Places to eat

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The Spyglass Inn

The Spyglass Inn in Ventor is a bustling family pub with regular live music from its prime position on the esplanade.

Seafood caught in the nearby Ventor Haven is its speciality.

Telephone - +44(0)1983 855338

On the Rocks

Located in the heart of Yarmouth, On the Rocks is the only dedicated Black Rock Grill experience. All their meals are served on sizzling hot volcanic rocks which gives diners the control to cook their food exactly to their own tastes. On the Rocks speciality of local Isle of Wight & Hampshire beef is not to be missed!

Telephone - +44(0)1983 760505

The Hut, Colwell Bay

The Hut is an easy-going restaurant that delivers an unrivalled passion for simple yet delicious food, in a relaxed, beach-front location with stunning views. Their unforgettable atmosphere is paired with delicious fresh seafood and grilled meats.

**Open April – October**

Telephone - +44(0)1983 898637

Fisherman’s Cottage

Fisherman’s Cottage in Shanklin is about as close as you can get to dinning by the sea without getting your toes wet. The 19th Century thatched pub sits at the foot of Shanklin Chine, diners frequently raving about its fish & chips.

**Open March – October**

Telephone - +44(0)1983 863882

The Little Gloster

Recently awarded 'Best Local Restaurant 2020' By the Good Food Guide & featured in the Michelin Guide, The Little Gloster is a family-run restaurant owned by Holly (a friend of the owners of Shalfleet) with rooms offering panoramic sea views of the Solent, in Gurnard, just five minutes west of Cowes. The Little Gloster serves seasonal food in a relaxed Scandinavian atmosphere with their passion for great food, wine, music and cocktails really showing.

Telephone - +44(0)1983 298776

The George, Yarmouth

The George serves a wide variety of fresh & local produce; fish, seafood, vegetables and wonderful cheeses to name but a few. Their newly opened Beach Bar already nickname “The Fin & Tonic” provides comfy outdoor dining. There is also a wooden play boat and a sandpit to keep your little ones entertained.

Telephone - +44(0)1983 760331

The Terrace

Located above The Wightlink ferry terminal in Yarmouth, The Terrace offers the perfect welcome to the Island. Open 5/6 days a week (depending on the season) for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whether you are sitting on the outdoor terrace sampling a glass of wine from the extensive menu whilst enjoying stunning views across the harbor, or sitting down for a meal in the bright, contemporary dining room we can ensure you'll have a great experience. 

Telephone - +44(0)1983 303013

The New Inn

Located only a 5 minute stroll away from Shalfleet Manor be sure to visit our local for a pint of real ale, a glass or two of wine or an island distilled gin or vodka. The 18th century pub also serves British Classics & Seafood specials.

Telephone - +44(0)1983 531314