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The Boat Inn

Boat Inn Nk, Erbistock, Wrexham LL13 0DL, Wales
+44 1978 780666
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (12 reviews)
“roast beef” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boat Inn Nk, Erbistock, Wrexham LL13 0DL, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, scenery & views beside the river. quaint country inn Average pub food, huge fish & chips, tasty but rather greasy.

Thank DavidGill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff but you would need to be patient as the food can take a while as can the drinks. Reasonably priced and very quiet atmosphere.

Thank HAWiesinger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose here as we wanted to go for a nice walk and a bit of lunch (needed somewhere which would be dog friendly). Sat outside on the river which was beautiful. Staff, esspecially Kieran, were all very friendly and couldnt do enough for us. Even...More

Thank ljlen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to this pub/restaurant for fifty years, sadly the food declined about 10-12 years ago, however it went into new ownership and is once again a culinary delight. If you have not visited this wonderful pub you really have missed out on...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us had a Lovely meal service very good nice relaxing place a bit off the beaten track well worth the drive will be back again

Thank DaisyDoll17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, nice beer, warm welcome and dog friendly. All in all a great start, so long as you don’t want to eat. Limited menu, I had the Lemon chicken burger, without any hint of lemon, a lump of chewy chicken and soggy fries. Not...More

2  Thank simon w
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Having been a fan of this old inn back in the 70s and 80s we were keen to revisit as we were in the area. Having seen some of the reviews on here, we were a bit apprehensive but, I’m pleased to say, our visit...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is such a amazing little place. Its very hidden buts it worth the drive! We both had burgers and they were absolutely amazing. The manager was very attentive to his customers and even asked the kitchen where our food was after 10 minutes. He...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Superb setting on the river. We sat outside in the sun, Saturday afternoon early August. The parasols in need of replacement so no shade. The cask ale wasn’t on for some reason, disappointing. The deli board for starters contained no meat and was just olives,...More

3  Thank Cyprus V
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re wondering why there are so many mixed reviews for The Boat, it is because it had changed owners numerous times over the years. The previous owners were fantastic, offering exceptional food and service. The current owners are rude, uncooperative and unprofessional. The pub...More

4  Thank Charmaine M
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Anne J
25 April 2017|
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Response from Bronwen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do in the bar area but I don't think dogs are allowed in dining area. Maybe give them a ring. As food is also served outside there are dogs around.
Bernie H
7 January 2017|
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Response from Nicola W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bernie I have no idea I'm afraid you would have to call them but the food is fantastic
30 April 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely ring them when we went a few Sunday's ago for lunch they were fully booked, if we hadn't Rez reed a table I thing we would have struggled or face a long wait....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boat Inn Nk, Erbistock, Wrexham LL13 0DL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Wrexham County  >  Wrexham  >  Erbistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1978 780666
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