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The Long Bar & Restaurant

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The Harbour | The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle PL35 0AQ, England (Formerly The Waterloo Restaurant)
+44 1840 250202
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted somewhere to have an evening meal that was dog friendly and we were very impressed. The history of this old hotel was proudly displayed which made the experience very interesting. The staff were warm and friendly, and the service was very efficient. An extensive menu made choosing difficult but we were not disappointed. We would recommend the Crab... More 

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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst I am happy to compliment the place on the quality of food which was matched by the friendly bar staff and clean, comfortable surroundings, it was disappointing to find the quiz starting as early as 8 when most people were still eating food. We paid to take part but gave up early because our main courses had arrived and... More 

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Jonathan S, Owner at The Long Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry that you didn't enjoy the quiz, which for anyone reading this review takes place on the first Monday of each month. This is generally very popular and is run mostly in the bar area. We will nevertheless look at the start time, particularly during the summer. As for the questions, Boscastle residents and Wellington guests are of... More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

They have just changed the way they use the dining areas in the Hotel. Despite this the service and food were both excellent. The lunch we had was not 'fine dining' but exceptionally good for hotel/pub food. The portion size on the main courses was very large and everything was beautifully cooked. The selection of vegetables with the roast beef... More 

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Thank lizbrian
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, nice beer, friendly service and a group of local singer thrown in. A very enjoyable evening

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Thank hislordshipcornwall
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A cold and wet day saw us seeking sanctuary here. We were met with a warm welcome and were able to take our dog in. The barman immediately came over to put more wood on the fire which was lovely. We noticed that there was a quiz that evening and we were able to reserve a table (we were staying... More 

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Thank K J
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went here on New Years Eve for the taster menu. The staff were really professional and friendly but it was the food that stole the night! Absolutely fantastic - 7 courses for £65 and wine with each course for an additional £35. we were amazed at the variety and exquisite taste of each dish. Will be booking again next year

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Thank Serena H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times during our stay in Boscastle and the food was excellent. Even though it is out of season the choice was good and well presented. The staff were always helpful and friendly, we will definitely return sometime soon.

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Thank Parko79
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to either eat or just have a drink. The bar manager was very attentive- always willing to explain and help. Food in the bar is excellent with a good range of both pub meals and something a little different. Food is reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Adrian O
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Boscastle a couple of weeks ago and ate in the bar at the Wellington hotel twice. The food and staff were lovely and even though it is out of season the choice was good. We would definitely recommend this place to eat.

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Thank Parko79
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good dinner. Friendly service. Wonderful informal folk singing on Wednesday evenings in the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$13 - US$52
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour | The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle PL35 0AQ, England (Formerly The Waterloo Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250202
Description
Overlooking the harbour in the Cornish fishing village of Boscastle and surrounded by the beautiful North Cornwall coastline, the Wellington Hotel has been providing a warm welcome to its guests for many years. It is one of Cornwall’s oldest Coaching Inns and dates back to the 16th Century. Awarded 2 AA Rosettes and using local seasonal produce, The Long Bar and Restaurant offers modern British cuisine in a classic yet relaxed setting.

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