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The Boathouse

$$ - $$$, British,
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
+44 1326 315425
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This local pub has a very good ambience, very good meals at a reasonable price and we had excellent service. Since arriving in England 2 weeks ago, the pub definitely has the best chips we've tried to date

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service both at the bar and upstairs in restaurant area. Food very good. This place gets very busy. Would recommend.

Thank graham a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in only yesterday for a Sunday Roast today with the family and luckily managed to get a table. We were not at all disappointed...the roast dinner was incredible! 3 of us ordered beef and 2 ordered lamb. Both were just superb! We waited...More

1  Thank Gemma T
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

How lovely of you to write us up during this busy holiday time,many many thanks.Sorry for the delay we were nursing a batch of yorkies and the ghost(Ethel) was playing with the oven settings!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Geeze louise!! The new chef is super duper. I had a burger and wasn't expecting much but holy moley....i took a bite and it was like there was a party in my mouth and everyone was invited!! (go for the sweet potatoes fries ;)) Also,...More

3  Thank boldy_37
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Visited this local on our first night in Falmouth. Great Muscles in miso, cider and chilli served with the best French fries I have had in a long time. Slightly salty but fantastic with a beer or Cider. A little pricey but well worth it....More

1  Thank WilliamPaul33
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Went to have dinner here a couple of times during my visit in Falmouth. My first impression when walking in on the bottom floor was not that good. A little shabby feeling with smells coming from the men's room. But upstairs it was much different....More

2  Thank bengtnitram
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a family Sunday roast while in falmouth on holiday . Atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming and restaurant had a wonderful view over the water. Staff could not have been more accomdating even providing a bowl of vegetables free of charge for my...More

1  Thank Kate M
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time and for the detail.Sunday Roast is what we do,the gravy in particular is an obsession of the landlord and chefs!!! Always good to look after the future customers,especially if already on her veggies!!! All puds are home-made,healthy competition...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018

We had a Sunday roast here and were advised to book a table in advance. We did so, but think we must have missed the rush as when we arrived, we had a choice of tables to sit at. We ordered a Sunday Roast (beef)...More

1  Thank Trudi M
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

How very ,kind of you to write us up,Sundays are always busy so you must have timed it between the dog walkers and the surfers,the roast is a point of consistent dedication by the chefs helped by wonderful all Cornish produce,the new season lamb being...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely pub. The views over the harbour are stunning. The staff are very friendly and the beer, for real ale enthusiasts is of a very good quality. Unfortunately we did not get a chance to eat here but the menu looks good...More

1  Thank Annette P
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for the rating,do please come and eat!!! Good beer guide for last 7 years so the proof is in the pudding,cheers Nick

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We often pop into Falmouth to visit our son at Uni. What a find The Boathouse is !..We really couldn't fault it. As it was Sunday we tried the Sunday lunch and my son had the vegetarian option which is always good to see too....More

1  Thank PruFinkelstein
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

You tick all the boxes customer wise although sadly we are as yet unable to rate you but give yerself a 5*!!! Always popular Sundays and with our 300 year old layout we can set the atmosphere to suit the mood and yes it is...More

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Questions & Answers
Simon P
10 June 2018|
Response from David C | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we ar! Dogs are welcome everywhere apart from the restaurant area, but you can eat in the bar area or outside on the patio overlooking the harbour. Cheers 🙂
Janice S
13 January 2018|
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Response from ambrose67 | Property representative |
In the spring/summer there is a wider variety of cider available,if you have some favourites please say.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 315425
Pub with locally sourced, high quality food. Casual dining; order from bar but then waiter service. Eat in our dining area, bar, al fresco on the patio or on our covered balcony, enjoying the exceptional views for which we are renowned.
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