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Boathouse Restaurant

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Bar, British
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Boat House The Quay, Christchurch BH23 1BY, England
+44 1202 480033
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently had evening meal and drinks with my wife and three daughters, found the staff knowledgeable and helpful with a good selection of well prepared food. food was very good and reasonably pried. We have used this place many time for family get together s and birthdays and will continue do do so in the future.

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Thank relm5477
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I come to the boathouse regularly for coffee and cake but have not eaten dinner here for over a year. Well the food is still absolutely fantastic, especially the pizza. The atmosphere is buzzing and the staff are attentive and friendly! Will always return.

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Thank MairiLauren
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon, a table of 5 teenagers for lunch and a table for three in the bar. Only had fkatbreads, pizzas and paninis but all very tasty and reasonable value. Location is a short walk of 50 yards to the River and a short walk to Christchurch priory. Easy walk to the Quamps play area overall a... More 

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Thank NickWyer
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was left speechless with the great way that we were treated on my surprise 70 th birthday party, they could not do enough for us brilliant, and well done in making me speechless, that is hard-thing to do, made an old man happy thank you.

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Thank iangibbens0
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to the Boathouse for Sunday lunch with two friends. All of us had a starter and mains. We all had one meat dish and one fish dish. The food was well presented and very tasty. It was also imaginatively put together. Unfortunately the deserts on the menu were not to our taste, being on the whole a bit heavy,... More 

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Thank BeniGee
Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently had dinner at the Boathouse and was very pleasantly surprised, the look from the outside doesn't do it justice, however it is in the middle of winter I guess!! The food was very good as were the waiting staff, the place is really quirky with a really good atmosphere, there was a band in the main bar when we... More 

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Thank Richard S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for my work's do in December. The whole place is lovely and chic and the food is wonderful. Service is quick and the staff are warm and friendly. Will defiantly be coming back soon.

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Thank Chanirra
Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited here for the third time over past year, and arriving half an hour after the breakfast menu had finished, we were a bit disappointed as it was too early for lunch, but the manager pulled the stops and got the kitchen to make us a late breakfast, which was really appreciated. The food here is mid-priced but good... More 

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Thank Alves99
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a superb late lunch here with 3 friends. Sat at the bar and had a few drinks, followed by a superb meal with fast efficient service. Excellent value for money. 5*

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place, especially in the summer as you can sit outside and enjoy the sunshine looking over the quay. Food is great especially the goats cheese and walnut salad and sweet potato chips. Nice wine and cocktail selection too and occasional live music.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?