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“Fantastic burgers!”
Review of The Boathouse

The Boathouse
Ranked #7 of 51 Restaurants in Dawlish
Price range: US$4 - US$18
Cuisines: Pub, Bar, British, Grill
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Good for: View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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
Sheffield
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Fantastic burgers!”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

We stopped for lunch and ordered burgers and a kids meal of sausage and mash. The kids meal was very generously portioned and the burgers were absolutely delicious. The only thing that let it down was the amount of time it took them to bring our son's ice cream. We were waiting about 15 minutes for this one scoop of ice cream to come and even then it only arrived because the landlady personally went up to the kitchen to see what the delay was.

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Dawlish
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Worst meal in a while...and I am not fussy!”
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Family of four...two children who eat anything and everything, they refused their meals because the food quality was that poor! Our meal was burnt and overly salted...inedible, even a seagull would have refused it. The location is pretty by the beach and the play area for kids is ideal, but the catering is expensive and disgusting. The toilets are dirty too, never again.

  • Visited June 2014
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely family restaurant”
Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

Came here last year so thought we could go back again this year. Lovely food can't complain. Always hot and plenty of it. Would go again

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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“Gone downhill.”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Been coming down here for seven years now and this year the boathouse has really gone downhill, we went down for a meal on the first night of our holiday as normal and we were disappointed with the quality of the food and the service that we received, the steak i had was tough and my wife's chicken was over cooked and dry and the pint i received was half beer half head, this was returned and was topped up but should not have been served like this in the first place. We would normally go there at least six times over our fortnights holiday but this year we will not be going back again.

  • Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“lovely on the beach front”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

even tho its was buzy for fathers day, the staff were efficent and the food was yummy, good location near the amusements

Visited June 2014
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