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Springvale Road, Seaview PO34 5AW, England
01983 810616
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Ranked #3 of 9 Restaurants in Seaview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The Boathouse in a former life was a pub called the Battery. As The Boathouse it has been lifted out of its former 1960’s theme into the 21st century being light and airy inside. It has a wonderful position looking over the Solent We arranged to meet some friend early Saturday evening for a meal. This is the first time... More 

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|Windsor
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Turned up a little early for a new years day lunch for 8 and had no problem being sat down promptly. A few issues, all caused by us, where dealt with really well and for what must have been a testing day (!!) I found the service to be one of the best I have come across. Food was also... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was my first visit here and having heard good things I'm wondering if we visited on a bad day. The fish was very nice as were the sausages but the chips were little better than oven chips and the chocolate brownie was average. I really didn't think the prices reflected the quality at all. The bar staff were lovely... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Pretty pub, and you can take dogs into one area of the bar. Food - had a good crab starter, but we waited over an hour to get our main course, (mussels in cream sauce) and when it came it was barely warm and very overcooked. The sauce was too thick and just tasted of flour. Maybe we hit a... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I felt compelled to write a review, with the help of my daughter after reading a few somewhat negative and in my opinion down right rude reviews that appeared concerning Christmas. I am a regular at the Boat house as the service is good, the food is good and fresh and I can bring my dog. However for Christmas I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

thanks to the restaurant manager and chef at the boathouse i had the worst christmas lunch experiance ever. we were seated and orders taken by slack and uninterested staff but it was the meal that was really interesting!!. now i love turkey but not the way this bird was cooked (and even reheated), the potatoes were reheated, shame the sprouts... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The food was outstanding, beautifully prepared- I had one of the "specials", which change every day, and the pan-fried pheasant with mushrooms and chestnuts was just perfect. We keep coming back here because the quality and service are excellent. You need to spend time and not rush your meal, then take a gentle walk along the edge of the Solent... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Having eaten at the Boathouse many times we didn't feel that we had anything to worry about by booking our Christmas lunch there. How wrong we were. Firstly we due to eat at 1pm but we got there early and ordered a couple of pre lunch drinks to relax and talk. Within 5 minutes of being seated our starters arrived,... More 

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Northamptonshire/Sussex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Staff, rooms, food all outstanding !!! Made to feel very welcome, nothing too much trouble. Sea view from our room, didn't want to leave!

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Sandown, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We were very regular winter customers to the Boathouse and their other venue The Fishbourne Inn,this was our first visit to the Boathouse since last year, the food quality had deteriorated considerably, I had mixed fish, it came with overcooked Mussels and a piece of white fish that was decidedly undercooked, my wife had a pasta dish that was not... More 

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Address: Springvale Road, Seaview PO34 5AW, England
Phone Number: 01983 810616
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Seaview

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