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Boatswains Brasserie

) #11 of 27 Restaurants in Salcombe $$ - $$$ British, , Gluten Free Options
6-7 Russell Court Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BS, England
01548 842189
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lemon sole” (9 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6-7 Russell Court Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BS, England
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent a weeks holiday in Salcombe and never having been before and knowing it would be busy, we booked our Eve meals in advance. We ate at the Boatswains on the very last night and it was certainly the best...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The turbot was probably the best fish we've had for years. A gastronomic experience in itself. This great little restaurant beats any we've been to in France. The charismatic, warm manager creates the pace and atmosphere backed by a great team of staff. Pity it...More

Thank linda s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinners arrived swimming in a bowl in a huge puddle of garlic butter and oil. The haddock, crispy bacon and bubble and squeak were reduced to a slop having absorbed this half full bowl of garlic butter mush making the entire dish totally soggy...More

3  Thank Kathy769
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Back to Boatswains after a gap. Great welcome from a very enthusiastic young staff. Wednesday night and the restaurant filled up quickly. However staff were on top of it, menu and drinks arrived within a few minutes, starter after 15 mins and mains 15 mins...More

Thank yamdrachir
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Visited as two couples, twice, each time all three courses were outstanding. 4 very happy people. Ate out at other venues, mostly good, but Boatswain, in our opinion, was best for food, service and price. Very attentive, friendly, helpful staff. (Just a small point -...More

Thank currentbun78
Reviewed 11 July 2017

ate at almost all etsablishments in Salcombe and this was the best in terms of selection and quality of food; staff were very friendly and attentive; some great special dishes; nice jolly atmosphere.

Thank clive a
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Ok, less good first. No dessert wine by the glass, and I've had better coffee. But apart from those trivialities, this was close to a perfect evening out. Excellent food, service and ambience. Fresh local fish. My daughter learned she liked scallops, and I'm not...More

Thank Giles T
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We tend to eat here every time we visit salcombe and the food and service is always consistent and of a very high standard. Well worth visiting but book in advance as normally no tables free for walk in customers.

Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Look out for this place, not on the main drag, up a side alleyway, hidden gem. The food was first class & I cannot fault it in anyway. Do not miss this you will not be disappointed. Steak was awesome.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Based on a very positive recommendation, we visited for a special meal for two whilst on holiday in Salcombe. The menu was extensive and we thought we were in for a real treat. After ordering we settled down to what we thought would be a...More

1  Thank Homesicklondonboy
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Stuart A
6 June 2017|
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I don't think dogs would be allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-7 Russell Court Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: 01548 842189
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