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The Boathouse Bistro

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The Boathouse The Dock | Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby YO22 4SJ, England
+44 1947 880099
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Boathouse's atmosphere and ambience was wonderful the service was quick and attentive. You would have to book well in advance to get a seat and always busy. The main course was delightfully presented - I had the Seafood Linguine, the starter was a little lacking in presentation and volume - a sharer for 2 of meats, flat breads and... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Not sure what the food is like but whilst me & the wife were looking at the bistro (as a potential evening meal later that week) my son sat on one of the stools outside on the path) an angry woman came rushing out shouting that they cannot have children in the establishment. She scared the life out of him.... More 

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Thank David T
chesterfield
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Very good sea food bistro, almost always booked, quality of food is good, service is good, price is reasonable, Toilets are an adventure but clean, we found them a nice talking point, to find out more you will just have to book a meal and try them yourself. The main down side is the price of drinks.

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Thank bruneval
Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

a great meal again, would recommend the surf and turf. wonderful surroundings in keeping with Robin Hoods Bay history

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Thank mallordhouse
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Absolutely wonderful place for a meal,the staff were so nice and friendly too. Very quaint cottage sized rooms, all part of the character, lovely place for a couple of nights stay.

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Thank Lynne B
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

great little place serving fresh food including whitby crab - delicious.Local bottled beers and lagers available. very intimate atmosphere ideal for couples. Staff very pleasant and helpful

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Thank Ray813
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Boathouse bistro closed about 4 years ago and is now Smugglers. Friendly and helpful and interesting food

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Thank Josephine W
Sheffield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

We found The Boathouse Bistro on TA when staying in Robin Hoods Bay and probably managed to get one of the last tables, as the place is quite small and cosy. There was a nice candlelit atmosphere and the young waitress was very attentive and helpful. We chose different starters (chowder for me and baked camembert for my OH, but... More 

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Thank SheffieldPip
York, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Make sure to pre book. Portion sizes were very good. Food was good, basic fare. Nice atmosphere, nice staff, all in all we had a lovely evening.

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Thank Annie D
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

the bistro is small and manages to give a warm romantic atmosphere with lots of wood furniture and candles on the tables. Staff were helpful and attentive. The surf and turf was amazing. The seafood is served in shells and was wonderful. We had a fantastic meal and would highly recommend booking a table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British
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  • Address: The Boathouse The Dock | Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby YO22 4SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 880099

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?