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Boathouse Restaurant

Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
+44 1202 480033
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner with friends. The restaurant was busy but we received attention from staff frequently. The food was fine, nothing that special but nice flavours, mine was a little tepid, we didn't get asked if everything was ok with the...More

Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous lunch outside. Friendly staff. Hjghly recommended. Speedy service. Great location and great food. A fab dining experience.

Thank Lynnync51
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in for a few drinks at the bar that would have been followed by a nice lunch at the restaurant or outside but we left straight after our first drink due to so many dogs around, even inside the bar area. I am...More

1  Thank Elle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere at the Boat house is quite appealing. Straight away the chic music and lighting capture your imagination and make you get excited about the food which you are about to enjoy. It's not after 30 minutes when you start wondering where the food...More

Thank gguilrib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great supper here with family. Varied menu, good value and friendly staff. Don't often think to go here but I should more often !

Thank Sir Anthony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was buzzing, loads of people (eating inside and out on a sunny day), lots of friendly, helpful staff who did all they could to make our meal an enjoyable occasion. Food was good, well cooked, an excellent selection of drinks and cocktails plus...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch today and wanted to sit outside! We were told one section was full, we could go on the waiting list or we could sit "on the jetty" and have a more limited menu. Our children wanted a burger each. They could...More

3  Thank Helski1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in for a drink and snacks. It's a nice location and if the weather is kind then the outdoor seating is great. The staff were friendly and helpful. The wine was quite good and not too expensive. The sweet potato fries were nice!

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a table booked for 11 today at 12. Great service, very prompt food which was perfect for the children. Will definitely be back! Thank you

Thank MrsDwyer1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location, good ambience and very well-appointed restaurant. Staff very charming and helpful. My pulled pork was delicious but too much unnecessary bread and the fries were skinny, salted and lukewarm, which is always disappointing. However the main disappointment was my husband's half lobster. We...More

1  Thank Michelle S
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colin h
April 10, 2017|
Response from gmboathouse | Property representative |
The mini golf is open everyday - is staffed at the hut during holidays and weekends; the rest of the time please see a member of staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 480033
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