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Where to Shop Right Now: South Wight

Where to Shop Right Now: South Wight

Where to Shop Right Now: South Wight 960 641 Thea Welsford

For Ventnor, Wroxall, Niton, Whitwell, St Lawrence and Chale, we have put together this list of businesses we know are still offering a service in this area in terms of where you can buy groceries. We have put together a guide for each Isle of Wight area – you can view them here Central, North, North East, East, South and West.

Five a Day greengrocers and Ventnor Butchers have teamed up so that the local Ventnor community can get fresh fruit, vegetables and meat during these times of worry and uncertainty. Free delivery to your door in Ventnor and the local area. To order phone Five a Day on 07891 083806 and Ventnor Butchers on 01983 854330.

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Five a Day green grocers have teamed up with Ventnor Butchers to enure Ventnor is well fed.

Lesley’s Nutshell in Ventnor stocks a whole host of usual and thoughtful sourced items that are useful right now. Organic wholefoods, health foods and vitamins as well as toiletries and range of  Fair Trade products. Orders are taken over the phone 07411 315279 or by email lesleysnutshell@outlook.com or message via Facebook.      


Ventnor Haven Fishery are still fishing in Ventnor Bay get some famous Ventnor Crab.

Ventnor Haven Fishery’s shop is open every day from 11am–4pm Monday to Saturday and 11am–3pm on Sundays. They are still out daily for their catch of fantastic Ventnor Bay seafood and you can get your hands on an amazing range including fresh crab and lobster meat, crab cakes, fishcakes, crab turnovers, whole cooked crabs and lobsters and more, alongside their daily changing fresh fish counter. So rest assured you can still get amazing fresh local fish. Call ahead to reduce contact. They are also offering a limited service reserved purely for those who can not leave the house. Call 01983 852176  to order. This service is free to the Ventnor area but there is a minimum order price of £30 for areas outside that. 

Wight and Wessex Wines have come up with the ingenious Winebulance making sure that you do not have to go through the lockdown without some tasty wines! The Winebulance offers doorstep delivery service Island-wide every Friday. With over 400 wines from around the world to choose from, allow them to tailor a case of wine to suit your budget and taste! Email orders@wightandwessexwines.co.uk to find out more.

Norris Family Grocers has an extensive range of chilled and frozen products, groceries, off license, in-store bakery, fresh fruit and veg and many more local products. Minimum spend is £25, before tobacco, off-license, and services. A £3 picking charge is applicable to all orders. For further info email orders.nfg@gmail.com – you will receive an auto-reply with hopefully all the info you need. Delivering to the local area; Niton, St Lawrence, Ventnor, Whitwell and Chale – Monday to Friday.


Norris Family Grocers are fully stocked and the perfect place to shop if you live in the Niton, Whitwell, St Lawrence and Chale areas.


Read our Caulkhead Covid 19 Survival Guide for some more lockdown tips.

Please let us know if you are offering a similar service in your area and would like us to list you here. Email thea@solent.co with your information.

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