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The Boat Inn

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

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

Excellent food

Hayley O'grady 12 June 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 35 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (26)
  • lunch (21)
  • romantic (19)
  • views (15)
  • al fresco (11)
  • child friendly (10)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • private dining (9)
  • trendy (8)
  • value (8)
  • luxury (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • business (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* 20 August 2017 by Susan Robinson from Doncaster

    Lovely pub and food, friendly staff and very nice setting.

  • ((((( 12 June 2017 by Hayley O'grady from Doncaster

    Excellent food

  • ((((( 15 May 2017 by Paul Vickers from Wath upon Dearne

    Love this place excellent food fantastic setting

  • (**** 9 May 2017 by Mark Jones from Doncaster

    Good was burnt..standards have deteriorated over the last 2 months.

  • (((** 11 April 2017 by Chris Taylor from Sprotbrough

    Lovely setting, sea bass was lovely, however, one of our party ordered a rare steak and it was 'tough as old boots'!! A bit disappointed really.

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Sue Jablonski from Doncaster

    Lovely roast

  • ((((( 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.

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