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The ferryboat

Open Now: 12:00 - 14:30, 18:00 - 21:30
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A typical country pub with excellent food

Attended with a small party of friends for an evening dinner. The pub itself is quite ordinary but... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Ray L
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Reading, United Kingdom
Welcome atmosphere with great menu

I have now become a regular at the FerryBoat and I am never disappointed. The specials board is... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
TimArmstrong
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Pangbourne, United Kingdom
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13 Jan 2018
“Evening Dinner”
30 Apr 2017
“A typical country pub with excellent food”
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This was our second visit to The Ferryboat. Nice ambiance and friendly staff. A good varied menu. Overall, an acceptable evening, but perhaps not the best, yet certainly far from the worst. This time we had a problem with the desert, but this was quickly...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Attended with a small party of friends for an evening dinner. The pub itself is quite ordinary but the landlord makes you feel very welcome. All of us enjoyed the food which was well cooked, particularly the steaks, and well presented. Prices are very reasonable...More

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I have now become a regular at the FerryBoat and I am never disappointed. The specials board is always changing and the beer is very well maintained which shows the excellent attention to quality.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

As a family with teenagers we are always grateful for a warm welcome and we always get one here. The food is delicious - the steak, pizzas and Sunday lunches are particularly good, and a large bowl of chips when we just come for drinks...More

Thank emma56782014
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I've been eating and drinking at this pub for about 10 years. Although it has changed owners during the time, the standard has always been either good or excellent. It is probably the most friendly pubs I have been to, though what I like is...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We've been here a fair amount. Graham the landlord is a great host, and keeps a fantastic pub with a great menu and beer selection!

Thank CSpPantz
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I can highly recommend this wonderful pub. Staff and friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The landlord makes a point of having a chat and making sure that everything is to your liking. Good atmosphere and good choice of food. Sunday lunches are...More

Thank LizzieB245
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great location, although perhaps lightly limited parking. Excellent waitress service and we were made to feel extremely welcome by the landlord (who also spontaneously arrived at our table to apologise for noise from an adjoining table with a team of young children!) Good food which...More

Thank the-chapmen
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Stopped for a drink whilst taking a walk locally - I was very pleased - its a lovely pub and I will return soon to sample the food as the menu looked very good.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Tucked away in Whitchurch, a stone's throw from the historic toll bridge and the River Thames, the Ferryboat is one of South Oxfordshire's hidden gems. I have been there often with friends and with family. The service is always fantastic - they just can't do...More

Thank Marie C
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