About Us

Opening Times


COFFEE CLUB (café menu)

Tuesday to Sunday: mornings 10am to 12pm (tables reserved for lunch from 12pm)

LUNCH (lunch menu)

Tuesday to Saturday: Lunch 12pm till 2pm (last booking 1.45pm)

Sunday’s: 12pm till 4pm (last booking 4pm)

DINNER (evening menu)

Tuesday to Saturday: Dinner 5.45pm till 9pm (last booking 9pm)

To make a reservation simply click on the Book Online button on the top left. Alternatively visit our facebook page /theboatyard  or call 01624 845470. Special event menus and group bookings may require a deposit on a per person basis to confirm booking. Deposits will be deducted from the final bill based on the final number of people attending. *Deposits normally non-refundable.

Please note, it may be necessary to amend our opening days subject to staff holidays and staff illness. We will try to notify of any changes via our facebook page.


We allocate tables on a sitting of 2 hours. Typically evening tables booked after 7pm will have no vacate time. Likewise lunch time bookings, tables booked at or after 2pm (Sunday’s) will have no vacate time. Please let us know in advance if you would like longer on for your meal (subject to availability, an earlier arrival time may be suggested).


For parties of 10 or more people the following policy applies.

A deposit of £10 per person will be required to confirm the booking. Deposits are non-refundable if cancelled within 24 hrs of the function.

If you do not want to pay a deposit, we will require a valid credit or debit card which will be used as a guarantee and only deducted in the event of cancellation or no-show.

Groups will be asked to provide a pre-order of their food choices. Menus can be emailed to the group organiser. If you cannot pre-order, we will offer a reduced menu, usually 2 or 3 options per course. You can select which dishes from the full menu. Pre-orders must be returned to the restaurant no later than 48hrs, or as soon as possible.

Where food has been pre-ordered and we receive cancellation or a reduction in guests within 24hrs, we reserve the right to charge the full amount to cover the cost of the food, and/or  the loss of revenue from blocking other bookings. *Exclusive use bookings, deposits are non-refundable if cancelled within 7 days of the event.

Payment of bills. To avoid unnecessary delay to the operation of the restaurant, we will take payment of one single bill. Splitting payment multiple times as you can appreciate takes a member of staff away from other duties.

A service charge / gratuity of 10% will be added to the final bill.


Follow us on instagram. We regularly post pictures of daily restaurant life and our food. We love to see your pictures of your visit to the Boatyard. Tag us with #theboatyardpeel #IOMStory

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT – Bus Vannin serve Peel from all major points, notably Douglas, Ramsey, Kirk Michael and Castletown. Visit www.bus-man.com for maps & a journey planning service.

PARKING – There is limited free on street parking along East Quay. There is a single parking bay reserved for Blue Badge Holders located in front of the Yoga Studio adjacent to the restaurant. A large public carpark is situated at the House of Manannan museum complex, about 200 metres along the quay from the restaurant.

MAIN ENTRANCE – Street paving runs alongside front door, allowing step free access into the restaurant. Note, the paving is of a cobble type stone. For larger wheelchairs it may be necessary to use the roadway alongside the restaurant and mount the kerb. We will offer assistance if this is necessary.

DINING ROOM – The restaurant is situated on the ground floor with step free access throughout. If you or a guest is using a wheelchair it would be appreciated if we could have advance notice so we can make adjustments to the seating plan to ensure sufficient space for the wheelchair and provide clear routes to and from the toilets/entrance. Our restaurant is waiter service. This means all food and drink are served to your table, avoiding the need to purchase drinks from the bar, or collect food from a counter.

TOILETS – One of our two toilets is adapted for the use of disabled persons. The toilets are step free and accessed directly from the dining room.

MENUS – We offer a printed menu as well as a blackboard detailing the daily specials. If you would like assistance with reading our menus our staff will happily help.

SEATS – We have two types of seating. Benches and Chairs. Neither have arm rests. Cushions are provided on all seats, extra cushions can be provided on request.

ALLERGENS –  Our menus are available to view on our website and facebook page. Where possible we ask you to inform us of any allergies or dietary requirements at the time of booking as this will ensure our staff are prepared when taking your order and our kitchen have sufficient ingredients to offer alternatives. Our staff will happily discuss menu choices and where possible the kitchen will make adjustments to accommodate your allergen requirements.

PAYMENTS – Our credit card machine is a wireless handheld device so we are able to take payments at your table.


The Boatyard Story

Situated on Peel’s historic quayside the Boatyard restaurant opened in May 2013 and enjoys some of the best views of the marina and ancient castle. Our welcoming eatery offers the perfect spot to relax over a delicious lunch or candle lit evening meal whether your here for business, pleasure or a family day out. We specialise in fresh, local shellfish & seafood as well as meat and vegetarian dishes using as much locally sourced produce as possible. As well as handpicked wines chosen to compliment our food, we also stock a growing selection of local beers, mineral waters and fruit juice drinks, some of which are produced, bottled and delivered within a few miles of our restaurant.

The restaurant is owned and operated by the Mowat family. Restaurateurs with over 10 years experience on the Island, and many more from hospitality businesses in the UK, they also own and operate the Tanroagan Seafood Restaurant in Douglas. The Mowat family look forward to welcoming you to the Boatyard Restaurant and along with the entire team wish you a memorable dining experience.


