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The Waterloo Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
British, Pub
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The Harbour, Boscastle, England
+44 1840 250202
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Truro, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 very large and everything was beautifully cooked. The selection of vegetables with the roast beef... More 

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Thank lizbrian
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 a quiz that evening and we were able to reserve a table (we were staying... More 

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Thank K J
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 at the variety and exquisite taste of each dish. Will be booking again next year

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Thank Serena H
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to either eat or just have a drink. The bar manager was very attentive- always willing to explain and help. Food in the bar is excellent with a good range of both pub meals and something a little different. Food is reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Adrian O
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Boscastle a couple of weeks ago and ate in the bar at the Wellington hotel twice. The food and staff were lovely and even though it is out of season the choice was good. We would definitely recommend this place to eat.

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Thank Parko79
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good dinner. Friendly service. Wonderful informal folk singing on Wednesday evenings in the restaurant.

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Thank Yrmakeat9
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Waterloo restaurant (Part of the Wellington Hotel) , offers a full a la carte restaurant and a Bistro/Bar menu , its safe to say all the food comes from the same kitchen , the quality of the food from both menus is a perfect example of how eating out in Cornwall has upped its game so much in the... More 

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Yateley
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food here were some of the best meals we had in Boscastle. This is a large hotel with many tables. Probably because it was so big and not very full it lacked some atmosphere but great food.

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Thank Debbieluc
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Staying in the area we walked in with our dog for an evening meal. Warm welcome in pleasant informal surroundings. Food exceeded expectations by some distance, well presented, nicely cooked and friendly service. Being a Wednesday they have the Boscastle Buskers in...a group of locals who sing and poetry in a variety of styles. Smashing folk who made us feel... More 

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Thank Shot2
Southampton, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We came here mostly because of the images of the flood in which water could be seen rushing through the entrance. We were somewhat disappointed by the atmosphere, and also by the prices of the menu. Local ales on offer and served in decent condition.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$55
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour, Boscastle, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250202
Description
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. Our restaurant, The Waterloo Restaurant, is located in our beautiful Georgian dining room and is open for dinner Wednesday to Sunday. Awarded 2 AA Rosettes and using local seasonal produce, the restuarant offers modern British cuisine in a classic yet relaxed setting.

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