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KFC

Newport - PO30 2TA

01983 537586

kfc.co.uk

If you are looking to feast on some tasty chicken, be sure to visit one of the many local KFC fast food outlets where they have a new and improved recipe waiting for you. They have...

KFC

Newport - PO30 2TA 01983 537586 - kfc.co.uk

If you are looking to feast on some tasty chicken, be sure to visit one of the many local KFC fast food outlets where they have a new and improved recipe waiting for you. They have a wide menu ranging from the classic Zinger burgers and the Boneless Banquet to Bargain Buckets designed for sharing with friends and family. Be sure to check out the Colonel's Club to take advantage of their finger-lickin' offers.


Visit them at one of the following addresses:
ISLE OF WIGHT
KFC Newport- PO30 2TA
KFC Lake- PO36 9PT

SOUTHAMPTON
KFC Southampton West Quay SO15 1QF
KFC Above Bar Street SO14 7FN
KFC Portswood Road SO17 2NF
KFC Bitterne SO19 8NE
KFC Holbury SO45 2LG

Mill Bay Inn

Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JR

01983 852394


Situated metres from the beach on Ventnor seafront, Mill Bay offers an extensive menu of quality pub grub, including vegetarian options, a superb carvery all day on Sunday and...

Mill Bay Inn

Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JR 01983 852394 -

Situated metres from the beach on Ventnor seafront, Mill Bay offers an extensive menu of quality pub grub, including vegetarian options, a superb carvery all day on Sunday and great fish and chips — which, like most of the menu, you can choose to eat on our terrace or on the beach!

Two Cooks

28 Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SX

01983 855544


Enjoy a full-flavoured traditional English breakfast, made with the best-quality, local ingredients. For those preferring something lighter, there's the finest smoked salmon,...

Two Cooks

28 Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SX 01983 855544 -

Enjoy a full-flavoured traditional English breakfast, made with the best-quality, local ingredients. For those preferring something lighter, there's the finest smoked salmon, boiled eggs and soldiers or fresh fruit and yoghurt — there's something for everyone. There is also a selection of light lunches, savoury teas, cream teas, or homemade cakes for a delightful finish.

Stripped

2 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RY

strippedventnor.co.uk

In an exciting development for food lovers, an old bank in Ventnor has been stripped bare and turned into a diner. This is Stripped, where — according to food bloggers Matt and...

Stripped

2 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RY - strippedventnor.co.uk

In an exciting development for food lovers, an old bank in Ventnor has been stripped bare and turned into a diner. This is Stripped, where — according to food bloggers Matt and Cat — you will find the Island’s best burgers. The menu features both beef and vegan burgers, plus sourdough pizzas. Sides include crab fries and deep-fried dill pickles. Beau’s delicious vegan ice cream is a popular dessert. Children and dogs welcome. Open daily from 5pm. Walk-ins only. Bookings available for groups of eight and more.

Quarr Abbey Tea Shop

Newport Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4ES

01983 898543

www.quarrabbey.org

Situated just outside Ryde, Quarr Abbey is a working monastery set in a beautiful and peaceful setting. Located in its tranquil surroundings is the popular licensed tea shop and...

Quarr Abbey Tea Shop

Newport Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4ES 01983 898543 - www.quarrabbey.org

Situated just outside Ryde, Quarr Abbey is a working monastery set in a beautiful and peaceful setting. Located in its tranquil surroundings is the popular licensed tea shop and farm shop. Whether indulging in a cup of tea and slice of delicious cake or having a relaxed lunch al fresco, there is something to suit everyone’s taste. Adjacent to the tea shop is the farm shop, where you can browse through a variety of local products, including Quarr Abbey’s own ale, jams, chutneys and honey, as well as delicious coffee especially roasted for the monastery. Open seven days a week (except Good Friday). Summer, 10am-5pm (Sun 11.15am-5pm). Winter, 10am-4pm (Sun 11.15am-4pm).

Lady Scarlett's Tea Parlour

The Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JT

01983 855872

ladyscarlettsteaparlour.co.uk

Be prepared to be transported back to the days of the Second World War. The shelves groan with vintage bric-a-brac and Winston Churchill glowers over the door. The loo is kitted...

Lady Scarlett's Tea Parlour

The Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JT 01983 855872 - ladyscarlettsteaparlour.co.uk

Be prepared to be transported back to the days of the Second World War. The shelves groan with vintage bric-a-brac and Winston Churchill glowers over the door. The loo is kitted out as an Anderson shelter and period music is playing. Come and join us for cream teas, homemade cakes, light bites, ice cream, shakes, sundaes, and much more. Fully licensed and dog friendly.

Arty Shakes

6 Falcon Cross Road, Isle of Wight, PO37 7LA

01983 716580

artyshakes.uk

Arty Shakes opened in 2015 and has already gained a firm spot as one of the favourite places to go on the Island with the kids. With a wide choice of pottery or wooden pieces to...

Arty Shakes

6 Falcon Cross Road, Isle of Wight, PO37 7LA 01983 716580 - artyshakes.uk

Arty Shakes opened in 2015 and has already gained a firm spot as one of the favourite places to go on the Island with the kids. With a wide choice of pottery or wooden pieces to paint, why buy keepsakes when you can let your creative side run wild and make your own with memories to treasure? There is something for everyone’s budget here, whether you want to get arty or you’d like to just tantalise your taste buds with the tasty home-made food, drink and, of course, shakes that are served here.

Prego

28 Castle Street, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6RD

01983 293737

www.pregoiow.uk

This Italian-style restaurant is located in East Cowes town centre, close to transport links to Southampton and the rest of the Island. With dishes made from authentic Italian...

Prego

28 Castle Street, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6RD 01983 293737 - www.pregoiow.uk

This Italian-style restaurant is located in East Cowes town centre, close to transport links to Southampton and the rest of the Island. With dishes made from authentic Italian ingredients and fresh Island produce, a friendly team and contemporary surroundings, it's a great place to relax.

Gastronomy Cowes

46-47 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7RR

01983 200666

gastronomycowes.co.uk

Located in the heart of Cowes, Gastronomy is a relaxed bar and restaurant serving global food developed by the establishment’s well-travelled chefs. Diners can choose from an...

Gastronomy Cowes

46-47 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7RR 01983 200666 - gastronomycowes.co.uk

Located in the heart of Cowes, Gastronomy is a relaxed bar and restaurant serving global food developed by the establishment’s well-travelled chefs. Diners can choose from an array of tapas-style small plates, or enjoy a three-course meal in a laid-back environment, accompanied by some of the best cocktails in town.

Crave Ice Cream

The Ventnorian, Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PE

01983 472143

craveicecream.co.uk

Delicious ice creams and sorbets are made daily at Crave. Its innovative flavours, including such treats as crunchy peanut butter, strawberry cream tea, Bakewell tart and Thai...

Crave Ice Cream

The Ventnorian, Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PE 01983 472143 - craveicecream.co.uk

Delicious ice creams and sorbets are made daily at Crave. Its innovative flavours, including such treats as crunchy peanut butter, strawberry cream tea, Bakewell tart and Thai spice, not to mention adults-only flavours such as Baileys, pine-colada and frozen slushy cocktails, change daily. Dairy free, vegan and gluten free options are always available, as well as traditional knickerbocker glory and sundaes made with any choice of ice creams, crispy churros with warm dipping sauces, ice cream tapas and hot drinks. Flavour updates are announced daily on its Facebook page.

Cove Coffee Shop

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, PO38 8QU

07903 689984

steephill-cove.co.uk/cove-coffee-shop/

The Cove Coffee Shop offers a wide range of refreshments. Enjoy home-made cakes, Italian coffee, teas, hot chocolate, Isle of Wight ice cream, sweet treats and more. Open during...

Cove Coffee Shop

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, PO38 8QU 07903 689984 - steephill-cove.co.uk/cove-coffee-shop/

The Cove Coffee Shop offers a wide range of refreshments. Enjoy home-made cakes, Italian coffee, teas, hot chocolate, Isle of Wight ice cream, sweet treats and more. Open during the school holidays and on sunny days.

Churchill Café Bar

The Wight Military and Heritage Museum, Newport Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8QU

01983 632039

iow-charm.org.uk

While visiting the Wight Military and Heritage Museum, pop into the on-site café and enjoy the themed décor. It has a varied menu, including the Churchills Special all-day...

Churchill Café Bar

The Wight Military and Heritage Museum, Newport Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8QU 01983 632039 - iow-charm.org.uk

While visiting the Wight Military and Heritage Museum, pop into the on-site café and enjoy the themed décor. It has a varied menu, including the Churchills Special all-day breakfast — absolutely perfect for all those with a large appetite. Open daily, 10am-3.30pm.

Cafe Verdi

Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth PO41 0RR

01983 761777

fortvictoria.co.uk

This dog friendly cafe, with a patio overlooking the sea to the mainland, serves all day breakfasts, meals and snacks. Sit back, relax and enjoy local beers and wines - or just...

Cafe Verdi

Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth PO41 0RR 01983 761777 - fortvictoria.co.uk

This dog friendly cafe, with a patio overlooking the sea to the mainland, serves all day breakfasts, meals and snacks. Sit back, relax and enjoy local beers and wines - or just have one of its delicious ice creams. Open daily from 930 am, late March to end of October.

The Tea House

High Street, Ventnor PO38 1RZ

01983 856478

theteahouseventnor.co.uk

This is an arts cafe with a difference, serving Island-roasted coffee, loose leaf teas, home-made cakes and a range of delicious dishes made with locally sourced produce. Enjoy the...

The Tea House

High Street, Ventnor PO38 1RZ 01983 856478 - theteahouseventnor.co.uk

This is an arts cafe with a difference, serving Island-roasted coffee, loose leaf teas, home-made cakes and a range of delicious dishes made with locally sourced produce. Enjoy the Games and Nachos evening on Wednesdays, as well as a rolling monthly calendar of events, including Sing Alongs with The Ventnor Darlings, Scoff Nights and Crafts and Cocktails. The Tea House is also home to The Events Co and Katy Rose Design offering a host of other products and services. Open seven days a week, as well as evenings at the weekend.

The Plantation Room Cafe

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor PO38 1UL

01983 855397

botanic.co.uk

Located on the top level of Ventnor Botanic Garden, the Plantation Room Cafe has a sheltered outdoor terrace, which overlooks the historical Palm Garden. This cosy cafe provides a...

The Plantation Room Cafe

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor PO38 1UL 01983 855397 - botanic.co.uk

Located on the top level of Ventnor Botanic Garden, the Plantation Room Cafe has a sheltered outdoor terrace, which overlooks the historical Palm Garden. This cosy cafe provides a wonderful retreat in which to relax or catch up with friends over a barista coffee, an elegant loose leaf tea, a glass of fine wine or a light ultra-fresh lunch, as well as reading the day's papers and a selection of periodicals and books besides the inviting wood stove. Open daily from 10am all year with free entry and parking.

Sportsman's Rest

Main Road, Porchfield, Newport PO30 4LP

01983 525739

thesportsmansrestiow.co.uk

A family-friendly - and family run - traditional pub situated in the beautiful village of Porchfield, right on the coastal path. It offers a warm welcome to everyone from holiday...

Sportsman's Rest

Main Road, Porchfield, Newport PO30 4LP 01983 525739 - thesportsmansrestiow.co.uk

A family-friendly - and family run - traditional pub situated in the beautiful village of Porchfield, right on the coastal path. It offers a warm welcome to everyone from holiday makers to walkers - and their dogs. It serves a range of food, from fresh chips to basket meals and hot and cold baguettes, including its famed steak baguette. It has ample parking for customers and outside seating, too.

