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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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1 Steyne Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5UH
The Spinnaker is a beautifully restored Edwardian hotel, set in the heart of the chic village of Bembridge. Noted for its food offering, the pub offers both a pub and restaurant private dining…
The White Lion
The White Lion, High Street, Niton, Isle of Wight PO38 2AT
The Balcony Nightclub
The Balcony Nightclub, The Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2EL
The Yarbridge Inn, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 0AA
Well-known for exceptional food, this pub serves as a restaurant and small bar. The hearty meals are made from locally sourced produce and  prepared by mother and son team. The cosy bar area h…
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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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42-44 Avenue Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AY
The Caulkheads is located just off the beach in Sandown and really does focus on keeping the little ones amongst you happy and occupied, while you enjoy a nice meal and relax. Even the dog is …
The Fighting Cocks, Hale Common, Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 3AR
The Fighting Cocks is a popular, family oriented Isle of Wight pub offering an excellent range of food and drink for all ages. From a hearty breakfast to start your day, a light lunch or dinne…
The Lifeboat, Britannia Way, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6UB
Perfectly located on the waterfront of the Medina River in East Cowes, The Lifeboat is one of the Island’s most popular bars and restaurant offering a warm, friendly welcome to locals and visi…
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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…
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 Square, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0NS
Located in the very heart of the beautiful town of Yarmouth, The Bugle is a charming 16th-century hotel situated in the very heart of Yarmouth’s market square and a stone’s throw from the sea,…
10 High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DG
Kynges Well is set in the heart of the historic town of Brading on the east coast of the Isle of Wight. Inside the traditional pub, the landlords offer a full table service, so whether you are…
High Street, Godshill, Isle of Wight, PO38 3HZ
The Taverners is a real country pub that is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike. Well known for its food offering, the produce is bought daily depending on what is available at th…
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High Street, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NN
Known for its amazing food, the award-winning Pointer Inn is situated in the pretty village of Newchurch. One of the oldest and most historic pubs on the Isle of Wight, The Pointer is known fo…
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61 High Street, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5SF
Nestled in the heart of Bembridge High Street, this quirky traditionally-styled building is reputed to have been serving pints since 1787. These days, Landlord Jay Chapman is continuing this f…
The Cedars, 2 Station Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, PO33 4QU
The Cedars is set right in the heart of Wootton Creek, nested between Ryde and Newport. This large pub boasts a very traditional interior with a two-sided bar and small conservatory seating ar…
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The Crab & Lobster Tap, Grove Road, Ventnor, PO38 1TH
Famed as the first ever real inn on the Isle of Wight, The Crab and Lobster Tap is a quirky little side street pub, with a big and welcoming atmosphere. Serving a traditional menu of pub class…
Smoking Lobster
Smoking Lobster, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1JT
15 St John's Road, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 83E
If you want a quiet drink during the day, in comfortable surroundings the The Old Comical is the place to be. There is  an ‘over 18’s’ flagstone floored front bar complete with a roaring log f…
Fisherman's Cottage, Shanklin Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6BN
Nestled just beneath Shanklin Chine in an enviable location at the far end of Shanklin Esplanade, you will find Fisherman’s Cottage, the Island’s original thatched dining pub on the beac…
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