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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 Beach, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39 0BQ
The Waterfront at Totland Bay boasts one of the most enviable positions on the whole Isle of Wight. Set right above the crystal waters of Totland Bay, it is the perfect place to relax in the s…
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3 Chine Hill, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BW
Shanklin Chine is one of the Island’s oldest attractions. Located in Shanklin Old village it is well worth a visit either during the day or the evening when you will find it completely i…
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Rylstone Tea Gardens, 11 Popham Rd, Shanklin PO37 6RG
Rylstone Tea Gardens & Crazy Golf is a traditional tea garden set just off the main road in Shanklin old village. Serving fresh homemade cakes, hot and cold food, sandwiches/baguettes and …
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59 Pyle St, Newport PO30 1UL, UK
ComiCoffee is a hybrid ‘coffee house come comic store’ offering a warm, inviting space to hang out, drink speciality beverages and read your favourite comics or novels. This indepe…
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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…
Chessell Café
Chessell Pottery Barns, Brook Road, Chessell, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0UE
Chessell Café is set in rural surroundings at Chessell Pottery Barns. Known for their cream teas, the team serve light lunches using fresh, local produce plus a fabulous array of scrumptious h…
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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…
The Hut, Colwell Chine Road, Colwell Bay Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40 9NP
The Hut is an easy-going beach restaurant that combines an unrivalled passion for simple yet delicious food, with a desire to create a relaxed but stylish environment for all to enjoy. Using l…
Falcon Cross Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 7LA
Opened in 2016, Arty Shakes has already gained a firm spot on the favourite places to go with the kids in tow. Think homemade Belgian waffles, delicious ice cream sundaes or your favourite cho…
The Bonchurch Inn
Bonchurch Inn, Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, PO38 1NU
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…
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…
Ming Garden
39 St James Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1LG
Experience this Cantonese restaurant in the heart of Newport. Located in St James’ Street, this enticing eatery is the perfect spot for tucking into a delicious Chinese. The spacious int…
Ventnor Winter Gardens, Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SZ
Housed in an iconic building, dating from 1936, The Ventnor Winter Gardens is a combination of theatre, meeting space, restaurant and bar for local residents and visitors to the town. The Wint…
46 High Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8AE
We are a free house and offer a selection of lagers, ciders, wines, spirits, cocktails & Isle of Wight ales. Why not come and unwind with us – imagine enjoying a freshly prepared lunch whi…
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Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL
edulis, means edible in Latin. The relaxing space boasts huge picture windows that bring the lovely surroundings of the Mediterranean Garden inside. There are comfy sofas and chefs work their …
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Tapnell Farm, Newport Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0YJ
The Cow Bar and Restaurant is set in a converted Swiss barn at the heart of Tapnell Farm, Yarmouth. One of the most unique places to eat on the Island, it is tucked away in the rural heart of …
Ryde Tandoori Restaurant
45 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2LF
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32 Forelands Field Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5TR
Tucked away on Bembridge Ledge with its garden overlooking the sea you can dine with breathtaking views at The Crab & Lobster Inn. One of the Coastal Inns acquired by the Character Inns gr…
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