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Boathouse Restaurant

Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
+44 1202 480033
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have visited twice in last fortnight. Both times sat in outside bar snacks area and had delicious coffee (brand illy). Good service, lovely views of Christchurch quay and no better place to chill on a lovely sunny morning. Also enjoy the gentle background music.

Thank tufted24
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner there on a sunny evening and enjoyed the view over the green to the quayside. The staff were eager to please and the service was efficient. We settled on a shared hot brie starter, which was great and moules and frites for...More

Thank Ospreylian
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a wake here and were bowled over by how professional, courteous and attentive the staff were. The food was exemplary; at first canapés were brought out and then assorted sandwiches (including very generous smoked salmon ones), various taster dishes, assorted cakes and when...More

Thank off_travelling_again
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been recommended to come here by a friend, and I was not disappointed. We both had the fillet steak, and it was worth every penny! Great service and lovely place, will be back.

Thank PeterFleetwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a delicious lunch, the best Arancini balls ever, and that was just a taster, although it was busy the service was very good and all our food hot and nicely presented

Thank pavane019
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered breakfast and waited longer than normal for the food to arrive (we had finished our coffees etc before the food arrived). I have eaten here before and the food has been good but today it was very poor. We had ordered NYC pancakes,...More

3  Thank 899jennifer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited the Boathouse several times while in Christchurch. The place is in a fantastic position and is so light and airy. The staff were very friendly and efficient, the food was great and reasonably priced, and parking was close by. We'd certainly revisit...More

Thank tonymicheller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, drink and atmosphere - Lukas and Lewis could not do enough for us!! Great choice of starters, main and desserts plus cocktails

Thank mhtrees
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing outlook to the harbour and every popular place. They have plenty of places to wait. Bring sun cream if you plan to sit in the sun whilst. Great staff with elegant service.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had coffee with a friend yesterday at the Boat House which used to be lovely. The seats were torn and stained, not like it used to be. We only stopped for coffee and hot chocolate and I asked that the coffee be decaf. I checked...More

1  Thank Exploreasap
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colin h
Can you tell me when the mini Golf is open. Thanks.
11 April 2017|
Response from gmboathouse | Property representative |
The mini golf is open everyday - is staffed at the hut during holidays and weekends; the rest of the time please see a member of staff
Phone number please
2 April 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 480033