Pub & Restaurants

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Pubs & Restaurants on the Isle of Wight

There are several local pubs and restaurants on the Isle of Wight for you to choose from. We have put together some of the more popular pubs with fairly good recommendations, but there are more good ones out there which haven’t been discovered yet…

The White Horse Inn, Whitwell is the closed to Ford Farm House just over a mile south in the village.

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White Horse Inn

Whitwell

The White Horse Inn was first built in 1454, making it one of the oldest pubs in the UK. They offer a good selection of food, including fish, vegetarian and gluten free options, and they are happy to welcome you to their family run restaurant/pub. Additionally, the inn has a full range of drinks, including a selection of lagers, beers, wines, spirits, and soft drinks. Their bar boasts a great variety of real ales, including locally brewed varieties from the Island’s Yates and Goddards breweries.

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The White Lion

Niton

The White Lion is at the very heart of the beautiful village of Niton, nestled towards the Islands most southerly point. An impressive 18th Century inn offers locally sourced, home-cooked meals, real ales and a large floodlit children‚Äôs play area.¬†A warm welcome awaits…

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The Buddle Inn

Niton

The Buddle Inn is a BeerPoint recommended pub. BeerPoint is the Isle of Wight branch of the Campaign for Real Ale. The 16th Century Buddle Inn, steeped in charm and history can be found in the quaint village of Niton, situated at the most southerly tip of the Island.

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The Chequers Inn

Rookley

The Chequers Inn is a country pub in the heart of the Isle of Wight and although it has many modern facilities it still retains its traditional character. The chefs provide¬†good home-cooked food¬†all day, every day, including a very popular carvery (including an “all you can eat” breakfast carvery¬†from 9 -11am).

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The Essex

Godshill

The Essex Cottage is a beautiful quiet restaurant set in the heart of the Island, in the small picturesque village of Godshill. They serve great food in a wonderful atmosphere with a pretty garden. Enjoy a drink and a meal in tranquil surroundings.

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The Taverners

Godshill

The Taverners is a real country pub that is popular with locals and tourists alike. They buy their produce daily depending on what is available, at the markets, from the farms and what has been caught and foraged,  All the meats come from Island farmers, the fish comes from local waters and Isle of Wight vegetables are used when they are in season.

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The Griffin

Godshill

The Griffin is a large popular family pub offering superb home cooked food that is served all day, including pub favourites, daily specials and an excellent children’s menu. Real ales, including local brews, are on offer as well as a good selection of wines. There is also a pool table, and dart board and they will be hosting live music and quiz nights throughout the year.

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The White Mouse

Chale

The White Mouse is the most famous pub-restaurant on the island which boasts spectacular unparalleled views. They use regional food partners, typically from family businesses like the White Mouse, who provide them with quality ingredients that their team of talented chefs use to create fresh, unpretentious, seasonal dishes.

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The Spyglass Inn

Ventnor

The world famous, award winning Spyglass Inn is an Island family-run business. The pub sits at the western end of Ventnor Esplanade, in a most enviable position overlooking the English Channel. The Inn is steeped in history, being perhaps the oldest building on the Esplanade, and dating from around 1830.

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The Met

Ventnor

The Met is ideally located on Ventnor’s fabulous esplanade, right on the sandy beach on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. Enjoy a taste of their continental style hospitality outside in the sun on their paved seating area overlooking the beach or come inside and enjoy their sumptuous leather seating.

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Royal Hotel

Ventnor

Dining at The Royal will be a highlight of your stay on the Isle of Wight. Whether enjoying a light lunch in our beautiful conservatory or an intimate dinner for two in our romantic, lofty Appuldurcombe Restaurant you will feast on exquisite local food, carefully matched wines and enjoy some well-deserved pampering.

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The Fighting Cocks

Arreton

The Fighting Cocks is a friendly, family oriented pub offering an excellent range of food and drink for all ages. They pride themselves in offering great value for money together with good, amicable service.

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The Dairyman’s Daughter

Arreton

The Dairyman’s Daughter sits at the heart of Arreton Barns and offers great local live music, fabulous real ales and a delicious menu of traditional home cooked dishes. They’re¬†open all day every day with food served from 12noon – 9:30pm.

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The Bargeman’s Rest

Newport

Newport was once a busy trading port with numerous warehouses, loading cranes, ships and barges. One of the last remaining warehouses has been extensively renovated and sits alongside the Bargeman’s Rest¬†and is home to the Quay Arts Centre.

