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Island Inn-ovations

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As lockdown restrictions are eased, unfortunately, it looks like it may be a little longer before we’ll be able to enjoy a refreshing pint down the local. However, planning rules have been relaxed so pubs and restaurants can operate as hot food takeaways during the coronavirus outbreak, allowing an increasing number of Isle of Wight pubs to find innovative ways…

Vegan Island

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It’s National Vegetarian Week starting today, and unless you have been living under a rock, you cannot have missed the rise of vegetarianism, veganism and reductionism (we think that’s how you spell it!) into the mainstream eating trends…. Gone are the days when veggie and vegan eating was restricted to in the ‘middle of a field at a slightly off…

The Hit-List 2019

The Hit-List 2019

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Get your chops around a whole host of new eateries to try on the Isle of Wight in 2019. Here are a few of our top picks…

Rediscover Mermaid Gin

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Your favourite gin has got a new look!  Mermaid Gin will appear on shelfs and bars near you with a stylish new bottle from mid-March. The most popular spirit from The Isle of Wight Distillery, Mermaid Gin first launched three and half years ago. It has gone from strength to (Navy!) strength since, picking up several awards along the way. The…

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