Restaurants

What do you look for in a good restaurant?  We have chosen some of our favourites and favourite for different reasons. The range is from great fish and chips to Michelin starred, but all are very proud to use the local produce where they can. Some are more relaxed than others and hope the write ups will guide you to what you are looking for.  

 

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Priory Bay Hotel
Seaview PO34 5BU
3 star rating

The Priory Bay Hotel is proud to offer a diverse range of dining experiences. Whether it's a light snack in the bar, a picnic on the beach, lunch or dinner served in either our Priory Oyster Restaurant or in the intimate surroundings of the Island Room.

T: 01983 613146
W: www.priorybay.co.uk/

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Dan's Kitchen
St. Helens PO33 1TS
4 star rating

This smart neighbourhood eatery opened in the summer of 2011. With chef/owner Dan Maskell at the stoves, and wife Carla out front, expect some equally smart cooking backed by affable personal service.

T: 01983 872303
W: www.danskitcheniow.com

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Baywatch on the beach
St. Helens PO33 1YB
3 star rating

Casual beach cafe with indoor and outdoor seating, taking on a restaurant feel in the evening.

T: 01983 873259

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The Little Gloster
Gurnard PO31 8JQ
4 star rating

The menu captures British food at its best with Scandinavian influences and is intentionally simplistic in order to bring out the true flavours of the locally sourced produce.

T: 01983 298776
W: thelittlegloster.com

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Michelangelo Italian Restaurant
Ryde PO33 2DL
3 star rating

Breakfast and North Italian dishes in a rustic, candlelit space with sea views and outside tables.

T: 01983 811966
W: www.ristorantemichelangelo.co.uk

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Pond Cafe
Bonchurch PO38 1RG
3 star rating

The rustic Italian-influenced menu consists of light lunch dishes with home made breads, salads and pizzas as well as an Italian inspired a la carte menu in the evening.

T: 01983 855666
W: www.thehambrough.com/the-pond-cafe/

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The Hambrough
Ventnor PO38 1SQ
3 star rating

High-end, sea view restaurant with fixed price menu.

T: 01983 856333
W: www.thehambrough.com

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The Royal Hotel
Ventnor PO38 1JJ
4 star rating

Grand house built in 1832 with an upscale, fine-dining restaurant, bar and a terrace with sea views.

T: 01983 852186
W: royalhoteliow.co.uk

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The George Hotel
Yarmouth PO41 0PE
3 star rating

The Conservatory & terrace offers a contemporary brasserie style menu with a European influence, in addition Isla's is an elegant fine dining restaurant.

T: 01983 760331
W: www.thegeorge.co.uk/

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Olivo
Ryde PO33 2LE
3 star rating

Olivo offers dishes that are cooked with authentic Mediterranean products complemented with some of the best ingredients the Island can offer.

T: 01983 611118
W: http://www.olivorestaurant.co.uk/ryde/

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Olivo
Newport PO30 1SL
3 star rating

Set in Newport’s beautiful historic and charming St Thomas’s Square, Olivo is a small cosy restaurant ideally situated for alfresco dining. Sit and watch the world go by whilst enjoying delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

T: 01983 530001
W: http://www.olivorestaurant.co.uk/newport

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Ruby's
Seaview PO34 5ES
3 star rating

Seasonal menu with a European influence, weekly specials making use of local produce.

T: 01983 563588
W: www.seaviewssecret.com/

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Lockslane Bistro
Bembridge PO35 5XN
4 star rating

A seriously enjoyable place to eat has materialised in an unlikely spot. Lockslane is a delightful and unpretentious venue that focuses very clearly on food.

T: 01983 875233
W: www.lockslane.co.uk/

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Lakeside Park Hotel
Ryde PO33 4LU
3 star rating

Overlooking the lake, The Brasserie benefits from an open environment with contemporary decor providing a unique space in which to enjoy a relaxed dining experience.

T: 01983 882266
W: www.lakesideparkhotel.com/

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El Toro Contentos Tapas
Ventnor PO38 1ST
3 star rating

Right in the heart of Ventnor you'll find what is probably the only authentic Spanish tapas bar on the Island.

T: 01983 857600
W: www.eltorocontento.co.uk/

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On the Rocks
Yarmouth PO41 0PJ
3 star rating

Offering fine food, wines and a varied menu to suit most tastes. This is the islands only dedicated Black Rock Grill experience.

T: 01983 760505
W: www.ontherocksyarmouth.com/

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Fine Nammet
Shanklin PO37 6JJ
3 star rating

Contemporary British cuisine from Fine Nammet. Relaxed modern dining on the Isle of Wight.

T: 01983 300335
W: finenammet.co.uk/

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Pendleton's Restaurant
Shanklin PO37 6NR
4 star rating

A family run restaurant situated in Shanklin Old Village, serving a wide range of good food; aiming to source local produce whenever possible.

T: PO37 6NR
W: pendletons.org

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Burr's Restaurant
Newport PO30 5HD
3 star rating

Burrs Restaurant serves British food gathered from local farmers and fisherman.

T: 01983 825470
W: http://burrsrestaurant.co.uk/

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Mojac's Restaurant
Cowes PO31 7BG
4 star rating

Mojac's Restaurant, Cowes, Isle of Wight serving freshly cooked food in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.

T: 01983 281118
W: www.mojacs.co.uk/

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Ryde Tandoori
Ryde PO33 2LF
3 star rating

The Ryde Tandoori offers Indian cuisine to tempt any appetite. Traditional dishes prepared from the finest ingredients and cooked to order.

T: 01983 563165
W: www.rydetandoori.co.uk/

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Monsoon Indian
Ryde PO33 2RJ
3 star rating

Atmospheric dining room serving subcontinental dishes and hosting twice-weekly banquet nights.

T: 01983 562806
W: www.monsooniow.co.uk/

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Yan Woo Malaysian Chinese
Ryde PO33 2LG
3 star rating

Yan Woo Restaurant and Takeaway Ryde. Yan Woo restaurant and take away serves Malaysian & Chinese cuisine

T: 01983 568818
W: www.yanwoorestaurant.com/ryde/

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Lu Shan Chinese
Bembridge PO35 5RZ
3 star rating

Chinese restaurant offering local delivery service.

T: 01983 875559

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