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The Boatshed Cafe-Bar

Wharf Road | The Harbour, Penzance TR18 4AS, England
+44 1736 368845
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (35 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wharf Road | The Harbour, Penzance TR18 4AS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch and were thoroughly pleased with all aspects of The Boatshed. The staff for very friendly, and aware of the gluten free dishes on the menu. The kids meals were devoured, no complaints there. The wife's gluten free chicken salad was excellent...More

Thank UK_Beach_Bum2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner & I stopped in for lunch recently, the nachos were incredible and the cream tea was good also. Decent prices and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Hannah18297
Nigel W, Owner at The Boatshed Cafe-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and nice small atmosfer with comfort and good music. I'll be definitely come back one day:))

Thank Katarzyna B
Nigel W, Owner at The Boatshed Cafe-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Penzance for a couple of days and the Boatshed was just down the road from out guest house so we ate here for a couple of nights... Now neither my wife or I are particular seafood lovers but there were other options on...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been underwhelmed by the options for a decent meal in Penzance, we decided to try this waterfront cafe/bar - something of a punt given the 50/50 split between seafood aficionados and, well, dislikers of squidgy things! What we immediately discovered was that the ground...More

Thank Helvellyn2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They was 11 of us on Saturday night that came in for a meal. Came in at 7.30 4 of us had starters which came out quite quick, but after our starter plates were cleared we were waiting for 2hours for our main course. The...More

1  Thank Mat C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started badly when the waitress couldn't remember the 2 drinks we asked for. Things improved with the starter, which was quite good, but went down hill again with the main. The chips that arrived with my meal were saturated in fat with a burnt taste,...More

Thank Brenm1972
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and welcoming. The restaurant had a cosy feel about it. We were seated in restaurant upstairs which would recommend. The food was good. Husband had whole sea bass which seemed good. Our son had piri piri chicken which he said lacked...More

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Walked in off the street to be greeted by lovely ladies and nothing was too much trouble. Lovely staff very helpful and great food. Thanks for looking after us. Steak for me and fish for hubby. Delicious and would definitely visit again. Dessert was delicious...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the Boatshed turned out to be a bit of a disappointment given the prices being charged. Whilst the sea bass fillets I had were very good, there was not enough of them on the plate and the chips that came with everything were a...More

Thank Petica W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road | The Harbour, Penzance TR18 4AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 368845
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