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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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Tamarind Indian Restaurant
65 Upper St James' Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1LQ
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…
Island Harbour Marina, Mill Lane, Binfield, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2LA
Visit The Breeze Restaurant and Bar at the picturesque Island Harbour Marina, where a very warm welcome awaits you. The Breeze has been extensively refurbished, adding a brand new separate fun…
16 St. Thomas Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SG
The Wheatsheaf is a traditional pub in the centre of Newport town. Offering up a selection of homemade lunch essentials and evening pub classics you cant live without. Enjoy a rost dinner ever…
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11 Town Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1JU
Thompson’s is a contemporary ‘open kitchen’ restaurant offering a delicious modern British menu inspired by the flavours of the Island and Robert’s experiences. Robert Thompson’s reputation in…
High Street, Seaview, Isle of Wight, PO34 5EX
Good food coupled with relaxed informal dining is at the heart of the Seaview Hotel. They try to keep our food offering as ‘local’ as possible and work with a multitude of island s…
27a Lugley Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5HD
Tucked away on Newport back streets lies one of the Islands best kept secrets. Burrs restaurant established in 1997 has built a reputation on good food and service using locally sourced produc…
Ganders Restaurant, Upper Green Road, St Helens, Isle of Wight, PO33 1UQ
Established in 1998, Ganders are a family-business aided by a small team of helpful staff. The restaurant is in an idyllic setting overlooking St Helens Green, 10 minutes walk from Bembridge H…
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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…
Murrays, 106 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7AT
Murray’s is the oldest established seafood restaurant in Cowes, situated on the High Street in between the Yacht Haven and the Red Funnel Pontoon. Serving fresh local seafood, simply cooked wi…
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20 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RZ
Cantina is a café, restaurant, bakery and kitchen in the heart of sunny Ventnor, one of the Isle of Wight’s best-known towns for eating out. Providing informal, friendly hospitality, you will …
Mersley Farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR
The team of exceptional chefs create gourmet dishes often but not always with a good hint of garlic. Wherever possible ingredients are sourced locally. Srving their own Garlic Farm reared high…
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…
65 Queens Road, Egypt Point, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8BW
Situated near the waters edge the New Holmwood Hotel & Restaurant enjoys spectacular sea views of both sailing & the famous sunset off Egypt Point. The restaurant offers panoramic view…
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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…
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16 High Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8DE
Royal China is a beautiful restaurant situated in sunny Sandown and just a minutes walk away from the beach, only a short distance from the pier. Royal China offers first rate Pekinese, Canton…
The Esplanade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AE
The Ocean Deck Bar & Restaurant is set on the Esplanade in the traditional seaside town of Sandown. Boasting panoramic coastal views across the English Channel it is the perfect place to e…
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The Bandstand Restaurant, Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AT
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7-8 Holyrood St, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5AU, UK
In the heart of Newport you will find every burger lovers dream restaurant. With over 14 set burgers to choose from, plus the option to ‘pimp it up’ with a variety of extras, you c…
Cliff Path, St Boniface Cliff Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6ET
Perched atop the cliff at Shanklin, The Hideaway’s nautical interior and large garden boast some of the best sea views of any restaurant on the Island. The Hideaway’s idyllic setting is the pe…
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