New owner John offers a warm and friendly welcome to all customers old and new alike.The
Boat Inn is set alongside the beautiful Southern Oxford Canal and is a family and
dog friendly canal side country pub which has retained it’s traditional character
and local appeal.
Our unique and beautiful setting makes the Boat Inn an ideal watering hole for walkers
and hikers to enjoy a tasty meal, a refreshing drink or a comforting warm by our
roaring open fire.
We have an enviable reputation for serving the highest quality food, all locally
sourced and cooked to perfection. With the freshest fish arriving direct from the
coast, you will be spoilt for choice perusing our menu. During the summer months
enjoy relaxing in our large garden which is perfect for al fresco dining.
As a member of the bespoke Greene King Head Brewer’s Club, The Boat Inn also houses
some of the best Greene King Cask Ales, including IPA, Old Trip, and Old Speckled
Hen with a complement of premium continental lagers on tap, Becks Vier and Kronenbourg
1664. Our wines are personally selected by the owners to provide for all palates
if just drinking, but form perfect accompaniments to all dishes on ourmenu.
The Boat Inn has also featured in the popular, detective drama series Inspector Morse,
based on a series of novels by Colin Dexter. It starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector
Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis.
Come and join us for good food, real ales, fine wines, great company, fabulous hospitality
and a relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life - you won’t
Opening Times Mon - Sun : 11am - 11.30pm
The Boat Inn, Canal Rd, Thrupp, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 1JY