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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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Shanklin Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BG
The Clubhouse Café is the ideal location for hot and cold light bites including sandwiches, panini and fish and chips. Cream teas, cakes, teas and coffees are on offer and the café is licensed…
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…
Bliss Ice Cream Parlour
Bliss Ice Cream Parlour, 12 Bath Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7QN
Specialising in freshly prepared, local Isle of Wight ice cream, milkshakes, smoothies and gourmet confectionary, Bliss is at the heart of Cowes High Street. Pop in to restore your energy leve…
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18a St James' Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, UK
Situated right in the heart of Newport, The Blue Door is a small but perfectly formed cafe serving up a huge range of food. Choose from plenty of hot and cold lunches including their famous Bu…
Corries Cabin
Corries cabin, 17 Shooters Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Corries Cabin, located on Shooters Hill in Cowes, has been around for nearly 16 years now and is still serving fresh and tasty fish and chips. With a super friendly service on offer, it has be…
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…
The Piano Cafe
The Piano Café, Gate Lane, Freshwater, Isle of Wight PO40 9PY, United Kingdom
The Piano Café and Mezze Bar is located just a short stroll from Freshwater Bay, right opposite the famous thatched church of St.Agnes. Serving quality house blend barista made coffee, loose l…
14 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RZ
Fully Licensed Coffee House, Bistro & Wine Bar serving the exciting international cuisine of French, Greek and Mediterranean, Italian, Moroccan and Spanish/Basque. For chefs, Adam Fendyke …
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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61 High Street, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5SF
Nestled in the heart of Bembridge High Street, this quirky traditionally-styled building is reputed to have been serving pints since 1787. These days, Landlord Jay Chapman is continuing this f…
85a Upper St James Street, Newport, Isle of Wight
Artisan cafe and roastery, serving speciality coffee and freshly prepared food with an Italian influence, plus a wide range of local retail products as well as coffee and tea equipment. Set in…
Golden Dragon
28 Birmingham Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7BH
You can’t go wrong at Golden Dragon in Cowes. Large portions, quick service and good prices, means this Chinese is about to become your favourite takeaway – if it isn’t already. Op…
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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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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 Wonky Café, Sandhills Holiday Park, Peacock Hill, Bembridge PO35 5QB, UK
A traditional beachfront café found just under the cliff at Whitecliff Bay. The perfect spot to watch the kids playing on the beach while you grab a nice coffee or bite to eat. Freshly prepare…
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High Street, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NN
Known for its amazing food, the award-winning Pointer Inn is situated in the pretty village of Newchurch. One of the oldest and most historic pubs on the Isle of Wight, The Pointer is known fo…
The OTTO Club
30 Union Street, Ryde, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
OTTO, (Oblivious To The Obvious) is a members only bar, restaurant and club located near the top of Union Street in Ryde. With creative chef Jack Blumenthal heading up the kitchen team, you ca…
High Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PL
The Blue Crab specialises in serving fish, shellfish and seafood. The Nippers Menu offers small dishes for children with ice cream and drink included. As most of the fish is simply grilled or …
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French Franks, St Thomas' Square, Newport PO30 1SL, UK
French Franks, The Arcade, Cowes PO31 7AR, UK
French Franks, St Thomas' Square, Ryde PO33 2LS, UK
One of the most popular go-to lunch places across the Island, you will find French Franks in Newport, Ryde and Cowes. Serving up delicious filled baguettes, paninis, wraps, salads and soups pl…
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