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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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65 Queens Road, Egypt Point, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8BW
Situated near the waters edge the New Holmwood Hotel & Restaurant enjoys spectacular sea views of both sailing & the famous sunset off Egypt Point. The restaurant offers panoramic view…
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Osborne Court, The Parade, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7QS
The Yachtsman is Situated on Cowes Parade and boasts enviable views over the Solent and beyond from the vast, heated terrace. There is a beautiful flagstone floor and reclaimed wood is used as…
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…
16 Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2ED
The refurbished Harry’s Bar and Brasserie is open to residents and non-residents and offers a relaxed dining experience. The décor is classically styled – reminiscent of the golden age of Boga…
Station Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5NN
The pub is set on the edge of pretty Bembridge Harbour and is popular with holiday makers and locals alike. Inside, there is a long bar with stools and tables, piano, guitars, tv and games! In…
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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 …
Kasbah
76 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Coffeeroom at Skintrade
6 St Thomas' Square, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1SN
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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…
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 …
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Sun Hill, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4JA
Situated in the picturesque village of Calbourne (home of Winkle Street), The Sun Inn is run by Kate, David and their team. The team aim is to make each visit special whether you are popping i…
The Sun Inn - Hulverstone
The Sun Inn, Hulverstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4EH
Voted within the top 10 most cosy pubs in the UK by the Sunday Telegraph for 2018, The Sun Inn is a stunning 16th century thatched free house pub set in beautiful countryside near Compton Beac…
Fisherman's Cottage, Shanklin Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6BN
Nestled just beneath Shanklin Chine in an enviable location at the far end of Shanklin Esplanade, you will find Fisherman’s Cottage, the Island’s original thatched dining pub on the beac…
Wight Rock
The Wight Rock Bar, Lind Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2NE
Joe's Bar
Joe’s Bar, High Street, Niton, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 2AZ, UK
55 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2LG
Ada is a Mediterranean kitchen in the centre of Ryde offering a selection of the mediterranean region with a warm welcome. Mezze, tapas and Turkish food is on offer. Children’s menu and takeaw…
The Codfather
14 Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2EB, UK
Situated on Ryde Esplanade, The Codfather is a traditional, seaside fish & chip shop serving an extensive menu with an ever-changing offering of extra battered goodies, vegan, vegetarian a…
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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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