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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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Pedallers Cafe, Langbridge, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO30 0NP
At Pedallers Café you can enjoy traditional and continental breakfasts served with great quality tea and coffee. A delicious selection of homemade cakes, pastries and freshly prepared snacks a…
Django's
Staplehurst Grange, Staplers Road, Staplers, Newport, PO30 2LU
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7 Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2DY
Chocolate Apothecary is a boutique chocolate shop where the owners make their own chocolates, cakes and desserts, using only the purest ingredients and natural flavours. Housed in an old pharm…
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Steephill Cove, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UG
The Beach Shack is a beautiful eatery right by the sea in the stunning Steephill Cove. Overlooking the English Channel from its picturesque terrace. The café serves a wide selection of freshly…
Sail 'N' Surf, Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO36 7PG
Coffee | Light lunches | Ice creams | Milkshakes | Waffles
17 The Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN
The Brasserie is the restaurant within The Aqua on Shanklin seafront and is open to the public. It is situated on the ground floor and entered via reception. There are individual tables set wi…
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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…
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1 Eastcliff Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AA
The enchanting family-friendly Vernon Cottage in Shanklin Old Village is renowned for its fabulous homemade food – delicious meat, fish and vegetarian dishes using fresh, local seasonal produc…
The Esplanade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AE
The Ocean Deck Bar & Restaurant is set on the Esplanade in the traditional seaside town of Sandown. Boasting panoramic coastal views across the English Channel it is the perfect place to e…
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Church Hollow, Godshill, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Tansy’s Pantry is a Godshill based eatery, serving 100% plant-based, vegan food. Serving burgers, fries, curries, pasta dishes, delicious cakes and much more. Owner and chef Jaime has …
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…
151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1DR
The Hillside Restaurant offers a classic cuisine made of local produce freshly prepared and presented in menus which change frequently, giving a choice of 4 starters, 5 mains and 4 desserts. H…
Masala Bay
Masala Bay, 9-11, Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1ST
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The Fishbourne, Fishbourne Lane, Fishbourne, Isle of Wight, PO33 4EU
The Fishbourne is situated just along from the Wightlink Fishbourne Ferry Terminal, near Ryde on the east side of the Island. Set beside a wooded enclave between the main towns of Ryde and New…
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2 High St, Ventnor PO38 1RY, UK
If casual dining is your thing then Stripped is the place for you. Located in the former Midland Bank, burgers, fries and pizzas are a staple on the menu along with an ever-changing specials m…
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Calbourne Rd, Newport PO30 5SS, UK
The Blacksmith’s is a traditional family-run pub with an Island-wide reputation for excellent food and drink. The pub is located at the heart of the Island, just outside the village of Carisbr…
85 Pallance Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8LS
The Travellers Joy has been a CAMRA award-winning pub for many years. Its location is great for walkers or cyclists plus dogs are more than welcome. A traditional and cosy pub with an open fir…
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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 Bandstand Restaurant, Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AT
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