The Blue Door

St James Square, Newport PO30 1UX

078980 640790

facebook.com/www.thebluedoorcafe

A quirky cafe whose staff always greet visitors with a smile. Home-cooked food includes lasagna, cottage pie, 10 oz burgers, warm goat's cheese salad, all day breakfast and...

The Blue Door

St James Square, Newport PO30 1UX 078980 640790 - facebook.com/www.thebluedoorcafe

A quirky cafe whose staff always greet visitors with a smile. Home-cooked food includes lasagna, cottage pie, 10 oz burgers, warm goat's cheese salad, all day breakfast and specialities including the South African Bunny Chow (doorstep bloomer bread baked in the oven filled with an authentic curry of your choice). It also offers a selection of wonderful cakes. Most of the menu is gluten free and it caters for vegetarians and other dietary requirements as necessary. With small cosy seating inside and alfresco tables outside in good weather, The Blue Door Cafe is one of the most popular family-owned cafes in Newport. Open from 9am for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Closed on Sundays. Outside catering also available for special events.

Thompson's

Town Lane, Newport PO30 1JU

01983 526118

robertthompson.co.uk/thompsons-restaurant

The first restaurant by acclaimed chef Robert Thompson is a contemporary 'open kitchen' affair that aims for a relaxed atmosphere. Its delicious modern British menu is...

Thompson's

Town Lane, Newport PO30 1JU 01983 526118 - robertthompson.co.uk/thompsons-restaurant

The first restaurant by acclaimed chef Robert Thompson is a contemporary 'open kitchen' affair that aims for a relaxed atmosphere. Its delicious modern British menu is inspired by the flavours of the Island and Robert's experiences. Open Tuesday to Saturday (lunch, 12 pm - 3 pm; dinner, 6 pm - 10 pm)

Shed

4 High Street, Bembridge PO35 5SD

01983 873555

facebook.com/shedbembridge

Shed's menu features light breakfasts, bits-style lunches and afternoon snacks, as well as enticing tapas of Spanish inspired pintos served late into the evening. Expect to...

Shed

4 High Street, Bembridge PO35 5SD 01983 873555 - facebook.com/shedbembridge

Shed's menu features light breakfasts, bits-style lunches and afternoon snacks, as well as enticing tapas of Spanish inspired pintos served late into the evening. Expect to feast on a selection of dishes with robust Mediterranean flavours, such as a pier peri king prawns, chorizo with butterbeans and some tasty freshly baked breads, all expertly prepared by Shed's talented chefs. Shed is fully licensed, but also serves fabulous coffee, as well as plenty for the kids. Inside the restaurant, the decor is a contemporary mix of old and new, creating a chic, homely environment where you'll want to simply relax, unwind and enjoy the ambience. Folding glass doors to the front open up the restaurant in the summer for casual, al fresco dining. Open daily, 8am to midnight in high season, and all year round on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Quarterdeck Bar and Eatery

Rookley Country Park, Rookley, PO38 3LU

01983 721606

islandviewholidays.co.uk

At the very heart of Rookley Country Park you'll discover the spacious Quarterdeck Bar and Eatery - the perfect place to eat, meet and relax. It has a fantastic range of meals...

Quarterdeck Bar and Eatery

Rookley Country Park, Rookley, PO38 3LU 01983 721606 - islandviewholidays.co.uk

At the very heart of Rookley Country Park you'll discover the spacious Quarterdeck Bar and Eatery - the perfect place to eat, meet and relax. It has a fantastic range of meals to suit every appetite and all age groups, from indulgent breakfasts and light bites to sumptuous salads and delicious evening meals. By using only the very finest ingredients, the Quarterdeck remains a notch above the typical family pub venue.

Off the Rails

Station Road, Yarmouth PO41 0QT

01983 7611600

offtherailsyarmouth.co.uk

Hosted in what was once part of Yarmouth's railway station, this restaurant and cafe is ideal for families returning from a walk or bike ride along the old railway line. Its...

Off the Rails

Station Road, Yarmouth PO41 0QT 01983 7611600 - offtherailsyarmouth.co.uk

Hosted in what was once part of Yarmouth's railway station, this restaurant and cafe is ideal for families returning from a walk or bike ride along the old railway line. Its hearty menu ranges from breakfast options and sandwiches to home-made cakes and dishes such as crab pasta and lamb cutlets. There are lovely views of the Yar Estuary and the platforms has been transformed into a terrace area.

The Llama Tree

Wellow Aplaca Stud, Main Road, Wellow, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0SZ

01983 760900

thellamatree.co.uk

West Wight’s newest pizzeria, with a wood-fired oven, specialises in Neapolitan-style and sourdough pizzas. Dough is handmade daily using as many local ingredients as possible....

The Llama Tree

Wellow Aplaca Stud, Main Road, Wellow, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0SZ 01983 760900 - thellamatree.co.uk

West Wight’s newest pizzeria, with a wood-fired oven, specialises in Neapolitan-style and sourdough pizzas. Dough is handmade daily using as many local ingredients as possible. The Llama Tree is based on the West Wight Alpaca Farm at Wellow, on the number 7 bus route from Newport and only five minutes from Yarmouth. This popular restaurant is small with everything cooked to order, so booking is essential. Open daily. See website for opening hours.

The Duck

Appley Rise, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1LE

01983 613925

www.theduckiow.com

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Duck aims to be your home-from-home on the Island. It provides uncomplicated and honest, yet truly exceptional food and drink, served in...

The Duck

Appley Rise, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1LE 01983 613925 - www.theduckiow.com

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Duck aims to be your home-from-home on the Island. It provides uncomplicated and honest, yet truly exceptional food and drink, served in an elegant and relaxed atmosphere. Booking is recommended. Open Tues-Sun. See website for opening hours.

The Cow Bar & Restaurant

Tapnell Farm, Newport Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0YJ

01983 758725

thecowco.com

A unique eatery with spectacular views, The Cow is situated in a converted Swiss barn at the heart of Tapnell Farm. Open seven days a week for lunch and Thursday, Friday and...

The Cow Bar & Restaurant

Tapnell Farm, Newport Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0YJ 01983 758725 - thecowco.com

A unique eatery with spectacular views, The Cow is situated in a converted Swiss barn at the heart of Tapnell Farm. Open seven days a week for lunch and Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings for dinner, it serves a delicious range of gastro pub classics, as well as steaks and burgers straight from the grill. Vegan and vegetarian menus are also available. It's dog friendly, too. See website for opening hours.

Cantina

20 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RZ

01983 855988

cantinaventnor.co.uk

Looking for breakfast with a difference? Head to Cantina in Ventnor, the only Island establishment to make it into The Guardian’s top 50 best places for breakfast in the UK. This...

Cantina

20 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RZ 01983 855988 - cantinaventnor.co.uk

Looking for breakfast with a difference? Head to Cantina in Ventnor, the only Island establishment to make it into The Guardian’s top 50 best places for breakfast in the UK. This family friendly café also featured in the 2019 Good Food Guide. Breakfast is served every day, from 7.30am to 3pm. Choose from favourites like eggs and soldiers, or enjoy shakshuka, a spicy concoction of tomato and peppers, topped with a baked egg. Be sure to pick up a loaf of Cantina’s sourdough bread. Dogs are welcome. Open daily, 7.30am-3.30pm.

The Hambrough

Hambrough Road, Ventor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SQ

01983 856333

thehambrough.com

Long renowned for its top cuisine, The Hambrough Restaurant is a foodie haven. With highly-talented head chef Ashley Randle at the helm, the modern European menus use the best...

The Hambrough

Hambrough Road, Ventor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SQ 01983 856333 - thehambrough.com

Long renowned for its top cuisine, The Hambrough Restaurant is a foodie haven. With highly-talented head chef Ashley Randle at the helm, the modern European menus use the best local seasonal produce to create innovative dishes to excite the tastebuds. Home to seven gorgeous boutique bedrooms, The Hambrough is one of the top places to stay on the island and is open to residents and non-residents, with the Bar open daily for teas, coffees, cocktails and light bites, as well as delicious cream and traditional afternoon teas. The Restaurant, with its stunning sea views, is open for lunch and dinner. In addition, The Secret Garden will also be open during the long, hot days of summer.

The Garlic Farm Holidays

Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR

01983 898477

thegarlicfarm.co.uk

At these beautiful self-catering cottages and luxury yurts on The Garlic Farm, guests can enjoy exclusive use of the tennis court, football pitch, games room, WiFi (in the...

The Garlic Farm Holidays

Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR 01983 898477 - thegarlicfarm.co.uk

At these beautiful self-catering cottages and luxury yurts on The Garlic Farm, guests can enjoy exclusive use of the tennis court, football pitch, games room, WiFi (in the cottages) and discounted ferry crossings. The central location is ideal for exploring the Island by foot or bicycle. Dogs are welcome by arrangement. Beaches are less than 10 minutes by car.

The Little Gloster

Marsh Road, near Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8JQ

01983 298776

thelittlegloster.com

This award-winning restaurant with rooms serves simple, seasonal food in stunning Scandinavian-influenced surroundings. With panoramic sea views, unpretentious food, high-quality...

The Little Gloster

Marsh Road, near Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8JQ 01983 298776 - thelittlegloster.com

This award-winning restaurant with rooms serves simple, seasonal food in stunning Scandinavian-influenced surroundings. With panoramic sea views, unpretentious food, high-quality service and a relaxed atmosphere, The Little Gloster freshly prepares the best of locally sourced produce and is renowned for its fresh fish and seafood, including Island crab and lobster. It's the perfect place for a quiet meal, to celebrate a special occasion or simply to unwind with a glass of wine while taking in the spectacular sunsets that make this location so unique.

The Wight Mouse Inn

Church Place, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA

01983 730431

wightmouse.co.uk

A warm welcome always awaits you at this family-run, 17th-century coaching inn, situated not too far from the famous Blackgang Chine and The Needles. A free house, it serves local...

The Wight Mouse Inn

Church Place, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA 01983 730431 - wightmouse.co.uk

A warm welcome always awaits you at this family-run, 17th-century coaching inn, situated not too far from the famous Blackgang Chine and The Needles. A free house, it serves local real ales and delicious home-cooked food, with ingredients sourced from local suppliers. The Wight Mouse Inn also has 10 comfortable rooms to let. Tuesday evenings are jazz nights and there is live music every Saturday. Parents can relax and enjoy a drink — as well as the fantastic coastal views — in the large garden as the children run around and play on the outdoor play equipment.

The Spinnaker

1 Steyne Rd, Bembridge PO35 5UH

01983 872840

thespinnakeriow.co.uk

This Edwardian hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished. Its 14 en-suite rooms (four twin rooms, three family rooms and seven double rooms) have modern amenities while...

The Spinnaker

1 Steyne Rd, Bembridge PO35 5UH 01983 872840 - thespinnakeriow.co.uk

This Edwardian hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished. Its 14 en-suite rooms (four twin rooms, three family rooms and seven double rooms) have modern amenities while retaining the building's original character and charm. There are also two function rooms for small and large events, wedding receptions, business meetings and seminars.

The Nightingale Hotel

3 Queen's Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN

01983 862742

nightingale-hotel.co.uk

Nestled in a prime cliff-top location overlooking Shanklin and Sundown Bay, Keats Green Hotel offers breathtaking ocean views, beautiful surroundings, excellent service and...

