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The Boat Inn Restautant

) #21 of 95 Restaurants in Matlock $$ - $$$ , British,
Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
+44 1629 258083
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying at Willersly Castle and had read a review on trip advisor that said The Boat Inn was good for meals. Well let me tell you its excellant. The atmosphere is so friendly. We intended to book somewhere special for our anniversary meal...More

Thank DurhamLily
Reviewed 6 days ago

We often visit cromford on our travels and always call in for a drink and a bite to eat , but just lately it's looking a bit shabby , must be time for a make over.

Thank rogC56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed in cromford decided on a meal out at the boat a lovely little pub in beautiful surroundings We didn't have to wait very long for our meal and the girl that served me at the bar was friendly enough but somewhat disappointed when...More

Thank sloopydog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We passed though on our way up to Scotland. The hotel recommended this place and we can now see why. Mixed grill means half a BBQ which is my dreAm. My wife went for the goats cheese and red cabbage tart and loved it, surprisingly...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed drinking a wonderful selection of well kept ales in this pub four out of the seven nights of my stay in Cromford. Booked for an evening meal on the Wednesday (steak night) My 10oz fillet steak was cooked perfectly and very reasonably priced, probably...More

Thank Podiathingg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more is there to say. Visited on a Thursday night after attending Chatsworth. Tasty good food with plenty of vegetarian options and good sized portions. The regular Thursday night quiz was on and it really was a fun, relaxed evening with a couple of...More

Thank seafront100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch and throughly enjoyed it. The meat and choice of vegetables were outstanding. The only let down were the roast potatoes, not very nice. However the atmosphere and staff were great so would definitely return. Super home cooked lunch.

Thank emm383
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local to where we were staying in Cromford. Good traditional looking English pub. Good ale, had a Marston's Pedigree Amber Ale and a beef n veggie pie. The beer was really nice and the pie was very tasty. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a fair few times being new to the village .. always feel welcome and have had some great times and listened to some fabulous acts here .. the business owners clearly care .. warm and inviting

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Visited today for lunch after having a lovely meal back in February. We were looking forward to this after enjoying it so much last time but it's fair to say we were very disappointed this time. I had the Battered Brie Wedges as a starter...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
sue g
Are dogs welcome
30 May 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Yes, we often have more dogs than customers
My granddaughter and I would like to have breakfast at your restaurant. Will you by any chance be open at 8:30 am on Sunday, 9 July? Regards, Graham grahamrbriggs at gmail . com
13 May 2017|
Response from Dave M | Property representative |
Unfortunately no. We open at 12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scarthin | Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 258083
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