Located on the west coast, Peel is a thriving Manx fishing port with a marine heritage that spans hundreds of years. Aptly named “Sunset City” you’ll be awarded stunning views of the sun setting, offers a glimpse of the Mountains of Mourne, and beautiful rugged coastline. Home to an extensive modern marina, the town welcomes a number of pleasure craft throughout the year – many of whom come for the fantastic sandy beach and variety of things to see and do. The magnificent ruins of Peel Castle, located on St Patrick’s Isle, dominate the landscape and visitors can tour the remains as part of the Story of Mann trail. There’s also the opportunity to find out more about the Island’s, and Peel’s, history by visiting the interactive House of Manannan museum, the Leece Museum and the unique Manx Transport Heritage Museum. In Peel you will find the Island’s only cathedral as well as a working kipper curers which offers a fantastic insight into the production of the famous Manx Kipper. Between May and August Peel is also one of the best places in the British Isles to see basking sharks from the shore. Often up to the length of a bus in size they regularly come within metres of the shoreline and surrounding cliffs. visitisleofman.com

The Boatyard Story



Now taking bookings for Valentines Night 

Update **Very limited availability remaining** 

View a PDF menu:  Click here – Boatyard Valentines Menu

To make a booking please call 845470. All bookings kindly require £10pp deposit. 

The Boatyard Restaurant


 A Passion for Restaurants and a passion for Thermomix

Enjoy an interactive plant-based lunch hosted by professional chef Joan Mowat and Thermomix specialist Heidi Danaher

Friday 20th March 10.30am – 2.30pm

Join us for coffee and cookies, an interactive demonstration using the Thermomix, with a 3-course plant based lunch and glass of prosecco. Tickets £38.00pp

Open to all

(no need to own a Thermomix to attend but a great opportunity to learn about this revolutionary appliance that replaces over 12 different kitchen gadgets)

Be inspired to go home and create the dishes

A great Mother’s Day present!

How to book: 

Please call the restaurant 01624 845470. (Staff are available Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 3pm / 5.45pm to 9pm Tuesday to Saturday) 


This is a ticket only event, we kindly require full payment at the time of booking. 

Tickets £38.00pp. The price includes 3 course plant based lunch, interactive demonstration & glass of prosecco.   

Cancellation Policy: 

Cancellation within 7 days of the event – Tickets are non-refundable. You may transfer them to another person. 


For more information about Thermomix, visit their website: Click Here

Mothers Day Lunch

Sunday 22nd March 2020

Our Mother’s Day lunch is now available to book. Treat mum to a delicious 3 course lunch at The Boatyard Restaurant. 

For your VIPS (kids) we have a special Children’s menu including a drink and fun activity bag.   


To view our Mother’s Day Lunch menu Click Here

To view our Mother’s Day Children’s Lunch menu Click Here


Early sittings: 12pm, 12.15pm, 12.30pm, 12.45pm, 1pm 

Please note: early sittings are allocated a duration of 2 hours 15mins. 

Later sittings: 2.30pm, 2.45pm, 3pm, 3.15pm, 3.30pm, 3.45pm 

Reservations & Deposits:

For all bookings, a deposit of £10pp is kindly required to confirm your table. 

Please call 01624 845470. You can also reserve tables here on our website, click Book Online button. 

If booking online, please arrange your deposit by calling the restaurant. 

Please note, bookings will remain unconfirmed until a deposit has been made. If we do not receive a deposit within 48hrs of the booking being made we reserve the right to release the table to other bookings. 

Cancellations Policy:

Deposits are typically non-refundable if cancelled within 7 days of the event.  

Amendments/Delays. Please let us know if you need to make any changes to your booking, particularly a change in number of guests so that suitable seating/table layouts can be made. Please note that early sittings are allocated 2 hours 15 minutes, this allows 15 minutes for us to clean and prepare the table for later sitting. We will make every effort to accommodate your party if you arrive late but we kindly ask you to honor the vacate time agreed.  


Private Hire & Functions

The Boatyard Restaurant Restaurant offers a range of interesting and varied options for entertaining and dining – from small gatherings and celebrations to larger functions (up to 50 guests) and special occassions. We can offer part or fully exclusive use of the restaurant depending on your party size and event.

  • Wedding Receptions
  • Corporate Functions
  • Christening Parties
  • Meetings, Seminars and Lecture space for 10-40 guests
  • Birthdays and Family Gatherings
  • Christmas Parties

The maximum capacity for a standing drinks reception is 50 and 40-50 for a seated meal depending on the proposed seating plan. Due to the flexible layout of the restaurant area, a semi-private space within the restaurant can be reserved and is suitable for groups of between 10 and 20 people for a seated meal. A maximum of 14 people can be seated at a single table. Alternatively the whole restaurant can be exclusively hired.

  • Beautiful quayside location overlooking marina and castle
  • Outdoor area for reception drinks
  • Licenced premises
  • Interior designed space
  • Tailor made menus to suit your event
  • Award winning food and extensive wine and drink menus



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The Boatyard Restaurant
Mariners Wharf
East Quay
Isle of Man
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