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Boatswains Brasserie

6-7 Russell Court Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BS, England
+44 1548 842189
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (19 reviews)
“lemon sole” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6-7 Russell Court Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BS, England
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Excellent seafood specials, and good general menu. Scallops, and baked cod for me; crab pasta for 16 year old daughter. Good atmosphere, friendly staff. Been coming to Salcombe for 20 years but somehow never been to boatswains - something to rectify regularly!

Thank geoffm1
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We found this little restaurant up an alleyway whilst shopping in the afternoon so we headed back there in the evening. They managed to squeeze us in on a busy Friday night. We thought our meals were excellent, the fish was so fresh and tender....More

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Had an afternoon shopping and a few early evening drinks and stumbled across this little gem of a restaurant. The food was amazing! Great service, great menu and really felt looked after by the staff. Scallops for starters were so incredibly tender, and the cod...More

Thank Smiffy2929
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife and I noticed this restaurant tucked away down a little alley when doing our initial rekky for places to eat in Salcombe. We ended up going on Wednesday evening and booked very late so were happy to get in. The staff were welcoming...More

Thank Karen_and_Rich
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We rang on the off chance on Saturday night & they managed to fit us (7 friends) in at 8.30 pm. The restaurant was otherwise full. We all had fantastic meals & the service was great. The specials are awesome. One suggestion could be to...More

Thank Depac
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Had dinner with husband. He had two starters as a main course - crab cakes and scallops - both were delicious. I had a whole grilled sole which was out of this world. Very attentive and friendly staff. Cosy restaurant. We ate upstairs and there...More

Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Went for a meal on a Tuesday night. They were very accommodating as it was busy .we both had chicken meals 1 morrocan the other teriyaki which was very good size & very nice ,not a big room so when a group of 4 elderly...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

You will see other restaurants in Salcombe that are better positioned as Boatswains is down a small Alley. Foodwise it should be in lights at the top of the estuary !!! The king prawns for starters a devine (my only not so positive is the...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My husband and I recently spent a weeks holiday in Salcombe and never having been before and knowing it would be busy, we booked our Eve meals in advance. We ate at the Boatswains on the very last night and it was certainly the best...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The turbot was probably the best fish we've had for years. A gastronomic experience in itself. This great little restaurant beats any we've been to in France. The charismatic, warm manager creates the pace and atmosphere backed by a great team of staff. Pity it...More

Thank linda s
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29 October 2017|
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Response from yamdrachir | Reviewed this property |
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Stuart A
7 June 2017|
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I don't think dogs would be allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-7 Russell Court Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842189
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