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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (162 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (54 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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1 - 10 of 676 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We ordered the crab sandwich & cheese & chutney ones with salad & fries very nice Washed down with a nice Doom bar & red wine a bit pricey but you are right on the harbour ! Watched an exercise by the RNLI at the...More

Thank johngU1213AI
Reviewed 2 days ago

The previous two years we've loved very visit to the Boathouse. Not so good this year and it's difficult to point to exactly why. Our son still thinks their steak is just superb, and it was again very good. Strange for a fish restaurant to...More

Thank JonWS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Meal was small, chips resembling McDonald's fries. They were cold and hard. Didn't say anything because I didn't want to upset others in my party. Such a shame

Thank lesleyfelix
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having seen the restaurant from the harbour I had been paddleboarding in I booked a table as I love fish and was told it was good. I arrived and greeted with a welcome smile. Things were looking up, lovely location, view and the smells coming...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch today in this beautiful restaurant in a great little harbour away from all the hustle of the centre of Newquay. We booked a table in the morning and glad we did as it was busy when we arrived. Service was...More

Thank L E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited three times whilst on holiday for 2 weeks. Cannot fault this place. If you like sea food then you cannot get better than this. Exceptionally fresh and great quality. The staff were all very knowledgeable and attentive on every visit. Even if you are...More

Thank Jersey85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant!! We had a lovely, leisurely lunch on a wooden deck right on the beach in the old harbour. Lots of fishing boats moored up which had brought our fish in 30 mins before we ate. Can't be fresher than that!! Outstanding...More

Thank Sijones55
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boathouse restaurant, nestled at the bottom of South Quay Hill in Newquay is an absolute gem. I was first introduced to it by a friend who lives in the town and I had visited once or twice for coffee or a quick pint after...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant right by the Newquay harbour and beach. Seafood so fresh as it's straight from the fisherman's boats. Lobster pens right outside. Food served within minutes. Staff attentive. Local beers. Everything very reasonably priced. Very chilled out playlist in the background. Family friendly, but...More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for an evening meal with the better half and sat out on the decking area. Even though the night was a little chilly the heaters they have outside keep you nice and warm. Mussels to start, then whole sea bass and hazelnut brownie to...More

Thank feedme100
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Tony01UK | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not really no, and its a steep climb down to the restaurant. If you can get some help its so so so worth it! lol. All the best.
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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