Where to eat on the Isle of Wight

The White Lion Arreton 01983 528479

An old coaching inn with good food and friendly service, set in a relaxed atmosphere and lovely surroundings.

The Band Stand Sandown 01983 406875

A café restaurant on the seafront with lovely sea views. The historic bandstand was repurposed into this beautiful cafe, which is good for coffee and pastries, light lunches and special occasion meals.

The Beach Shack Steephill Cove 07815 542 277

Good lunch time food, in a relaxed and attractive bistro. There’s also some wonderful sea views to be enjoyed. 

The Boat House Seaview 01983 810616

A traditional pub with award-winning food and sea views from the garden, and a carefully curated beer and wine menu. 

Salty’s Yarmouth 01983 761550

Atmospheric relaxed restaurant with very good food, popular with the sailing fraternity.

Chessel Pottery Chessel 01983 531248

Good for light lunches and cream teas. Chessel Pottery Barns serve local produce and have menus for allergy sufferers. 

Thompsons Newport 01983 526118

A fine-dining restaurant with a Michelin star chef located in the centre of Newport. Expensive but exceptional food.

The George Yarmouth 01983 760331

Imaginative and seasonal menus with local produce in a lovely location, with sea views from the garden. 

Priory Bay Seaview 01983 613146 

Excellent food in lovely surroundings. Expensive but a lovely location for a special occasion.

The Royal Ventnor 01983 852186

Very good food in atmospheric conservatory restaurant, you can also sit in the elegant brasserie or the relaxed Hambrough bar. 

Mojacs Restaurant Cowes 01983 281118

Very good food in the town centre, Mojacs serves a wide range of food, as well as a large variety of gin, cocktails and other drinks.

The Hut Colwell Bay 01983 898 637

Stylish but relaxed fish restaurant and bar with open views over the sea, the focus is on simple but delicious food. 

The Beach Hut Bembridge 07832 127737

Restaurant with all outside tables beside the sea. The perfect place to enjoy some good food and sea views. 

The Ale & Oyster Ventnor 01983  857025

The Ale and Oyster is on Ventnor Esplanade with wonderful views of the Bay. Allergy and dairy requirements can be made as they cook all food fresh to order, and they use mainly locally sourced produce. 

The Little Gloster Gurnard 01983 297886 

Simple, Scandi-inspired food, all enjoyed in a relaxed environment by the seaside. There is a large range of food to pick from, from breakfast to dinner. 

The Taverners Godshill 01983 840 707

Award winning food and traditional pub atmosphere. Great for both lunch and dinner.

The Red Lion Freshwater 01983 754925

The Red Lion is a traditional pub, that serves great food using local produce and local caught seafood.

Highdown Inn Alum Bay 01983 752450

The Highdown Inn is an attractive little pub serving good food; and is located along the Freshwater Bay to Alum Bay walking route. 

Pointer Inn Newchurch 01983 865202

The Pointer Inn is a popular pub with locals and visitors, mainly for it’s food, but it’s award winning ales are worth a visit as well.

Spyglass Inn Ventnor 01983 855338

A lovely seaside position and popular with visitors to Ventnor this is a great place to enjoy lunch with views over Ventnor Beach.

Met Bar, Ventnor 01983 855441

Tasty tapas and a good selection of wines make the Met Bar a popular place to eat out in Ventnor. Many tables enjoy views of Ventnor beach.

New Inn Shalfleet 01983 531314

A lovely village pub with an excellent menu of local produce and locally caught seafood.

Buddle Inn Niton Undercliff 01983 730243

A traditional public house with lovely location overlooking the sea at Niton Undercliff. Niton Undercliff is signposted from the road between Niton and Ventnor. The Buddle Inn is a lovely stop as part of a walk along the South Isle of Wight coastal path.

Pedallers Newchurch 01983 8644579

A lovely small licensed cafe just off of the cycle track at Newchurch. Traditional and continental breakfasts are served, with great quality tea and coffee. A delicious selection of homemade cakes, pastries and freshly prepared snacks are available as well.

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