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Boathouse Restaurant

9 quay road, Christchurch, United Kingdom, BH23 1BU
Restaurant info
Opening Information

we are open every day from 9 am until 11pm

food service times
Monday to Friday
breakfast 9am to 11.30am
lunch 12pm to 3pm - between 3 & 6 pizzas and paninis are available
dinner 6pm to 9pm
on Friday & Saturday evenings the kitchen is open until 9.45.

Saturday & Sunday
breakfast 9am to 11.15am
food served all day from 12pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Boathouse Restaurant

With panoramic views over Christchurch quay the boathouse has the most unique location in Christchurch
In the summer months relax and enjoy the most of the sunshine by dining alfresco in our extensive outside seating areas, while in the winter months stay warm inside by our log fire.
We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner every day throughout the year (sorry closed 25th dec) and always have a fantastic selection of homemade cakes and drinks available through the day.
In addition to this we have live acoustic music playing every weekend from Thursday through to Sunday. PLUS our exclusive chandelier bar is open every Friday & Saturday evening* serving an array of wines, champagnes and cocktails, and tapas along with talented resident d.j’s

*Our chandelier bar is available for private hire, please call the boathouse to check opening times prior to coming

Please note we welcome dogs on our veranda (but unfortunately not inside) - this area is not bookable but available on a first come first served basis.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 17 August 2018

Lovely evening, good food, excellent service

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Visited On Friday, 17 August 2018

Friendly efficient service. Great food in a lively pleasant restaurant.

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Visited On Friday, 17 August 2018

Great food. Service was excellent.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 August 2018

We have had many good lunches here - and have always enjoyed them

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Fabulous food, great service and beautiful location.

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Visited On Monday, 13 August 2018

Everything good, it always is. But I do think that all the drinks are high.priced This temps one to have a drink on the way, then coffee on the way home.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 August 2018

Lovely breakfast!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

Excellent as always we love The Boathouse

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 August 2018

Good foor, service and location

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Great evening ( again) very attentive staff great food

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 August 2018

Quality food presented well slightly too small portions, overall professional

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Visited On Monday, 06 August 2018

Appetisers weren't automatically served with breads. We had to request these. Main courses were tasty. Nice buzz in the restaurant and waitresses were attentive. Booking online was easy and efficient. Reminder was sent. Mocktails were pricy at £6 for smallish tumbler. Overall nice evening.

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Visited On Monday, 06 August 2018

Great smiley service, great food, great atmosphere! Having booked, it would have been nice to sit outside with a view of the river but it was already very busy by 12.30pm!

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 August 2018

Never disappoints. Good food, friendly service & a superb location.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

The service in the restaurant was outstanding, our waitress was so attentive and helpful. Not so good at the bar (which was very busy). The food was delicious and high quality - good value for money. Our Mum had a lovely birthday celebration. We will definitely visit again. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Great service and lovely food, fairly busy but lots of space between tables

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Visited On Friday, 27 July 2018

Lovely dinner - great setting - superb service

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

We had a lovely lunch for my husband birthday. Excellent service and lovely food. We will definitely return soon. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Very expensive. My starter cost more than £10 for just 2 scallops and a bit of sweet potato mash! Similarly, my wife's starter of goats cheese was a very tiny portion and overpriced. Although main courses were well cooked and tasty. Our overal experience was not good value for money

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Fantastic waiter!!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 02 August 2018

Really enjoyed lunch here. Lovely position overlooking the river. It was a very busy in the restaurant so glad that I had booked a table. Lots of family groups. Service was good. Food was okay but not amazing. Prices were what you might expect in such an unique setting. Will go back after the school Summer holidays are finished.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 July 2018

We enjoyed the Boathouse as a party of 9, including 4 children under 8. The view was great, the food fine and the service good. Ad we enjoyed boating on the river after lunch, then a coffee and tea and cakes. We would come again. They provided good colouring for the kids who were kept entertained. And the bill came when we asked for it!

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Visited On Monday, 30 July 2018

Fantastic service with a smile from all staff. Food was fantastic but starter portion a little small for the price. Will definitely return and recommend!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

Thanks for a nice evening

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

Lovely restaurant when you want a special night out lovely location as well.

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