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The Anstruther Boathouse

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
28 Shore Street | Anstruther, East Neuk, Fife, Anstruther KY10 3AQ, Scotland
+44 1333 310539
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
28 Shore Street | Anstruther, East Neuk, Fife, Anstruther KY10 3AQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked into The Boathouse on the last night of a family break in the East Neuk, we arrived a little early, but our table was ready and we were seated straight away, although waiting in the bar wouldn't have been an issue as they...More

1  Thank CanonDave
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant as we found the fish bar in the same street absolutely packed with queues that seemed to stretch for ever. The food was excellent, The staff were friendly and efficient and altogether this was a great place to go and...More

2  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great wee bar and restaurant. Lovely food - soups are especially delicious. Very welcoming staff, friendly and efficient service. Usually some live music at the weekend. Another bonus is that the bar area is dog friendly.

2  Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table for 4, on arrival we were seated the place is quite small and very warm ,the staff couldn't do enough for us they were excellent we had 3 fish and chips and my daughter is a vegetarian so she had the macaroni...More

2  Thank boerkyjean
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much and we are looking forward to welcoming you back very soon 😀

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub and restaurant, friendly staff, great view from garden and lovely food. Very nice spot to visit. garden decked area is a nice little sun trap

2  Thank kasey r
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We have been enjoying a great summer season with fabulous guests like you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights in The Boathouse in Anstruther and thoroughly enjoyed, not only the comfortable and quirky upstairs accommodation (which dates back to the 1700s!), the absolutely delicious food served in the pub nightly and the included scrummy breakfasts daily, but most of all,...More

1  Thank Karen B
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fabulous guests make The Anstruther Boathouse a great place to be! Blane and his family look forward to welcoming you back soon 😘

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch here and found the staff very welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed our meal very much.

2  Thank Sonia1948
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lovely lovely customers! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family and two Pomeranians. The menu featured a good range of choice using local produce. The bar food was excellent. Food was fresh. Local fish was beautifully prepared. The staff were great and very friendly. The Boathouse has a fantastic atmosphere. This...More

1  Thank 2888alex
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You are great customers! The team loved you and the dogs! They are looking forward to seeing you again soon !😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food very good and hot. Pleasant girl member of staff to serve us. Couches have seen better days and need renewed but all in all a very nice visit. We have been a couple of times last year and enjoyed the food.😁

1  Thank 82ibrown
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The leather sofas have been well worn! It's time for some new ones- come back and test them! Thanks for being a great customer. 😀

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came in to have a meal and a drink. We were served quickly by friendly, well presented staff who were very willing to help. The food arrived promptly and was well presented and very tasty indeed. When our glasses were empty...More

1  Thank triumph354
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

You are very welcome! Fabulous menus for the rest of the summer and exciting plans into the Autumn. See you soon.

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Caledonia8
29 June 2017|
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Response from Irene4221 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park across the road with plenty parking.
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bopo72
14 February 2017|
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Response from Rcr272 | Reviewed this property |
Room we were in needs complete refurbishment,can't see that one ready for March,breakfast hot filled rolls and cereal,rolls were more like burger buns
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Jacqueline M
9 December 2016|
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Response from Deb N | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do🐶🐶🐶🐶
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Shore Street | Anstruther, East Neuk, Fife, Anstruther KY10 3AQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Anstruther
  • Phone Number: +44 1333 310539
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Description
The Anstruther Boathouse is a Beer/Wine Bar, Coffee Bar and Restaurant and Beer Garden on the waterfront of Anstruther Shore. Accommodation is also available including The Harbour View Suite, The Craw's Nest deluxe double ensuite room and The Robert Louis Stevenson ensuite triple studio.. We offer a Day Menu, serving locally sourced fresh food from 10.00Am until 8.00Pm.This includes everything from soups, snacks and sandwiches and paninis to daily specials on the blackboard - with a fine preparation of cod loin sittinng alongside a great offer of 'East Neuk Haddock and Hand-Cut Chips'. Other options include Steak and Ale Pie and the Famous Boathouse Burgers (with beef, chicken and vegetarian options). Our new draft and cask offer: Duechars IPA, Guest ales including Eden Ales, Adnams Ales, Orkney Ales, Inveralmond ales and many more, Carlsberg LagerBelhaven Best, Perreti, San Miguel,Blackthorn Cider, fruit ciders,Guinness and Guinness Extra Cold and arrange of world beers. We have a wine list to suit all tastes and delicious chilled Prosecco. Our Whisky, Gin, Rum and spirit menus will tempt you! .
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