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Visited The Boat Inn for a bit of lunch with family 5 adults and 4 kids . Gorgeous day and luckily... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Sarah S
via mobile

Popped in at 12 on a Sunday lunchtime after a walk along the embankment. A lot of garbage strewn... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 Apr 2018
19 Jul 2017
“A pint in the sunshine ”
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Main Street, Castleford WF10 2BX, England
+44 1977 277671
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my children and dog was sat outside waiting for my partner who was coming after work I didnt want to leave the kids or dog so i asked one of the staff who was coming in and out with food and collecting...More

Thank Cher K
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Oh dear..... if you want food don't call in on a Monday, no food served at any point. We called for a cheeky pint, firstly sitting by the canal side, but the language coming from the next table prompted us to move to the beer...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Visited The Boat Inn for a bit of lunch with family 5 adults and 4 kids . Gorgeous day and luckily managed to get a table outside . Great play area for kids with plenty of grass to kick about a football for the older...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a lovely traditional village pub, serving excellent food. The beer garden is a total sun trap. There are also tables to sit by the canal.

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Popped in at 12 on a Sunday lunchtime after a walk along the embankment. A lot of garbage strewn through the beer garden (after what looks like a busy Saturday night) made us decide to eat inside. Inside on first inspection seems much cleaner. Friendly...More

Thank YorkshireCornishman
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A bit tired - plaster coming off walls, smelling of dogs and frankly better places to go, which is a shame because it is in a fabulous location next to the river and footpath. Needs a bit of TLC and could be great.

Thank chrisjj1962
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Had a fabulous meal at the Boat cannot knock anything about it ,food was top class ,service excellent staff was very friendly and making sure everything was to our liking would highly recommend it to anyone xx

Thank SueH3470
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Very good place highly recommended excellent reasonably priced food and extremely friendly staff, would happily return. Excellent for a family afternoon in the well equipped large beer garden or a quite few drinks!! 😊

Thank jembeth
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

All round good choice. We were a bit late for food orders so had pizza and nachos. Both were very good. Quick delivery friendly people rugby on the telly. Taylor landlord beer all at modest prices. Will definitely go again as it is fairly local...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This has been my local pub for over 10 years and has it up's and down's where food is concerned.....I am happy to say it's on the up at the moment...basic food at a great price and great service. Great beer garden with children's play...More

Thank Sharon W
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