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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (36 reviews)
“scampi” (30 reviews)
“homemade chips” (11 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Shore Street | Anstruther, East Neuk, Fife, Anstruther KY10 3AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Anstruther Boathouse Family Suite for two nights during our Scotland Vacation. Large En-Suite Room with a double bed and two twin beds located right on Anstruther Harbor; one of 3 rooms above the pub. Shower hot water and shower door a little...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone to the Boathouse lots over the last 5 years or so and it has been generally a great pub. I have eaten in the restaurant and in the bar and both have been great but I If you want to have a...More

1  Thank DDAL0701
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while staying in Pitenweem for a beer and then returned in the evening for a meal. Very very friendly bar staff, food is excellent (I had the veggie burger and was the best I’ve had in a very long time!) and staff absolutely brilliant...More

Thank EllenHosk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited this establishment several times now for both a meal and for drinks and have always found the staff to be friendly and efficient. The food is good and reasonably priced and best of all it is genuinely dog friendly...More

1  Thank alistair1451
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Boathouse on a Sunday afternoon with our 8 week old baby. Staff were welcoming and went out of their way to make sure that we had a quiet corner and room for the pram. We were able to enjoy the eclectic mix...More

1  Thank lilalo21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Boathouse is a lovely, quirky and cosy place to stay if you're looking for a quiet break. The rooms are far enough above the bar to be incredibly quiet, with a stunning view over the harbour. I think they've been refurbished recently. They are...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well located with friendly staff. Food comes in great portions and I definitely recommend the chowder. Well-priced.

Thank Lusy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised to read some negative reviews of this place. We popped in for a quick meal, to avoid the queues at the neighbouring cafe. We had a table by the window, a great fish pie, and friendly and attentive staff. What's not to...More

1  Thank Prue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a late lunch with a friend and we were both very hungry. We choose lasagne with garlic bread and decided to share a side salad. The lasagne was great and my friend was unable to finish hers. I struggled to finish mine but did...More

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

Thanks for this 'Auntie Mags'....points noted and will be acted upon. Kind regards, Team Boathouse

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to walk part of the Fife Coastal Path finishing up in Anstruther. Lovely little fishing village. Went into the Anstruther Boathouse for a drink. Lovely pub doing nice selection of beer and wine. Had an Angelo Poretti. Gorgeous Italian beer beating Peroni and Moretti!...More

Thank tamkearney52
Linda T, Owner at The Anstruther Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is a beautiful little town, full of lovely people and welcomign places to visit. See you again soon?

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June 29, 2017|
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Response from Irene4221 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park across the road with plenty parking.
February 14, 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
Jacqueline M
December 9, 2016|
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Response from Deb N | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do🐶🐶🐶🐶
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Seafood, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, 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. - 12:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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