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The Boathouse

££ - £££, , British
Beach Way | Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, England
+44 1626 888899
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (21 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:00All hours
Pub, Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Beach Way | Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, England
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Boathouse was the busiest of all the Dawlish Warren pubs on Easter Saturday afternoon, probably because it's a big pub, with a big menu, serving reasonably priced tasty food in a friendly atmosphere. We opted for a baguette (which was packed full) and a...More

1  Thank supertr00per
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Things could do with a clean lights above the tables etc .lots of staff in the bar area waiting around to serve customers I find best time to clean.food was OK granddaughters sausages was over well done but was swapped for chicken nagets. I had...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had an unplanned visit to the boathouse having taken a trip to the Warren. My partner was delighted with the choice of veggie options, and the veggie hotdog sold us on coming in. Service was fast and friendly, and the food was with us quickly....More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised a very clean environment. Team very helpful especially the young lady behind the the bar ( apologies for messing you about). The food was reasonably priced and very good quality. The surprise was how well cooked and tasty the burgers were. Well done...More

Thank jeseypete
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff. Pub grub dining was good. Situated near Dawlish beach and shops so open later.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at the prices of food and drink here. Good value and nice decor. Only negative would be that we came here 2 days in a row for drinks and food and it was hit and miss as to weather your drink was served...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Dawlish Warren visiting family. The boathouse is local to them so we went a few times. Dogs and children are made to feel very welcome. Staff are fantastic and the soft play upstairs is a bonus. Food is just what you want....More

Thank staceymeds
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely looking Pub! The Staff were extremely friendly! At the end my partner still had her wine to finish and the helpful staff put it in a coffee cup so she could take it away! We are coming here again!!

Thank lewibnb
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Went out to dawlish today for a family meal.and was planning to eat in the boathouse.we were all going to eat off the children's menu.we often do this. As we don't have big appetites at lunchtime.What rubbish choices.Turkey dinosaurs.chicken nuggets. Sausage.all with chips.its so predictable...More

1  Thank lazmatt47
BHCatering, Catering manager at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Dear Lazmatt47, Having read your comments I felt I had better clarify our kids offerings. We have two parts to our kids menu. One designed for the 3-9 year olds which has come to be due to customer requirements and feedback. This is the option...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Have had a good meal, good ale, great views out to sea, and excellent customer service every time I've been here. The reviewer who said it's "Not Weatherspoons" is correct - thank god. She should perhaps direct her silly complaint at Google and maybe also...More

3  Thank andymacmillan1967
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2017|
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Response from BHCatering | Property representative |
Hi we have a number of gluten free options and are also happy to offer different options on meals that have gluten containing sides ie. onion rings. We have our allergens books for customers on both bars so please ask for it... More
3 April 2017|
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Response from BHCatering | Property representative |
Hi we are approximately ten minutes walk from Hazelwood, walk towards the beach, under the railway bridge and follow the path to the sea wall. We are the last building, right on the sea wall. We have a Go-Kart track nearby... More
2 August 2015|
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Response from BHCatering | Property representative |
Hi, At the Boathouse we don't advertise or offer free parking only Teignbridge Council do with a sign situated at the Go karts please call me on 01626 888899 if you have seen something different to this and I apologise for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Way | Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 888899
  • E-mail
We are a family friendly, family run freehouse bar and restaurant right on the seafront at Dawlish Warren. We provide everything from Seattles Finest Coffees to a full menu that covers lunchtime snacks to hearty main courses and desserts to die for. We have a separate childrens menu and a free soft play area for our younger guests. Along with a great range of local ales, we have a full range of lagers, bitters and ciders both draught and bottled. Our wines are a great blend of classics and new world. We are happy to welcome any four legged friends in our lower bar area and outside balconies as long as they are happy to mix with our other guests. With stunning views of the surrounding coastline and just two minutes from the sandy beaches, The Boathouse is a perfect venue for any occasion
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