The Nightingale Hotel

3 Queen's Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN 01983 862742 - nightingale-hotel.co.uk

Nestled in a prime cliff-top location overlooking Shanklin and Sundown Bay, Keats Green Hotel offers breathtaking ocean views, beautiful surroundings, excellent service and facilities. Available are fully refurbished and elegant deluxe sea-view rooms and a Luxurious Suite with king-sized bed. Wake up to a spectacular sunrise, then relax in the bar, lounge or restaurant, which have all been refurbished and restored to their original Victorian elegance.

The George Hotel

Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PE

01983 760331

thegeorge.co.uk

A gracious 17th-century townhouse on the water's edge in Yarmouth, the hotel has 17 charming bedrooms and two restaurants. The family-friendly Conservatory serves simple,...

The George Hotel

Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PE 01983 760331 - thegeorge.co.uk

A gracious 17th-century townhouse on the water's edge in Yarmouth, the hotel has 17 charming bedrooms and two restaurants. The family-friendly Conservatory serves simple, unfussy food, while Isla's fine-dining restaurant focuses on using fresh, high-quality seasonal produce.

Steephill Cove

Steephill Cove, Ventnor PO38 1AF

07903 689984

www.steephill-cove.co.uk

Choose from three self-catering properties by the sea. The Lighthouse and The Boathouse, both with three bedrooms, each sleep up to six people. The two-bed Crow’s Nest is ideal...

Steephill Cove

Steephill Cove, Ventnor PO38 1AF 07903 689984 - www.steephill-cove.co.uk

Choose from three self-catering properties by the sea. The Lighthouse and The Boathouse, both with three bedrooms, each sleep up to six people. The two-bed Crow’s Nest is ideal as a romantic getaway.

Julia's Tearoom

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, P040 9QE

01983 756814

www.dimbola.co.uk

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, dedicated to the pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, is home to Julia’s Tearoom. It is renowned for its high quality,...

Julia's Tearoom

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, P040 9QE 01983 756814 - www.dimbola.co.uk

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, dedicated to the pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, is home to Julia’s Tearoom. It is renowned for its high quality, locally sourced food, tempting homemade cakes, delicious cream teas and traditional Sunday lunches, all served in the characterful tea room or sunny tea garden, which overlooks Freshwater Bay. Available to hire, the tea room is fully licensed and also has free WiFi. April-Sept open daily, 10am-5pm; Oct-Mar opening days and times vary. Please visit the website for winter hours.

Maharaja Spice Lounge

High Street, Shanklin P037 6JY

01983 867083

spiceloungeiow.wordpress.com

This restaurant and takeaway, established in 1983 and nominated in the Best Local Restaurant category by the British Curry Awards, is open seven days a week, 12noon-3pm and...

Maharaja Spice Lounge

High Street, Shanklin P037 6JY 01983 867083 - spiceloungeiow.wordpress.com

This restaurant and takeaway, established in 1983 and nominated in the Best Local Restaurant category by the British Curry Awards, is open seven days a week, 12noon-3pm and 5.30pm-12midnight. Free home delivery for orders over £15. Visit the website to find out about daily offers.

The Yarbridge Inn

Yarbridge, Brading PO36 0AA

01983 405585

theyarbridgeinn.co.uk

This cosy pub has a lovely atmosphere and a reputation for its selection of real ales, draught cider and great home-cooked pub grub, which is served by friendly, welcoming staff....

The Yarbridge Inn

Yarbridge, Brading PO36 0AA 01983 405585 - theyarbridgeinn.co.uk

This cosy pub has a lovely atmosphere and a reputation for its selection of real ales, draught cider and great home-cooked pub grub, which is served by friendly, welcoming staff. There is also an outdoor patio on which to enjoy a drink in the summer.

The Woodvale

Prince’s Esplanade, near Cowes PO31 8LE

01983 292037

hotelcowes.co.uk

This traditional pub on the Esplanade in the pretty village of Gurnard has great views across The Solent. A vast choice of freshly prepared dishes is complemented by the blackboard...

The Woodvale

Prince’s Esplanade, near Cowes PO31 8LE 01983 292037 - hotelcowes.co.uk

This traditional pub on the Esplanade in the pretty village of Gurnard has great views across The Solent. A vast choice of freshly prepared dishes is complemented by the blackboard specials, fine wines and a range of traditional cask ales. There is live music every Friday and Saturday night and Sunday lunchtime. A private barbecue terrace is available for hire. Families and dogs welcome.

The Wight Mouse Inn

Church Place, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA

01983 730431

www.wightmouse.co.uk

A warm welcome always awaits you at this family-run, 17th- century coaching inn, situated not too far from the famous Blackgang Chine and The Needles. A free house, it serves local...

The Wight Mouse Inn

Church Place, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA 01983 730431 - www.wightmouse.co.uk

A warm welcome always awaits you at this family-run, 17th- century coaching inn, situated not too far from the famous Blackgang Chine and The Needles. A free house, it serves local real ales and delicious home-cooked food, with ingredients sourced from local suppliers. The Wight Mouse Inn also has 10 comfortable rooms to let. Tuesday evenings are jazz nights and there is live music every Saturday. Parents can relax and enjoy a drink — as well as the fantastic coastal views — in the large garden as the children run around and play on the outdoor play equipment.

The Wheatsheaf

Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PH

01983 760456

www.wheatsheafyarmouth.co.uk

Close to the town hall, this former coaching house has a beer garden. Local ales, including those from Goddards, are among the brews on offer, and good food, including chicken,...

The Wheatsheaf

Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PH 01983 760456 - www.wheatsheafyarmouth.co.uk

Close to the town hall, this former coaching house has a beer garden. Local ales, including those from Goddards, are among the brews on offer, and good food, including chicken, fish and burgers, is served all day. Families are welcome.

The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN

01983 863023

waterfront-inn.co.uk

This fabulous guest house, restaurant and bar is right on the seafront, with panoramic views. With a newly renovated front terrace and colourful benches, it gives a great welcome...

The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN 01983 863023 - waterfront-inn.co.uk

This fabulous guest house, restaurant and bar is right on the seafront, with panoramic views. With a newly renovated front terrace and colourful benches, it gives a great welcome all year long. You'll find a wide selection of Isle of Wight ales, lagers, wines and spirits, and a great-value menu featuring vegetarian and vegan options, IOW steaks and seafood favourites. Children and dogs welcome and there is live entertainment on Saturday.

The Waterfront Bar & Restaurant

The Beach, Madeira Rd, Totland Bay PO39 0BQ

01983 756969

waterfrontiow.com

Situated on the beach facing due west, this is an ideal place to enjoy the sunset. It serves fresh seafood, local meats and Sunday roasts alongside a great selection of ales and...

The Waterfront Bar & Restaurant

The Beach, Madeira Rd, Totland Bay PO39 0BQ 01983 756969 - waterfrontiow.com

Situated on the beach facing due west, this is an ideal place to enjoy the sunset. It serves fresh seafood, local meats and Sunday roasts alongside a great selection of ales and wines. Enjoy seafood platters piled high and an ever-changing menu with delectable specials. Live music on Friday nights.

The Vine Inn

School Green Lane, Freshwater PO40 9UP

01983 752959

vineinnfreshwater.co.uk

This family-friendly, dog-friendly, community pub serves fresh and home-made food. It hosts a variety of entertainment, including Saturday live music and two weekly quizzes. There...

The Vine Inn

School Green Lane, Freshwater PO40 9UP 01983 752959 - vineinnfreshwater.co.uk

This family-friendly, dog-friendly, community pub serves fresh and home-made food. It hosts a variety of entertainment, including Saturday live music and two weekly quizzes. There is a large beer garden and a small meeting/function room available for hire. Bespoke parties are also catered for, as well as outside catering, and there's free Wi-Fi.

The Village Inn

Church Road, Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NU

01983 865500

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A family-owned and run thatched pub and restaurant. Fresh home-cooked food, locally sourced where possible, as well as house and guest real ales and fine wines. There is also a...

The Village Inn

Church Road, Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NU 01983 865500 - facebook.com/pages/Village-Inn/148572178515106

A family-owned and run thatched pub and restaurant. Fresh home-cooked food, locally sourced where possible, as well as house and guest real ales and fine wines. There is also a pretty enclosed courtyard ideal for dining outdoors in the summer. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the year.

The Three Bishops

Main Road, Brighstone, Newport PO30 4AH

01983 740226

threebishopspub.co.uk

This award-winning country pub, sited between Blackgang Chine and Alum Bay, is great for families, dog owners and real-ale lovers alike. A range of home-cooked dishes,...

The Three Bishops

Main Road, Brighstone, Newport PO30 4AH 01983 740226 - threebishopspub.co.uk

This award-winning country pub, sited between Blackgang Chine and Alum Bay, is great for families, dog owners and real-ale lovers alike. A range of home-cooked dishes, specialising in gluten-free and special diets, are made from fresh local produce. There are large gardens and a children’s play area.

The Taverners

High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ

01983 840707

thetavernersgodshill.co.uk

Featured in the major food guides, including Michelin, this 16th-century eatery, which is situated in the heart of beautiful Godshill, serves fresh local produce, ciders,...

The Taverners

High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ 01983 840707 - thetavernersgodshill.co.uk

Featured in the major food guides, including Michelin, this 16th-century eatery, which is situated in the heart of beautiful Godshill, serves fresh local produce, ciders, 10 different wines by the glass and three hand-pumped beers, including the pub's own ale. There is also a large garden with a play area.

The Steamer Inn

The Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BS

01983 862641

www.thesteamer.co.uk

Situated opposite Sandown Bay, The Steamer Inn enjoys some of the best views on the Island. In the warmer months, relax on the terrace gazing out across the English Channel or...

The Steamer Inn

The Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BS 01983 862641 - www.thesteamer.co.uk

Situated opposite Sandown Bay, The Steamer Inn enjoys some of the best views on the Island. In the warmer months, relax on the terrace gazing out across the English Channel or enjoy a drink in the nautical themed bar. Renowned for its fresh, homemade food, local live music and a friendly welcome to all.

The Stag

2 Cowes Road, Newport PO30 5TW

01983 522709

stagpub.co.uk

Under new management and following a major refurbishment, The Stag, located on the outskirts of Newport, is an ideal choice for family dining. Its extensive menu includes great...

The Stag

2 Cowes Road, Newport PO30 5TW 01983 522709 - stagpub.co.uk

Under new management and following a major refurbishment, The Stag, located on the outskirts of Newport, is an ideal choice for family dining. Its extensive menu includes great home-cooked dishes to please even the pickiest palate. There is a Sunday and mid-week carvery, plus a rotisserie menu available daily. A kids’ corner with games will keep the little ones entertained, and there's also a children’s menu. Four AA-star rated en-suite rooms are available, as well as a large on-site car park.

The Spyglass Inn

Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JX

01983 855338

thespyglass.com

The Spyglass Inn is world-renowned, sitting right above the sea on Ventnor Esplanade. The location is second to none, with panoramic views across the English Channel and Ventnor...

The Spyglass Inn

Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JX 01983 855338 - thespyglass.com

The Spyglass Inn is world-renowned, sitting right above the sea on Ventnor Esplanade. The location is second to none, with panoramic views across the English Channel and Ventnor Bay. Known for live music, locally sourced seafood and its quirky interior, you are always assured of a warm welcome.

The Sloop Inn

Mill Square, Wootton Bridge PO33 4HS

01983 882544

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Serving breakfast from 8am; carvery until 9.30pm. Great value, with a large waterside garden with superb views over Wootton creek. Children are welcome....

