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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (159 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (53 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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1 - 10 of 657 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here on a whim with my partner and 3 year old son, we'd headed out of Newquay for the day to St Ives and were heading back to somewhere local in Newquay, near our hotel. Partner found this place, so we hadn't booked. When...More

Thank jlsouster
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is casual and relaxed yet served high quality seafood which is excellently presented! The staff are all lovely. You are seated right by the cute little fishing harbour and can the tides come in and out. The harbours also has a little seal...More

Thank jasonjI8565PI
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a lovely relaxed evening of fresh lobster and mussels. Good food and friendly service. Good value for money!

Thank jeannine2608
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great harbour-side location with good staff. Food was good, the Lobster / Crab / Mussels 'combo' is worth a try and obviously very fresh. As mentioned staff themselves good but seemed very stretched. Not in any particular hurry but 2hrs 15mins is pushing it with...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Would just like to say, outstanding!! From start to finish....The service, location, and the sea food. Cooked to perfection.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saw this beautiful looking restaurant last time in Cornwall unfortunately was closed so was thrilled to get a table when visiting last week. Walking in we were looking forwards to a memorable evening. The first thing the greeter said was 'oh wasn't expect so many!'...More

Thank cathstephenson1962
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nothing can beat the ambience sitting having delicious romantic dinner watching the tide going out in the harbour. It is our favourite memory of Newquay. We will definitely be going back. The food was amazing. The service was on point. We love the boathouse.

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of family and friends, table of 10 in total. The children ordered the larger portion of pasta which was luke warm when it arrived and cost £16. The steaks were not cooked as requested and extremely overpriced and came with 4 potatoe wedges....More

Thank cosmopolitan_50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here a couple of times now while on holiday and both times have been excellent. Friendly staff, nice view of the harbour (try and get a table outside) and very tasty reasonably priced food. Dog friendly as well.

Thank chrishami2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

the lobster / sea food platter was enough food for even four of us food fatties , great pleasant staff , the view is change-able due to the tide , but have a word with god about that !! , lol, .

Thank jen1949
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Tony01UK | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not really no, and its a steep climb down to the restaurant. If you can get some help its so so so worth it! lol. All the best.
Sarah F
16 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 874062
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