our choice of restaurants. None of the meals have lived up to expectations but thankfully, this run of misfortune ended the other Sunday lunchtime with a trip to Farndon Boathouse with a much better than expected late afternoon lunch. I had reviewed the Boathouse before and been less than pleased with our... More 

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nottingham, UK
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited an a sat night. This was my first ever visit. The service and the ambiance were great. Had the scallops for starter and although nice, I've had a lot better. My boyfriend had ham hock and again, we've had better. My main was fish and chips which was perfect - just what I wanted. My boyfriend had a Thai... More 

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Thank lferriga
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first visit was on Saturday evening. The venue was busy, but not overcrowded. Very nice venue, good atmosphere, great Service. The Peroni tasted of cleaner, but was taken off immediately and my drink replaced. Tomatoe and red pepper soup was delicious. My wife enjoying goats cheese, although the two pieces were exceptionally small. The gourmet burger was very nice,... More 

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Thank David J S
UK
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant with partner and friends. First course was lovely. Myself and my friend both chose the macaroni cheese which which turned out to be inedible as it was tasteless and extremely dry to the point the macaroni had clumped together. We both left over half of it. The food here is quite expensive and I would have complained... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We both had a roast pork dinner. It was excellent, very tasty, beautifully cooked vegetables. Excellent service too. It all helped to make our day special. We visit quite often and we never have a disappointing meal.

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Thank Anne W
Lincolnshire
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove for an hour to this place through countryside, main roads and eventually . . . a housing estate! Despite what appears to be an incredibly unlikely journey's end, the location is actually delightful, right beside the marina and with ample parking. It is my birthday and my wife is cooking tonight, so as we only wanted a snack we... More 

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Thank The-Moles
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to book a table at the Boathouse for Sunday lunch today. We are long time customers of the restaurant, but for no real reason, haven't been for a while. There was a fantastic atmosphere in the restaurant today, as it was exceedingly busy. I have always found that the whole set up in there is really very relaxing,... More 

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Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good Sunday menu for my brothers birthday. Friendly staff. Lovely surroundings. Will definitely recommend the Boat House to family and friends

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Sunday early evening meal for a party of seven people. I cannot fault the service or the excellent location but the meal I chose was disappointing in quality. The nut roast was anything but nut nor roast. It was over seasoned and tasted of sage and onion stuffing mix. It lacked taste and flavour, apart from Paxo. You should... More 

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Thank KHreviewer
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come here quite often and even though it can be expensive, the whole experience is worth it. The staff are friendly and they have always gone out of their way to make our evening enjoyable. The menu always has both interesting and new dishes, as well as more familiar foods so people with different tastes can feel like there... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North End | Newark, Farndon, Newark-on-Trent NG24 3SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Farndon
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 676578

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?