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 visitors alike. The Lifeboat stands proudly over East Cowes Marina overlooking the River. As a popular location for visitors and locals alike, The Lifeboat is a favourite amongst visiting yachtsmen over the summer months as well as being well known as a family friendly, home from home amongst the local community. In the summer, the large, and newly refurbished patio area offers one of the best and idyllic riverside dining experiences on the Island. Welcoming children and families and their ‘Under 12’s menu makes dining with the family a pleasure for everyone. The large indoor restaurant area is buzzing throughout the year and offers a comfortable area for small intimate gatherings as well as large parties with extensive views over the patio and river. Whether you come by sea or land, a hearty welcome awaits.