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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (169 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (56 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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1 - 10 of 712 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have visited this restaurant for the past 3 years, and it has never failed to impress... the food has always been amazing, the staff are fantastic and the view of the harbour from the decking is beautiful...We would recommend this restaurant...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fairly scruffy place from the outside, and not particularly comfortable inside. It has the air of having seen better days. Down steps and right on the Harbour Beach front, it is an excellent location, although we didn't know if we could have parked on...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu seems to have reduced down to a few but good choices. Lobster still on the menu but pricey. Mussels good size portion!

Thank Riffharvey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner at The Boathouse last Thursday (5th) and it was a mixed experience. The location is great and the food is high quality; I had the whitebait starter and surf & turf main, which were all were very nice. The prices are high...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely relaxed place to eat stonkingly good seafood. The staff are friendly and have a natural approach and manner - there are also some great tunes playing in the background. We will definitely return on our next adventure in Cornwall!

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. Our first visit of the year didn’t disappoint. The menu has been updated; expanded for kids and back to battered fish with chips. Staff are friendly, prices on par with other restaurants around Newquay. Apart from good food, relaxed atmosphere, you...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning location in Newquay harbour - one of our favourite places. Menu is just right without too many options to choose from but a good selection. Hubby and I had the tomato soup to start with which was homemade and delicious. Hubbies Moules were gorgeous...More

Thank Rosa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff service of high quality. Staff very helpful. On arrival was shown to our table and served very efficantly. No waiting for service had couple drinks and a perfect meal. Fish was fresh and of high standard. Views of the harbour make this...More

Thank jpmg67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took a bit of finding but the location, right on - almost in - the harbour, makes it worth it. The decor is simple and well-judged. Despite being out of season the restaurant was almost full but the service was still personal and friendly....More

Thank DavidSBrussels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fantastic. We had the tomato soup for starter and the scallops and black pudding Bon Bon’s, both were delicious. For main we had the salmon and the catch of the day which was Pollock. All of the meals were cooked to such...More

Thank Rhia H
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
you can dive right down but we opt for a taxi.
Sarah F
16 July 2016|
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Response from SomersetFoxy | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 874062
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