The Sloop Inn

Mill Square, Wootton Bridge PO33 4HS 01983 882544 - bit.ly/sloopinn

Serving breakfast from 8am; carvery until 9.30pm. Great value, with a large waterside garden with superb views over Wootton creek. Children are welcome.

Scruffy Jack’s Bar

Sandown Pier, Esplanade, Sandown, PO36 8JT

01983 404354

sandownpier.co.uk/scruffy-jacks

This nautical-themed bar welcomes its visitors with a shark protruding from the wall. Nevertheless, it’s the perfect place to have a relaxing drink after enjoying all the fun of...

Scruffy Jack’s Bar

Sandown Pier, Esplanade, Sandown, PO36 8JT 01983 404354 - sandownpier.co.uk/scruffy-jacks

This nautical-themed bar welcomes its visitors with a shark protruding from the wall. Nevertheless, it’s the perfect place to have a relaxing drink after enjoying all the fun of the pier’s amusements.

The Red Lion

Church Place, Freshwater PO40 9BP

01983 754925

redlion-freshwater.co.uk

Voted the Island's Best Pub three times, this venue is known for its locally sourced meat, fish and vegetables and the quality of its cooking. It has a fine range of real ales...

The Red Lion

Church Place, Freshwater PO40 9BP 01983 754925 - redlion-freshwater.co.uk

Voted the Island's Best Pub three times, this venue is known for its locally sourced meat, fish and vegetables and the quality of its cooking. It has a fine range of real ales and wines, and a large garden. No under-10s, except in the garden. Booking essential.

The Propeller Inn

Sandown Rd, Bembridge PO35 5PW

01983 873611

thepropellerinn.wix.com/the-propeller-inn

This welcoming, aviation-themed inn and restaurant offers good food with curry nights, fish nights, Sunday roasts and home cooking (booking is advisable). Real ales served include...

The Propeller Inn

Sandown Rd, Bembridge PO35 5PW 01983 873611 - thepropellerinn.wix.com/the-propeller-inn

This welcoming, aviation-themed inn and restaurant offers good food with curry nights, fish nights, Sunday roasts and home cooking (booking is advisable). Real ales served include Spitfire and Ale of Wight, plus wines, including alcohol-free varieties. There are also quiz nights, film nights and music events as well as a room of military memorabilia. Car park available. Dogs are welcome.

The Pointer Inn

High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN

01983 865202

www.pointernewchurch.co.uk

A welcoming pub in the heart of Newchurch, this establishment is popular with locals and known for its excellent beers and fresh food. Booking recommended.
...

The Pointer Inn

High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN 01983 865202 - www.pointernewchurch.co.uk

A welcoming pub in the heart of Newchurch, this establishment is popular with locals and known for its excellent beers and fresh food. Booking recommended.

The Pilot Boat Inn

Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN

01983 872077

www.thepilotboatinn.com

You’ll find this pub, which looks like a boat (yes, really), next to Bembridge Harbour. The new owners serve home-made, freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. With two outdoor...

The Pilot Boat Inn

Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN 01983 872077 - www.thepilotboatinn.com

You’ll find this pub, which looks like a boat (yes, really), next to Bembridge Harbour. The new owners serve home-made, freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. With two outdoor terraces and ample parking, this proper pub (there is no music or fruit machines) offers a friendly atmosphere with delicious food and drink and is open seven days a week, 11am-11pm. Now with five en-suite bed-and-breakfast rooms.

The New Inn

Main Road, Shalfleet PO30 4NS

01983 531314

www.thenew-inn.co.uk

This multi-award-winning 18th-century pub is situated near the Newtown Estuary and Nature Reserve. Excellent seasonal seafood and local meats are on the menu, while inglenook...

The New Inn

Main Road, Shalfleet PO30 4NS 01983 531314 - www.thenew-inn.co.uk

This multi-award-winning 18th-century pub is situated near the Newtown Estuary and Nature Reserve. Excellent seasonal seafood and local meats are on the menu, while inglenook fireplaces add to the warm ambience. There is a raised garden deck area and parking available. Three real ales, a hand-pulled cider and more than 70 wines are available, as well as a smaller-appetites menu. Booking is advisable.

King Harry’s Bar

Glenbrook Hotel, Church Road, Shanklin Old Village, PO37 6NU

01983 863119

www.kingharrysbar.co.uk

A charming thatched pub with peaceful gardens that overlook the Chine, where you may even spot a red squirrel. Light lunches are served daily and guest ales are available. The...

King Harry’s Bar

Glenbrook Hotel, Church Road, Shanklin Old Village, PO37 6NU 01983 863119 - www.kingharrysbar.co.uk

A charming thatched pub with peaceful gardens that overlook the Chine, where you may even spot a red squirrel. Light lunches are served daily and guest ales are available. The intimate Henry VIII Kitchen restaurant, specialising in steaks and grills, is open from Easter, Monday-Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday 11am-10.30pm.

Horse & Groom

Main Road, Ningwood PO30 4NW

01983 760762

www.horse-and-groom.com

Voted The Publican’s Morning Advertiser Best Family Pub in the South East in 2009 and 2011, this 250-year-old coaching inn on the main road from Yarmouth to Newport is a family...

Horse & Groom

Main Road, Ningwood PO30 4NW 01983 760762 - www.horse-and-groom.com

Voted The Publican’s Morning Advertiser Best Family Pub in the South East in 2009 and 2011, this 250-year-old coaching inn on the main road from Yarmouth to Newport is a family pub that offers a friendly ambience, good service and great food, including a Sunday carvery. There is an outdoor play area with a bouncy castle, tyre trails and a crazy-golf course. Food served daily, 9am-9pm.

The Highdown Inn

Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY

01983 752450

www.highdowninn.com

This traditional country pub has a restaurant and large garden. It can be found at the foot of Tennyson Down, so it’s an ideal place for walkers. The restaurant uses fresh local...

The Highdown Inn

Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY 01983 752450 - www.highdowninn.com

This traditional country pub has a restaurant and large garden. It can be found at the foot of Tennyson Down, so it’s an ideal place for walkers. The restaurant uses fresh local ingredients and the seasonal menu features Island game and seafood. Daily blackboard specials.

The Griffin

High Street, Godshill PO38 3JD

01983 840039

www.thegriffiniow.co.uk

Situated in the quaint village of Godshill, this is a large, stone-built family pub. The restaurant prides itself on offering quality home-cooked family favourites using locally...

The Griffin

High Street, Godshill PO38 3JD 01983 840039 - www.thegriffiniow.co.uk

Situated in the quaint village of Godshill, this is a large, stone-built family pub. The restaurant prides itself on offering quality home-cooked family favourites using locally sourced produce. Its trademark maze has had a facelift and you will find lots of soft seating and an inviting “snug” area inside.

The Folly Inn

Folly Lane, Whippingham PO32 6NB

01983 297171

www.folly-inn-east-cowes.co.uk

Perched on the banks of the River Medina, the rustic Folly Inn has its own pontoon. Diners can choose from a menu that includes fresh
fish, steaks and pies, as well as...

The Folly Inn

Folly Lane, Whippingham PO32 6NB 01983 297171 - www.folly-inn-east-cowes.co.uk

Perched on the banks of the River Medina, the rustic Folly Inn has its own pontoon. Diners can choose from a menu that includes fresh
fish, steaks and pies, as well as vegetarian options. There's a lively atmosphere at night, particularly on Saturdays, when dancing on
the tables is de rigueur.

Fisherman’s Cottage

Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN

01983 863882

www.fishermanscottageshanklin.co.uk

Nestled just beneath Shanklin Chine at the far end of Shanklin Esplanade is “Pub on the Beach” Fisherman’s Cottage. Frequented by discerning visitors and savvy locals alike,...

Fisherman’s Cottage

Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN 01983 863882 - www.fishermanscottageshanklin.co.uk

Nestled just beneath Shanklin Chine at the far end of Shanklin Esplanade is “Pub on the Beach” Fisherman’s Cottage. Frequented by discerning visitors and savvy locals alike, the pub dates back more than 200 years. Boasting the most enviable beachfront location, Fisherman’s Cottage is famed for its home-cooked lunches and dinners, and specialises in locally caught seafood — its famous fish and chip suppers come highly recommended. Children are welcome and it is dog friendly. Arrive early on summer evenings as it gets busy — call ahead to book a table. Visit the website to find out about the special music evenings in July and August. Open daily 27 Mar-3 Nov. See website for opening times.

The Fishbourne

Fishbourne Lane, Ryde PO33 4EU

01983 882823

www.thefishbourne.co.uk

This large, welcoming country pub, dating back to the 1900s, is on the banks of Wootton Creek in a picturesque setting close to the sea. It offers quality dining in a pub...

The Fishbourne

Fishbourne Lane, Ryde PO33 4EU 01983 882823 - www.thefishbourne.co.uk

This large, welcoming country pub, dating back to the 1900s, is on the banks of Wootton Creek in a picturesque setting close to the sea. It offers quality dining in a pub environment, with local fresh fish dishes, a daily specials board, vegetarian options, a smaller-appetites menu and traditional pub favourites – all matched with superb ales and an extensive wine selection. There is also a choice of mouth-watering desserts. Five en-suite rooms, each tastefully furnished, are also available. Call or visit the website to book.

The Essex

High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH

01983 840909

www.theessex.co.uk

A charming, picturesque Grade II-listed thatched restaurant and free house set in the heart of Godshill. Fresh produce is bought daily and cooked simply, to a high standard, in a...

The Essex

High Street, Godshill PO38 3HH 01983 840909 - www.theessex.co.uk

A charming, picturesque Grade II-listed thatched restaurant and free house set in the heart of Godshill. Fresh produce is bought daily and cooked simply, to a high standard, in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Choose from sandwiches and salads, fresh fish, meat and vegetarian dishes, and mouth-watering desserts. There is also a Sunday carvery.

The Dairyman’s Daughter

Main Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 3AA

01983 539361

arretonbarns.co.uk/the-dairymans-daughter

The Dairyman’s Daughter is a bustling freehouse pub nestling at the centre of Arreton Barns. This traditional pub has an extensive menu together with a wide selection of fine...

The Dairyman’s Daughter

Main Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 3AA 01983 539361 - arretonbarns.co.uk/the-dairymans-daughter

The Dairyman’s Daughter is a bustling freehouse pub nestling at the centre of Arreton Barns. This traditional pub has an extensive menu together with a wide selection of fine wines and real ales. There's regular live music and plenty of events on throughout the year — see the website for more details.

The Crown Inn

Walkers Lane, Shorwell PO30 3JZ

01983 740293

www.crowninnshorwell.co.uk

Featured in the AA’s Britain’s Best Pubs 2011 and 2012, this pub is set in a pretty village in picturesque West Wight. In summer, arum lilies decorate the garden stream, and a...

The Crown Inn

Walkers Lane, Shorwell PO30 3JZ 01983 740293 - www.crowninnshorwell.co.uk

Featured in the AA’s Britain’s Best Pubs 2011 and 2012, this pub is set in a pretty village in picturesque West Wight. In summer, arum lilies decorate the garden stream, and a Wendy House, slide and swings keep youngsters amused. Some of the building dates back to the 17th century, and there are log fires, antique furniture and apparently even a friendly ghost. Listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2012, the pub is also Cask Marque-accredited in recognition of the quality of its six real ale beers, which include one that is brewed on the Island. All the food is home-made, with a wide choice to suit all tastes, including vegetarians. Many of the most popular dishes use locally sourced lamb and beef, game in winter and fish in summer. The award-winning specials board usually features 10 dishes, which may include sea bass, salmon and roasted duck breast.

