Explore the Isle of Wight’s finest eating and drinking establishments
Looking for some fantastic dining out opportunities on the Isle of Wight? Our handy eating and drinking guide divulges the best bars, restaurants, pubs and cafés to visit during your stay
With its local produce served at award-winning establishments, there are many places to eat on the Isle of Wight. Take a trip to Ventnor and visit the brilliant bakery and restaurant Cantina, located on the high street. The unconventional yet tasty menu, coupled with the extensive cocktail menu and freshly baked bread, make it a must-visit.
Cafés on the Isle of Wight are fairly common, especially in some of the main tourist destinations. These range from traditional cosy tearooms to on-trend coffee shops. Try a dark chilli and milk hot chocolate at the family-run chocolatiers and café, The Chocolate Apothecary in Ryde. PO41 in Yarmouth is a great place to stop for an incredible coffee and a slice of cake.
There is a plethora of traditional pubs on the Isle of Wight, serving a range of mouth-watering dishes. The Crab and Lobster Inn dates back to 1870 and offers some of the finest fresh seafood in the area. In the summer, take a seat in their clifftop garden and admire the stunning views of Bembridge Ledge.
Whatever you are searching for, there are cafés, pubs and restaurants on the Isle of Wight to suit any palette.
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