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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (167 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (55 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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1 - 10 of 697 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had fruits de mer which is very good , service is excellent + the sea view. We will revisit next year .

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing bad to say, beautiful scenery, friendly service, and the perfect waiter pictured below. Enjoyed a nice cup of coffee and a tea for only £4.50, definitely worth going.

Thank CMcintosh95
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fantastic and service also fantastic. We made a reservation for a saturday night and was welcomed when we arrived. Reasonable price for very good food and nice ambience!

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our B&B host. Expectations were high, and on many levels they were well placed. The restaurant is ideally situated just by the water in the harbour. Lobster pools outside are a very nice touch. Inside is nice and roomy, the...More

Thank Maciej R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Enjoyed a high quality meal with great service and a lovely atmosphere. Lobster was perfect and fresh fish prepared just right. Well worth a visit.

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife. Best meal of our visit to Newquay! She had king prawns to start, then moules marinière for main. I had fruits de mer half size to myself, managed most of it and it was sublime... Will be returning in a heartbeat...More

Thank DJ-JB-88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner and sat on the heated terrace. Good choice of food, well presented and tasty. Good service and a lively location for a seafood dinner.

Thank LDGK90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mate and I stumbled across The Boathouse on a Thursday afternoon. Our first meet up in around 15 years, after a 40 year friendship so initially the location was actually second fiddle. However we were warmly greeted and loved the setting. My friend had...More

1  Thank ALG68
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We started off with mushroom and tarragon soups and scallops-absolutely delicious! Best soup experience I've ever had :) Mains were lovely too, fruit de meer to die for. However, for the second time my partner ordered a steak and regretted it. If only the chefs...More

Thank Magda C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We found this gem through Tripadvisor and it certainly didn't disappoint. A raining September evening but we were able to sit out on the Verander protected from the rain and plenty of heat from the patio heaters. Service was very friendly and we were not...More

Thank Andy_Reynolds
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
you can dive right down but we opt for a taxi.
Sarah F
16 July 2016|
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Response from SomersetFoxy | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$71
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 874062
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