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The Boathouse

€€ - €€€, British,
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
+44 1326 315425
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Boathouse
1. Marvellous burgers
"Great pub, wonderful staff, friendly and welcoming."
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2. Amazing Sunday lunch
"Without a doubt the best Sunday roast available in Falmouth"
Mr A
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3. 'Best Pub In Falmouth'
"the beer, for real ale enthusiasts is of a very good quality"
Annette P
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Without a doubt the falafel burger I had here was the best vegetarian burger I have ever eaten. Also, as someone who suffers from lactose intolerance, mussels are usually not an option for me, due to being cooked in cream, however here they had a...More

Thank PickleThePixie
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Looking for something a bit different from the usual then visit this pub. Awesome views from its lofty position which is supported by its great food which is well worth another visit. The service is excellent with care to ensure all is right for you....More

1  Thank Keith M
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Keith, We’re only a small independent business that have been serving the local community for over 15 years, but when we see such kind words as yours, it makes it all worthwhile. Thank you!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We picked this place for Sunday lunch with no prior knowledge as it was well priced and had vegetarian and gluten free options for one of our party. I must say the 6 of us had a very hearty meal. Choice of four roasts. The...More

Thank BoardingPass815189
ambrose67, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Yes Sir thank you so much for your detailed observations,we all indeed love Sundays,its US at our best and the pub model was never really broken it just needed polishing and we treat everyone the same!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Boathouse for a family reunion lunch and we weren't disappointed. The food was second to none - the kids went for steak and, the adults for the freshly caught fish - everything was cooked to perfection. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank 718nigelp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and ambiance. Staff friendly and good home cooked veggie Sunday roast. Good ales and wine too!

Thank Andy N
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy, Thank you very much for the kind words. It’s nice to know the standards remain the same high level despite the busy August bank holiday weekend! In fact Sunday was our busiest Sunday lunchtime ever, so even more satisfying! Cheers 🍻

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from a week in Falmouth. The Boathouse was at the end of the road we stayed on. What a treat. Had four meals here. All superb. The Hake specifically excellent and the lamb to die for. The ladies behind the bar were...More

2  Thank Helen K
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Helen, What lovely kind words, thank you very much. We wish you lived closer to us to become one of our regulars! 😍 Cheers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met with the Phillips family for Sunday lunch and was not disappointed. The pub was very busy as it was Falmouth festival week, but it didn’t prevent it from serving one of the best Sunday roasts we’ve had for a long time. We all could...More

1  Thank andyspit
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy, Thank you very much for your visit and very kind words. As a small independent operator of 15 years serving our local community, a lovely review such as yours makes the world of difference! Cheers 🍻

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Sat in the garden having a post food beer......genuinely just ate the best mussels I’ve ever had!! Delicious! Great burger too, excellent friendly service as always. Such a nice place to eat & drink 😊 x

1  Thank Michelle H
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Michelle, Thanks so very much for the kind words. In this busy part of the season, it’s very rewarding to know we can match your expectations. We hope to see you again soon. 🙂

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

As this is my local & my favourite place in Falmouth, I brought my 2 friends here & their new baby who were visiting from London. We had 3 delicious, perfectly cooked burgers. Faultless. Served by two lovely, friendly & polite young ladies. This continues...More

1  Thank george m
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi George, Such a nice review to read, thank you very much for the kind words and of course, your custom! Cheers

Reviewed 22 June 2018

This local pub has a very good ambience, very good meals at a reasonable price and we had excellent service. Since arriving in England 2 weeks ago, the pub definitely has the best chips we've tried to date

2  Thank Mick B
David C, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Mick, That’s quite an acolade for the chef and his chips, thank you! I’ll be sure to make sure the kitchen see your kind words. Cheers

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Questions & Answers
Simon P
10 June 2018|
Response from David C | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we ar! Dogs are welcome everywhere apart from the restaurant area, but you can eat in the bar area or outside on the patio overlooking the harbour. Cheers 🙂
Janice S
13 January 2018|
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Response from ambrose67 | Property representative |
In the spring/summer there is a wider variety of cider available,if you have some favourites please say.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trevethan Hill, Falmouth TR11 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 315425
Pub with locally sourced, high quality food. Casual dining; order from bar but then waiter service. Eat in our dining area, bar, al fresco on the patio or on our covered balcony, enjoying the exceptional views for which we are renowned.
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