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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

New owners, new menu, new seating. Same fabulous view of the Thames. We came for tea, mooched around and then went on to an early supper. My daughter has since been back! So glad we have this local attraction! Btw my Mum has mobility problems by managed it up the gentle gangplank otherwise we would have sat down on the...

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Thank Lesley W
Sewickley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Showboat is on a boat anchored on the Thames. It's small, but we had the restaurant pretty much to ourselves for lunch. The service was excellent, and the food was a wonder to behold, let alone eat! Each course was described in detail as it was set before us by a knowledgable and fun waiter. We had a fun time....

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1Thank Tim M
Berkshire
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Went here on a Saturday night and our table of 4 were the only diners, there was someone drinking at the bar but that was it. The inside restaurant was almost cafeteria style with no real thought/flair gone into the table setting. The service by Igor was excellent and the menu was talked through with a passion & knowledge that...

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Thank Antipest
Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The showboat did not disappoint for a second time. Every thing was fantastic, food, service and this time we stayed aboard and it was lovely. I did not think that a bacon sandwich could be soooo good, not to mention the granola. We will be back. Thank you.

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Thank PhyllidaSimmons
london
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Wonderful setting on the river. But oh dear!! The food is pretentious, not well executed and above all - TINY!! This is totally' messed about with, over worked' food of the worst order....why not do simple, stylish food ie a grilled fish and salad? My seabass was HALF A FILLET WITH SOME DICED UP BROCCOLI like mush..... We wondered why...

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Thank LondonWendys
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2013

This is quite a special place: interesting food beautifully presented, great service and a lovely setting on the river. Presentation tends to the theatrical - smoked calamari come in a Kilner jar full of, er, smoke. Mains come on once-fashionable square black plates, but with the ingredients arranged with real artistry.Flavour combinations surprise (and, usually, please) - those calamari come...

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Thank JM49
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2013

I visited yesterday with an old friend to a place that I thought would be fun to try out. It really is in a beautiful setting situated on the river and the staff were friendly and very welcoming and despite me being an hour late did everything they could to make out meal fantastic. The food was cooked to perfection...

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Thank Annabelle H
Reviewed 29 April 2013 via mobile

Showboat is a wonderful experience with beautiful surroundings, high quality food, friendly staff - who make you feel very welcome. Great prices for the quality of food being served. A tranquil place well worth a visit! Would highly recommend the Showboat. B&B is also a must, great surrondings to wake up to.

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Thank Annelizabeth1
Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Gosh I really don't want to do a review of the the Showboat as want this place to be as tranquil as possible like our experience today. As an avid Trip advisor my self I read about this place with great reviews to see what the fuss was about. thought we should go as a family on a Saturday lunch...

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Thank Missie_Moo_Moo
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2013 via mobile

I went for a meal with my son at the Showboat. The food was really enjoyable and the staff were attentive and friendly . I will go there again and am really looking forward to going there in summer and having a meal on deck looking at the river & enjoying the wonderful views.

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Showboat is a 1945 Dutch barge moored on the banks of River Thames in the idyllic surroundings of Harleyford Estate.Guests are welcome to have a drink and a meal at the restaurant, where a home-style cuisine and a friendly and professional service are a guarantee.The 3 rooms, 2 twins and 1 double, have en-suite bathrooms with shower, free-view TV and free Wi-Fi accessibility. ... more   less 

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Address: Harleyford Estate Harleyford Henley Road | Henley Road, Marlow SL7 2DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
Price Range: $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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