Shaking of the old and in with the new can be applied to anything, especially your dining options if you have found yourself in a rut of always going to the same old places. Here is our guide to some new and rediscover places to explore in 2018.
The Crab & Lobster in Bembridge reopened its doors just before Christmas so now is the perfect time to pay them a visit if you haven’t already. Completely refurbished, the pub has a new lease of life with a brand new menu. Now is also a great time to sign up to their loyalty card scheme (totally free) as this enables you to take part in the Supper Club, with 2 courses for £9.95 or 3 courses for just £12.95 per person, available Sunday to Friday from 6pm until the 31st January.
The Seaview Hotel has a new chef at the helm. Liam Howes is one of the youngest and most talented head chefs on the Island. He began his career at 15 as an apprentice and has worked his way up the ranks. The Restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand for creative affordable food two years running, meaning you can get some of the best food on the Island without breaking the bank and stretching the purse-strings as well as the waistline!
Brand new restaurant La Cucina has opened above the art gallery in Yarmouth. Meaning The Kitchen in the Italian Serving Mediterranean food with emphasis on Italian and Greek offerings, the dishes are served up in equally stunning surrounds with a high-vaulted ceiling, with a special table tucked away up on the rafters.
The Hungry Bear have set up camp in Lavender Farm Tearooms. The Hungry Bear team offer a range of home cooked food for breakfast, brunch and lunch, as well as the ‘Sunday Lunch Club’ with tasty delights such as their roasted chicken sharing platter. Open Tuesday through to Sunday, and cubs are certainly welcome.