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The Boathouse, Salisbury

Pub added by E TA
Mill Stream Approach
Salisbury
SP1 3TA
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Quinno _ left this review about The Boathouse

Apparently converted from a boatman’s cottage, presumably when they built the coach parking terminal over the way. It’s an inverse TARDIS, smaller inside than the exterior suggests. Inside is a sad and anodyne disappointment, a long room mainly set for dining in a downmarket way – you’d be gutted if you got off a coach and were told that this your tick-box British pub, it’s about as traditional as a Novichok pizza. Three pumps with one on, a GK house brew (just about acceptable condition), at least served up by a friendly barmaid. The rear of the pub overlooks the river which I suspect was warmer than the inside of this ghastly place. Avoid. 2.5

On 1st April 2018 - rating: 3
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Malden man left this review about The Boathouse

If this really is an historic building converted from a boatman's cottage I clearly failed to notice the evidence. Despite the attractive setting beside the River Avon, the building feels modern, clinical and plastic. Mainly carpeted, there are massed ranks of crammed in tables with gaudy red chairs, little in the way of decor to arouse interest although stairs lead up to a space unvisited by myself. Greene King beers, three on, Abbot, Ruddles Best and the usual badged one, Boat House Ale.
The Eastern European barmaid was reasonably friendly and helpful to a pair of grandparents heroically looking after a pair of twin babies, but I cannot say anything really other than the pub is adequate and clean and will provide a function for those who are happy with a place like this. Not my sort of place.

On 5th February 2017 - rating: 4
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E TA left this review about The Boathouse

A former boatman's cottage which became a pub in the 1970s when it was known as Afon. It's very well placed for the central parking area and has a small outside terrace next to the river. Now a bar/brasserie, excellent food comes in huge portions, pleasant background music, an excellent gastro pub. Bars on two floors are mostly furnished with tables laid for diners, though there are some comfy seats for the more horizontally inclined. There is free wifi on demand. Three ales on, had the Olde Trippe which was in perfect condition. A regular CAMRA venue and well worth a visit

On 3rd July 2013 - rating: 8
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Jonathan Wilde
Salisbury, 0.57 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Dean, 8.54 miles, 2 hr 44 min walk (show)
Grateley, 11.36 miles, 3 hr 39 min walk (show)
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8th May 2020, 17:23
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8th May 2020, 15:20
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : No last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 04 September 2018 by Quinno _
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