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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (167 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (56 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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1 - 10 of 699 reviews

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We came here with Suisse friends. They loved it. The seafood menu is excellent and the best choice (certainly worth an excellent grading) - not so much so for gluten free. Once again I ended up with steak and salad. The safest option as they...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Impressed by the good reviews I booked The Boathouse for dinner last night of myself and my friend. The setting is picturesque. To start my friend ordered the fish croquets which were good. I ordered the crab pate which was slimy and unpleasant. The accompanying...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is an ideal treat for a little romantic meal. I recommend booking during the peak season as it's super busy due to how good it is. Sitting outside by the harbour is the best and if you're both into your seafood, I would highly...More

Thank Kittcattuk
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had fruits de mer which is very good , service is excellent + the sea view. We will revisit next year .

1  Thank Joe R
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing bad to say, beautiful scenery, friendly service, and the perfect waiter pictured below. Enjoyed a nice cup of coffee and a tea for only £4.50, definitely worth going.

1  Thank CMcintosh95
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Food was fantastic and service also fantastic. We made a reservation for a saturday night and was welcomed when we arrived. Reasonable price for very good food and nice ambience!

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by our B&B host. Expectations were high, and on many levels they were well placed. The restaurant is ideally situated just by the water in the harbour. Lobster pools outside are a very nice touch. Inside is nice and roomy, the...More

Thank Maciej R
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We Enjoyed a high quality meal with great service and a lovely atmosphere. Lobster was perfect and fresh fish prepared just right. Well worth a visit.

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with my wife. Best meal of our visit to Newquay! She had king prawns to start, then moules marinière for main. I had fruits de mer half size to myself, managed most of it and it was sublime... Will be returning in a heartbeat...More

Thank DJ-JB-88
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Came here for dinner and sat on the heated terrace. Good choice of food, well presented and tasty. Good service and a lively location for a seafood dinner.

Thank LDGK90
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
you can dive right down but we opt for a taxi.
Sarah F
16 July 2016|
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Response from SomersetFoxy | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 71
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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