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You won’t find a better place in North Devon to watch the evening sun go down!

From our bar and restaurant or the 1st floor roof terrace gaze across the glittering Torridge Estuary to Appledore ……you’re only 15 yards away from the glorious sandy beach at Instow. Sandy paws and muddy boots welcome!

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The Boathouse has had a complete redesign to create a comfortable and relaxed beach bar and an 85 seater restaurant as well as a small 1st floor bar, function room and roof terrace for 70-80 people.

As well as the usual selection of quality affordable ales and wines we will be offering a menu packed with freshly prepared dishes and daily fish specials..… fact fish is a big part of our offer and reflects our location perfectly

Marine Parade, Instow EX39 4JJ



Opening times 10.00am – 11.00pm


Coffee and Cake 10 ~ 5pm

Lunch 12 ~ 2.30pm

Dinner  6 ~ 9pm

Breakfast, Sat & Sun 10 ~ 11am

Dogs welcome in the bar & on the terrace

Marine Parade, Instow, Bideford EX39 4JJ

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Private hire

MEETING & FUNCTION ROOM The first-floor bar provides the perfect venue for smallish (24 seated and 50 standing) meetings, parties or wakes.