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The Stag

Newport

The Stag is a family owned pub, Steve and Sian look forward to welcoming you whilst visiting to enjoy a lovely pub meal, watch some sport, or just enjoy a drink with family and friends.

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The Cedars

Wootton

With a lovely garden dominating two sides of the pub, The Cedars in Wootton¬†isn’t short on outdoor space. It’s just as much fun inside too, where a warm welcome meets great beer and fabulous food – offering great respite to those tirelessly exploring the Isle of Wight.

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The Crown Inn

Shorwell

The Crown Inn is set in a pretty village in picturesque West Wight, with thatched cottages, a small shop, three manor houses, and the church.

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Blacksmith Arms

Calbourne

The Blacksmith’s Arms is a traditional family-run Freehouse with an Island-wide reputation for excellent food and drink.¬†The pub is located in the heart of the Isle of Wight just outside the village of Carisbrooke.

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The New Inn

Shalfleet

Come and experience a traditional pub ambiance with attentive service, a notch above the norm. They pride themselves on offering quality dining in a pub environment, matched with superb real ales and an extensive wine selection.

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The Anchor Inn

Cowes

The Anchor is situated in the very heart of Cowes town centre and its bustling International yachting scene. Opposite Cowes Yacht Haven and just a short stroll from the Red Jet ferry terminal, it is the ideal place to relax after a hard day on the water. The Anchor offers excellent food, award winning ales and a warm welcome throughout the year.

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The Sun Inn

Hulverstone

The Sun Inn has had a somewhat chequered past over the last 600 years. Hearsay has it that it was used many years ago by Smugglers to trade their ill-gotten gains otherwise its early history is unclear.

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The Fleming Arms

Binstead

The Fleming Arms is a family pub/restaurant in the village of Binstead on the sunny Isle of Wight. They specialise in homemade food using local produce.

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The Sloop Inn

Wootton Bridge

The Sloop Inn is located next to Wootton Bridge and offers a wide range of food and drink to suite anyone with an appetite.

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The Poynter Inn

Newchurch

Plenty of pubs source local produce for the kitchen, but at The Pointer, they go one better. Their bartering system allows local growers, gardeners and allotment experts to swap their home grown produce for beer or food ‚Äď then we use the fresh ingredients to craft their¬†daily specials.

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Bonchurch Inn

Bonchurch

In the Island Stone buildings surrounding the Dickensian courtyard, the Bonchurch Inn offer a superbly preserved public house with authentic Italian cuisine, and comfortable accommodation.

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The Star Inn

Wroxall

It takes more than exquisite cooking and a warm welcome to make a memorable meal.The Star Inn believe an intimate atmosphere in the
right location, personal and attentive service and great company are what separates a delicious dinner from an unforgettable experience.

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The Eight Bells

Carisbrooke
The Eight Bells is situated in the heart of the village of Carisbrooke, just a short drive out of the Island’s premier town of Newport.¬† Formerly ‘The Eight Bells Hotel’, this Grade II Listed building has been sympathetically extended in recent years to provide a welcoming environment for young and old alike.
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The Fishbourne Inn

Fishbourne

The Fishbourne Inn pride themselves on offering quality dining in a pub environment, matched with superb ales and an extensive wine selection. They have recently taken over and refurbished The Fishbourne and look forward to welcoming customers old and new.

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The Red Lion

Freshwater

The Red Lion is a traditional country pub in a quiet location in Freshwater on the Isle of Wight. The bar is comfortably furnished and you won’t be deafened by music and the log fire burns peacefully throughout the winter.

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The White Lion

Arreton

The White Lion’s¬†menu features a wide variety of traditional home cooked dishes and their desserts are lovingly prepared by their¬†dedicated dessert chefess. The White Lion¬†pride themselves on giving a good service by taking food and drink orders at the table so that your eating experience is not interrupted by waiting at the bar.

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The White Hart Inn

Havenstreet

Beautiful and traditional village pub offering a range of dishes, many homemade and an extensive specials board. Homemade vegetarian options and desserts. They cater for a wide range of dietary requirements. Relax in their beer garden in the heart of the countryside.

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The Crab Inn

Shanklin

A beautiful thatched pub in the heart of the old village of Shanklin. Serving a wide variety of food all day every day.

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Waverley Inn

Carisbrooke

The Waverley Inn is nestled within an enviable position with far reaching views of Carisbrooke castle. They are 0pen from 8am for breakfasts, the new bar menu features dishes using locally sourced ingredients and tapping into popular food trends. Sunday lunch is a special day at the Waverley, served on crisp white linen tablecloths with special table service.

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