Welcome to The Boathouse


The Boathouse is the perfect place to sit back and relax with delicious food and drinks overlooking the River Dee in Chester. Choose from our floating beer garden or beach huts with heaters for spending Autumn evenings with friends and family with a pint or two, or cosy up inside by the feature fireplace when the weather is cooler. We serve a great range of cask ales, as well as fine wines and a back bar filled with premium gins and spirits. As well as our impressive drinks selection, we serve honest, home-cooked pub food, with a fantastic menu packed with hearty, seasonal pub favourites. Our Sunday roast is arguably the best in the area, so you’ll have to come down and decide for yourself. Along with our selection of award-winning cask ales and great tasting seasonal food, we also provide guest accommodation with cosy, comfortable rooms, some which overlook the scenic River Dee, perfect for a weekend away in Chester.

There are always plenty of events taking place in Chester and at The Boathouse. To keep up to date with what’s coming up over the next few weeks, take a look at our What’s On page and sign up to our newsletter.

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Wine Wednesday

Buy 2 large glasses of wine on Wednesdays and receive the rest of the bottle free. (Available on wines sold by the glass)

Sunday Roast

Join us every Sunday and enjoy our delicious 2 or 3 course Sunday roast - the perfect end to any week.

Beer Garden


Sit back and relax by the River Dee after a day of exploring the beautiful city of Chester. Our beer garden lies along the waterside and offers gorgeous views for you to enjoy with a pint of MPA, Manchester Craft Lager, or refreshing G&T or glass of wine. Our garden menu is ideal for alfresco dining this Spring while watching the sun go down in Chester.

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  • Monday - Sunday: 10am - 11pm

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  • Monday - Sunday: 10am - 9pm