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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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19 Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN
The Waterfront Inn is a homely guesthouse, bistro and bar, situated in a superb location right on the seafront on Shanklin’s Esplanade, with panoramic sea views and just a stone’s throw from t…
Ryde Tandoori Restaurant
45 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2LF
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60 High Street, Cowes, UK
Pop into Captain Pizza for hand stretched home-made sourdough pizzas made to order. All pizzas feature the signature Poppito’s tomato sauce made from Italian tomatoes and fresh Isle of Wight s…
The Pavilion Bar and Grill
Esplanade Pavilion, Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2EL, UK
The Pavilion Bar & Grill is situated on Ryde Esplanade as part of the Ryde Superbowl complex. One of Ryde’s most historic buildings, it dates back to 1927. After undergoing a recent …
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…
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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…
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…
Bendula
Bendula, 5 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2DU, UK
Sail 'N' Surf, Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO36 7PG
Coffee | Light lunches | Ice creams | Milkshakes | Waffles
Masala Bay
Masala Bay, 9-11, Pier Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1ST
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45 Littlestairs Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6HS
At the fully licensed Blueberry’s Café, you can relax and enjoy excellent food and drink whilst taking in some of the most stunning views of the English Channel that the Island has to of…
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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…
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…
Nomad
Charter House, 14A St Thomas' Square, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1SL
Joe's Bar
Joe’s Bar, High Street, Niton, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 2AZ, UK
New China House
7 Church Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1SW
New China House situated in Ventnor, is a Chinese restaurant known for reasonable prices and friendly faces. This restaurant only uses fresh, local and seasonal produce to create the dishes an…
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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…
Tamarind Indian Restaurant
65 Upper St James' Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1LQ
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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 …
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