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The Boathouse Restaurant

) #5 of 169 Restaurants in Frankston $$ - $$$ Seafood, International,
366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9770 5330
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
“linguine” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of options in the menu and great quality and taste. price is reasonable and good cocktails on the menu. location is good too. we would visit again.

Thank Naveen_GlobeTrotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a busy Saturday night with 4 people Good initial table service with orders placed Calamari for entree was very dry. Left most on the plate Eye Fillet very good Pork belly was served as a risotto. Very little pork. Passing waitress when queried...More

Thank jamo04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always take my staff here for Christmas lunch - but go quite often on other occasions too. When the weather's fine, sit outside on the deck near the creek; it's really tranquil. Food is creative and very very good. Great service, too.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lunch special with main, dessert and a glass of wine. I had the chicken and it was one of the tastiest meals I've ever had!! So many flavours that really complimented each other. The house red wine was also lovely. I just...More

Thank Marns1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed a Sunday Lunch here. There were four of us dining and we sat on a table by the window. Our waitress was very informative and took all of our orders without writing them down. We all tried something different for entree (good...More

Thank CRadzzz1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently dined at Frankston's Boathouse Restaurant for a birthday party and found the food to be delicious, the service friendly and the ambiance wonderful. All in all a great experience and we will be back to this little gem of a place backing onto...More

Thank jabartle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined as couple. Service was excellent. Food was really great. Atmosphere good, was warm and cozy on a freezing night. The menu is very good, quite extensive not like many places which offer about 5 mains. Small niggle, why must we be offered "boutique" beers....More

Thank bilandan
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The food was great the service was a bit slow initially but very friendly & helpful.Four of us went for dinner all had different entrees & we had a selection of mains & desserts.We had wine by the glass which was fine. Only problem was...More

Thank DeniseLock
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We have become regulars at this restaurant. The menu is extensive and the servings are generous. Recently held a birthday party there and the level of attention was impressive. They even devised an entire menu for our vegan guests who were blown away that they...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly waitress and seated promtly at a table on the upper level of the restaurant. The restaurant has a nice, initmate atmosphere, so i found it surprising that we were seated next to a couple with a toddler...More

Thank Jocelyn B
Cam T, Owner at The Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Jocelyn, thank you for the review. Would you be kind enough to let me know when you dined, as we cant find your details, so i can discuss your disappointment with the staff that were on that night. We are rather busy most nights...More

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30 July 2017|
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Response from Aussiedreamer_10 | Reviewed this property |
Give the restaurant a call - if they do open on Xmas Day you would need to book early in the year. I tried once for Mothers Day but it was all booked out by March.
Jarmila J
28 April 2017|
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Response from Cam T | Property representative |
Hi Jarmila, our entry level is wheelchair friendly as are our restrooms, if you would like to make a booking please call the restaurant on 9770 5330, regards Cameron
Helen B
25 January 2017|
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Response from Cam T | Property representative |
Neat casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 5330
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The iconic Boathouse Restaurant is Frankston's premiere dining destination. With an unpretentious menu based on fresh locally sourced produce, this eclectic restaurant boasts a lush, creek-side location at the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula. Recently refurbished to the highest standards, the restaurant is a popular favourite among locals and holiday makers. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner, family get together, special occasion or wedding reception venue The Boathouse Restaurant is perfect for any occasion.
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