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“40th birthday party ”

Central Boat Parties
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Owner description: Traditional narrow boat tours that meander along the surprisingly scenic canals of Birmingham. Daily departures leave from outside the Tap and Stile public house, Gas Street Basin. The boats are centrally heated and fully licensed to serve alcoholic and soft drinks. Boats are also available for private charter.
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We hired out Frederick 11th August for my partners 40th birthday party. The whole experience was absolutely fantastic. There was just 16 of us, so had plenty of room on board. The drinks are cheap (£3.00 for vodka and Coke and £14.00 for a large bottle of Prosecco). There is a toilet on board and plenty of outdoor space as well as indoor space. Jen was brilliant from first contact upon booking until the end of the trip. You can play your own C.D's or if you have ITunes you can play that through your phone or iPod. The trip is very scenic and if you are looking for a fun and different experience with friends or family, I highly recommend this party experience. The boat was decorated with fairy lights, which were pretty when it started to go dark. We also had a buffet on board (£6.00 per head) which everybody enjoyed. Many thanks to Jen and her team.

Date of experience: August 2017
9  Thank Shaz S
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Im writing this review the morning after my husbands 40th....i booked the canal boat months ago for my husbands 40th birthday party as I was struggling with ideas as I was away abroad the week leading up to his birthday and oh my days! What a super amazing day it was! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish....Jen was amazing, constantly kept in touch and was so kind is putting up the decorations for us the morning of the boat party. Jen is just superb I strongly recommend central boat parties to anyone....all our family and friends had an amazing day....it's great for all ages too! My Aunty is going to check availability for September for her sons 21st and my mum will be booking it up for my nans 80th....superb day, went without a glitch, I also ordered the catering with Jen kindly supplied and the food was superb too! Thank you so so much Jen you should be really proud of yourself your a star! Kerry Xxxxx

Date of experience: July 2017
13  Thank _kerryrichhanson
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I booked the canal boat at very short notice, the whole process was very easy and it ended up being an excellent choice for a colleague's leaving do. We had our own personal floating bar with our choice of music playing in the background, very fairly priced drinks, fairy lights twinkling on the ceiling and all together it produced a great atmosphere. The trip itself was very enjoyable. We were a group of 10 and spent most of the time on the open deck, Would love to do this again, excellent value for money, would highly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2017
10  Thank Cck00000
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I hired 'Fredrick' for my 60th birthday celebrations. Jen was very helpful and efficient throughout, I can't praise her enough! The barge was all ready for the party, the bar was open, really good selection of food (and plenty of it!) all prepared and waiting for us. We took along our own music (CD's), which worked really well. There are lights and bunting already on the barge so it didn't need a huge amount adding to it. We had such a fab time! Everyone enjoyed it and, believe you me, there was a pretty mixed bag of ages to please. I'm already thinking 'when can we do this again'? Yes, it was that good!

Date of experience: May 2017
8  Thank Yvonne L
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Can't thank them enough 2nd time me and my friends have been on the Fredrick and it's such a good laugh start to finish!Wanted something different for my bday and this was perfect :) Thanku very much will defo be back highly recommended!!

Date of experience: April 2017
9  Thank Charlotte C
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