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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” (167 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (56 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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11 - 20 of 701 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with my wife. Best meal of our visit to Newquay! She had king prawns to start, then moules marinière for main. I had fruits de mer half size to myself, managed most of it and it was sublime... Will be returning in a heartbeat...More

Thank DJ-JB-88
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Came here for dinner and sat on the heated terrace. Good choice of food, well presented and tasty. Good service and a lively location for a seafood dinner.

Thank LDGK90
Reviewed 16 September 2017

My mate and I stumbled across The Boathouse on a Thursday afternoon. Our first meet up in around 15 years, after a 40 year friendship so initially the location was actually second fiddle. However we were warmly greeted and loved the setting. My friend had...More

1  Thank ALG68
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We started off with mushroom and tarragon soups and scallops-absolutely delicious! Best soup experience I've ever had :) Mains were lovely too, fruit de meer to die for. However, for the second time my partner ordered a steak and regretted it. If only the chefs...More

Thank Magda C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We found this gem through Tripadvisor and it certainly didn't disappoint. A raining September evening but we were able to sit out on the Verander protected from the rain and plenty of heat from the patio heaters. Service was very friendly and we were not...More

Thank Andy_Reynolds
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I love the location of this place, its nice to go for a early morning coffee, read the paper and chill. It is still a very popular venue, staff always helpful, prices are a touch on the steep side but with the vista one can...More

Thank robert w
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had been looking forward to the boat house for a few weeks and was really disappointed with our visit although I will say the 2 starters we had were nice but over priced ( the king prawns and scallops ) we booked for our...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Outstanding. Absolutely outstanding. The waitress was extremely freindly and helpful with the menu. I went with my wife and 3 year old son. Very accomodating. Very good portion size. Very delicious. Will be coming back many times.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A great place for lunch. Fantastic location. Away from the crowds. A real gem that we visit every time we are in Newquay without fail.

Thank Miles R
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It is a nice restaurant with delicious seafood and the staff are friendly. Nice view to see the sea and if you are lucky you might see the seal.

Thank Alice C
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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.
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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, Child-friendly, View, 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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