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Charlie's Boathouse

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Charlestown Road | Charlestown, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
+44 1726 63322
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice location in Charlestown. No decent views of the harbour, but a bright, modern and airy interior. Nice ambience. Staff member was ok, but didn't seem to know what he was doing. Asked if we wanted jam & cream with a Cornish cream tea. Pushed us for drinks without giving us a chance to sit down. Silent communication with another... More 

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Thank Andy C
Totnes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted on our arrival by a very friendly waitress who showed us to our table. I instantly felt relaxed and welcome. The décor is spot on in my opinion, with a lovely relaxed atmosphere and all the staff appeared to be very friendly and efficient. Good food and drinks menu, with plenty to choose from.

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent and the food was tasty and quick service. The atmosphere was set just right for a low key kind of place with good music. Loved the food and the size of the place is just right. Would be good for a function night.

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kent
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here for breakfast myself and my husband had a cheese omelette my son had a bacon and egg bap and my daughter had a slice of chocolate cake, when the omelettes came up they looked pathetic no salad no toast nothing just a omelet in the middle of the plate so we quickly ordered some toast to go... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Day out driving round,ended up here following a recommendation from a friend. What a lovely place it was too. The food,staff and environment were really lovely and we spent a peaceful couple of hours eating and chatting. Would recommend it definitely and will hope to return

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time there for coffee. Very welcoming despite it was nearly lunchtime.Also treated to one of there raspberry crumble muffins. Really yummy.

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Thank Myra M
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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496 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At Coffee time this place is often buzzing. The coffee is excellent. Service is good and the sofa areas are comfy. Sitting outside in good weather is perfect.

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cornwall
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!!!! What a fantastic place to bring my dad for a birthday treat... Brilliant setting, atmosphere, staff & food. Menu to suit all... Good drinks menu the staff were so friendly that it made my dad's day.. Fantastic thank you to all the staff!!! Make sure you pre book your table so you can lunch here!! This was our first... More 

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United Kingdom
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday evening for a bite to eat. The restaurant is a combination of comfy sofas and a slightly more formal eating area, very comfortable and relaxing. The staff were very friendly with a good selection of beers and wines. I haven't seen Estrella on draught in a long time, so this was a nice surprise. I chose... More 

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Fowey, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. The atmosphere is vibrant and the decor looks great. We like the comfy sofa area and I always have my fingers crossed for a spot there. The pizza is excellent, crispy and very reasonably priced at £7.95 and big enough for two. Pizza is the meal it's so hard to do well at home and nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlestown Road | Charlestown, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 63322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?