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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant, absolutely fantastic food and great views out onto the water and the boats/barges. Staff were very good and attentive. Would thoroughly recommend dining here, haven't stayed but the rooms on the website look lovely.

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Boathouse K, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dorothy T Thank you for your review. I have shared your compliments with our team. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back to the restaurant in the not to distant future. Our rooms fill up fast, especially at the weekends. Please contact The Boathouse on 01236 829200 for availability and rates on any enquiries. Regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Eaten here many time but this was the first time we had stayed. Very relaxing and quiet, was good to enjoy our meal with a few drinks knowing that we didn't need to taxi it home. Rooms are very clean and modern, with nice luxury toilettes and even a fridge for drinks that you bring. The bar closes at 12...

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review. It is always lovely to read such wonderful comments. i will be sure to let our team know. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 31 July 2016

We dropped in for dinner as part of our holiday in the area and we loved the restaurant. It had a good ambience, lovely views of the marina and the food was great. The chap who served us was very courteous and helpful.

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and i have passed on your comments to our team. Regards

glasgow
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Ate here recently and would say the food was good but not very good. The fish and chips, cajun chicken, penne arrabiata and chicken and chorizo risotto were all good. The service was good too. Would recommend.

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review. Regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Only popped in with an hour to spare for a coffee and coke for my friend, ordered at bar and had to provide table number as we were going to sit outside....after checking chairs table top , bottom and even sauce dispenser I realised there are no table numbers...went all the,way back inside to re-order, the waitress came with me...

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, i have passed on your comments to our team. We provide table service outside on our decking area , unfortunately this has not happened on this occasion and i will look into the reason as to why. I hope this does not dissuade you from coming back to dine with us again. Regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasant construction, impeccable toilets, good beer and food at reasonable prices make this canal side restaurant a worthwhile diversion off the beaten track. Close to Kilsyth and Cumbernauld makes it accessible via twisting B routes Risotto with chicken, chilli and chorizo was tasty and filling; fish and chips were generously served with green mushy peas. Looked good as well Young...

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

I am very pleased to read that your recent visit with us was most enjoyable. It is great to read back lovely reviews. Regards

Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Haven't been here for about 2-3 years its still great Food excellent beers great, rooms excellent its just a really nice place to stay and the staff go out the way to make you welcome. I will use this eveyrtime i go to the area and heartily recommend it to all

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent feedback, i am happy to read that your visit with us was excellent. Regards

Glasgow
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink and lunch after a walk along the Forth and Clyde Canal. The setting is beautiful and the restaurant is well appointed with tables outside overlooking the canal. Great selection of drinks and the menu looked good too. After ordering drinks at the bar we tried to order food but as we decided to go...

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

I am sorry to read that your recent visit was not up to our usual high standard. I have passed on your comments to our team as we are always looking for ways to learn. I would hope this has not put you off from visiting us again. Thank you for your comments. Regards

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here over the weekend and stayed 2 nights. Was there for a friend's wedding. The service, food, room and staff were first class! One of the young waitresses in particular called Chloe was very attentive. She was great with everyone and made sure the event went smoothly! She advised us it was her first wedding party and we couldn't...

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. I have passed on your comments to our team and especially Chloe. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards

Largs, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Rooms wonderful with comfortable beds. Menu and evening food exceptional with the best service. Breakfast is unbeatable. The welcome is the same each time you visit - not to be missed. The setting is peaceful and you can eat & drink on the decked terrace overlooking Auchenstarry marina basin which is lovely. Highly recommended.

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Boathouse K, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thank you for excellent feedback. It is lovely to read that our breakfast is "unbeatable" , i do have to agree that our breakfast is very special and very tasty. I look forward to welcoming you again. Regards

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: Auchinstarry, Kilsyth G65 9SG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > North Lanarkshire > Kilsyth
Price Range: $102 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boathouse 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms on the north side overlook the marina.”
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“Ask for a 1st floor room overlooking the harbour”
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“Ask for a Marina view on the first floor.”
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“Rooms are all quiet, over looking the canal would be nice”
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