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4 Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
+44 1726 832221
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 50
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  • 46
    Very good
  • 33
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  • 26
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Meal

Nice Italian meal, good food, generous portions and good service at a reasonable price. What more could you want.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Brian P
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Fancied some Italian food so doublechecked they were serving Italian. Their website was a bit confusing as it referred to Indian food, as apparently menu changes out of season. Food was great, 3 of us had sea bass and 1 had pizza. Unfortunately, however, the whole evening was ruined by the very smokey atmosphere. We were told it was to... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Nice Italian meal, good food, generous portions and good service at a reasonable price. What more could you want.

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Birmingham
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287 reviews 287 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have done a couple of reviews on this place which has gone from Indian pop up back to Mediterranean again. We went the other evening and service was just fine as was the garlic bread as a starter. My concern was the pizza, I ordered an American hot. Now I know that an American has tomato mozzarella and pepperoni... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Nice enough pizza restaurant staff friendly but a bit slow on getting our bill. Had to ask twice then 20 mins to pay it. Pizza was good but over priced but I guess you pay for the location too

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Despite the restaurant being busy we were seated immediately as a family of 4 with young children and given great service. The food as wonderful, I had the sea bass which was cooked perfectly and was an absolute delight. My wife had the risotto and she found it just as enjoyable. This was our second visit after a previous holiday... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We tried several times to get a table with no success; no bookings were taken after half six. However once we were in it was lovely. The food was gorgeous and the waiters and waitresses were very attentive. Would definitely come again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We came to Fowey for a quick Easter getaway and were amazed by its beauty and what it had to offer. However, on our final night we tried to book The Boathouse and it was confirmed by the person on the phone as somebody who worked for the restaurant as a firm booking. That day we were really looking forward... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Lovely staff nice simple menu huge portions tasty cheap! Great value for money eating there tonight as well as last night! its nice not to be bombarded with a massive menu and its a nice change from fish and chips !

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Discovered the Boathouse completely by accident when looking for somewhere to eat on holiday this week. It seemed moderately busy, with families and couples so we went in and were offered a table and menu by friendly staff who immediately took drinks order and allowed time for menu selection. Starters and main course (we had sardines and bruschetta for starters,... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This restaurant is mainly Italian food with lovely oven baked pizzas but sometimes it converts to Indian food in the winter months. Both are excellent in their own way

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832221

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Indian, Pizza
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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