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The Boathouse

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Bar, British, Pub
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Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
+44 1326 315425
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank RingwoodHolidayqueen
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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 recommend it particularly as it has a lovely view.

Thank Jane P
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 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 strong and the posset had no raspberry coulis and needed a shortbread with it. Great... More 

Thank Fran G
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 recommend.

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. More 

London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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. More 

Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 and a travesty of the described offering appeared. A soup plate with mostly chopped tinned... 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 is quite tomatoey, so either it (regrettably) was not up to our usually very high... More 

London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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 the barmaids were friendly and recommended the cider for me. Offered me a tab which... 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 More 

Haddington, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 Boat House firstly to book and check they could accommodate a vegan but also as... 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 More 

Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 with the pub's statement that this is a ' proper ' homemade sunday lunch :)

2 Thank Dawn J

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?