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Star of the show for Spring

Star of the show for Spring The Editor

The Island produces an array of amazing food and drink, but the undoubtable star of the show for spring that has been eagerly awaited, has got to be asparagus. Read our guide to choosing and eating the very best of this local delicacy… When: Although it’s available all year round in supermarkets, we are talking about the real locally grown…

Can cook will cook

Can cook will cook The Editor

With such an abundance of great places to eat out on the Island, from quirky little bistros to the classic pub grub, you will never run out of new places to try on your holiday. However, sometimes it is nice to have a relaxing meal in, and when the mood strikes and you feel like cooking on your hols, make…

But first…Coffee

But first…Coffee The Editor

Coffee – most of us can’t get through the day without a cup or two. Whilst we all love picking up a cuppa from our favourite coffee shop, it is nice to be able to create something similar at home now and then. Dan Burgess from Island Roasted artisan coffee and Caffe Isola gives us the lowdown on the perfect…

Around the Island in drinks…

Around the Island in drinks… The Editor

Ok, we are certainly not suggesting that you drink your way around the Island, but with a reliable bus service and a fair few places to try, you could give it a good go! Our trip takes you clockwise around the Island, looking at the various local producers who specialise in a great tipple or two… On the north side…

And pooch came too…

And pooch came too… The Editor

We’re very doggie-friendly here on the Isle of Wight, so there’s no need to leave the pooch behind when you go out for something to eat. Here’s our pick of just some of the fabulous places that will welcome your four-legged friend… Pedallers The only café directly on the popular ‘Red Squirrel Trail’, a cycle route traversing 23 miles across…

Guide to Ryde…

Guide to Ryde… The Editor

Have you got your ticket to Ryde? (sorry!) but once you have seen the array of restaurants, pubs and beachfront cafés, you certainly won’t be in any rush to leave. Much of the places to go are centred around the vibrant Union Street. Here, try one of the latest offerings, Alternative Bar & Restaurant. Drawing on a variety of inspirations,…

Have you picked up your copy of spring Taste of the Wight yet?

Have you picked up your copy of spring Taste of the Wight yet? The Editor

With the sunny (hooray!) Bank Holiday nearly upon us, make sure to pick up the latest copy of Taste of the Wight, the perfect companion when heading out and about. It is all too easy to get stuck in a rut of going to the same few places to eat and drink, yet there are so many wonderful places to…

Here comes the sun – our guide on where to get the best spot this Bank Holiday…

Here comes the sun – our guide on where to get the best spot this Bank Holiday… The Editor

Finally, our prayers have been answered and a sunny Bank Holiday is on the cards. Make the most of the expected warmer weather with our pick of 5 places to soak up the sun this weekend! #1 Surely high up on everyones list, The Spyglass Inn is a great place to sit and relax with a drink (or two) for a…

Guide to Cowes

Guide to Cowes The Editor

Well-known for sailing and all the jollyness that goes with it (ok yes, drinking) Cowes is a lively town where you will find an array of places to eat and drink. The Anchor is one of the most popular pubs in Cowes, especially on a Friday night where you will find plenty of folk enjoying the local live music. Offering…

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