Boat Inn Restaurant

Leaplish Waterside Park
NE48 1BT

+44 01434 251000

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Our restaurant and bar is the perfect compliment to your visit to Kielder Water & Forest Park. Due to its waterside setting, your dining experience will be accompanied by panoramic views across the water to the distant shores. Kielder is renowned for its beauty and the Boat Inn restaurant allows you to enjoy this in very comfortable surroundings. There is a full range of hot and cold food served daily. If you just want to sit back and relax, the bar offers a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, speciality coffees and snacks to allow you to enjoy your evening. Throughout the season there will be a variety of entertainment for all of the family to enjoy!

The Boat Inn is open 7 days a week from 12noon until 10pm. Food is served between 12noon until 8.30pm excluding 4pm until 5pm.



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Dog Friendly, Great location

Avril R, Wirral
We called in here on a wet and dreary afternoon not expecting too much but hoping that we would be able to find somewhere indoors that was dog friendly. We were pleasantly surprised not only by the quality of the decor etc but particularly by the quality of food, especially for the price. The staff were all really friendly which made for us feeling very welcome. The two burgers (one beef, one veggie) both came with huge portions of skinny fries. The onion rings were amazing! Too often in places like this you find that the food offering is lacking as they don’t have to try too hard to keep customers but that certainly was NOT the case here. It was clear that this would be a great place to sit and have a coffee, enjoy a main meal, or even just pop in for a quick drink at the bar. We would definitely recommend stopping here.

Good Food, great trampoline!

David W, Bolton, United Kingdom
Went whilst at Kielder waterside for a walk and Bird of Prey Centre and food was of good quality and service good. I had the Hearty Beef Stew and it did not disappoint. Kids demolished there fish and spent 30 mins bouncing on the inflatable air cushion in the garden. Good place enjoyed.

Lovely Pub

pedro19662018, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Visited the Boat Inn for a few drinks and on our last night of our break. Cracking food, especially the Fish and Chips, and friendly staff with great views of Kielder Water. Nice friendly and welcoming atmosphere with holiday feel.


We stayed at the lodges so ate I. The boat in every day. The service was superb and the meals were delicious and fresh. Sunday dinner was divine.

Really good

Dani G,
It being part of a lodge site this may have been mediocre, however all the staff were really genuinely friendly and helpful, the local beer was good and a good choice of food which was of good quality. Really nice place to visit during our stay at Kielder.



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