The Chequers Inn

Niton Road, Rookley, Isle of Wight, PO38 3NZ

01983 840314

www.chequersinn-iow.co.uk

The Chequers Inn is a traditional family pub situated in the middle of the Island out in the beautiful countryside. We strive to deliver fantastic, fresh and tasty food, where we...

The Chequers Inn

Niton Road, Rookley, Isle of Wight, PO38 3NZ 01983 840314 - www.chequersinn-iow.co.uk

The Chequers Inn is a traditional family pub situated in the middle of the Island out in the beautiful countryside. We strive to deliver fantastic, fresh and tasty food, where we proudly use some of the best local produce that the Island has to offer. We are pleased to welcome all families into our pub, where children can enjoy a large play area and games room. We also offer our quiet lounge bar area for a more relaxing and enjoyable experience. Breakfasts are also available daily and on Sundays, we serve a breakfast carvery as well as a lunchtime carvery. The Chequers Inn is the perfect place to eat, drink and sleep and we are also never too far away from the attractions on the Isle of Wight. Food opening times: breakfast Mon-Sat 10am-12pm; lunch Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm; dinner 5.30pm-9pm; Sat 12-9pm. Sunday breakfast carvery 9am-11am; Sunday carvery 12-9pm

The Castle Inn

High Street, Newport PO30 1BQ

01983 522528

www.thecastleiow.co.uk

The oldest pub in Newport, licensed since 1550, offers an extensive selection of real ales, beers and wines in a relaxed atmosphere. Its varied menu includes traditional, freshly...

The Castle Inn

High Street, Newport PO30 1BQ 01983 522528 - www.thecastleiow.co.uk

The oldest pub in Newport, licensed since 1550, offers an extensive selection of real ales, beers and wines in a relaxed atmosphere. Its varied menu includes traditional, freshly prepared dishes. Monday-Saturday, 11am-late; Sunday, 12noon-late. Hire of a function room and skittle alley is available (Monday-Saturday, 12noon-3pm and 6pm-9pm; Sunday, 12noon-6pm).

The Bonchurch Inn

Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch PO38 1NU

01983 852611

www.bonchurch-inn.co.uk

This friendly, rustic, historic pub has a quiet village atmosphere and is a popular spot with locals. Real ales and authentic Italian cuisine, with a daily specials board....

The Bonchurch Inn

Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch PO38 1NU 01983 852611 - www.bonchurch-inn.co.uk

This friendly, rustic, historic pub has a quiet village atmosphere and is a popular spot with locals. Real ales and authentic Italian cuisine, with a daily specials board. Accommodation is also available.

The Boat House

Springvale Road, Seaview, PO34 5AW

01983 810616

www.theboathouseiow.co.uk

This stylish nautical-themed pub/restaurant, located in a large 19th-century building, is decorated with tea lights, boats and beautiful pictures. Choose from local fresh fish...

The Boat House

Springvale Road, Seaview, PO34 5AW 01983 810616 - www.theboathouseiow.co.uk

This stylish nautical-themed pub/restaurant, located in a large 19th-century building, is decorated with tea lights, boats and beautiful pictures. Choose from local fresh fish dishes, a daily specials board, vegetarian options, a smaller-appetites menu and traditional pub grub. Enjoy an extensive wine selection and superb ales in the bar or the patio garden area with spectacular views overlooking
The Solent. Four-AA-star rated en-suite rooms are also available.

The Bargeman’s Rest

Little London Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BS

01983 525828

www.bargemansrest.co.uk

Set on picturesque Little London Quay, The Bargeman’s Rest is located close to Newport town centre and is the perfect pitstop on a walk along the River Medina. Experience the...

The Bargeman’s Rest

Little London Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BS 01983 525828 - www.bargemansrest.co.uk

Set on picturesque Little London Quay, The Bargeman’s Rest is located close to Newport town centre and is the perfect pitstop on a walk along the River Medina. Experience the cosy atmosphere and nautical charm as you sample the extensive menu. There's live music most days and always a warm welcome.

Willow Tree Tea

Gardens & Restaurant High Street, Godshill, PO38 3HZ

01983 840633

www.willowtreegardens.co.uk

Set in the pretty village of Godshill, with an award-winning garden, this is a wonderful place to enjoy a bite to eat. Try the cream teas, apple pie and light meals. Open daily,...

Willow Tree Tea

Gardens & Restaurant High Street, Godshill, PO38 3HZ 01983 840633 - www.willowtreegardens.co.uk

Set in the pretty village of Godshill, with an award-winning garden, this is a wonderful place to enjoy a bite to eat. Try the cream teas, apple pie and light meals. Open daily, 10am-5pm. Disabled access.

Warren Farm Tearooms

Warren Farm, Alum Bay PO39 0JB

01983 753200

www.facebook.com/warrenfarmiow

This farmhouse tearoom, located on a working farm in an idyllic location overlooking West High Down, is the perfect place to enjoy an award-winning cream tea, a home-made cake or...

Warren Farm Tearooms

Warren Farm, Alum Bay PO39 0JB 01983 753200 - www.facebook.com/warrenfarmiow

This farmhouse tearoom, located on a working farm in an idyllic location overlooking West High Down, is the perfect place to enjoy an award-winning cream tea, a home-made cake or some local ice cream. Its cream tea has been recommended as one of Britain's best by The Sunday Times, The Guardian and Countryfile. Open April-June, weekends and school holidays only; July and August, daily (closed Fridays); September, weekends only, 12noon-5.30pm.

The Vineleaf Coffee Shop

Smallbrook Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4BE

01983 811084

www.rosemaryvineyard.co.uk

With stunning views that overlook the vines of Rosemary Vineyard, this shop offers a large selection of light lunches and snacks, delicious homemade cakes and cream teas, and a...

The Vineleaf Coffee Shop

Smallbrook Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4BE 01983 811084 - www.rosemaryvineyard.co.uk

With stunning views that overlook the vines of Rosemary Vineyard, this shop offers a large selection of light lunches and snacks, delicious homemade cakes and cream teas, and a range of quality teas and freshly ground coffees. Why not enjoy lunch with a glass of the Vineyard’s award-winning wine or juice? Groups welcome. Tours of the Vineyard are available by appointment only. Open Mar– Nov, Mon– Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am- 4pm; Nov-Dec, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm. Closed Jan and Feb.

Vernon Cottage Tearoom, Tavern and Restaurant

Eastcliff Road, Old Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AA

01983 865411

www.vernoncottage.co.uk

Traditional and enchanting thatched Vernon Cottage, with its beautiful tea and beer gardens winning “Wight In Bloom Best Commercial Garden on the IOW 2018” — plus a...

Vernon Cottage Tearoom, Tavern and Restaurant

Eastcliff Road, Old Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AA 01983 865411 - www.vernoncottage.co.uk

Traditional and enchanting thatched Vernon Cottage, with its beautiful tea and beer gardens winning “Wight In Bloom Best Commercial Garden on the IOW 2018” — plus a delightful gift shop and Tourist Information Centre — is one of the loveliest, family-friendly fresh food destinations on the Island. A fine example of Cottage Orné (decorated chocolate box), Vernon Cottage is renowned for its delicious local meat, fish, seafood platters and vegetarian dishes, plus its mouth-watering homemade pies — including its sensational “Old Shanklin Pie”, packed with succulent, slowly roasted lamb. You can also enjoy lovely light bites, jacket potatoes, home-baked baguettes, doorstop sandwiches and hearty Ploughman’s, as well as truly scrumptious homemade strawberry cream teas featuring the delicious and unique “Vernon Cottage Isle of Wight Shaped Scones”, gorgeous homemade cakes and decadent puddings. Alternatively, you can simply relax with a fresh coffee, glass of wine, cold beer or share a jug of Pimms with friends. There is regular live music in the garden to enjoy and it is the meeting point for the spine-tingling Old Shanklin Ghost Walk at 8pm every Sunday. Vernon Cottage is the perfect place to begin or end your journey around the beautiful old village.

The Crab & Lobster Inn

32 Forelands Field Road, Bembridge PO35 5TR

01983 872244

www.crabandlobsterinn.co.uk

Voted Isle of Wight Dining Pub 2014 by the Good Pub Guide, this family-friendly pub (right) in Bembridge is a real treasure. Situated on the cliff edge, it has spectacular views of...

The Crab & Lobster Inn

32 Forelands Field Road, Bembridge PO35 5TR 01983 872244 - www.crabandlobsterinn.co.uk

Voted Isle of Wight Dining Pub 2014 by the Good Pub Guide, this family-friendly pub (right) in Bembridge is a real treasure. Situated on the cliff edge, it has spectacular views of The Solent and offers an extensive menu, from traditional pub favourites through to locally caught lobster and mouth-watering seafood platters – there really is something to appeal to every taste. Complement the fine fare with a glass or two of something from the great selection of real ales and wines.

Seven

Main Road, Brighstone, PO30 4AH

01983 740370


This continental-style bistro (below) with licensed bar and coffee shop serves everything from breakfast to three-course evening meals. A specials board features fresh fish and...

Seven

Main Road, Brighstone, PO30 4AH 01983 740370 -

This continental-style bistro (below) with licensed bar and coffee shop serves everything from breakfast to three-course evening meals. A specials board features fresh fish and locally sourced meat. Two en-suite bed-and-breakfast rooms are also available. Check the website for opening times and bookings.

Plaza Ice Cream Parlour

High Street, Cowes PO31 7RR

01983 249600

www.theplazaices.co.uk

A full range of farmhouse dairy ice cream, made at Beechdean Farmhouse Dairies in Buckinghamshire, is served in flavours ranging from sticky toffee fudge to honey and ginger. Also...

Plaza Ice Cream Parlour

High Street, Cowes PO31 7RR 01983 249600 - www.theplazaices.co.uk

A full range of farmhouse dairy ice cream, made at Beechdean Farmhouse Dairies in Buckinghamshire, is served in flavours ranging from sticky toffee fudge to honey and ginger. Also available are milkshakes, hot waffles, iced treats for dogs, and excellent coffee or tea to have with a slice of cake. Plaza Ices also has two modern, eco-friendly ice-cream vans (available for hire), which can be seen at various events or in Newport Town Centre. The shop is open March-December.

The Pearl Café

Military Road, near Brighstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4DD

01983 741604

www.iowpearl.co.uk

The Pearl Café, situated within the beautiful Isle of Wight Pearl centre, offers daily lunch specials, a selection of homemade cakes and cream teas and uninterrupted views of the...

The Pearl Café

Military Road, near Brighstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4DD 01983 741604 - www.iowpearl.co.uk

The Pearl Café, situated within the beautiful Isle of Wight Pearl centre, offers daily lunch specials, a selection of homemade cakes and cream teas and uninterrupted views of the English Channel. A comprehensive menu is available, which also caters for gluten free, vegan and vegetarian preferences. Seasonal specials are also served daily, as well as the infamous full English breakfast (served until 11.30am). The Isle of Wight Pearl is located on the outskirts of the pretty parish of Brighstone with cliff top walks and historical monuments nearby — muddy boots and well-behaved dogs are welcome! Sit inside or out and take in the view, perfect for watching the world go by. Borrow a blanket and soak up the sunshine. Open Mon-Sat from 10am and Sundays from 10.30am.

The Olive Tree Restaurant

Busy Bee Garden Centre, Brading Road, Ryde PO33 1QG

01983 811096

www.busybeegardencentre.com

Enjoy country dining and freshly prepared food, sourced locally, in this garden centre. The bright, airy restaurant has stunning views over the downs and, weather permitting,...

