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The Boat Inn

| The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
+44 1291 628192
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“the river” (60 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Boat Inn as a stop over so that we could go to The Rum Bar in Chepstow. The location of the Boat Inn was really nice - right by the river and is scenic. I can imagine in the summer that...More

Thank rustychuck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Boat Inn in Tintern is in a gorgeous location right next to the Abbey and so it is perfect for anybody who is spending time in this area. It has a lovely garden with lots of tables and chairs for drinks and food and...More

Thank kama0529
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for lunch after a a beautiful walk around the Wye Valley, my wife and I walked into The Boat Inn. Whilst a liytle early and a Monday, the Chef and Staff couldn't be more accomodating and friendly! We had a tea, coffee and a...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a regular visitor to the Boat, but last Saturday I went for a light lunch with my wife and daughter. There were no lunch time menus as such, and the girl behind the bar recited the options to us! Whilst upstairs, I...More

Thank I4700HFjohnw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and a good selection of beer and cider (thatchers haze a must), would recommend a visit when in Chepstow. Gets my vote.

Thank A5golf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having had a bad experience with a neighbouring venue, and approaching staff to see if they could accommodate a party of 6 and a baby, we could not have had a better experience! The whole team were so helpful and determined to ensure we had...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our Sunday lunch at the boat inn this afternoon. Arrived with a grumpy toddler but the staff were so accommodating. Food was spot on, drink selection great and icing on the cake was the piano player tickling the ivorys gently in the corner...More

Thank The-Farmersnottage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up popping in for a drink whilst out on a walk with my mum, 2 year old son who was desperate for an ice cream and my newborn. When approaching the venue there were some people outside the front door smoking, which was quite...More

4  Thank nattavp
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this gem by the riverfront. There was a hired piano player playing that was fantastic (Steve?) and really made the evening. We all had the specials and good reports followed. I had the fish soup and it was excellent. A good sized...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

1) The attendant found immediately for us a slot on Sunday and it was crowded 2) we were served in a reasonable time 3) pork and beef Sunday roast tasty , juice and original ( maybe not so abundant) 4) Pleasant table along the river...More

Thank Tonionss
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Questions & Answers
5 March 2017|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
it was as expected for an old Inn. I didn't notice anything untoward. toilets were clean. my wife and mother did not raise any comments
Samantha R
19 August 2016|
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Response from Steve S | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, yes we do breakfast from 10am 2.30 lunch time also breakfast baps, why not phone beforehand we can have it near ready for you? 01291628192 standard breakfast is one of each, saus. bacon. egg. beans or fresh... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Boat Inn Cottage The Back, Chepstow NP16 5HH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Chepstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1291 628192
  • E-mail
We are a local pub in the heart of Chepstow town. We overlook the beautiful River Wye. All our food is freshly prepared and cooked to order and we pride ourselves on personal customer service. Our bar is fully stocked including three different ales, including local artisan suppliers to support local trade wherever possible. We also have our own Coffee shop (The Coffee Boat) providing luxury tea's, coffee's and cakes.
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