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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (173 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (57 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

The setting is lovely shame about the weather as it was dull and drizzly, i have scallops for starter and oh had the soup of the day which was blue stilton and broccoli, for mains mussels for me and fish of the day which is...More

Thank janedawson2108
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have visited here on a number of occasions and it is always good. The food is as fresh as it can be being literally on the sea. Staff are very friendly and make it a relaxed atmosphere here. Spoilt for choice here and delicious...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first time we have eaten in this restaurant and we were not disappointed. We booked a table in advance and that was a good decision as the place was extremely busy. We had a lovely table overlooking the small harbour and the...More

Thank I4700HFjohnw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boathouse is on the edge of the harbour with a great view. Obviously some tables are better sited for this view than others. The main reason for eating there is probably the crab and the lobster. As one gets to the door of the...More

1  Thank rathertesty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family we arrived with 2 tired kids. We ate great food they sat on the sofas and napped and the place had a lovely vibe. It got better when one of the waitresses (Amy) said she was the Uno champion and said when...More

2  Thank TSGF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to experience fresh Cornish seafood during our holiday and the Boathouse certainly delivered. The crab and lobster bisque was a bowl of dark rich deliciousness, and the crispy whiting very tasty. The highlight was the fruit de mer- we shared a half serve...More

Thank JBA2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

.......and that’s not a euphemism. We visited three times over the course of our holiday: First time for a coffee and a catch up with a friend. Mid morning, tide was out, little one cartwheeled on the beach while we enjoyed a very nice coffee....More

1  Thank Jo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the tide is in, you're literally 20 yards from the sea. On a wet, misty Wednesday it was bustling with enthusiastic staff and good food. My steak was nicely rare and the only grumble was that for £9.50, there should have been more than...More

1  Thank Rhionjones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up late foe our reservation but the host was sweet and gave us a nice table on the beach, the view is amazing by the way right at the beach, the 5 year old loved the mussels and had hai first lobster meal...More

Thank Ashira R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here on previous two visits to Newquay and both times it was very good, so disappointed that this time it was poor. Booked a table for 8:30, turned up 10 minutes early and didn’t get served any food until 9:35. Surf and Turf...More

1  Thank Kathleen_as_23
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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
US$14 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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