RestaurantsNorthumberlandAmbleNE65

survey result

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A once-humble fish hut – “right in the heart of Amble’s working harbour” with a “great setting overlooking the estuary” – where the accent is on “excellent fresh fish and seafood” (including “ever-changing specials depending on local catch”). They also have a line in pizza. The owners, also behind the Fish Shack next-door, did an expensive refurb back in 2019 and the “extended space has improved the interior” (also adding a café and bar).

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In summer 2019, this once-basic fish hut reopened after a £210K refurb doubling capacity and adding a café/bar (the owners cut ties to two other venues on the Northumberland coast but kept on the neighbouring Fish Shack). Its formula has by-and-large remained intact, namely a “great setting by the harbour in Amble with river views towards a distant Warkworth Castle” (“sometimes a seal appears”) and the provision of “generous seafood platters” from an “excellent selection” (and also sourdough pizza).

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In summer 2019, this once-basic fish hut reopened after a £210K refurb doubling capacity and adding a new café/bar (the owners cut ties to two other venues on the Northumberland coast but kept on the neighbouring Fish Shack). Its formula has by-and-large remained intact, namely a “great setting by the harbour in Amble with river views towards a distant Warkworth Castle” (“sometimes a seal appears”) and the provision of “generous seafood platters” from an “excellent selection” (and also sourdough pizza).

Summary

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You can see the fishing boats bringing in the catch” from this “tiny”, “unpretentious hut” on the quayside, while eating “seafood cooked ‘par excellence’”. There’s also “sourdough pizza to change the way you think about pizza!” Founders Martin & Ruth Charlton, both chefs, have followed up their success here with three more venues on the Northumberland coast: Blyth Boathouse, La Famiglia and Fish Shack.

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The Old Boat House Amble Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Old Boat House Amble Restaurant in NE65, Amble by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Old Boat House Amble restaurant.
Timothy P
well cooked meal in recently refurbished bu...
Reviewed 6 months, 8 days ago

"well cooked meal in recently refurbished building. Its sister The Fish Shack in Amble we enjoyed more."

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Deborah S
Marvellous fresh seafood cooked well. Exce...
Reviewed 6 months, 21 days ago

"Marvellous fresh seafood cooked well. Excellent prices and friendly staff. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£24.50 £21.70 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £0.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Leazes Street, Amble, NE65 0AA
Opening hours
Monday10 am‑9 pm
Tuesday10 am‑9 pm
Wednesday10 am‑9 pm
Thursday10 am‑9 pm
Friday10 am‑9 pm
Saturday10 am‑9 pm
Sunday10 am‑9 pm

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