The Olive Tree Restaurant

Busy Bee Garden Centre, Brading Road, Ryde PO33 1QG 01983 811096 - www.busybeegardencentre.com

Enjoy country dining and freshly prepared food, sourced locally, in this garden centre. The bright, airy restaurant has stunning views over the downs and, weather permitting, offers an al fresco setting on the south-facing balcony. Breakfasts are from 8.30am, with traditional food such as quiches, pies, pastas and pizzas served from midday, as well as a daily specials board. Hand-made pizzas to eat in or take away can be ordered all day and are cooked in a wood-fired oven, giving them an authentic taste and texture. Roast lunches are served on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with a range of home-made cakes and cream teas for sale throughout the day. Special dietary requirements can be catered for and gluten-free products are always available. Food served daily, 8.30am-5pm; lunch 12noon-3pm.

The Old Smithy

High Street, Godshill, Isle of Wight, PO38 3HZ

01983 840364

www.theoldsmithy.com

The Old Smithy is popular among Islanders and visitors alike for its homemade cream cakes and pastries. This spacious coffee shop with a light-filled conservatory and outdoor area...

The Old Smithy

High Street, Godshill, Isle of Wight, PO38 3HZ 01983 840364 - www.theoldsmithy.com

The Old Smithy is popular among Islanders and visitors alike for its homemade cream cakes and pastries. This spacious coffee shop with a light-filled conservatory and outdoor area serves all-day breakfasts and light lunches, and also offers delicious Sunday roasts, complete with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Fantastic seasonal menus are available throughout the year. There is a large, free car park and facilities for wheelchair users.

Old Fort Bar Café

Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB

01983 612363

www.oldfortbarcafe.co.uk

Enjoy great views of The Solent and several sea forts. The menu includes local produce, beer and seafood. Curry nights are held on Wednesdays (there are three sittings at 6pm,...

Old Fort Bar Café

Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB 01983 612363 - www.oldfortbarcafe.co.uk

Enjoy great views of The Solent and several sea forts. The menu includes local produce, beer and seafood. Curry nights are held on Wednesdays (there are three sittings at 6pm, 7.30pm and 9pm) and their popular Sunday roast is served 12noon-3pm. Booking is advised.

The Oasis Coffee Shop

Carpenters Road, Brading PO36 0QA

01983 613760

www.oasis-iow.co.uk

Priding itself on its home-made dishes, the coffee shop at Oasis (the home-décor and craft store) offers mouth-watering dishes, from crab platters (above) to freshly made...

The Oasis Coffee Shop

Carpenters Road, Brading PO36 0QA 01983 613760 - www.oasis-iow.co.uk

Priding itself on its home-made dishes, the coffee shop at Oasis (the home-décor and craft store) offers mouth-watering dishes, from crab platters (above) to freshly made sandwiches, as well as sumptuous desserts and great-tasting coffees made from quality Italian beans. Open Monday-Saturday, 9am-4.30pm; Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm.

Morrisons

Supermarket Café South Street, Newport, PO30 1JQ

01983 822419


A tasty range of cakes and desserts, and look out for a good meal deal.
...

Morrisons

Supermarket Café South Street, Newport, PO30 1JQ 01983 822419 -

A tasty range of cakes and desserts, and look out for a good meal deal.

The Leafy Bean Tea & Coffee House

Falcon Cross Road, Shanklin PO37 7LA

01983 865858


This friendly shop has real character and serves some 60 varieties of coffee and tea, plus home-made cakes, sandwiches and toasted teacakes.
...

The Leafy Bean Tea & Coffee House

Falcon Cross Road, Shanklin PO37 7LA 01983 865858 -

This friendly shop has real character and serves some 60 varieties of coffee and tea, plus home-made cakes, sandwiches and toasted teacakes.

Julia’s Tea Room

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, PO40 9QE

01983 756814

www.dimbola.co.uk

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, dedicated to the pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, is home to Julia’s Tearoom. It is renowned for its high quality,...

Julia’s Tea Room

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, PO40 9QE 01983 756814 - www.dimbola.co.uk

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, dedicated to the pioneering Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, is home to Julia’s Tearoom. It is renowned for its high quality, locally sourced food, tempting homemade cakes, delicious cream teas and traditional Sunday lunches, all served in the characterful tea room or sunny tea garden, which overlooks Freshwater Bay. Available to hire, the tea room is fully licensed and also has free WiFi. April-Sept open daily, 10am-5pm; Oct-Mar opening days and times vary. Please visit the website for winter hours.

The Gossips Café

The Square, Yarmouth, PO41 0NS

01983 760646

facebook.com/Gossips-Cafe-581747245198555

This popular local meeting place, just beside the pier, has outside seating and sea views. It serves full English breakfasts, filled baguettes, hot meals, clotted-cream teas,...

The Gossips Café

The Square, Yarmouth, PO41 0NS 01983 760646 - facebook.com/Gossips-Cafe-581747245198555

This popular local meeting place, just beside the pier, has outside seating and sea views. It serves full English breakfasts, filled baguettes, hot meals, clotted-cream teas, refreshments, beers and wine. Open all year round and in the evenings during June, July and August.

End of the Line Café

Afton Road, Freshwater, PO40 9UH

01983 752870

www.honnorandjeffrey.com

Situated at the end of the old Yarmouth-to-Freshwater railway line at Afton Road, next to the Afton Garden Centre, this is an ideal stop-off for cyclists and walkers. The café...

End of the Line Café

Afton Road, Freshwater, PO40 9UH 01983 752870 - www.honnorandjeffrey.com

Situated at the end of the old Yarmouth-to-Freshwater railway line at Afton Road, next to the Afton Garden Centre, this is an ideal stop-off for cyclists and walkers. The café has a lovely atmosphere and is full of old photos of the railway and Freshwater station. Fresh, home-made food served daily (except Easter Sunday, 25-27 December), Monday-Saturday, 9.30am-4.30pm; Sunday 10.30am-4pm.

Chessell Café

Chessell Pottery Barns, Brook Road, Yarmouth PO41 0UE

01983 531248

www.chessellpotterybarns.co.uk

The courtyard café at the charming Chessell Pottery Barns serves tasty light lunches, often using locally sourced ingredients, wine and real local ale as well as home-made cakes,...

Chessell Café

Chessell Pottery Barns, Brook Road, Yarmouth PO41 0UE 01983 531248 - www.chessellpotterybarns.co.uk

The courtyard café at the charming Chessell Pottery Barns serves tasty light lunches, often using locally sourced ingredients, wine and real local ale as well as home-made cakes, meringues and its award-winning Island Cream Tea – all served on hand-made Chessell plates. For a special treat, indulge in a full afternoon tea (booked 24 hours in advance). Open 21 March-1 November, 7.30am-5.30pm (closed Mondays during term time); 2 November-20 December, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm.

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne, near Newport, PO30 4JN

01983 531227

www.calbournewatermill.co.uk

Perfect for weddings and special occasions, the café in this working mill and popular tourist attraction serves hot and cold food daily, and uses its own stone-ground flour in the...

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne, near Newport, PO30 4JN 01983 531227 - www.calbournewatermill.co.uk

Perfect for weddings and special occasions, the café in this working mill and popular tourist attraction serves hot and cold food daily, and uses its own stone-ground flour in the freshly baked home-made cakes and scones. Don’t forget to try its oats and muesli, available to buy in the shop. There is an outside patio area for al fresco dining in summer. Admission charge.

Bluebells at Briddlesford

Briddlesford Lodge Farm, Briddlesford Road, Wootton, PO33 4RY

01983 882885

www.briddlesfordlodgefarm.co.uk

Briddlesford Lodge Farm is a commercial dairy farm that has, in recent years, marketed its own milk and other Isle of Wight food through the highly regarded farm shop and café,...

Bluebells at Briddlesford

Briddlesford Lodge Farm, Briddlesford Road, Wootton, PO33 4RY 01983 882885 - www.briddlesfordlodgefarm.co.uk

Briddlesford Lodge Farm is a commercial dairy farm that has, in recent years, marketed its own milk and other Isle of Wight food through the highly regarded farm shop and café, Bluebells at Briddlesford. This year, world-famous ice-cream makers Minghella are beginning production on the farm, using Briddlesford Guernsey milk and cream. There's also a new heritage centre in the converted hop kilns, with a museum that tells the farm’s history and an art gallery. Open daily from 9.30am until 5pm; Saturday evenings from 7pm.

The Aviary Café

Owl and Falconry Centre Appuldurcombe, Wroxall, PO38 3EW

01983 852484

www.appuldurcombe.co.uk

Set in the Owl and Falconry Centre at Appuldurcombe, this picturesque stone building offers tea, coffee and fruit drinks, sandwiches, baguettes, jacket potatoes and tasty snacks...

The Aviary Café

Owl and Falconry Centre Appuldurcombe, Wroxall, PO38 3EW 01983 852484 - www.appuldurcombe.co.uk

Set in the Owl and Falconry Centre at Appuldurcombe, this picturesque stone building offers tea, coffee and fruit drinks, sandwiches, baguettes, jacket potatoes and tasty snacks and cakes. Open 1 April-30 September, Sunday-Friday.

The Alpaca Chatter Café

West Wight Alpacas, Main Road, Wellow, Yarmouth, PO41 0SZ

01983 760900

www.westwightalpacas.co.uk

The café at the West Wight Alpacas stud farm is open daily from 10am to 5pm, even to those not visiting the animals. It specialises in Peruvian coffee and delicious cakes as well...

The Alpaca Chatter Café

West Wight Alpacas, Main Road, Wellow, Yarmouth, PO41 0SZ 01983 760900 - www.westwightalpacas.co.uk

The café at the West Wight Alpacas stud farm is open daily from 10am to 5pm, even to those not visiting the animals. It specialises in Peruvian coffee and delicious cakes as well as a full lunch menu. Island produce is used wherever possible and there is seating both inside and out.

The Adventurers Café

Amazon World Zoo Park, Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0FB

01983 867122

www.amazonworld.co.uk

This popular café is situated between Amazon World Zoo Park and Shared Earth and is a great place to go for freshly prepared hot or cold food and drinks. It also has one of the...

The Adventurers Café

Amazon World Zoo Park, Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0FB 01983 867122 - www.amazonworld.co.uk

This popular café is situated between Amazon World Zoo Park and Shared Earth and is a great place to go for freshly prepared hot or cold food and drinks. It also has one of the largest children’s play areas on the Island and plenty of gift shopping, making
it suitable for all ages.

Salty’s Restaurant & Bar

Quay Street, Yarmouth, PO41 0PB

01983 761550

www.saltysrestaurant.co.uk

This specialist shellfish and seafood restaurant serves freshly caught seafood from the family boat. The menu includes red mullet, Dover sole, sea bass, tuna and swordfish, and...

Salty’s Restaurant & Bar

Quay Street, Yarmouth, PO41 0PB 01983 761550 - www.saltysrestaurant.co.uk

This specialist shellfish and seafood restaurant serves freshly caught seafood from the family boat. The menu includes red mullet, Dover sole, sea bass, tuna and swordfish, and there's a choice of two meat dishes, too. Choose from casual dining in the bar or the more formal restaurant upstairs. Live entertainment on Saturday nights.

Rex Piano Bar & Restaurant

Church Street, Ventnor, PO38 1SN

01983 853355

www.rexpianobar.co.uk

Located in the striking, art-deco Kingsview building in Ventnor, this bar enjoys stunning sea views from its restaurant and terrace. Fresh seafood is always on the menu and there...

