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Meet the landlady: Emma Foster

Meet the landlady: Emma Foster

Meet the landlady: Emma Foster 720 480 The Editor

The Taverners is a real country pub that is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike. Well known for its food offering, the produce is bought daily depending on what is available at the markets, from the local farms and what has been caught, foraged, shot or hunted.

What is the best thing about the Isle of Wight foodie scene?
As an Island, we have a plethora of local suppliers with so much care and effort going into the product, it really is fantastic to see the produce being used across the Island food scene.

What is the one dish on your menu you keep coming back to?
For me it is our ever-changing specials board, I love the seasonality of it.

What is your local tipple?
I love Tipsy Wight, the variety of flavours are brilliant.

Where is your favourite place, other than The Taverners, to eat on the Island?
So many to choose from, can I have more than one? The Smoking Lobster, Stripped, Tansy’s Pantry, The Little Gloster, The Cow.

What is your favourite event on the Island?
The Isle of Wight Festival of Running.






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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its fifth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its sixth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.