The BoatLovely Pub by the river

Riverside Pub in Berkhamsted

Based at an idyllic spot on the Grand Union Canal in Berkhamsted, The Boat pub is one of the most charming and traditional pubs in the area. You are encouraged to climb aboard for a fresh take on pub food, quality craft ales and enjoy the most wonderful relaxed atmosphere this pub has to offer. The pub welcomes all friends and family to join them.

Dining at The Boat

The Boat is one of the most popular pubs in Berkhamsted for food and drink. The fresh dishes are prepared daily using superb seasonal ingredients sourced from an array of local suppliers. Menus here are always ever-evolving and change on a regular basis to reflect the season. There is always a new delicious food surprise to discover at The Boat in Berkhamsted. The pub offers a wide range of signatures dishes too. 

Friday Dining

Every Friday evening the Head Chef exclusively selects some great fish dishes.  The Boat insists it takes taste personally and that 'Every dish is a signature dish', this also means they have the freedom to put their stamp on every dish. See more on The Boat website. 

Drinks at The Boat

When it comes to the drinks list, every taste is catered for. There is a great range of Fuller's beers, plus a rotating list of fantastic craft beers from the likes of Tring and Haresfoot breweries, and a collection of superb wines, spirits and coffees too.

Private Events

The function room is a great space for meetings. If you are interested in hiring the function room for special occasion or for clients then please contact the Boat for further details. Lunch or dinner in these special surroundings is something else. 

What's On

The Boat hosts events and these can be viewed on The Boat website. More regular events during the week include:

Pie Tuesdays

Grab yourself a delicious handmade pie and a drink for just £12! Pies are made using Shortcrust pastry and only the finest ingredients. They are perfect with some spuds, vegetables and gravy. Then, you can choose from a thirst-quenching pint of tasty beer or a delicious glass of La Tordera DOC Prosecco!

Wine Down Wednesdays

Midweek blues? There's a place in Berkhamsted you can wash them away. 15% off on all bottles of wine & Prosecco every Wednesday. From crisp & refreshing white to a soft & silky red or maybe a fresh, dry rose, we have a delicious selection to choose from.

Craft Thursdays

Fancy something a bit different? Well, we have a crafty little idea for you. Literally, Enjoy 3 for 2 on our cracking range of bottled craft beers and craft cans. Our fridges are full of flavoursome beers, from super strength Belgian beers to refreshing craft pilsners and IPAs.

Fizz Fridays

Yes, kick off the weekend right and enjoy fizz Fridays with a bottle of Prosecco for just £20. Our crisp Moinet DOCG Prosecco from Conegliano, Italy, is a delicious way to end the working week.

Saturdays & Sundays

The Boat welcomes you to join them for Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10am.

The Boat pub in Berkhamsted looks forward to welcoming you onboard. 




Lovely Pub by the river

Opening Times

  • Mon 11am - 11pm
  • Tue 11am - 11pm
  • Wed 11am - 11pm
  • Thur 11am - 11pm
  • Fri 11am - 12pm
  • Sun 10am - 10.30pm

Additional info:

Open Bank Holidays

Lovely Pub by the river


  • Private Hire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Disabled Access
  • Country Location
  • Free Parking
  • Food Served
  • Pet Friendly
  • Outdoor Seating