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Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant
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  • Average6%
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Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering 2 Brunch (Breakfast) and 3 hour A la Carte Lunch, Sunset Supper and Candlelit Dinner Cruises. Serving freshly prepared on board wholesome food and a...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ipswich Haven Marina New Cut East | Berth o, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
+44 1473 558712
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this event for myself and 9 colleagues of mine for a spontaneous works outing. As a company we had been looking at potentially going on the Allen Gardiner for a while. I spoke to a gentleman called Craig who was extremely helpful with...More

Thank jessicamart276
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually go out for a family meal to celebrate birthdays. It was my daughter’s 21st and she said she wanted to do more than just a restaurant. So we booked an evening sailing and meal on the Allen-Gardiner. My daughter said it had been...More

Thank 558heleno
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely afternoon out on the Allen Gardiner boat. The boat is well equipped for 12 people and it felt like we always had a good amount of space. We spent most of the time outside as the weather was nice but...More

Thank Claireyash
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Last minute idea so was pleasantly surprised to find spaces for the Sunday brunch Cruise. Great friendly welcome from captain Tony and the crew. Orange juice served before we set sail. Breakfast was very well served , hot and tasty. Fantastic coffee. Apple pie, cream...More

Thank Ifachef
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very enjoyable afternoon on the boat. Unfortunately the food was overpriced and sharing two bowls of vegetables between 12. The worse thing was on the menu was a tower of ice cream. This turned out to be two scoops of ice cream between three Nice...More

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Welcome aboard the Allen Gardiner - and a great welcome it was! Friendly staff who ensured we had a relaxing (and informative) cruise. For a small intimate boat the menu was varied - and delivered by an obviously competant chef. Thanks for great service with...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A 3 hour cruise on the river Orwell with a delicious 3 course lunch, good variety on the menu. Very interesting commentary from the ships captain. Only 12 spaces on board so quite intimate.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We booked a Supper Cruise for late afternoon, and imagined we would be 'messing about in boats' and thats just what we did !! We ordered our drinks (reasonably priced and varied) , selected our food choices , then sat back and enjoyed the slow...More

Thank oldfishwife
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A simple package, a trip down a river and back with a skipper who gives you a guided points of interest commentary, a gentle pace with time to talk, take snaps, have a drink or two, and then be served a very nice lunch by...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Eight friends booked a supper cruise at 4.00pm. Had a very pleasant trip out on the River Orwell The food selection was good and we all throughly enjoyed all three courses and the accompanying alcohol Food was extremely good Would recommend this trip to any...More

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Kim P
24 March 2018|
Response from Craig A | Property representative |
Hi yes we do run the cruise all year round please visit our website to make a booking.
2 May 2016|
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Response from Smoky0104 |
Craig, I'm so sorry, I think I may have registered your answer as "not so helpful" instead of "helpful" by mistake Just to reiterate, your answer was very informative and thank you for your prompt response. Best wishes