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The Boathouse

Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
+44 1326 315425
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
“stuffing” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food freshly cooked in a friendly atmosphere. Fabulous views across the estuary. Second visit. Both good 😀

Thank RingwoodHolidayqueen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a group of friends here for supper. The waitress was so helpful and attentive and pleasant. The fish stew was tasty but a bit too tomatoey for me. We tried a starter of mussels which were good and the squid was delicious. Thoroughly...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, relaxed, lively, fantastic staff. Chicken was one of the best chicken dishes my son had ever eaten..High praise, falling off the bone. Delicious fish stew and lamb burger. Only complaints: the falafel burger only tasted of turmeric, hard to eat it was so...More

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had a good Sunday roast lunch with great views over Falmouth and Flushing! Loads of veg with roasts, friendly staff and good reasonably priced beer & wine ,

1  Thank Andrew P
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to write to say you enjoyed your visit. Cheers The Boathouse.

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place with superb views, very friendly staff the landlords a character. We had the 28 day hung 10oz rump steak and would have to say it was excellent, probably the best this year, it's fair we'll be back and I would certainly...More

1  Thank Chris D
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thanks for the kind words, very pleased you enjoyed the visit. We know our landlord is something, 'a character' is probably a fair description! 😀 Cheers The Boathouse crew.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Food was just lovely, atmosphere was very holiday camp - cafe - nice a noisy but not loud - fresh food and great atmosphere

1  Thank jo B
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi-de-hi..! Thanks for the lovely review, we hope we see you again soon. Cheers, the Boaty crew.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Two friends and myself visited this restaurant for Dinner. On asking to set up a tab, the staff were only interested in how we were intending to pay. The 'Specials' board featured a fish stew, with saffron and fresh fish. Two of us ordered this...More

Thank dewskit
ambrose67, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your experience with us and are very disappointed that we could't resolve your problem at the time. The fish stew is probably one of our most popular dishes and we sell lots! It is a unique recipe and...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Booked a holiday let, wandered down the road and happily surprised to find the boathouse which was the first pub mr meekey and min meeke I came to the first time we came to Falmouth a good 5yrs ago. It's a very small bar but...More

2  Thank mrsmeeke
David C, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi 'Larry', We love customers like your family, so glad you enjoyed your visit. Cheers

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter who lives in Falmouth had chosen the Boat House to have lunch and celebrate her 21st Birthday. She's Vegan and had heard the lunches here were good. She wasn't wrong, great food, great value, amazing views. I also had cause to contact the...More

3  Thank lelkel-foodlover
David C, Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi! We're so glad your daughter lives near us and we got to meet you too! Hope we see you all again soon. Cheers

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went for Sunday lunch today and it was bleddy delicious - would thoroughly recommend - is also dog friendly in the bar part - we booked a table to avoid disappointment - beer good too and prosecco on draft - staff lovely - and agree...More

2  Thank Dawn J
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Exactly how,when,what...did you not manage to dine with us,again....
25 May 2016|
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could you let me know what time and what day your visit was please???
18 March 2016|
Response from karinl | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see your question until now. Would have been a Saturday round 1 to 2 p.m. for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 315425
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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.