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The Long Bar & Restaurant

The Harbour | The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle PL35 0AQ, England
+44 1840 250202
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (8 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
The Harbour | The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle PL35 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for wedding anniversary and I had best risotto ever - pea and mint! husband had scallops with crispy sesame coated belly pork, then crab linguine and loved both. We sat upstairs in window seat - lovely setting with enhanced by local artist, Anita...More

Thank chebsy13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in for an early evening meal and took advantage of the "flexible" approach to restaurant/ bar dining, mixing the bar menu with the fine dining menu and eating in the restaurant. Nice crab cocktail was fresh and summery, and a starter of Fowey mussels...More

Thank Domirwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a window seat earlier in the day for 7pm and it was very pleasant. The surroundings were nothing grand but the meal was very, very good and served very hot which we always appreciate. We would recommend this place and may go back...More

Thank MrBLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try the wellington instead of our usual haunt, the riverside. What a mistake that proved to be. We went in earlier in the day to check out and were shown the seating options by a member of staff. We selected what we...More

Thank GrayandBev1
Jonathan S, Owner at The Long Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I have read your review and obviously apologise. Hopefully, you can see from our other reviews that this is not the level of service that we set out to deliver. Although we think that we have worked out when this occurred, it would be very...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We wanted somewhere to have an evening meal that was dog friendly and we were very impressed. The history of this old hotel was proudly displayed which made the experience very interesting. The staff were warm and friendly, and the service was very efficient. An...More

Thank 21geraldineJ
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Whilst I am happy to compliment the place on the quality of food which was matched by the friendly bar staff and clean, comfortable surroundings, it was disappointing to find the quiz starting as early as 8 when most people were still eating food. We...More

Thank John B
Jonathan S, Owner at The Long Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

I am sorry that you didn't enjoy the quiz, which for anyone reading this review takes place on the first Monday of each month. This is generally very popular and is run mostly in the bar area. We will nevertheless look at the start time,...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

They have just changed the way they use the dining areas in the Hotel. Despite this the service and food were both excellent. The lunch we had was not 'fine dining' but exceptionally good for hotel/pub food. The portion size on the main courses was...More

Thank lizbrian
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, nice beer, friendly service and a group of local singer thrown in. A very enjoyable evening

Thank hislordshipcornwall
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A cold and wet day saw us seeking sanctuary here. We were met with a warm welcome and were able to take our dog in. The barman immediately came over to put more wood on the fire which was lovely. We noticed that there was...More

Thank K J
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went here on New Years Eve for the taster menu. The staff were really professional and friendly but it was the food that stole the night! Absolutely fantastic - 7 courses for £65 and wine with each course for an additional £35. we were amazed...More

Thank Serena H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 52
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour | The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle PL35 0AQ, England (Formerly The Waterloo Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250202
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Overlooking the harbour in the Cornish fishing village of Boscastle and surrounded by the beautiful North Cornwall coastline, the Wellington Hotel has been providing a warm welcome to its guests for many years. It is one of Cornwall’s oldest Coaching Inns and dates back to the 16th Century. Awarded 2 AA Rosettes and using local seasonal produce, The Long Bar and Restaurant offers modern British cuisine in a classic yet relaxed setting. Whether you want an informal meal in the bar or table service in the restaurant, there is plenty of superb dishes to choose from.
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