In the heart of the pretty village of Shorwell, The Crown Inn is a great place to take the whole family for a roast dinner. If the weather is fine, the garden really comes into its own with a freshwater trout stream and duck sanctuary, plus a play area for the kids. Inside, you will find a cosy and traditional pub, complete with its very own resident ghost. As for the roast itself, there are usually several meats, including a locally-sourced option and a veggie choice.
The Crown Inn
Combine a river walk with a tasty roast at The Breeze Restaurant. Set in Island Harbour Marina, you can sit outside on the large terrace and watch the boats bobbing about with some ambient live music in the background. Kids can play on the outdoor play area with climbing frames and swings. There are plenty of choices for your dinner with sirloin of beef, lamb and turkey regularly on the menu, plus nut roast too. Super hungry? Why not upgrade to the extra-large meal?
The Breeze Restaurant
For a grown-up, sophisticated take on a classic, Artisan Bar and Kitchen in Ryde is a great spot to relax and let someone else cook the roast dinner. Here, you can have two roast dinners plus a carafe of either house red or white wine for just £30. The Yorkshire pudding alone is worth booking for!
Artisan Bar and Kitchen
If it’s a roast with a view you are after, then look no further than The Culver Haven. Perched at the very top of Culver Down, look towards the cliffs of Shanklin in one direction and down towards Whitecliff Bay in the other. If you are bringing your four-legged friend, dogs will be welcomed by resident pub-dog Humphrey.
The Culver Haven Inn
The Chequers Inn, Rookley has been serving up roast dinners for decades. A real family-friendly pub in the heart of some of the Island’s most stunning countryside, you can enjoy the popular carvery every Sunday. Local meats are served alongside seasonal veg and you can wash it down with a local pint (or two).
The Chequers Inn