Rex Piano Bar & Restaurant

Church Street, Ventnor, PO38 1SN 01983 853355 - www.rexpianobar.co.uk

Located in the striking, art-deco Kingsview building in Ventnor, this bar enjoys stunning sea views from its restaurant and terrace. Fresh seafood is always on the menu and there is usually live musical entertainment in the evenings.

Edulis

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL

01983 855397

www.botanic.co.uk

Edulis is situated in a unique setting overlooking beautiful Ventnor Botanic Garden. The relaxing space boasts huge picture windows that bring the lovely surroundings of the...

Edulis

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL 01983 855397 - www.botanic.co.uk

Edulis is situated in a unique setting overlooking beautiful Ventnor Botanic Garden. The relaxing space boasts huge picture windows that bring the lovely surroundings of the Mediterranean Garden inside and give the feeling of dining al fresco within the relaxed setting of the restaurant. Head Chef Kirsty Lawrie brings a wealth of experience, having been restaurant manager for the Hambrough Group and the Hillside Restaurant. The ethos of Edulis (meaning “edible” in Latin) is to serve cuisine sourced locally and picked fresh from the Garden daily. Home-grown ingredients range from sweetcorn and herbs to courgettes, pumpkins, squashes and edible flowers. Unique Garden-made products are available in the gift shop, many made from rare and exotic homegrown ingredients. Open daily from April, 12pm-4pm.

The Crab Shed

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, PO38 1UG

01983 855819

www.steephillcove-isleofwight.co.uk

Enjoy an idyllic setting overlooking beautiful Steephill Cove and choose from a variety of delicious lunches including crab, lobster and mackerel caught daily by The Crab Shed’s...

The Crab Shed

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, PO38 1UG 01983 855819 - www.steephillcove-isleofwight.co.uk

Enjoy an idyllic setting overlooking beautiful Steephill Cove and choose from a variety of delicious lunches including crab, lobster and mackerel caught daily by The Crab Shed’s own fishing boat. Run by a family who have been fishing since the 1400s, this eatery is famous for its tasty home-made crab pasties, sandwiches and mackerel ciabattas, accompanied by a selection of chilled wines and beers. Open for lunch from Easter until the end of September, 12noon-3pm, except Tuesdays and wet days.

The Brasserie at The Winter Gardens

Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SZ

01983 857757

www.theventnorwintergardens.com

Dating back to 1936, the Winter Gardens is an iconic Art Deco building situated high above Ventnor Bay, commanding some of the best views of the Island. It is a combination of...

The Brasserie at The Winter Gardens

Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SZ 01983 857757 - www.theventnorwintergardens.com

Dating back to 1936, the Winter Gardens is an iconic Art Deco building situated high above Ventnor Bay, commanding some of the best views of the Island. It is a combination of brasserie, bar, theatre and meeting and event space for locals and visitors. With its stunning outside terrace and balconies, it is the perfect place to stop off on the way to the beach or to relax after exploring the town centre. The extensive all-day menu and daily changing specials board feature freshly caught seafood and locally sourced produce, while the bars offer guests a selection of cask ales and artisan ciders, as well as cocktails and an excellent choice of wines. Please check the website for upcoming events throughout the year. Open daily from 9.30am.

The Leconfield

85 Leeson Road, Upper Bonchurch, Ventnor, PO38 1PU

01983 852196

www.leconfieldhotel.com

When you dine in the Seascape restaurant at this country house hotel, you will savour freshly prepared, uncomplicated food with a difference, made from the finest local Island...

The Leconfield

85 Leeson Road, Upper Bonchurch, Ventnor, PO38 1PU 01983 852196 - www.leconfieldhotel.com

When you dine in the Seascape restaurant at this country house hotel, you will savour freshly prepared, uncomplicated food with a difference, made from the finest local Island produce wherever possible. With an AA Rosette for culinary excellence, the restaurant also offers a fine selection of wines and other drinks, and has magnificent views all around. Over-16s only. Every effort is made to cater for special dietary requirements.

The Boathouse Seafood Restaurant

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, PO38 1UG

01983 852747

www.theboathouse-steephillcove.co.uk

A popular place to eat for locals and holidaymakers alike, this excellent seafood restaurant is set above a small, shingly beach. Try freshly caught crab and lobster landed...

The Boathouse Seafood Restaurant

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, PO38 1UG 01983 852747 - www.theboathouse-steephillcove.co.uk

A popular place to eat for locals and holidaymakers alike, this excellent seafood restaurant is set above a small, shingly beach. Try freshly caught crab and lobster landed only metres away by the cove’s fishermen, Mark and Jimmy Wheeler, which is then served with crisp salads and fresh bread. Eat out on the deck as you soak up the fantastic views of the sea. Open lunchtime only, except Wednesday, from the end of the May bank holiday until the first week of September. With only 30 seats, booking is advised.

Shanklin Seafront Beach Café

Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BG

01983 867585

www.shanklinseafront.co.uk

Located in the Summer Arcade on Shanklin's Esplanade, the café serves sandwiches and light bites, fish and chips, cream teas, cakes and beer and wine. It's perfect for...

Shanklin Seafront Beach Café

Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BG 01983 867585 - www.shanklinseafront.co.uk

Located in the Summer Arcade on Shanklin's Esplanade, the café serves sandwiches and light bites, fish and chips, cream teas, cakes and beer and wine. It's perfect for refuelling during the day’s fun activities or winding down with an evening drink overlooking the beach. Open daily during the summer, 9am-9pm.

The Garlic Farm Restaurant

Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR

01983 867333

www.thegarlicfarm.co.uk

The licensed restaurant at The Garlic Farm is renowned for its excellent breakfasts, superb lunches and the best-quality coffee for miles around. Check out the daily specials...

The Garlic Farm Restaurant

Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR 01983 867333 - www.thegarlicfarm.co.uk

The licensed restaurant at The Garlic Farm is renowned for its excellent breakfasts, superb lunches and the best-quality coffee for miles around. Check out the daily specials boards for its local, seasonal, garlic-inspired dishes. Visitors can also enjoy a range of locally brewed beers, fine wines, the “ultimate” garlic bread and a selection of homemade cakes. Don't forget to pick up some garlic goodies from the shop before you leave. Dine inside or outside in a beautiful setting overlooking the peaceful Arreton Valley. Open daily, 9am-5pm, breakfast 9am-11am, lunch 12-3.30pm

Bourne Hall Country House Hotel

Luccombe Road, Shanklin, PO37 6RR

01983 862820

www.bournehallhotel.co.uk

Whether it is a corporate lunch, a special family celebration, a business function or a less formal occasion, The Cameron restaurant
at Bourne Hall provides a stylish...

Bourne Hall Country House Hotel

Luccombe Road, Shanklin, PO37 6RR 01983 862820 - www.bournehallhotel.co.uk

Whether it is a corporate lunch, a special family celebration, a business function or a less formal occasion, The Cameron restaurant
at Bourne Hall provides a stylish setting in which to dine. The creative menus use seasonal ingredients and there is a carefully selected wine list. A licensed venue for wedding ceremonies, it can host receptions with seating for up to 100 guests, with a capacity of 200 guests for evening functions. Conference facilities can accommodate up to
100 delegates, theatre style. Leisure facilities comprise an outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, far-infrared sauna and jacuzzi. Private dining is available for intimate parties and special occasions, by prior arrangement only.

The
 Beach Café

9 Pier Street, Sandown, PO368JR

01983 719505

www.beachcafeiow.co.uk

This family-run café is opposite the beach and pier, with beautiful views of Sandown and Shanklin Bay. An ideal place to relax and enjoy a leisurely meal or a pre-dinner drink.
...

The
 Beach Café

9 Pier Street, Sandown, PO368JR 01983 719505 - www.beachcafeiow.co.uk

This family-run café is opposite the beach and pier, with beautiful views of Sandown and Shanklin Bay. An ideal place to relax and enjoy a leisurely meal or a pre-dinner drink.
 Open all year round, it offers a wide selection of fresh, home-cooked food, from breakfast through to dinner, as well as fresh Segafredo coffee and a selection of home-made cakes, apple pie and ice-cream sundaes. Also caters for special occasions.

The Wight Rock Bar

The Cellar, The Colonnade Lind Street, Ryde, PO33 2NE

01983 615500

www.wightrockbar.co.uk

This intimate cellar bar, a stone’s throw from the bustling centre of Ryde, is the Island’s very own “micro venue”. It has been showcasing Island and mainland bands, as...

The Wight Rock Bar

The Cellar, The Colonnade Lind Street, Ryde, PO33 2NE 01983 615500 - www.wightrockbar.co.uk

This intimate cellar bar, a stone’s throw from the bustling centre of Ryde, is the Island’s very own “micro venue”. It has been showcasing Island and mainland bands, as well as comedy, variety and burlesque, on a regular basis since 2005. Wines, draught and bottled beers, freshly ground coffee, tea and shakes are all served. The venue is also available for private hire.

The Spinnaker

1 Steyne Road, Bembridge, PO35 5UH

01983 872840/ 01983 873572

www.thespinnakeriow.co.uk

Under new ownership, this Edwardian hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished. The bar now has a fabulous snug area, chart room and many other cosy corners – perfect...

The Spinnaker

1 Steyne Road, Bembridge, PO35 5UH 01983 872840/ 01983 873572 - www.thespinnakeriow.co.uk

Under new ownership, this Edwardian hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished. The bar now has a fabulous snug area, chart room and many other cosy corners – perfect for drinks with friends or to enjoy a meal out. The menu uses local produce and Island suppliers where possible. The hotel’s 13 en-suite rooms have modern amenities while retaining the building’s original character and charm. There are also two intimate function rooms available to hire for small and large functions, wedding receptions, and business meetings and seminars (booking is advisable).

Michelangelo Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

St Thomas Street, Ryde, PO33 2DL

01983 811966

www.ristorantemichelangelo.co.uk

This family-run restaurant, named after one of the greatest painters of the Renaissance, offers authentic Italian cuisine including pasta and pizza, and a great selection of wines....

Michelangelo Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

St Thomas Street, Ryde, PO33 2DL 01983 811966 - www.ristorantemichelangelo.co.uk

This family-run restaurant, named after one of the greatest painters of the Renaissance, offers authentic Italian cuisine including pasta and pizza, and a great selection of wines. Open daily, except Wednesday, for lunch (12noon-3pm) and dinner (5pm-10pm). Also open for Italian coffees, pastries and snacks from 10am. It offers sea views over The Solent and an outdoor eating area in summer.

Kasbah

76 Union Street, Ryde, PO33 2LN

01983 810088

www.kasbahiw.com

A Moroccan-style bar with a good atmosphere, serving a wide selection of drinks, cocktails and wines. Also has relaxing modern and world music, free Wi-Fi and a courtyard garden....

Kasbah

76 Union Street, Ryde, PO33 2LN 01983 810088 - www.kasbahiw.com

A Moroccan-style bar with a good atmosphere, serving a wide selection of drinks, cocktails and wines. Also has relaxing modern and world music, free Wi-Fi and a courtyard garden. In the evenings, the bar becomes a vibrant nightspot with a late licence. Accommodation is available in nine individually decorated en-suite guest bedrooms.

Black Sheep Bar and Club Lounge

Union Street, Ryde, PO33 2LF

01983 811006

www.theblacksheepbar.co.uk

A stylish and elegant café bar with a lively, vibrant atmosphere. It serves simple, flavoursome, fresh food with amazing sharing platters and a tapas-style menu with a twist. The...

