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  • Depart from Burghfield Bridge, Kennet and Avon Canal Reading
  • For any occasion Celebrating? Romantic meal? Something different? Something unforgettable and unique.
  • You will be joined by BBC Master Chef finalist Annie Assheton for this exciting venture.
  • Your personal crew will be on hand to show you how to handle and navigate a boat and take her through a lock

What to Expect

Delicious, freshly prepared and beautiful food using good quality, responsibly produced and locally sourced products and ingredients are central to Annie’s cooking.

Annie will be your private chef for the evening, cooking in front of you as she entertains with her experiences as a Chef and stories about her BBC TV appearance on Master Chef.

We would like to cordially invite you to a unique dining experience on board as we cruises the Kennet and Avon Canal.

Where else could you sip Champagne whilst your own private chef cooks you your personally devised menu in front of you, as the world goes by your window cruising the renown and beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal.

And if you fancy your hand at steering a 57ft narrow boat, your personal crew will be on hand to show you how to handle and navigate a boat and take her through a lock, stepping back in time to the industrial revolution: fine dining, boat handling and time travel. Unique.

What is included

  • We will provide a range of original and exciting menus devised by our Master Chef
  • The meal consists of canapés
  • Starter
  • Main Course
  • Dessert Champagne, wine, local beers, cider and coffee.
  • Your personal crew
  • Dinner for 2
  • Personal chef Experience

What to bring

  • Just yourselves

About your Localist


We are keen boaters and have lived on narrowboats ourselves. This has led us to setting up a canal boat hire company on the Kennet and Avon Canal. So others can share the Canal Experience through our family run business.


  • English

$ 534 p.p. if 2

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