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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 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…
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Holliers Park, Newport Road, Branstone, Isle of Wight, PO36 0LT
Holliers Park and House of Chilli, based in the picturesque Arreton Valley, is an exciting new destination merging arts and crafts with local food offerings. The main shop, Island Artisan, has…
46-48 High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DQ
A beautiful, warm, Scandinavian décor provides the perfect scene to experience a menu based mainly around foraged ingredients. Chefs forage on a weekly basis to gather the best wild produce th…
15 Shooters Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7BG
Set in the heart of Cowes, we serve locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed and welcoming setting – all day, every day. You can drop in for breakfast or a cake with a morning cappucc…
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178 High Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2HW
A traditional family bakery working out of a former flour mill in the heart of Ryde on the Isle of Wight. There, the skilled bakers work into the early hours of the morning to bring you fresh …
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…
The Lifeboat, Britannia Way, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6UB
Perfectly located on the waterfront of the Medina River in East Cowes, The Lifeboat is one of the Island’s most popular bars and restaurant offering a warm, friendly welcome to locals and visi…
Seaclose, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN
Beefeater Medina Quay serves a seasonal menu of freshly cooked, classic pub food with a focus on beef. The pretty outside area offers serene views over the River Medina and is perfect for al f…
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Alum Bay, Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39 0JD
A warm welcome awaits you in Marconi’s licensed tea rooms. named after the great Guglielmo Marconi who sent the very first wireless transmission from the cliff top in 1897. Take a break from y…
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…
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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 …
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64 High St, Shanklin, UK
Ryde Pier Café
Ryde Pier Café, Ryde Pier, Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2HE
31 Marsh Road, Gurnard, Isle of Wight, PO31 8JQ
The Little Gloster Restaurant offers unpretentious, high quality service in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. The menu captures British food at its best with Scandinavian influences . The perfect…
16 St. Thomas Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SG
The Wheatsheaf is a traditional pub in the centre of Newport town. Offering up a selection of homemade lunch essentials and evening pub classics you cant live without. Enjoy a rost dinner ever…
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…
Murrays, 106 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7AT
Murray’s is the oldest established seafood restaurant in Cowes, situated on the High Street in between the Yacht Haven and the Red Funnel Pontoon. Serving fresh local seafood, simply cooked wi…
87 High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6NR
Situated in The Old Village, Shanklin, this is a great place to unwind after enjoying all that Shanklin has to offer and fill your tummies with some happy fish & chips.
Shepards Wharf, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7HT
The Basque Kitchen is a restaurant and tapas bar in Cowes that infuses Basque Country cooking with the best fresh Isle of Wight produce. There are a number of reasons to open a restaurant, but…
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