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The Old Boat House

The Quay, Looe PL13 1AL, England
+44 1503 262230
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“cake” (13 reviews)
“crisps” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay, Looe PL13 1AL, England
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Family of four popped in here for lunch. Lucky to get four seats overlooking the river. Decided on sandwiches and went to counter to order. Woman was busy making hot drinks and said "won't keep you a second" fair enough i thought. She then proceeded...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pooramsden
Kirsty G, General Manager at The Old Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

We are very sorry that you were unable to dine with us on this lovely chosen day, however as you state 'you were lucky to get four seats over looking the river' due to the fact we were busy as it was half term. We...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

All the times I have been to Looe I seem to have overlooked this little gem. There are only about half a dozen tables and a comfy sofa and chairs but it doesn't feel cluttered or cramped. Lovely fresh bright decoration does help. My friend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BuckR328
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for coffee and cheese panini... what a waste of money .. no cheese and a disgusting soggy panini.. its a shame as such a lively little spot .. service was pretty poor too .

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank KateS715
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Went to this cafe bar ordered hot drinks and a strawberry meringue as we were eating the meringue I felt it wasn’t as fresh as one may have liked the cream was clumpy on digging into it further the cream was streaked with mould and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank tatty2016
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Only had hot drinks but were very nice. Inside & outside seating. There is seating just outside or there is seating over the road, just by the river. The views are amazing. Friendly staff, good service, no parking.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Samuel C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

There couldn't be a better spot than The Old Boat House outside space on the quayside. On a hot June day we couldn't resist the crab sandwiches and a glass of cider while viewing the estuary and the coming and going of small sea vessels....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SolihullCatwoman
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Spent the day in Looe and called in for lunch. Friendly staff made us welcome, and found us a table as it was busy. Tasty sandwiches enjoyed by all of us.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 342nicc
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We popped in for coffee and cakes today whilst visiting Looe. Cappuccinos were very nice. Cakes were lovely the carrot cake being very light and tastey. Great location as has been said to sit by the harbour in the sun. Dogs are welcome also which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JonathanWootton
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We came to Loo as a short day trip from Plymouth, not been for a few years and found it a lovely vibrant place. We had a lovely coffee and pot of tea sat outside by the river. We were served by a lovely charming...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank clivew489
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We had well filled turkey sandwiches on thick, fresh and light granary bread. The staff were friendly and happy to provide a small dish of Branston pickle on request. Good choice of soft and alcoholic drinks. Competitive prices. Nice location overlooking Looe harbour.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 63Birds
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Questions & Answers
November 10, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kirsty G | Property representative |
We have free wifi, there is a small step to indoors however we do have outdoor seating which has easy access to. Children and Dogs are welcome. If you wish to smoke then we provide ash trays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Looe PL13 1AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 262230
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