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The Boathouse

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Pub, Bar, British, Grill
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Beach Way | Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, England
+44 1626 888899
00:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dropped in for coffee after taking a walk and stayed for lunch. Good food, good price. Amazing Christmas tree. Treats provided for the dogs.

Thank Amanda R
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at ladysmith for weekend so came down for a meal we were a family of 6 with very different tastes but all had amazing meal's and great service

Thank kas1963
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to The Boathouse for a Sunday Roast, delicious. The meat was succulent and the veg practically singing! The staff were so friendly too, lovely.

Thank Stephen L
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had a very enjoyable Sunday lunch; roast lamb with roast potatoes, parsnips, carrots, cauli/broccoli cheese, red cabbage, green cabbage and Yorkshire pud with plenty of gravy and mint sauce. A delicious plateful of piping hot food on an equally hot plate; just the way I like it and the service was excellent. The atmosphere was happy and somewhat spooky,... More 

Thank dorothypam
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This pub is very family friendly, the meals are excellent and prices are very reasonable. It has a great atmosphere and the staff are so friendly and helpful. They also allow dogs in.

Thank jaygee59
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We dropped by for a coffee and ended up staying for food. Great afternoon party for Halloween. The place was decked out amazing. All the staff were dressed up and the decor was fantastic. Our 7 year old was in her element as there was a great balloon modeller coming up with some brilliant creations. Also a facepainter who seemed... More 

Thank Lucy B
Paignton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited on 29/10/16 for a family lunch (3 adults +11yr, 7yr, 6yr) the whole place was decorated in an amazing Halloween theme. The kids loved/were scared into nervous giggles! took lots of photos with the decorations. The staff were great, although busy they found us a great table within a couple of mins. The bar staff were happy and quick... More 

Thank sharon c
Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

All staff were wonderful dealing with my nephews allergies, lovely people and lovely food definitely going again.

Thank kirabundy
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A party of 8 went to the boathouse for our final family meal ,before going home.the staff could not have been more friendly and the food was excellent Whenever we visit Dawlish Warren we always eat here and have never been Dissapointed. The food is your typical British pub food,but everything is cooked well and reasonably priced. Would definatley eat... More 

Thank ejbeard
Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The "Boatie" as regulars call it is right on the end of the green at the Warren, has loads of outdoor seating with great views over the sea and the beach, good food and good selection of beers etc, plenty room and family and dog friendly too.

Thank David E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Pub, Bar, British, Grill
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Way | Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 888899
We are a family friendly, family run freehouse bar and restaurant right on the seafront at Dawlish Warren. We provide everything from Seattles Finest Coffees to a full menu that covers lunchtime snacks to hearty main courses and desserts to die for. We have a separate childrens menu and a free soft play area for our younger guests. Along with a great range of local ales, we have a full range of lagers, bitters and ciders both draught and bottled. Our wines are a great blend of classics and new world.
We are happy to welcome any four legged friends in our lower bar area and outside balconies as long as they are happy to mix with our other guests. With stunning views of the surrounding coastline and just two minutes from the sandy beaches, The Boathouse is a perfect venue for any occasion

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?