The Boathouse

The Boathouse


0.5 miles
Marine Parade, Instow, EX39 4JJ

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This restaurant occupies a special place in the hearts of both locals and visitors to the area. With its excellent food, friendly atmosphere and delightful position virtually on the golden sands of Instow Beach, The Boathouse is the perfect place to relax and enjoy views of the River Torridge, Lundy Island and beyond.

Under the guidance of chef-proprietor Bob Thompson, and with the enthusiastic support of his team, this place has built up an enviable reputation over the past 21 years. Great care is taken to source the best ingredients the area provides – herbs and veg from the restaurant’s own garden and greenhouses, and meat and poultry from Devon’s farms. Much of the fish prepared in the kitchen is landed a few yards away and brought in straight from the boat. Lobster and crab usually feature, along with a few surprises when the catch provides. The menu is extensive, with popular dishes constantly refined and new additions always being made.

It is worth making a detour to this hidden corner of Devon to experience The Boathouse and the charm of Instow. Parties of up to 40 can be catered for but booking is advised as the restaurant can be busy, especially during summer. After dining at The Boathouse, take a walk on the beach and watch the sun set over the sea. You’ll likely find yourself drawn back to this tranquil spot time and time again.

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Every Day
Food Served Times:
Mon:11.30am-2pm, 6pm-9.30pm
Tues:11.30am-2pm, 6pm-9.30pm
Weds:11.30am-2pm, 6pm-9.30pm
Thurs:11.30am-2pm, 6pm-9.30pm
Fri:11.30am-2pm, 6pm-9.30pm
Sat:11.30am-2pm, 6pm-9.30pm
Sun:noon-2pm, 6pm-9pm

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