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The Boathouse

$$ - $$$, British,
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
+44 1326 315425
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last week with a friend. Both had lamb Sunday dinners which were very tasty and came out in good time. Very pretty views of the harbour and OH MY GOODNESS the chocolate brownie and ice cream was divine!

Thank jj100675
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Attended as part of a work Christmas party. The food was excellent - given that we were such a large group. The prawn starter was delicious as was the turkey roast. I usually never eat dessert but on this occasion had the brownie with orange...More

Thank kernowgirl17
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I always like to have a Sunday roast lunch when we are in England - and today’s was fantastic. The barmaid recommended the pork, and it did not let us down. The veggies and accompaniments were also great. The service, drinks (beer...More

1  Thank Judith C
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting the Boathouse for the last 5 years, we love the ambience, the publican, the real ale and the food. We visited just after New Year and we were soooo looking forward to the yummy chips BUT they seem to have been...More

Thank Christina075
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Sincere apologies on investigation our fresh chips had been frozen by mistake and used,not our usual practice,no ones fault,just a case of staff thinking!!...do pop in and i will cook you a proper bowlful,thanks for the gentle manner.

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Based on the reviews, and with local friends in tow who spoke highly of it, we booked a table on Saturday night at 19:00 with high expectations. On arrival, it was busy, which is always a good sign. The waitresses behind the bar were both...More

Thank Paul C
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

You were checked on mid meal and voiced no issues,my point was things can always be corrected,we let you down.Sorry my disappointment in us was mis-interpreted.

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

After buying drinks and having a nice start to our evening, another patron persistently made advances. After telling them clearly I was not interested they ignored it and began rubbing and stroking me. We all like to be appreciated but this was most certainly not...More

Thank Adam H
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Bit confused as the situation was promptly dealt with,the lad was not a local and was accepting of his warning, as no one else witnessed the behaviour in a packed pub,stayed on the spot to monitor,so as for being outside untrue,being a publican of 32...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Without a doubt the best Sunday roast available in Falmouth, exceptionally well cooked joints, generous portions, gravy better then mum makes (sorry - but true!) and all served with a wonderful selection of beers, ciders and other tipples make this the place to go on...More

Thank Mr A
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

If you like vegetables, are a vegetarian, like a Sunday lunch then look no further. We arrived mid afternoon, no nut roast, boo, oh but purple sprouting broccoli and feta tart with all the roast trimmings, yes, yes. My veggie friend was happy, I had...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We planned on coming to The Boathouse for a meal with family. We arrived at 12 as per advice from the website which stated the opening times as 12-12 on a Saturday; it was advised that food was served from 12.30-2pm. 6 of us waited...More

Thank Emily M
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

My sincere apologies,we had a staffing situation and opened later than planned,sorry your Grandad only met the kitchen porter,who being only 17 is not used to meeting the public,hence his nervous response.

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Boathouse is our favourite pub that we discovered whilst on holiday in Falmouth. The staff were amazing, the service friendly and warm but professional. The food was delicious, the locals were friendly and the view over the marina was out of this world. The...More

1  Thank FaceFactsGoatFace
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Janice S
13 January 2018|
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Response from ambrose67 | Property representative |
In the spring/summer there is a wider variety of cider available,if you have some favourites please say.
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ambrose67
17 March 2016|
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Response from karinl | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see your question until now. Would have been a Saturday round 1 to 2 p.m. for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 315425
Description
Pub with locally sourced, high quality food. Casual dining; order from bar but then waiter service. Eat in our dining area, bar, al fresco on the patio or on our covered balcony, enjoying the exceptional views for which we are renowned.
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