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  • Marine Parade, 
  • Instow, 
  • North Devon, 
  • EX39 4JJ
01271 861292
Opening Hours:
9am - 11pm
Food Service Times:
09:00 - 21:00
Welcome to The Boathouse

Overlooking the Torridge Estuary, we’re the perfect spot to kick back and enjoy all that North Devon has to offer. Hearty pub food, local ales and a fabulous selection of fresh fish and seafood. Plus why not bring your four-legged friend? We’re dog-friendly too.

When the boat comes in...

Feast your eyes on our delicious menu of classic pub favourites, fresh and seasonal daily specials plus, as you’d expect from a pub so close to the water, a bounty of day fresh fish.

Gather your crew...

Get your friends and family together and set sail for a cracking celebration at The Boathouse. With a range of great spaces both in the pub and on our amazing first floor terrace available for hire, we’ll help you navigate the best party in town!

Welcome to The Boathouse

Overlooking the wide golden sands of Instow- and boasting uninterrupted views over to the picture postcard village of Appledore and out onto the Atlantic, The Boathouse is a beach bar and restaurant that’s guaranteed to delight.

Situated on the estuary at the confluence of the Taw and Torridge rivers, we’re a melting pot of great British food and drink from across North Devon. And, as you’d expect from a such a coastal venue, we’ve also got a menu that is swimming with a fine selection of fabulous seafood.

Get your friends and family together and set sail for The Boathouse. With a range of great spaces both in the pub and on our amazing sun-drenched ‘Top Deck’ available, we’ll help you navigate your way to the best in the west.

Plus why not bring your four-legged friend? We’re dog-friendly too.

Food & Drink

Our dishes are created using only the best of British, locally sourced ingredients. With a variety of light and hearty dishes; we’re confident our menu can accommodate all appetites and tastes.

Celebrations & Events

Get your friends and family together and set sail for a cracking celebration at the Boathouse. With a range of great spaces both in the pub and on our amazing first floor terrace available for hire, we’ll help you navigate the best party in town.

Sundowners paradise

Visit our spectacular first floor roof terrace and gaze across the glittering Torridge Estuary towards Appledore. G&T in hand, it’s the perfect spot to watch the sun go down.

New for 2019! Our ‘Top Deck’ Crab and Burger Shack – Open from Midday until Sundown

Upcoming events

Take a look at all the great events we have coming up this month…

Pub Events