Fancy a pint at the local?
Whether you are in search of real ales or fine wines; looking for hearty traditional pub grub or more contemporary cuisine, the Isle of Wight has a venue to suit your taste.
There are olde worlde pubs with beams and roaring log fires, inns in superb coastal locations providing a breath of sea air, and pubs with outdoor play areas and gardens.
There are also plenty of stylish and contemporary bars on the Island providing a relaxed atmosphere for that pre-theatre cocktail or speciality after dinner coffee.
Blessed with some of the most beautiful locations in the south coast, you can enjoy a cold glass of wine in the summer overlooking the sea or cosy up by a fire with a winter warmer in a village pub.
And then there’s the great homemade food and real ales, including the Island’s finest - Ale of Wight, Scrumdiggity and Duck’s Folly – to name but a few.
Many pubs pride themselves in serving products sourced from the Isle of Wight, including meat and dairy products, bread and seasonable vegetables.
Fresh seafood is also locally caught and available, highly recommended is Ventnor crab and lobster dishes.
Live music entertainment is a big feature on the Island with many of the pubs offering local live bands, pianists, accordion players nearly every night of the week!
If folk is your thing, or jazz rocks your boat, you are sure to find all tastes catered for.
Why not make a night of it?
Many Isle of Wight pubs offer overnight accommodation followed by a hearty breakfast in the morning.
Every March the Isle of Wight hosts “Acoustic Isle”, a musical celebration that incorporates the Island’s wealth of talent alongside many special guests.
With over 100 gigs taking place over 10 nights at various venues round the Island, it’s the perfect excuse for an out of season visit!
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Under new ownership since September 2012 and run with their award winning sister family pub ’The Horse and Groom‘, they pride themselves on high levels of customer service and quality home cooked family favourites.
The terrace at The Steamer Inn affords panoramic views across Sandown Bay to the English Channel. Situated right on Shanklin Esplanade, it’s a lovely spot to enjoy some of the Island’s fresh seafood or perhaps a relaxing afternoon.
Small micro pub
Old smuggler's cliff top pub and restaurant with fine views. Noted for real ales, extensive menu including homemade dishes and seafood specialties.
1st Place Wight in Bloom 2015 – Best Public House Garden
Best Pub on The Island 2015 –...
Attached to the hotel is The Manor Inn Restaurant. A wide selection of food is available from 11am through out the day until 9.00pm. As well as the extensive menu the chefs prepare many daily specials
The Taverners is a real country pub that is popular with locals and tourists alike.
The Horse and Groom is an established family friendly pub on the West of the Isle of Wight, renowned for it’s family friendly welcome and home cooked meals for all the family.
Winners of best family pub in the South East of England twice in the...
A warm welcome awaits at The Pointer Inn, as Landlord and Lady, Robert and Rachel, invite you to join them in the oldest, most historic pubs on the Isle of Wight. The Pointer is known for outstanding beer and mouth-watering locally sourced food.
Warm, friendly atmosphere, excellent food, scenic seafront location.
The Red Lion is a traditional country pub featuring original flagstone floor & open fire. It is located in a quiet, rural corner of Freshwater close to the Causeway making it an ideal venue for cyclists and walkers. Our food is freshly prepared...
The Three Bishops is a beautiful example of a classic English country family pub restaurant in the heart of historic Brighstone on the most scenic part of The Isle Of Wight. Chris and Helen have been welcoming locals and visitors for a number of...
This picturesque, family-run pub sits on Newport Harbour, overlooking the river Medina and is within a three minute walk of Newport town centre, the Island's county town.
Situated in the picturesque village of Calbourne and offers uninterrupted views of Brighstone and Westover Forests.
Pubs don’t get a more traditional setting, at the heart of an ancient village, nestled in the lee of the downs at Arreton. Beautifully decorated in original village memorabilia, the Dairyman’s Daughter has a lovely outdoor courtyard.
At the Medina Quay Restaurant you'll find our brilliant new menu as well as all of your usual Table Table favourites.
Shanklin’s original dining pub on the beach, Fisherman’s Cottage is one of the longest established pubs in the south of the Island, trading since the early 1800’s.
The world famous, award-winning Spyglass Inn is an Island family-run business. The pub sits at the western end of Ventnor Esplanade on the Isle of Wight, in a most enviable position overlooking the English Channel
Next to the Monument on top of Culver Down sits the Culver Haven, a family-run freehouse pub with fantastic views: From Portsmouth, past Bembridge, all the way across Sandown Bay
With a lovely garden dominating two sides of the pub, The Cedars in Ryde 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...
The Woodvale has been offering traditional hospitality to locals and holidaymakers alike for over 80 years.
Situated in the picturesque village of Gurnard overlooking The Solent, The Woodvale boasts a traditional bar, a newly renovated function...