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The Boat Inn

Nursery Lane, Sprotborough, Doncaster, DB5 7NB +44 1302457743

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Good food
Excellent service
Lovely atmosphere

Sally Kelly 17 March 2017
from Doncaster

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Set on the sloping banks of the River Don, The Boat Inn serves innovative and time-honoured British fare from a trusty menu. A leafy courtyard accommodates al fresco dining, together with open hearths, cosy armchairs and original oak features.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Boat Inn menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Boat Inn ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Facing onto the stunning Sprotborough Lock, The Boat Inn in Doncaster, South Yorkshire offers peaceful riverside walks on the doorstep.

The Boat Inn

Nursery Lane, Sprotborough, Doncaster, DB5 7NB

Contact +44 1302858500
Reservations +44 1302457743

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Customer reviews for The Boat Inn

4.1 ((((* (based on 29 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (23)
  • lunch (18)
  • romantic (17)
  • views (11)
  • child friendly (9)
  • private dining (9)
  • afternoon tea (8)
  • al fresco (8)
  • value (8)
  • trendy (5)
  • luxury (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • business (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 17 March 2017 by Sally Kelly from Doncaster

    Good food
    Excellent service
    Lovely atmosphere

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Gail Roberts-brown from Rotherham

    Menu was great a good varied choice , loved the sharing starter and our mains of Sea Bass and steak and mushroom pie were cooked to perfection and thoroughly enjoyed. Service was fab and the time taken to discuss our experience at the end was appreciated.

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Victoria Price from Doncaster

    Amazing food all round the party of 6 and great service

  • ((((( 14 November 2016 by Andy Southwell from Doncaster

    Very easy to book with email reminders. Lovely relaxed environment with friendly staff and a varied quality menu in comfortable surroundings.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Robert Adams from Crowle

    A lovely location with great food and drink. The service was excellent and the staff wonderful. Will definitely go back.

  • (((** 8 November 2016 by Claire Briggs from Doncaster

    Great location food served hot and delicious

  • ((((( 23 October 2016 by Gary Mcmullen from Doncaster

    The service was excellent along with the setting. Fantastic night. Thanks boat inn

  • ((((* 18 October 2016 by Andrew Woods from Doncaster

    Nice experience. The staff were pleasant. Seemed they could have done with a few more staff to help out. The layout is nice with the glass partitions. Only small issue is the vintage inns massive logo. Food was spot on. Drinks were typical of a rural pub. Recommend anyone to drop in

  • (((** 11 October 2016 by Linda Sykes from Doncaster

    Have been on numerous occasions for meals in the past , but sadly this time ( which was my birthday) we were very dissappointed with the food . We had Sunday lunch with lamb and it was very busy but the portion was small ( especially meat) and not the best !! Sadly . Will come again but hope it will be better than this time . Service was good though , couldn't fault that .

  • ((((( 20 September 2016 by Karen Rout from Sprotbrough

    Prompt efficient service.

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