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Central Boat Parties

Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
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30th Birthday

10/10 for everything! From the booking & the actual day, nothing was too much trouble. The boat was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Poonam M
via mobile
Surprise 50th birthday party

We've had the most amazing time on Victoria! Thank you Jen,Jade and Daz.Cant wait for an excuse to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kal S
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Traditional narrow boat tours that meander along the surprisingly scenic canals of Birmingham. Daily departures leave from outside the Tap and Stile public house, Gas Street Basin. The boats are centrally heated and fully licensed to serve alcoholic and soft drinks. Boats are also available for private charter.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“hour trip” (5 reviews)
“birthday party” (14 reviews)
“fairy lights” (3 reviews)
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Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

10/10 for everything! From the booking & the actual day, nothing was too much trouble. The boat was lovely and we were able to take a cold buffet, birthday cake, decorations and a playlist on board. The fairy lights, reasonable bar & outdoor section were...More

2  Thank Poonam M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've had the most amazing time on Victoria! Thank you Jen,Jade and Daz.Cant wait for an excuse to do it again.

3  Thank Kal S
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely afternoon spent on the canal. Lovely weather meaning the boat sides were up and the sunshine was inside too. Wine beer and food was a plenty. All together making the trip great fun.

1  Thank Tony R
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Had a surprise birthday party planned for 5th May but unfortunately broke my ankle on 13th April - non weight bearing and in a cast for 6 weeks. Thought this has scuppered my plans for attending the party but after contracting the company - mainly...More

4  Thank Traybay W
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

From the moment i contacted central boat parties and was put in touch with Katherine i couldn't have been more impressed. Katherine responded quickly to every email and was very patient (with all my questions!) i organised my 30th Birthday party for Saturday 28th April...More

3  Thank shah1_06
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I organised birthday party for my work colleague and friend of mine. I contacted Katherine and asked her for prices and details as I had never used boat before so I did not know and Katherine was brilliant. helpful and very clear on her answers.We...More

3  Thank planibardh
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I arranged a surprise fancy dress birthday bash for my spouse with around 15 people in attendance. From start to finish I was very pleased with the service and the on-board beverages were not stupidly priced as anticipated. The staff was very friendly and accommodating....More

3  Thank Mickey_paw
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I booked 'Fredrick' boat for our Christmas Jumper Barge Party and it was a big success! From the initial contact with Jen, right through to chatting to Chris who safely steered the barge, to Denise and Sam who served at the bar for three hours...More

7  Thank Yvonne L
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I booked with Central Boat Parties for a surprise birthday party for my Dad's 65th. He was absolutely gobsmacked when we arrived at the boat and saw all of his friends on the boat. The booking couldn't have been more simple and the food and...More

6  Thank Lauren N
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had such a great time at my friends 50th party I booked the boat for my daughters birthday party,, both partys were fantastic.i would recommend a boat party for any kind of celebration or get together.Jenny was easy to talk to and made arrangements very...More

5  Thank Christopher J
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