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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%
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“mussels” (8 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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European, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Harbour | The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle PL35 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed a lovely meal at the Wellington hotel and found the staff very friendly and accommodating.The mussels were excellent and most importantly the puddings were fantastic!!! , It's also good to know that the bar are very Dog friendly and has a great family...More

Thank ChrisPD1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

The upstairs restaurant is quieter than downstairs. The food was good as was the choice. The service was very slow. One half hour to get served with bread. One half hour more to get the main course.

Thank Brinuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I quite often pop in here for a couple of pints in the evening... it's a hotel bar but is very relaxed and very welcoming to non residents. Bar prices and selection of drinks are the same as you'd find in a local pub. Wednesday...More

2  Thank hislordshipcornwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is delicious - sourced from local ingredients and a wide range of menu options to choose from.

Thank Celia H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 7 July 2017

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

1  Thank Domirwin
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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 25 June 2017

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

1  Thank GrayandBev1
Jonathan S, Owner at The Long Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

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

1  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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$51
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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