The Cow Restaurant & Bar is set at the heart of Tapnell Farm in a stylishly converted Swiss Barn. Modern comfort and rustic charm seamlessly combine in a unique and welcoming family and dog friendly restaurant. There is also plenty of outdoor seating on the lawn area with amazing countryside and sea views.
The Cow champions the finest home-grown and locally sourced produce, and is renowned for it's wide range of award-winning burgers, which includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
All orders are now made and paid for via The Cow at Tapnell Farm App which means you can choose to either eat in (must be booked in advance), eat outside or take-away!
Winter Quiz Nights are back!
Quiz nights are back during the Winter on the first Thursday of each month between November and March (excluding December). The first quiz night will be on Thursday 4th November. It's a great chance to win some fantastic prizes. £5 per team entry. The quiz starts at 7.30pm and finishes at 9.30pm. Food served between 6pm and 8pm. To book a table and for more details visit the website.
The Cow is unique amongst Isle of Wight Restaurants; tucked away in the rural heart of the Island, surrounded by stunning views of Tennyson Down, The Solent and The New Forest – yet only a 15-minute drive from the Isle of Wight’s capital town of Newport.
The Cow Restaurant is located at Tapnell Farm, home to award winning Tom's Eco Lodge & farm accommodation, Tapnell Farm Park attraction and Isle of Wight Aqua Park.
Red Funnel Isle of Wight Awards 2019/2020
Best Burger - The Cow Restaurant and Bar
- Eat Out to Help Out
- Local Produce
Map & Directions
From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke, B3401 to Tapnell.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke, B3401 to Tapnell.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Totland, A3055 to Freshwater, B3399 to Shalcombe, travel straight onto B3401 to Tapnell.
Public Transport Directions
For bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/
- Regional and Miscellaneous - Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2020
- Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021
- Regional and Miscellaneous - WTTC Safe Travels 2021
|Open (12 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
|Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Open 7 days a week up until 31st October 2021.
WINTER OPENING (1 November 2021 - 25 March 2022):
Term time - Friday, Saturday & Sunday only.
School holidays - open 7 days.
Hours: 11.30am - 10pm (last orders: 8.30pm).
Christmas Eve: last orders 2.30pm.
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.