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The Boathouse

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South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great food on the waterfront. The view is stunning. Good food that is well presented- hot plates would have helped keep the food hot! Nice menu, would definitely come again.

Thank Ashley B
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the Boathouse for a Hen party dinner. We were so impressed by the whole experience and would definitely recommend it.

Thank Jennifer T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Seems like this is the place to on our annual trip to Cornwall and it's a shame it's not closer to home (or we're closer to it ?!) Went for a late lunch and shared the squid & scallops. Perfectly executed and thoroughly enjoyable. Our son started his children's portion of fish & chips, normally this would take him well... More 

Thank Matt S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Fantastic seafood platter. Go for the biggest lobster you can you won't be disappointed. Not the type of restaurant you go to for the wine, which was disappointing. But go anyway, see you there in August 2017

Thank Clifford_Bosdet
Truro, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

A very large group of us booked to eat last night. Despite the pressure of having to coordinate orders and the arrival of food everything was brilliant. Our meals (all thirty or so of us) were delicious and beautifully presented.

Thank Flameraisin
Witney, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here tonight after reading reviews. What a great place. Lovely staff and amazing food. I tried the hake in chowder. A first and would highly recommend. However. I then had chocolate tart with date and pecan crust. Best desert ever! Thank you.

Thank Sally R
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have always had a great experience here and given good reviews. Something went wrong this time and reading other reviews others may have noticed. I have commented before that the menu never changes but I can understand why when i guess there is a lot of passing trade. However, this time after placing our order we waited an hour... More 

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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a breath of fresh air... staff very friendly and food was stunning. such a shame we found this place so late in the week... will be returning next time in Cornwall

1 Thank T5Asav
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Me and a group of friends come here every year when visiting another friend who lives locally. Staff are always helpful and cheerful, and the food is fresh and delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank benjafinn
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

On a very rainy night found this fab restaurant, solo diner, but got lovely waterfront seat with big heater, great squid so tasty with chilli sauce, very good side salad much better than usual ones, glass of prosecco, good service, great view couldn't have been happier

Thank kathryn950

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$65
Seafood, British
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?