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Charlie's Boathouse

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Charlestown Road | Charlestown, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
+44 1726 63322
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dinner with the family - starters of the brushetta and soup, both excellent. Mains of fish & chips, the pasta arrabiatta and a chicken supreme. The pasta was a particular triumph with a kick of chilli and chunky pieces of bacon and chorizo within. Recommended.

Thank daddyali
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yummy eatery beautiful Charlestown. Food was good, but lacked a bit of seasoning and flavour (needed a bit of a kick!). Decor was lovely and enjoyed the relaxed beach hut style atmosphere.

Thank Lscue777
Bristol, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of having a spot of lunch here last week, and I have to stay it's a nice place to relax, with a nice outside area, there is a good choice of drinks, I had a really nice Goats cheese salad all very crisp and well presented all for £8.25 not bad at all, served by lovely... More 

Thank Markksmith
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love it here. The atmosphere, the staff, the food - all excellent. Only 4 stars this time as I had been looking forward to the seafood pasta all day only to to be told it was the one thing not on the menu so I had to make a last minute change. Always accommodating to the kids requests -... More 

Thank Amanda S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to eat here make sure you book. They were turning people away left right and centre last night! Excellent food, loved it! 👍👍👍

Thank Plip8080Newquay
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited Charlie's Boathouse while visting Cornwall. They have gluten free options but the portion sizes was a bit stingy as me and my boyfriend received the smallest portion of chips with our burgers. The gluten free burger was tasty but was very hard to eat as the whole thing kept falling apart would probably go with... More 

Thank Victoria B
Sutton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were just trying to check wheter there is availability to book a table. The owner or the manager was extremely rude the way he told us that they were fully booked. We have travelled many countries and never seen such a behavior, a calmer and kind manner always help. Pity...

1 Thank Alper S
Ben M, Manager at Charlie's Boathouse, responded to this review

Hi Alper, First of all we'd like to say how disappointed we are at the feedback you have left us, the Boathouse prides itself on an outstanding reputation not only for its food/drinks but also it's unique atmosphere and excellent customer service, an opinion which is shared by nearly everyone who visits us. When you arrived just before 830 you... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and super attentive staff. They were fully booked but managed to squeeze us in sitting at the bar. Great selection for an evening meal with special board. I chose a seafood mezze and loved every morsel. Highly recommend this restaurant/bar.

Thank EBS2000
Truro, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in with our teenage son on a sunny Sunday morning. Great vibe , families talking, couples reading the papers. We ordered and went outside to the garden. Coffee's brought to us and not many minutes later breakfast arrived. Beautiful orange yoked eggs perfectly cooked, delicious.

Thank David G
Truro, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a superb little place. It has great ambience, friendly helpful staff and wonderful coffee and cakes. Added to that plush comfy sofas and an outside seating area overlooking the garden. Sea views from some areas. My favourite place especially before all the tourists find it !

Thank babs-4u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlestown Road | Charlestown, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 63322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?