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Eating Out

Taste of the Wight makes finding the right place to eat or drink on the Isle of Wight as easy as possible, there’s no lack of choice, whatever the time of year you are visiting the Island.

Restaurants

Serving up quality dishes in a sophisticated atmosphere all year round, there’s something to suit all tastes and occasions.

Pubs & Bars

Whether you are in search of real ales or fine wines; looking for hearty traditional pub grub or more contemporary cuisine, the Isle of Wight has the perfect pub to suit your taste.

Cafes & Tearoom's

Cakes, biscuits, scones and afternoon teas are a highlight of any break. The Isle of Wight is packed full of independent cafes and tearooms, serving up homemade lunches and sweet treats.

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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…
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Appley Rise, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1LE
With an ever-changing menu which is inspired by local Isle of Wight produce, The Duck is a restaurant located on Appley Rise, serving uncomplicated, honest yet exceptional food coupled with a …
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The Llama Tree, Main Road, Wellow, Isle of Wight, PO41 0SZ
The Llama Tree is the perfect place to relax, come rain or shine. With free entry into the Llama The Café Bistro you can sample from a wide range of coffees using beans from Peru and roasted o…
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Station Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0QT
For a truly unique experience, head to award-winning railway restaurant situated perfectly beside the beautiful Mill Copse. They provide first class service and a mouth-watering selection of h…
The Reef, The Esplanade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AE
The Reef Sandown is a restaurant and bar with accommodation, situated on Sandown Esplanade, just a stone’s throw away from the beach. There is a contemporary seating area inside and a spacious…
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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…
56-57 High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DQ
The Bugle Inn, Brading is a real family-friendly inn that specialises in looking after the little people in your life. With a dedicated children’s menu and large outside play area, bounc…
Gastronomy Cowes
46-47 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7RR, United Kingdom
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…
Fisherman's Cottage, Shanklin Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6BN
Nestled just beneath Shanklin Chine in an enviable location at the far end of Shanklin Esplanade, you will find Fisherman’s Cottage, the Island’s original thatched dining pub on the beac…
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The George Hotel, Quay Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PE
The George Hotel and Beach Bar is a 17th century townhouse set on the water’s edge in Yarmouth, said to have been frequented by King Charles II. With a stunning Italian inspired beachfro…
Hambrough Road, Ventnor Isle of Wight, PO38 1SQ
Sitting high above the fishing harbour in Ventnor, The Hambrough, offers excellent dining by the sea. The restaurant boasts magnificent views across Ventnor Bay and the English Channel. Breakf…
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The Beach Shack, Western Esplanade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8JS
The Beach Shack is a licensed, award-winning seafood cafe which boasts stunning views of the bay. Not only does it have stylish indoor seating, tables by the sea wall (perfect for watching the…
Upper Green Road, St Helens, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1UJ
Situated in the beautiful village of St. Helens, with views over the Village Green, The Vine Inn St Helens is a traditional village pub. During the summer months you can sit at one of the bist…
2 Cowes Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TW
A friendly welcome awaits at this family run pub. Open for breakfast and serving home-made pub favourites, daily specials and The Stag’s Sunday Carvery. Four luxury en-suite rooms with tea and…
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,…
Wight Rock
The Wight Rock Bar, Lind Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2NE
Church Place, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA
Family owned free house and restaurant in Chale, The Wight Mouse Inn offers a range of high quality foods and accommodation. The Wight Mouse was originally known as The Clarendon Hotel and was…
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89 St James's Street Newport, Isle of Wight
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