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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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Lakeside Park Hotel, High Street, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4LJ
The Lakeside Park Hotel is the Island’s premier 4-star hotel. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty next to a 20-acre tidal lake, on Wootton Bridge, enjoy stunning views of the co…
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…
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Osborne Court, The Parade, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7QS
The Yachtsman is Situated on Cowes Parade and boasts enviable views over the Solent and beyond from the vast, heated terrace. There is a beautiful flagstone floor and reclaimed wood is used as…
Dan's Kitchen, Lower Green Road, St. Helens, PO33 1TS
On the south side of St Helens’ village green, with views across the Solent and beyond, this smart neighbourhood eatery opened in the summer of 2011. With chef/owner Dan Maskell at the stoves,…
The Hut, Colwell Chine Road, Colwell Bay Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40 9NP
The Hut is an easy-going beach restaurant that combines an unrivalled passion for simple yet delicious food, with a desire to create a relaxed but stylish environment for all to enjoy. Using l…
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…
Shepards Wharf, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7HT
The Basque Kitchen is a restaurant and tapas bar in Cowes that infuses Basque Country cooking with the best fresh Isle of Wight produce. There are a number of reasons to open a restaurant, but…
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…
32-33 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2LE
Olivo is set on the steep slopes of Union Street, Ryde, an historic seaside town, also known as the gateway to the Island. A modern looking restaurant serving up a delicious menu of authentic …
151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1DR
The Hillside Restaurant offers a classic cuisine made of local produce freshly prepared and presented in menus which change frequently, giving a choice of 4 starters, 5 mains and 4 desserts. H…
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…
15 St Thomas Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SL
Olivo, Newport is currently closed for refurbishment. Perfectly positioned at the heart of the Island’s County town, Newport, Olivo is a charming little restaurant serving up traditional…
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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…
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…
Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JP
Ventnor is one of the UK’s most famous seaside resorts, enjoying its own unique micro-climate. Enjoy the Mediterranean feel and soak up the sunshine on our pavement side patio, with uninterrup…
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 …
46 High Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AE
We are a free house and offer a selection of lagers, ciders, wines, spirits, cocktails & Isle of Wight ales. Why not come and unwind with us – imagine enjoying a freshly prepared lunch whi…
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…
Ventnor Winter Gardens, Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SZ
Housed in an iconic building, dating from 1936, The Ventnor Winter Gardens is a combination of theatre, meeting space, restaurant and bar for local residents and visitors to the town. The Wint…
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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