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The Boatshed Cafe-Bar

Wharf Road | The Harbour, Penzance TR18 4AS, England
+44 1736 368845
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“ratatouille” (12 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
“sea bass” (18 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Wharf Road | The Harbour, Penzance TR18 4AS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the quaint village of Charlestown, near Saint Austell in Cornwall on a weekday in early September was quite a feat, especially as we arrived late, and the place was full of tourists come to see some of the sights where the Poldark series (PBS)...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends and family 10 of us in total, our friends were not familiar with this area and were struggling to find where to park, a member of staff was very helpful and sorted this for us. The food and service was fantastic my...More

Thank Lancashirela55
Reviewed 4 October 2018

There were 2 very similar restaurants in Penzance, Bosun's Locker (Now called the Boatshed) offering a good choice of good quality meals, and another that I think is sinking. After a really bad experience at the other restaurant we went to the Boatshed and thankfully...More

Thank jslater0973
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Food was superb and the staff were very friendly even though they were extremely busy. Got a bit confused on paying with card and opted out of service charge (thought I did), manually gave a tip and the staff very honestly checked that I hadn't...More

Thank Penni G
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A pleasant atmosphere and very friendly staff. This place has the potential to be great but was lacking a bit in drinks (serving soft drinks out of large plastic bottles isn't very good) and the food wasn't that good and was quite expensive for the...More

Thank MrsPerk1ns
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Turned up here for lunch and as we had dogs with us needed to sit outside. Noticed a large oil slick on floor under and adjacent to tables so got up and walked off. Not really a good impression.

Thank wannabepikey
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Penzance for 4 days and ended up in the boatshed twice for an evening meal. We arrived quite late for food on our first visit, and yet the staff were very accomodating. The food was excellent, and so was the atmosphere. Contemplating...More

2  Thank nickwoolcs123
Reviewed 1 September 2018

What a lovely place. After a hectic day of surfing and dolphin watching, we ended up here with 2 very hungry children and 2 equally hungry adults. The waitresses were amazing and quick to offer suggestions and even quicker with our meals. Wonderful local fish...More

1  Thank Shalini R
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Had been recommended so booked a Sunday dinner. Had a nice table and drinks and orders taken quickly, however, we were seated at 6.30 and our food didn’t arrive until 7.45. We had our 5 and 8 years olds with us and although they behaved...More

Thank S J
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Had the sea bass fillets for my main and a chocolate torte for pudding; the sea bass was really well cooked and seasoned and the torte was awesome; highly recommend these. Stick to fish and I think you’ll do just fine here ...

Thank Darren H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road | The Harbour, Penzance TR18 4AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 368845
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