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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came back from a trip to Kylemore Abbey and we had gotten drenched so we stopped in the Boat Inn for a bite to eat. The staff were so friendly and attentive even though it was busy and the food was fab. The menu had a great selection and it was really wholesome food with great portion sizes. Would...

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Carrigaholt, Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Enjoyed lunch on a Friday with my husband and our two young children. Kids ate fish with chips and popcorn chicken with chips from the kid's menu, I enjoyed squid served with pickled veggies and a salad, my husband had fish with chips. We felt the pricing was reasonable, my son got the largest portion of chicken we've ever received...

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County Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We called in here on our way back from Clifden, for lunch. It was a Sunday, and busy, but the friendly staff found us a table. The food was good and the service was very good. We would visit here again.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Good value for money nice rooms good food great service & drinks 。 Situated in the centre of town easy to walk around with lots of pubs to explore to eat & drink and listen to music , even a laundry a round corner not open sunday.

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Thank pfm123
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It's already been some timesince we have been here! But I can remember that we had wonderful dinner here! Try the menue! Especially the crumble desert was just too good to be true. And I think I had a delicious seafood chowder!!! :)

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Thank Nadia V
Carna, Ireland
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed in the Restaurant of the Boat Inn before...and were this time again delighted by the excellent and mouth-watering quality of the breakfast, the amazing standard Irish Breakfast as well as the Porridge with fresh fruit. Very good value for money. I can really recommend this Restaurant !

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped into Boat Inn on Sunday evening. Never there previously and late travelling through the village. Really pleased to get a table. Staff were welcoming and service was warm and  polite.   Nice selection on the menu. I went for the slow cooked lamb shank: just super. Great taste and accompanying veg was fresh and cooked well (i.e. not this broccoli...

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Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Good selection on the menu, I had steak & partner had the bacon & cabbage. Both good filling meals that where reasonably priced. It wasn't overly crowded for a summer Tuesday evening & got a table for 10 of us easily enough. Not long waiting for the food & good service by the staff. I'd recommend a visit!

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Thank Eunan C
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I've visited and stayed twice now this year and always enjoyed my stay. Nice accommodation, great food and the best pint of Guinness in Ireland. The price is also wet reasonable and the staff very accommodating. I thoroughly recommend this place!

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Was expecting traditional Irish fayre and was very pleasantly surprised by them modern twist on these dishes. The surf and turf; pork belly & prawns and bacon and cabbage were of note. Kid friendly and very good service and more atmosphere in the early evening than some of the other larger venues in Oughterard.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boat Inn is situated in the heart of the village of Oughterard on the N59 nestled near the shores of Lough Corrib and on the doorstep to Connemara. It consists of a bar & restaurant serving fresh food daily to locals and visitors from 8am until 9.30pm. It boasts a large outdoor seating area to the front and a private walled garden to the rear. Accommodation consists of 10 newly refurbished ensuite rooms. Our staff are friendly and efficient and will help make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat Inn

Address: Main Street | The Square, Oughterard, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Oughterard
Price Range: $50 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you have to stay here, get a room at the back of the building”
 of 5 bubbles paschalr2015, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Highest room numbers furthest from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles davidsD7112MY, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room ten is at the end of the hall and had views of the town main street and shops.”
 of 5 bubbles rodg659, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Didn't use accommodation, just dining...”
 of 5 bubbles Marzi_1711, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“This is on a corner so I'd say any room you have is gonna have some outside noise coming in.”
 of 5 bubbles Dee763, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
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