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The Boathouse Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, International,
366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9770 5330
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pork belly disappointing.thrown together and very fatty Crackling salad minus crackling very uninteresting presentation

Thank KITTEN0072014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I purchase 2 x Sittings to 4 people from Living Social deals on line. I combined them both and took my family for a night out. What I paid for was 8 adults for a 3 course meal and a wine each. We were 5...More

Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 3 course plus one drink deal on a Tuesday evening - and we were very pleasantly surprised! The menu was outstanding and the food we choose was superbly cooked and beautifully presented. Service was excellent and thoughtful. Without doubt we will be going again....More

Thank keninoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been sometime since we visited the Boathouse Restaurant and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and service. All four of us enjoyed our meals which was a relief as we were paying for 2 guests, one of whom is very picky....More

Thank johnshelleyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For over 20 years the food is always fantastic. Beautiful location & the service is wonderful . Never disappoints. Must eat here

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet Saturday lunch for sister in law's birthday. The 3 course deal we had was fabulous - the flavours for each course could not be faulted. Yes - a little expensive but for the quality would gladly pay full price. We were lucky enough to...More

Thank LYNNY1947
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating a significant birthday and this place did not disappoint. Sunday lunchtime and it was perfect. Seated promptly, menus and drinks were quick to arrive as were the meals. We shared the tasting platter and oysters for entree followed by steaks, chicken, pork...More

Thank Bron J
Reviewed 22 October 2017

we celebrated my mums 86 birthday with the rest of the family. party of 7 enjoyed really good food and service was also very good. This is one of the better restaurants in Frankston and decor of the place is very good also. if you...More

1  Thank rob c
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Met with a friend for dinner while staying in Frankston.. This place was amazing, great food and drinks, great table service, maybe a bit pricey but that was not a concern in this case. Would go there again.

Thank mamiab
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited on a Sunday afternoon for a family gathering. The food and service were of an exceptional standard with a nice variety of selections in both food and wine. All members of our group were happy with their dishes. The noise level was a little...More

Thank 554kevin2016
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Questions & Answers
30 July 2017|
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Response from Aussiedreamer_10 | Reviewed this property |
Give the restaurant a call - if they do open on Xmas Day you would need to book early in the year. I tried once for Mothers Day but it was all booked out by March.
Jarmila J
28 April 2017|
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Response from Cam T | Property representative |
Hi Jarmila, our entry level is wheelchair friendly as are our restrooms, if you would like to make a booking please call the restaurant on 9770 5330, regards Cameron
Helen B
26 January 2017|
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Response from Cam T | Property representative |
Neat casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 5330
  • E-mail
The iconic Boathouse Restaurant is Frankston's premiere dining destination. With an unpretentious menu based on fresh locally sourced produce, this eclectic restaurant boasts a lush, creek-side location at the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula. Recently refurbished to the highest standards, the restaurant is a popular favourite among locals and holiday makers. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner, family get together, special occasion or wedding reception venue The Boathouse Restaurant is perfect for any occasion.
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