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The Ferryboat Inn at Church Laneham

Riverside Traditional Pub & Dining South East of the market town of Retford
Opening at 16:30 tomorrow
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Day 56 in the Ferryboat Inn. We’ve been closed for 56 days now.... we miss you all massively! We’ve been working every day on improving our lovely pub, our gardens are looking lovely, the spruce up inside is coming together and our chef is working on our new menu, we can’t wait to have all our br...

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As expected the Government has extended the lockdown for a further 3 weeks. We will continue to comply with this and will remain closed. We took the decision not to offer takeaway services as the safety and wellbeing of our staff is our biggest priority. We’ll continue with our “to do” list and b...

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As we end the first full week of The Ferryboat being closed, we’ve had a blast with Automatic Fishcake tonight for the quiz, great to see customers joining in. We are monitoring the advice given by the government and at present we feel the safety and wellbeing of our team, families and customers ...

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Following the Prime Ministers daily conference, we have made the hardest decision imaginable and will stop all takeaway/collection services with Immediate effect. We have to put the health and wellbeing of our team, families and customers at the forefront of our decision making. We will of cours...

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In light of the recent announcement we will of course comply with the order from the Prime Minister to close our doors. Along with every other licensee in the country we are devastated to take this action. We will look to work on a plan to deliver a food and drink takeaway service to continue to ...

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day from us all here at The Ferryboat. We’re open today from 4.30pm, serving food until 8pm. As per our post last night we plan to continue to operate as usual whilst other community venues do so, our live entertainment programme will continue as planned at this time. We hav...

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We will be open as usual tomorrow from 4.30pm. Our St. Patrick’s day Guinness offer will still apply! And we will be serving food until 8pm. We have taken extra measures in cleaning and sanitising our premises and equipment on top of our usual schedules. We will continue to monitor messages issu...

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Happy Friday from us all here at The Ferryboat! It’s Fish & Chips Friday today, we’re serving fish and chips for two for £15 all day! We’ve got a packed weekend ahead with live entertainment, sporting action and good cheer. Don’t forget to book your table for Sunday lunch too. Have a great weekend!

Valentines Day at The Ferryboat

Feb 14, 2020 – Feb 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day at The Ferryboat. Why not bring your loved one for a lovely meal from our main menu followed by fabulous entertainment from the excellent Lu More. Food served all day. Entertainment from 9pm. Give us a call to book your table.


3 months ago
Went for Sunday lunch without booking but received a warm, friendly welcome. Although quite busy we were soon accommodated and had a lovely roast at a great value. Will definitely be going back. X
- Angela C
3 months ago
Newly opened. Lovely staff and good food and atmosphere. Will certainly come again
- Amy M
3 months ago
my friend and I went for a meal on sat 15 . great choice on the menu I went for steak pie and my friend went for curry .both meals were fantastic will definitely be going back great atmosphere great service well done.
- Richard H

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Church Laneham
DN22 0NQ
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Tue:4:30 – 10:00 pm
Wed:4:30 – 10:00 pm
Thu:4:30 – 10:00 pm
Fri:4:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sat:12:00 – 9:00 pm
Sun:12:00 – 9:00 pm
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