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Restaurants

For an Island filled with such impressive produce, it’s no surprise that the Isle of Wight is home to a selection of restaurants.

Serving up quality dishes in a sophisticated atmosphere all year round, there’s something to suit all tastes and occasions. Many Island restaurants pride themselves on the amount of local produce used within their menus, with the emphasis on cutting down on food miles from field to plate. Regularly changing specials boards allows them to showcase the freshest meats, vegetables and seafood at their finest.

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30 St Thomas' Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2DL
Named after one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo’s Restaurant is located at the west end of Ryde seafront. Serving authentic Italian food, prepared by …
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Charter House, 14A St Thomas' Square, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1SL
Ryde Castle Hotel, Esplanade, Ryde, United Kingdom, PO33 1JA
The majestic Ryde Castle is a former Victorian manor ideally located on Ryde seafront overlooking the picturesque marina. The newly refurbished bedrooms are all en-suite with flat screen TV, t…
The George Hotel, Quay Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PE
The George Hotel is a 17th century townhouse enjoying a wonderful location nestling on the water’s edge between the castle and pier in the bustling harbour town of Yarmouth. This magnificent b…
The Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JX
The Ale & Oyster is located on Ventnor Esplanade with wonderful views of Ventnor Bay. Michelin Enlisted 2017 Head Chef Sean Jeffers, is proud to use local fresh produce when available, fro…
The Reef, The Esplanade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AE
The Reef Sandown is a restaurant and bar with accommodation, situated on Sandown Esplanade, just a stone’s throw away from the beach. There is a contemporary seating area inside and a spacious…
76 High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6NJ
Keats Cottage is a boutique b&b and restaurant offering a unique poetry and well-being experience. The b&b is located at the top of the Old Village in Shanklin, Isle of Wight, overlook…
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Church Hollow, Godshill, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Tansy’s Pantry is a Godshill based eatery, serving 100% plant-based, vegan food. Serving burgers, fries, curries, pasta dishes, delicious cakes and much more. Owner and chef Jaime has …
Golden Dragon
28 Birmingham Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7BH
You can’t go wrong at Golden Dragon in Cowes. Large portions, quick service and good prices, means this Chinese is about to become your favourite takeaway – if it isn’t already. Op…
33-35 High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6JJ
The Corner offers high quality food at fantastic value, accompanied by the very highest level of service. Based in the heart of Shanklin High Street on the Isle of Wight, we offer succulent st…
High Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PL
The Blue Crab specialises in serving fish, shellfish and seafood. The Nippers Menu offers small dishes for children with ice cream and drink included. As most of the fish is simply grilled or …
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Unit 2, Rectory Mansion, 46-48 High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DQ
The Auctioneer, brought to you by the people behind The Beach Hut, is set within the walls of one of the Islands oldest buildings and steeped in history at the Tudor Rectory Mansion in Brading…
Tonino's
8-9 Shooters Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7BE
Established in 1979 Tonino’s offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. Popular with the sailing community and locals alike set in the heart of Cowes. Large groups can be catered for and the…
15 Shooters Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7BG
Set in the heart of Cowes, we serve locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed and welcoming setting – all day, every day. You can drop in for breakfast or a cake with a morning cappucc…
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2 High St, Ventnor PO38 1RY, UK
If casual dining is your thing then Stripped is the place for you. Located in the former Midland Bank, burgers, fries and pizzas are a staple on the menu along with an ever-changing specials m…
Auckland House Hotel
10 Queen's Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6AN, UK
The Globe
The Globe Sports Lounge and Kitchen, The Parade, Cowes, IOW, PO31 7QJ
A landmark on Cowes Parade, the previous Globe Hotel dated back to the 19th century is now The Globe Sports Lounge and Kitchen. This a place to enjoy real ale whilst playing pool and watching …
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The Royal Hotel, Belgrave Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JJ
The Royal Hotel has been so-called ever since Queen Victoria enjoyed afternoon tea at the hotel. Serving uncomplicated British food that mirrors the seasons, using the freshest, home-grown isl…
31 Marsh Road, Gurnard, Isle of Wight, PO31 8JQ
The Little Gloster Restaurant offers unpretentious, high quality service in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. The menu captures British food at its best with Scandinavian influences . The perfect…
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1 Eastcliff Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AA
The enchanting family-friendly Vernon Cottage in Shanklin Old Village is renowned for its fabulous homemade food – delicious meat, fish and vegetarian dishes using fresh, local seasonal produc…
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