The Boat Inn

a village Pub Kitchen

built at the same time as the Staffs and Worcs Canal in 1779, The Boat Inn is one of the old ‘Gateways’ to the Village of Penkridge,
for many years it was the first or last stopping point, as locals and visitors travelled along the Cannock Road.

The Boat Inn has been a place to eat and drink for almost 250 years – and we want to continue in this tradition,
to give customers a rewarding experience; great beers, wines and spirits, excellent food and service in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Your Pub

your Local

The Boat Inn, a pub that prides itself on high quality home cooked food, 5 star Cask Marque real ales, a wide selection of beers, ciders, wines and spirits and a warm atmosphere steeped in the community but always welcoming to everyone.

The cosy restaurant is augmented by high tables and additional seating in the bar area and during the Summer an extensive outside area is the perfect spot alongside the canal to eat great home cooked food or enjoy a pint whilst watching the boats pass by.

Through the week there are theme nights including Burger Night, Supper Night and Grill night and at the weekends things are a bit more lively with live music every Saturday night.

Party in the CarPark 2018
26 Aug 2018, 12:00 - The Boat Inn
The Boat Inn

Party in the CarPark 2018

August Bank Holiday Sunday Join us for a day of live music and Entertainment

Events coming soon……..

Our Kitchen

Delicious food prepared fresh everyday

Summer Menu




Theme nights



We’re very proud of our burgers at The Boat so we’ve dedicated Tuesday evening to show off what we can do.

From the gourmet beef to chicken, lamb or vegetarian, they’re all given a chance to shine with various toppings and all served in a brioche bun with mixed salad and fries.

Don’t just settle for mouth watering pictures, make The Boat Inn on a Tuesday your destination

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The most popular of our theme nights is undoubtedly Grill Night on a Thursday

We offer a choice of meats and fish cooked to your liking and served with a full garnish with either – a pint, glass of wine or soft drink –

or for 2 with a bottle of wine.

A really popular night so would advise booking a table especially throughout the summer months as we do get extremely busy

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