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Pubs & Bars

Whether you are in search of real ales or fine wines; looking for hearty traditional pub grub or more contemporary cuisine, the Isle of Wight has the perfect pub to suit your taste.

With some of the most beautiful locations on the south coast, you can enjoy a cold glass of wine overlooking the sea or a lazy afternoon in a village pub garden. The pubs and bars are kept well-stocked by the local breweries, vineyards and a distillery, providing some excellent quality tipples. Many of our local pubs source their produce locally, you can try freshly caught seafood dishes; meats reared here on the Island; and fruit and veg grown in our fertile soils.

With some of the most beautiful locations on the south coast, you can enjoy a cold glass of wine overlooking the sea or a lazy afternoon in a village pub garden. The pubs and bars are kept well-stocked by the local breweries, vineyards and a distillery, providing some excellent quality tipples. Many of our local pubs source their produce locally, you can try freshly caught seafood dishes; meats reared here on the Island; and fruit and veg grown in our fertile soils.

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The Duke of York, Mill Hill Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7BT
The Duke of York is a popular street-corner town pub with rooms, set on the edge of Cowes and close to the marina. It has a reputation for live music and for serving interesting and appetising…
No 64
64 High St, Shanklin, UK
Pier View
Pier View, 25 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7RY
85 Pallance Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8LS
The Travellers Joy has been a CAMRA award-winning pub for many years. Its location is great for walkers or cyclists plus dogs are more than welcome. A traditional and cosy pub with an open fir…
Hogs Head
20 High Street, Newport PO30 1SS, UK
After a recent refurbishment, The Hogshead in Newport is welcoming visitors through the doors. This warm and inviting pub has a traditional feel, with ‘olde’ style blackboards, can…
High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7AW
Located in the English sea port town of Cowes, the Fountain Hotel has recently been refurbished to present a traditional style, with a host of modern facilities. Dating from 1793, the hotel ha…
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The Highdown Inn, Highdown Lane, Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39 0HY
The Highdown Inn is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub set in outstanding natural surroundings, complemented by a rich history across the West Wight. Mingle with the locals in th…
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Niton Road, Rookley, Isle of Wight, PO38 3NZ
The Chequers Inn is a traditional rural pub situated in the heart of the Isle of Wight within the beautiful countryside of Rookley. Dating back to the 1800s, it still retains its flagstone flo…
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Sun Hill, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4JA
Situated in the picturesque village of Calbourne (home of Winkle Street), The Sun Inn is run by Kate, David and their team. The team aim is to make each visit special whether you are popping i…
Seaclose, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN
Beefeater Medina Quay serves a seasonal menu of freshly cooked, classic pub food with a focus on beef. The pretty outside area offers serene views over the River Medina and is perfect for al f…
19 Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN
The Waterfront Inn is a homely guesthouse, bistro and bar, situated in a superb location right on the seafront on Shanklin’s Esplanade, with panoramic sea views and just a stone’s throw from t…
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11 Church Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1SW, United Kingdom
More than just a bar, at the Ventnor Exchange you will find a dynamic, creative hub and welcoming hangout. Combining a theatre, craft beer bar and independent record store. Ventnor Exchange bo…
Bendula
Bendula, 5 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2DU, UK
The Mill Bay, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JR
The Mill Bay is set opposite the sands of Ventnor Beach on the Esplanade. Well known for its Sunday carvery offering a hot buffet during the week, there is also a full menu and a regularly cha…
Church Place, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA
Family owned free house and restaurant in Chale, The Wight Mouse Inn offers a range of high quality foods and accommodation. The Wight Mouse was originally known as The Clarendon Hotel and was…
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