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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (169 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (56 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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1 - 10 of 718 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great restaurant location for the restaurant ! Greeted warmly on arrival with no trouble what so ever , friendly attentive staff , menu is fantastic and made a struggle for us to ordee both went for the white bait which was delicious ,...More

1  Thank TheFoodie1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at The Boathouse as recommended by our B&B owner. We were greeted warmly by Jack & selected from their menu which he went through with us . Fish was obviously their speciality as they overlook the Harbour & the food did not...More

Thank Fussy662016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took lunch here. Lovely setting overlooking the harbour. Fairly quiet and sun out so sat out on the balcony. Staff were attentive but not overly intrusive. Crab and steak sandwiches were very moorish, accompanied by thin crispy chips and side salad. Would return for an...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely evening here. The food is amazing. Very fresh. I did the unthinkable. I ordered Crab. To then watch the chef walk back in from outside with a live crb from the outside pools. I did wince a bit. My meal was...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sunday and the two female members of staff lacked a friendly customer service...the older one was rather abrupt when we attempted small talk about them being busy. I think they do not like tourists...the people who come year upon year and pay their...More

1  Thank Yeatesey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally got a table here on our last night of a 3 day Easter break to Newquay, and it was worth the wait. Any place with their own crab and lobster tanks outside is my kind or diner. We ordered the fruits der mer platter...More

Thank Purtonbuckland21
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My wife and I have visited this restaurant for the past 3 years, and it has never failed to impress... the food has always been amazing, the staff are fantastic and the view of the harbour from the decking is beautiful...We would recommend this restaurant...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A fairly scruffy place from the outside, and not particularly comfortable inside. It has the air of having seen better days. Down steps and right on the Harbour Beach front, it is an excellent location, although we didn't know if we could have parked on...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Menu seems to have reduced down to a few but good choices. Lobster still on the menu but pricey. Mussels good size portion!

Thank Riffharvey
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I had dinner at The Boathouse last Thursday (5th) and it was a mixed experience. The location is great and the food is high quality; I had the whitebait starter and surf & turf main, which were all were very nice. The prices are high...More

1  Thank Jon B
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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