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Colchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited lunchtime. Our second visit. We had looked forward to coming again as we had enjoyed the food so much last time. It was perfectly cooked full of flavour and ingredients were well matched. There was a wide variety of dishes. On this occasion the menu had shrunk significantly. This time one of us had lemon and thyme stuffed chicken... More 

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Thank Mary C
london
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had eaten at this restaurant back in the summer and I reviewed it and my review was faultless. As we had such a great experience that night we decided to take 4 friends there after telling them what a great place it was ....How , in the space of a couple of months can a place go from top... More 

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Thank kevin666
louise7986, Owner at The Boathouse Hotel, responded to this review

We are so sorry you had such a bad experience, could you please let me know what night you came so I can investigate further? More 

Sudbury, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Booked at table for 8 to celebrate family birthdays. Have seen mixed reviews about this place, but rest assured the service was great; kept being asked if we had enough drinks and if food was OK. All of which was. Since the refurbishment the place is light and airy and has a welcome feel to it. Staff very friendly and... More 

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Thank Nick O
Stockport, United Kingdom
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453 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch en route to meeting friends, having spotted it from the road. The riverside location is superb, especially eating on the terrace. Service was friendly and cheerful but very slow. It's always the way when you're working to a timetable, isn't it? When our salads did arrive they were excellent, imaginative and substantial.

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Thank wanderingdubyas
Sudbury
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Boathouse re-opened today 7/10/16 under new ownership, not now being part of the Rare Cow Group. The food was second to none, as was the service. There was also entertainment with Marshall King who is absolutely great. New decor and great surroundings, being right on the River Stour. Long may you continue on the road to success and look... More 

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Rhyl
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I went to this restaurant with my husband and two friends for lunch. The setting is beautiful, right next to the river. The staff were attentive and very helpful. The food was outstanding and it was a nice touch when the chef personally went round all the tables and asked everyone if we were enjoying our meals. It is not... More 

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Thank BrownOwlRhyl
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Since Priscilla took over, this restaurant has become one of our favourite places to eat, especially now that the chef has returned. The food was marvellous and the service excellent. The only reservation we had was the presence of a dog. It was not wearing a jacket to designate it's medical reason for being there, added to which we could... More 

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Thank JUNE C
Lavenham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had a very good steak here, but the service was a bit slow. It is not a vey big car park and spaces are limited. It was not very busy when we visited, and hence lacked atmosphere. After saying this we would go back again for a meal

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Thank John H
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Sorry but this will not be a good review. After reserving a table we arrived to be shown to seats. After 20 minutes no one had spoken to us offering us a drink let alone a food order... We then left and went to elsewhere in town for food. Don't worry we will never darken your door again. Very disappointing

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london
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

4 of us(2 couples) had pre-booked a table at the "Boathouse" a couple of Saturdays ago after myself and partner casing the joint a couple of times before hand to see the quality of the food,etc....... We made exactly the right decision !! It was a warm barmy summers evening and we were given a table outside which was great.The... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge

Additional Information about The Boathouse Hotel

Address: Cross Street, Babergh District CO10 2DL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Sudbury
Price Range: $85 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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The Boathouse Hotel Sudbury, Suffolk, UK
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“This is just a restaurant and not a hotel at the moment, but not sure if later will have rooms available. Hence not sure comments”
 of 5 bubbles Brennie564, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel but a restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles sjk4158, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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