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Boathouse Restaurant

Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
+44 1202 480033
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
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Reviewed today

Its pricey ,a beer for £5.50 It's not London its Christchurch could do with a larger bar area as it's a fight to get to the bar.Seating area is good outside when the sun shines ,but bring a large bundle of cash your need it.

Thank James O
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here for afternoon tea. Very lovely staff and helpful. We had tea with this amazing white chocolate and cranberry shortbread and nuts. I could of eaten a couple of them. The views from this place are fabulous. You can sit outside with glass...More

Thank Cherry M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best welcome from the miserable barman tonight. This place is very pretentious, it never used to be, the staff need a bit of customer service training, it doesn't take much to smile. Won't be going back in a hurry which is a shame...More

Thank Keren S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like a good Sunday roast, I’d recommend coming here (so long as you’re happy with beef or pork, as these were the only ones on offer). Having said that... our roast beef and roast pork were really, really good. If you’re not a...More

Thank Vivelafrancetoday
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter just played a round of golf at the boathouse in Christchurch and was served by a lovely wonderful polite young boy by the name of Archie! He was only around the age of 13/14 but was very polite and helpful and is great...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good here and it's in a lovely location, near the river. The service is good, too and there is a good atmosphere. You can eat outside, in a covered conservatory, which is lovely, or inside the dining room. We have been here...More

Thank 72margie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant was recommended to us. Great location in Christchurch with pleasant views. Not cheap but not too expensive. Food was excellent and the service very good. You need to book well in advance. Highly recommended.

Thank 362butterboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place but wish it had more seats. So comfy and warm. Will go back again and again probably

Thank Plum P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just love it here and lost count of the amount of times we have eaten in this place. Amazing location .....a perfect setting for a romantic dinner. Great food especially the seafood, service is always friendly and cocktails delicious! A great place for either...More

Thank webcatcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely situated on the quay. Nice decor, excellent service. Had the burger. Nice but cant justify £15 for it. Bit pricey but location helps.

Thank Lee F
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colin h
10 April 2017|
Response from gmboathouse | Property representative |
The mini golf is open everyday - is staffed at the hut during holidays and weekends; the rest of the time please see a member of staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 480033
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Eat alfresco or relax indoors and enjoy breakfast, coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and cake, dinner, delicious pizza, a glass of wine and watch as the world passes by. Menu highlights: Pizzas fresh from the Clay Oven Fresh Fish and Shellfish Specials Take Away Pizzas available Take Away Hot drinks available
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