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The Boathouse Cafe

2-4 Commercial Wharf Madeira Road | Madeira Road, Plymouth PL1 2NX, England
+44 1752 600560
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (40 reviews)
“mackerel” (23 reviews)
“side salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2-4 Commercial Wharf Madeira Road | Madeira Road, Plymouth PL1 2NX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A party of about twenty at lunch time. A birthday gathering. Nice atmosphere. Great view. Staff on the ball and courteous. Meals all looked inviting and everyone was happy. I found the fish pie piping hot and parsnips one of the veg. Made a nice...More

Thank cccc9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting the restaurant at the same time as the chap below who left the 1 star review. Although I am unable to comment on his exact situation, we were extremely happy with the service in the restaurant and the food was sublime. We...More

1  Thank Ollie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of fifteen who booked in advance for a New Years Day family meal. We all ordered and paid within five minutes of arrival. The food arrived between 20 minutes and 1 hour 15 minutes later (following several prompts to the waiting...More

3  Thank glynbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal was well cooked,well served and in pleasant surroundings. Not a salubrious setting but clean and pleasant.

1  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I hired the whole venue for my husbands surprise 40th party, from the communication to the food, decor, hosts, and general excellent customer service I cannot fault it. Would highly recommend the Boathouse cafe as a function venue.

1  Thank bex352001
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We were out for a &an Mile walk round the Barbican, Plymouth , myself , husband, daughter and grandson. Was really cold outside, never been to The Boathouse before so decided to give it a try, so glad we did. Staff really nice, place nice...More

Thank seajay10
Reviewed 18 November 2017

came here on the 12th nov for our wedding anniversary breakfast. what can i say ... lovely fresh ingredients , fab tasting and not too badly priced.. will defo be calling in when we next visit plymouth :)

Thank kearneyanita7
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with our son and grandson one Saturday lunchtime. It is very much like a cafe, you find your own table and queue up to order and pay for your food. All decided on fish & chips including our 3 year old grandson. Served quickly,...More

1  Thank GJ1961
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Was in Plymouth for the firework display and decided to go in a bit earlier to have dinner out. Had a walk around and as with friends who live in the area and have eaten there before decided to give it a try. Nice position...More

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was really impressed in this place with both the service and quality of the food. A really nice selection of food on a typical seaside menu, well cooked and presented. The quality of fresh produce was notable. The prices are very reasonable and I...More

1  Thank TJA950
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7 October 2017|
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Response from grandma648 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it can be rented.
6 August 2015|
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Response from Knackersknowle | Reviewed this property |
Obviously it should be banned but it is certainly tolerated here and it's very unpleasant.
21 July 2015|
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Response from JoeS424 | Reviewed this property |
Are you certified by MSC or Fish2Fork?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Commercial Wharf Madeira Road | Madeira Road, Plymouth PL1 2NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 600560
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