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Boathouse Restaurant

Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
+44 1202 480033
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (106 reviews)
“mussels” (36 reviews)
“sea bass” (25 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Five of us ate here, the service was excellent as was the atmosphere, the food was good although not of fantastic quality The drinks were also a bit pricey but overall a good restaurant, we will go back

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing venue for a networking meeting, wonderful location, lovely view and spacious room for people to mingle and network. A big thank you to Tom, Sophie and Eric for making the evening run so smoothly. The service was excellent, the food was delicious and...More

Thank mariareid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent meal in lovely surroundings with friends we met up with after a visit to Christchurch for a wedding. We all decided to have fillet steak which was lovely and cooked exactly to our liking. However the chips that came with my husbands...More

Thank supasec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent seafood very nice place to go foods is great nice bar area would definitely visit again nice wines

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was driving back from east Devon to London wanted to stop somewhere for tea. A little bit of a detour but returned to the boathouse on a Wednesday night to give it a try ( visited last about a year ago). The boat house is...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warned there might be a wait for food. Was not too bad. Excellent service. Lovely staff. Skate was amazing. Good portions. Good coffee. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank 15Tina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting was just perfect for a Saturday morning brunch - lots of seating to choose from, both inside and out, a great menu choice, delicious food and good, attentive service.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the Boathouse just for a couple of quick drinks before dinner. A nice bar with great decor in a lovely position close to the river in Christchurch. Will go again next time we're down that way.

Thank BrianKane_2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with 4 friends on a Saturday night and hadn't booked but the staff were very good at finding a table. The bar was very cosmopolitan and had an upbeat feel to it but didn't feel pretentious though it was full of the trendy...More

Thank Christian A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been there several times. In our party, we ate olives & bread to start. Then pizzas monkfish, and fish & chips. All happy with meals. Good portion size. Good was hot. Would go again. Advisable to book. Typical mains was £15. Quite acceptable. Wine...More

Thank MrDBmth
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colin h
11 April 2017|
Response from gmboathouse | Property representative |
The mini golf is open everyday - is staffed at the hut during holidays and weekends; the rest of the time please see a member of staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 480033
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