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The NarrowBoat

Orchard Cottage | Welsh Frankton, Oswestry SY11 4PB, England
+44 1691 661051
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible2%
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“gammon” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
Orchard Cottage | Welsh Frankton, Oswestry SY11 4PB, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived just before the end of daylight to moor our boat the landlord came out to give me a hand in mooring. We went for a drink later on and as most pubs on a Monday night it was not busy we took the grandkids...More

Thank Blevo
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff dog friendly reasonable prices a pleasant stop when cruising the canals situated on the canal

Thank 33Annie4343
Reviewed 27 August 2017

whilst on a narrow boat holiday we called in on Sunday for a meal. Sunday lunches were only £6.50 and what great value. A lovely lamb dinner with roast and boiled potatoes and fresh veg and mint sauce. It went down so well we called...More

2  Thank deborah d
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I love this place, sitting outside in the sunshine for lunch it's perfect for watching the world go by! The views are amazing, watching the boats coming along and going is lovely. The menu choices are varied to suit most tastes, service is good and...More

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We where on the canal going to on a holls with friends the range of real was very good as was the food we will call again when in the area Thank you

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place needs a new start. The service is good, the beer is good, the location is lovely, but the kitchen needs a proper che!. Now it's seems to be mostly "pling food" (i.e. microwaved). The Pub is associated with and lives on the nearby...More

Thank TheWellplanedSwede
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely evening meal for six, with no need to book on a Monday evening, having been on the canal for almost a week it was nice to find a genuine home cooking type restaurant. The food was lovely like home cooked, the waitress was...More

Thank MarkQueensRoad
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We visited this pub for tea whilst on a narrow boat holiday. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating with our menu choices (changing mash for chips, etc). The food was served quickly and in a friendly manner. We sat outside the pub with our...More

1  Thank Julie Y
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Although the choice of foods is limited the service was very good. I had the scampi while my friends had gammon, fish & chips and a jacket potato with cheese. It was well presented and served with good manners. Great views of the canal and...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Called for a meal early evening, just after six. Inside its dark and drab lacking in atmosphere. Little taste given to pictures on wall. Gents toilet cubicle had cobwebs hanging down. Place mats particularly awful, I guess an attempted canal theme, but looks Germanic. We...More

Thank Edgewood48
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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orchard Cottage | Welsh Frankton, Oswestry SY11 4PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 661051
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