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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 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…
Main Road, Havenstreet, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4DP
The White Hart in is a pretty, traditional village pub in the heart of Havenstreet – just a few minutes walk from the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. The interior boasts and characterful an…
No 64
64 High St, Shanklin, UK
Pier View
Pier View, 25 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7RY
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…
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…
Auckland House Hotel
10 Queen's Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6AN, UK
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…
53 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2LF
A stylish café bar that oozes unique personality with a lively and vibrant atmosphere; vintage décor with a contemporary twist. Located in the heart of Ryde, Blacksheep Bar is the perfect venu…
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…
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Appley Rise, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1LE
The recently opened Minghella Parlour, located upstairs at The Duck, is an ice cream lovers paradise! With over 30 flavours of delicious Minghella ice cream (the largest stockist on the Island…
30 Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1SX
In the heart of Ventnor only a few yards from the sea you’ll find The Bistro. See, hear and smell what’s going on in the open kitchen serving traditional bistro style dishes. The Bistro is ope…
The Balcony Nightclub
The Balcony Nightclub, The Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2EL
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11 Town Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1JU
Thompson’s is a contemporary ‘open kitchen’ restaurant offering a delicious modern British menu inspired by the flavours of the Island and Robert’s experiences. Robert Thompson’s reputation in…
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11 Church Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1SW, United Kingdom
More than just a bar, at the Ventnor Exchange you will find a dynamic, creative hub and welcoming hangout. Combining a theatre, craft beer bar and independent record store. Ventnor Exchange bo…
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…
Binstead Hill, Binstead, Isle of Wight, PO33 3RD
Recently renovated and under new management, the Fleming Arms is the only pub in the village of Binstead. A dog friendly, family friendly gastropub. They aim to cater for most food allergies a…
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Briddlesford Lodge Farm, Briddlesford Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, PO33 4RY
Bluebells at Briddlesford, named after the favourite family in the Guernsey herd, is a farm café and education facility and the hub of the Briddlesford farm activity. Open seven days a week wi…
71 High Street, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 8AD
Bellamy’s is small friendly fully licensed Bistro, offering a relaxed dining experience. Popular with both locals and tourists, who return to us year after year. During the day we offer sandwi…
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