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The Boathouse

South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 1637 874062
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (167 reviews)
“fruits de mer” (56 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
South Quay Hill | The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great for eating the freshest seafood in town. Located next to the harbour, you can have a look at the -still alive- seafood you're going to eat, when walking in. The service was great and the food delicious. You better book in advance.

Thank blondezora
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

A must for seafood lovers. Nice location next to the harbour. Tasty and well cooked. Friendly and polite staff, great service

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We had a delicious whole crab, which was hard work to extract, as crab can be, but well worth the effort. Also a fab battered pollock. The seafood chowder lacked enough seafood flavour which was disappointing. Good service, great heating in the outdoor area. Great...More

Thank Stephanie1221_12
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I came here with my daughter for lunch as a treat as she loves shellfish, we shared the Fruit de Mer but asked for a whole Lobster instead of a half which was no trouble and a fair price for the extra. The food was...More

Thank Aikone
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We went to Newquay to go visit Fistral, but decided to get a bite to eat first. We ended up staying a while, it was so laid back and relaxing. There were seven of us and we had a wide range of main courses and...More

Thank Jimmy2Pies
Reviewed 28 August 2015

My daughter and I had the best meal out that we have had in ages. Everything about this restaurant is good. It is a great location on the harbour, the staff were really friendly and the food amazing. Pollock on garlic mashed potato was fab,...More

Thank HAPPYMUMDallas
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Came here for a drink and possibly dinner but unfriendly unhelpful staff changed our minds. Shame as we would of had dinner here.

Thank Floralkins
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Superb location over looking the beautiful harbour. Spectacular food and service in a truly relaxing environment. Highly recommend. It doesn't get much better than this!

Thank 7,467
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The most stunning place to visit. What's more amazing that you can choose your own lobster / crab should you wish to point out which one you want. Great place for families, get together and also for admiring a beautiful views right on the beach....More

Thank Agi_2408
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

You cannot get any better than this restaurant for their fresh shellfish. They are swimming around in pools nice and happily as you walk in. Was great to see. We come to this restaurant every single time we come to Newquay and have never been...More

Thank zoe a
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
you can dive right down but we opt for a taxi.
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16 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
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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