Black Sheep Bar and Club Lounge

Union Street, Ryde, PO33 2LF 01983 811006 - www.theblacksheepbar.co.uk

A stylish and elegant café bar with a lively, vibrant atmosphere. It serves simple, flavoursome, fresh food with amazing sharing platters and a tapas-style menu with a twist. The perfect place for a social get-together for lunch or dinner, or to enjoy a perfectly chilled glass of wine or beer. Savour all of this in the beautiful garden terrace – a peaceful haven in the centre of Ryde. The Club Lounge hosts a wide range of music events, including jazz nights, live bands, guest DJ sets covering rock, pop, indie, soul and funk, and the occasional cabaret. For details of what’s on, please visit the website.

Baywatch on the Beach

The Duver, St Helens, PO33 1YB

01983 873259


Located right on the water’s edge, this relaxed licensed restaurant has
a great view of The Solent and the nearby fort. The seafood selection ranges from locally caught...

Baywatch on the Beach

The Duver, St Helens, PO33 1YB 01983 873259 -

Located right on the water’s edge, this relaxed licensed restaurant has
a great view of The Solent and the nearby fort. The seafood selection ranges from locally caught crab to mussels. Good-quality meat and vegetarian dishes are also served, along with salads and light snacks. The perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner – or simply a coffee, beer or glass of wine. Reservations are strongly recommended for dinner.

Breeze at Island Harbour

Island Harbour Marina, Mill Lane, Newport, Newport, PO30 2LA

01983 533388

island-harbour.co.uk/thebreeze

Within the Island Harbour marina, this contemporary bistro has great views from inside and from the outdoor seating area. It serves quality food all day, with specials that often...

Breeze at Island Harbour

Island Harbour Marina, Mill Lane, Newport, Newport, PO30 2LA 01983 533388 - island-harbour.co.uk/thebreeze

Within the Island Harbour marina, this contemporary bistro has great views from inside and from the outdoor seating area. It serves quality food all day, with specials that often feature freshly caught fish.

Terrace Restaurant

Osborne, East Cowes, PO32 6JX

01983 298052

www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/osborne

Located at Queen Victoria’s seaside palace, Osborne, the Terrace Restaurant is contemporary with a hint of Victoriana. It overlooks terraces of flowers and fountains, and has...

Terrace Restaurant

Osborne, East Cowes, PO32 6JX 01983 298052 - www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/osborne

Located at Queen Victoria’s seaside palace, Osborne, the Terrace Restaurant is contemporary with a hint of Victoriana. It overlooks terraces of flowers and fountains, and has memorable views of the sea beyond. Enjoy morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea.

The Garden Restaurant

Bedbury Lane, Freshwater Bay, PO40 9PE

01983 752700

www.farringford.co.uk

Set within the estate of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s former home, The Garden Restaurant, with its sunny terrace, is open to both guests and visitors. It sources the finest seasonal...

The Garden Restaurant

Bedbury Lane, Freshwater Bay, PO40 9PE 01983 752700 - www.farringford.co.uk

Set within the estate of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s former home, The Garden Restaurant, with its sunny terrace, is open to both guests and visitors. It sources the finest seasonal produce, in addition to harvesting a variety of herbs from its own kitchen garden, to create a delicious and affordable menu with something to tempt all the family. One of the most popular dishes is pizza, topped with a choice of the freshest ingredients and then cooked to perfection in a traditional wood-fired oven.

The Little Gloster

Marsh Road, near Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8JQ

01983 298776

www.thelittlegloster.com

Three beautiful rooms decorated in simple Scandinavian seaside elegance complement this award-winning restaurant. All have sea views and offer a home-from-home experience on the...

The Little Gloster

Marsh Road, near Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8JQ 01983 298776 - www.thelittlegloster.com

Three beautiful rooms decorated in simple Scandinavian seaside elegance complement this award-winning restaurant. All have sea views and offer a home-from-home experience on the water’s edge. There is an adjoining restaurant and bar, kitchen garden and petanque court, as well as coastal walks and cycle-friendly routes for the perfect seaside escape.

Seaview Hotel & Restaurant

High Street, Seaview, Isle of Wight, PO34 5EX

01983 612711

www.seaviewhotel.co.uk

Restaurant head chef Tom Bull is one of the most talented chefs on the island. His carefully crafted seasonal menu allows ingredients to shine. Dishes are skilfully prepared,...

Seaview Hotel & Restaurant

High Street, Seaview, Isle of Wight, PO34 5EX 01983 612711 - www.seaviewhotel.co.uk

Restaurant head chef Tom Bull is one of the most talented chefs on the island. His carefully crafted seasonal menu allows ingredients to shine. Dishes are skilfully prepared, flavourful and refreshingly low on pretension. Meanwhile, at the heart of the hotel, the traditional Pump Bar serves well-kept local ales and bar classics. There's also the Naval Mess, which is modelled on a offcers messroom and decked out with naval paraphernalia. Dogs are welcome in both the bars. Bookings are highly recommended and the bars and restaurant are open to non-residents.

The Priory Oyster Restaurant at Priory Bay

Priory Drive, Seaview, PO34 5BU

01983 613146

www.priorybay.co.uk

Surrounded by woodlands and gardens, Priory Bay Hotel has not one but two restaurants with spectacular views out to sea. The Priory Oyster Restaurant is a contemporary,...

The Priory Oyster Restaurant at Priory Bay

Priory Drive, Seaview, PO34 5BU 01983 613146 - www.priorybay.co.uk

Surrounded by woodlands and gardens, Priory Bay Hotel has not one but two restaurants with spectacular views out to sea. The Priory Oyster Restaurant is a contemporary, brasserie-style restaurant with a lunch and dinner menu specialising in local fish and seafood that changes daily. The Island Room Restaurant has a fine-dining tasting menu focused on seafood, local game and woodland ingredients. Both restaurants pride themselves on using the freshest local produce, whether farmed, fished or foraged.

The Lakeside Park Hotel & Spa

High Street, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, PO33 4LJ

01983 882266

www.lakesideparkhotel.com

The contemporary Brasserie at the Island’s premier four-star hotel is a light, modern, relaxing space offering al fresco dining on its lakeside terrace, which has breathtaking...

The Lakeside Park Hotel & Spa

High Street, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, PO33 4LJ 01983 882266 - www.lakesideparkhotel.com

The contemporary Brasserie at the Island’s premier four-star hotel is a light, modern, relaxing space offering al fresco dining on its lakeside terrace, which has breathtaking views. Menus feature fresh Isle of Wight ingredients wherever possible, together with
a selection of home-grown produce straight from the kitchen garden. The hotel bar offers a wide selection of fine wines and lagers.

The George Hotel

Quay Street, Yarmouth, PO41 0PE

01983 760331

www.thegeorge.co.uk

A gracious 17th-century townhouse nestling on the water’s edge in the bustling harbour town of Yarmouth. The hotel boasts 17 charming bedrooms and two restaurants....

The George Hotel

Quay Street, Yarmouth, PO41 0PE 01983 760331 - www.thegeorge.co.uk

A gracious 17th-century townhouse nestling on the water’s edge in the bustling harbour town of Yarmouth. The hotel boasts 17 charming bedrooms and two restaurants. The Conservatory serves unfussy, family-friendly food, while Isla’s fine dining restaurant, under new head chef Dan Inniss-Fitzhugh, offers a series of gastronomic delights.

Quarr Abbey

Newport Road, near Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4ES

01983 882420

quarrabbey.org

Quarr Abbey is a working Benedictine Monastery and home to a community of monks who dedicate their life to prayer, contemplation and community life. Set in beautiful and peaceful...

Quarr Abbey

Newport Road, near Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4ES 01983 882420 - quarrabbey.org

Quarr Abbey is a working Benedictine Monastery and home to a community of monks who dedicate their life to prayer, contemplation and community life. Set in beautiful and peaceful surroundings, the monastery has free entry and can be found just outside of Ryde, close to the ferry port. When visiting the Abbey, enjoy the grounds and pilgrim chapel along with the monastery shop and art gallery, where local artists display their work. Visitors will enjoy the tranquillity of the popular tea shop café that offers freshly made food using local produce. The farm shop offers a variety of local island products, along with Quarr Abbey’s own unique range of products, which include delicious jams and chutneys, honey, and ale — all made with Quarr Abbey’s own allotment-grown produce, which is also available to buy. Visitors can even buy pig food to feed the popular resident pigs. There is a visitor and exhibition centre where visitors can learn about the history and life of Quarr Abbey, then enjoy the beautiful landscaped grounds, including an orchard area and hen rescue project. The woodland walk is ideal for families and children’s Quarr explorer kits are available to use. The Abbey has recently improved visitor access and car parking facilities. Daily (except Good Friday), summer 10am-5pm, Sundays 11.15am-5pm; winter 10am-4pm, Sun 11.15am-4pm. Tours are available on the first Tues of every month and every Tues in Jul/Aug at 11am.

Chale Green Stores Deli and Café

Chale Green, PO38 2JN

01983 551201

www.chalegreenstores.co.uk

A village shop with an extensive range of groceries, fresh meats, local produce, wines, beers and ciders. It also has the largest deli in South Wight for all your picnic and...

Chale Green Stores Deli and Café

Chale Green, PO38 2JN 01983 551201 - www.chalegreenstores.co.uk

A village shop with an extensive range of groceries, fresh meats, local produce, wines, beers and ciders. It also has the largest deli in South Wight for all your picnic and self-catering needs, and a fully licensed café with garden seating and outstanding views. Shop: daily, 8am-7pm; deli and café: daily, 9am-5pm. Wheelchair accessible and free parking.

The Best Dressed Crab

Fisherman’s Wharf, Embankment Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5NS

01983 874758

www.thebestdressedcrabintown.co.uk

This family-run company has been in the seafood business for many years. It is located at Fisherman’s Wharf pontoon at Bembridge Harbour, just yards from where the daily catch is...

The Best Dressed Crab

Fisherman’s Wharf, Embankment Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5NS 01983 874758 - www.thebestdressedcrabintown.co.uk

This family-run company has been in the seafood business for many years. It is located at Fisherman’s Wharf pontoon at Bembridge Harbour, just yards from where the daily catch is landed. Step aboard its floating seafood café to enjoy the finest and freshest seafood, as well as stunning views of the harbour. Seafood is also processed and prepared to sell directly to the customer straight from the barge on the pontoon. Seafood platters are a speciality and deliveries can be arranged.

The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Rd, Ventnor PO38 1JJ

01983 852186

royalhoteliow.co.uk

Set within sub-tropical gardens, the grandiose Victorian exterior of this four-star hotel is truly a sight to behold. With two AA Rosettes, Appuldurcombe Restaurant is a perfect...

The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Rd, Ventnor PO38 1JJ 01983 852186 - royalhoteliow.co.uk

Set within sub-tropical gardens, the grandiose Victorian exterior of this four-star hotel is truly a sight to behold. With two AA Rosettes, Appuldurcombe Restaurant is a perfect complement to the hotel, with an acclaimed gourmet menu of local seasonal fare.

Arreton Barns

Main Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 3AA

01983 528353

arretonbarns.co.uk

Set in the stunning Arreton countryside, Arreton Barns is the Island’s largest arts and crafts centre, showcasing the best in local artisans. Find unique gifts then enjoy...

Arreton Barns

Main Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 3AA 01983 528353 - arretonbarns.co.uk

Set in the stunning Arreton countryside, Arreton Barns is the Island’s largest arts and crafts centre, showcasing the best in local artisans. Find unique gifts then enjoy delicious food, fine wines and real ales at The Dairyman’s Daughter pub. Parking is free. Please visit website for opening times.