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USD 7 - USD 131
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Seafood, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Street Food
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes there is a note on the table to remind that it takes a little longer at busy times. But 50mins for some squid and chips out of the deep fryer? And all came lukewarm. And a "half pint" is not 0.25 l BTW.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to go for a beer and the food is good a little pricey but you are on the harbour we had the Indian food which is very good and the guys are good people.You need to order it on the app qr...code is on the table lots of confused people when we went!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled across this place on Instagram, the pictures looked amazing and the reality didn't dissapoint. It's a great setting and organised very well. We visited as a family and my 9 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed her food choices (as did we all) only...downside was that the food arrives at different times so weren't necessarily all dining at the same time but that's expected with the nature of the venue and wouldn't stop me from returning. A visit is definitely recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Boathouse Street Food a few times during our stay in Newquay. Having eaten at the old Boathouse many times we were expecting the street food to not be on par with the original restaurant, we were wrong, it was brilliant. The online...ordering is pretty simple(even for me, I'm useless with this sort of thing) We all tried different foods from the Mexican, burger & chips, curry & rice, dohnuts,all very tasty, the onion bhajis are the best we've ever tasted. Staff were friendly Good drinks selection too. Reasonable prices and of course the amazing scenery and location.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 14 September 2021

This is right up our street, what a fantastic concept. We came here 3 or 4 times during our weeks stay in Newquay and I couldn’t fault the food at all. We tried most vendors and each were very tasty but the stand out for...us was the Mexican, the tacos are amazing! Our favourite was the chicken and beef, so very tasty! Also loved the quesadilla with pork. Very authentic Mexican food. The salt and pepper squid was amazing! So fresh and crispy. The donuts were very fresh and yummy. We had to queue once but it didn’t take long at all, you order everything online which suits us. It is slightly on the pricey side, but you get what you pay for and it is quality food in a gorgeous location! The atmosphere is spot on.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 13 September 2021

My wife and I attempted to have lunch at this place. They clearly rely on their location and the captive tourist market and have no concept of service. After sitting a while waiting for service, I heard another would-be customer ask a member of staff...if he could order. Her reply was that he had to order online. At that point we left as I do not accept such nonsense (incidentally it is illegal as I understand it not to offer alternative methods. It certainly disenfranchises people without smart phones, people with certain disabilities and certain religious groups, eg Plymouth Bretheren). I am sure the owners will say that they do offer other methods if people ask but that was not the impression given to the gentleman who asked about ordering! The laughable thing is that 4G service on at least one major provider’s service does not even work there! In the end they did us a favour as we went elsewhere, had a most enjoyable meal sat in the sun with a great view, good personal service and a great atmosphere. My advice would be avoid.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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roger s, Owner at The Boathouse - Street Food on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2021

Staff are on hand to help anyone that is unable to use the ordering system and will come to take an order in situations when customers are unable to order using their phones. We understand that this system does not suit everyone but have found...More

Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

We went in and sat at a table. We eventually had to attract the waitress’s attention to ask for a menu. She told us we had to order online. Both of us supposedly had 4G on our phones, but the phones couldn’t load the menus!...A total waste of time! We walked out! We don’t know how those, like the elderly who can’t use a smart phone go on? Nobody seems to think about age or disability discrimination, when they specify online ordering only?More

Date of visit: September 2021
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roger s, Owner at The Boathouse - Street Food on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2021

Staff are on hand to help anyone that is unable to use the ordering system and will come to take an order in situations when customers are unable to order using their phones. We understand that this system does not suit everyone but have found...More

Reviewed 11 September 2021

Amazing atmosphere and friendly staff. Queuing time was not long at all, beautiful setting and food was absolutely delicious. Good variety of food, convenient table service, food was quick to come out. Portion sizes were big. Will definitely visit again and highly recommend!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 9 September 2021

A bit of queue on arrival but this went down quickly. We were seated shortly after, and the location of the venue is just fantastic, right on the harbour. The food choices were excellent, seafood, Mexican, Indian, Pizza literally was something for everyone. Our food...& drink was ordered through the app, which was really quite easy to understand. Literally scan, and pick what you want. All the food come out very quickly & hot and most importantly tasted fantastic. Would definitely return.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 8 September 2021 via mobile

Right on the beach in the harbour, slightly out of the way of the main beach the service was good and the food was prompt and tasty. The app for ordering food isn't the easiest but the few mins working it out it's worth it....We loved that you could order from all the different food outlets at the same time.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Nicola C
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Response from FIL M | Reviewed this property |
My understanding based on a conversation I had with one of the staff members when I went. Is that the food vendors are on a 2 week rotation so as to keep the food options available fresh and innovative. This will also... More
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I think from memory it is, but there are some gradients. Best to check with them though.
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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.
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The Boathouse - Street Food on the Beach is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5