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“Don't book by phone! ”

The Anstruther Boathouse
Ranked #4 of 25 Restaurants in Anstruther
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$23
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The Anstruther Boathouse is a popular, vibrant pub and restaurant with and amazing outdoor beer and dining area-covered and cosy in the winter and wall to wall sunshine in the summer.. The bar is family and dog-friendly serving an excellent range of real ales, lagers, ciders, wines, spirits, soft drinks, and outstanding coffee and tea. Our food ranges from cakes and scones and light lunches to classic pub food and the most amazing fish and chips and takeaway food and drinks. Your visit would not be complete without tasting our sensational Boathouse Chowder or our famous Boathouse Burgers. As a popular event venue, we host live music -check it out on Youtube -you won't be disappointed! We also host The Big Boathouse Quiz Nights and 'Wine Time'- wine tasting nights. Check our website for our events and offers. You will be having such a good time at The Anstruther Boathouse that you will want to stay so we offer excellent accommodation coupled with a hearty breakfast. See you soon?
Reviewed 13 November 2021 via mobile

I'd booked a table over three weeks ago for a group of 11 of us to celebrate a family birthday. Unfortunately the online system didn't allow bookings so large and I had to book via telephone. When we arrived today we were abruptly told there wasn't a reservation. On checking, the member of staff discovered our booking had been put in 2 days earlier. There was no availability for us, which wasn't surprising on a Saturday evening for such a large group, but this has meant we've been left with no where to celebrate (and I can guarantee I requested the correct date when I booked, given it is a birthday). Very disappointed that staff are unable to take a phone booking correctly. Perhaps their online system should allow larger bookings, or at the very least offer email confirmation of phone bookings so that customers can check that staff have booked them in correctly.

Date of visit: November 2021
1  Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 12 November 2021 via mobile

We visited Anstruther and liked the Boathouse so much, we decided to stay the night. The bar food is exceptional. If you visit, get the seafood platter, it is wonderful. Our room /apartment had a gorgeous view over Anstruther harbour and the Firth of Forth. The apartment was warm, very clean and comfortable. We look forward to returning. The staff were great, nothing was a problem. An added bonus is a small deli attached with wonderful food.

Date of visit: November 2021
Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 29 October 2021

We have just had a great week at The Boathouse. The room was spacious, some nice fridge and breakfast items to enjoy. The housekeeping was exceptional. An all round fantastic stay.

Date of visit: October 2021
1  Thank gordonmR8346YI
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Reviewed 22 October 2021

We had had a drink in here on a couple of occasions but not eaten. Well that was a mistake. The quality of the food was excellent value, beautifully presented and very tasty. The were attendant but not overbearing, if we had been staying longer we would have gone back again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Thank Alan R
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Reviewed 13 October 2021

We went twice while staying in Anstruther. On both occassions we were greeted by a friendly guy. Our drinks order was taken and delivered swiftly. Ordered our food which again didn't take long to be servred and was very good. Would recommend.

Date of visit: October 2021
Thank Jenny M
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