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Ganders Restaurant

Meet the Chef: Iain Cowcher, Ganders Restaurant

Meet the Chef: Iain Cowcher, Ganders Restaurant 2048 1536 The Editor

Local chefs tell us what tickles their taste buds on the Isle of Wight… What is the best thing about the Island’s food culture? The variety of establishments around, from coffee shops and pubs to delis and restaurants. What is your favourite local ingredient? Crab and lobster. We buy ours from ‘The Best Dressed Crab’ and use in our crab…

Ventnor Exchange

Meet the landlady: Mhairi Macaulay, Ventnor Exchange

Meet the landlady: Mhairi Macaulay, Ventnor Exchange 960 712 The Editor

More than just a bar, find instead a dynamic creative hub and hangout, combining a theatre, craft beer bar and record store. What is the best thing about being a landlady? Anyone in this business for the right reasons knows it’s all about making people happy. I also love being able to introduce people to beers from all around the…

The Crab and Lobster Inn

Meet the Chef – Paul Hayward, The Crab & Lobster, Bembridge

Meet the Chef – Paul Hayward, The Crab & Lobster, Bembridge 2048 1373 The Editor

Local chefs tell us what tickles their taste buds on the Isle of Wight… What is the best thing about the Island’s food culture? For us at The Crab & Lobster, it has to be the seafood. As a local ingredient it is very important to us. We are very close to the sea but it is still hard to…

The Buddle Inn

Meet the landlady: Vicky Hartley, The Buddle Inn

Meet the landlady: Vicky Hartley, The Buddle Inn 2048 1365 The Editor

The Buddle inn is a historic multi-award winning inn located at the very southerly point of the Island in an area of outstanding natural beauty. What is the best thing about being a landlady? For me, the best thing is meeting all the customers that are visiting the Island and building a rapport with the locals/regulars. What is your favourite…

Sharing is Caring…

Sharing is Caring… 2000 1478 The Editor

For a laid-back, casual meal with friends, try a sharing platter. From a simple sharing board with meats and cheeses, to tapas-style nibbles and everything else in between, there is a smorgasbord of choice (see what we did there!). And, if sharing is not your style, then you can still order one to yourself – we won’t judge you! No.64…

Catch of the day

Catch of the day 1880 1251 The Editor

Summer on the Isle of Wight is the perfect time to tuck into some of the freshest and most locally sourced seafood, especially if the fish on the menu is sourced from the sea directly in front of you. It’s a time when the Island’s eateries are showcasing their seafood platters, crab pasties have a queue all summer long and…

Sail Away…

Sail Away… 1880 1056 Lindsay Becker

After a day on the water with the sun on your face and the wind in your hair, your senses are sparkling… and so is your appetite. Luckily all around the Island we have excellent bars, cafés and restaurants that are right next to the sea. So if you’ve arrived by yacht, by kayak or even by paddle board, you’ll…

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