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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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The King's Head, Quay Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PB, United Kingdom
The latest addition to the Character Inn Group. The King’s Head is an ancient 16th-century town pub, with a big open fire and interesting collection of old Island prints and local photog…
Ryde Castle Hotel, Esplanade, Ryde, United Kingdom, PO33 1JA
The majestic Ryde Castle is a former Victorian manor ideally located on Ryde seafront overlooking the picturesque marina. The newly refurbished bedrooms are all en-suite with flat screen TV, t…
The Castle Inn
The Castle Inn, 12-14 Fitzroy Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight PO36 8HY, UK
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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…
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Sun Hill, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4JA
Situated in the picturesque village of Calbourne (home of Winkle Street), The Sun Inn is run by Kate, David and their team. The team aim is to make each visit special whether you are popping i…
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Holliers Park, Newport Road, Branstone, Isle of Wight, PO36 0LT
Holliers Park and House of Chilli, based in the picturesque Arreton Valley, is an exciting new destination merging arts and crafts with local food offerings. The main shop, Island Artisan, has…
Brading Roman Villa, Morton Old Road, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0PH
Appetising, locally sourced food and friendly, efficient service. Daily specials and hearty favourites, all prepared on site. The Romans were renowned for their love of fine food and feasting …
Three Buoys Restaurant, Appley Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1ND
Three Buoys restaurant is a local family run business overlooking the beautiful bay of Appley. Aiming to deliver elegant food with big flavours, complemented by their carefully selected wine l…
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…
Rosemary Vineyard Ltd, Smallbrook Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4BE
The Vineleaf Coffee Shop is based at Rosemary Vineyard, one of the largest producers of English Wine. Covering 30 acres, Rosemary Vineyard is ideally placed to make the most of the mild Island…
Salty's
Salty's Bar and Restaurant, Quay Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight PO41 0PB, UK
Salty’s is a popular bar and restaurant, adjacent to the Wightlink Lymington to Yarmouth route. Enjoy a unique drinking and dining experience with the feeling that a shanty might raise t…
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Lower Winstone Farm, St Johns Road, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, PO38 3AA
Based between Shanklin and Ventnor on the road to Wroxall, The Donkey Sanctuary is open all year round from 10:00 till 16:30, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to come and visit the love…
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The Sundial Café, 21 Culver Parade, Sandown PO36 8AT
This lovely little licensed café is set directly on the beach on Sandown and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The perfect place for a pit stop whilst out for a walk along the seafront o…
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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…
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…
Gastronomy Cowes
46-47 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7RR, United Kingdom
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30 St Thomas' Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2DL
Named after one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo’s Restaurant is located at the west end of Ryde seafront. Serving authentic Italian food, prepared by …
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