Isle of Wight
Carefree short breaks & holidays
Restaurants, inns, pubs and cafés in and around East Wight.
Right on the beach with arguably the best views on the Island, Baywatch specialises in fresh seafood including local crab, lobster, plaice, sea bass and their famous signature dish 'Moules Mariniers', made with the finest fresh mussels. A varied daily specials board is provided in addition to a fantastic selection of steak, meat, pasta and vegetarian dishes. Or just relax and enjoy a nice sandwich, coffee, wine or beer. Booking essential for dinner.
Open March to October 9.30am–11pm. Food served 9.30am–9.30pm
Tel: 01983 873259
Postcode: PO33 1YB
A cosy, ambient inn by the sea in the Puckpool area of Ryde. Specials are made with local produce and an extensive wine list is available as well as real ales. Booking is essential for dinner.
Opening times vary depending on season
Tel: 01983 810616
Postcode: PO34 5BW
Large and comfortable family-friendly pub. The Bugle has a large car park, children's menu, nappy changing facility and disabled toilet. There is also an external children's play area and an all-you-can-eat Sunday carvery. A new patio has been added to the rear of the inn, and there is an internal play zone for children. Booking is advised.
Open 11am–11pm (Sundays 10.30pm). Food served midday–11pm (excluding 3–5pm in winter)
Tel: 01983 407359
Postcode: PO36 0DQ
Cliff-top inn with a large patio affording magnificent views across the Solent and English Channel. Locals and tourists alike seek out the friendly atmosphere in its nautically themed bars. As the name suggests, local seafood is the speciality, with warm hors d'oeuvre of lobster, scallop, shrimp, mussel, prawn anis d'crab, and locally caught lobster served either grilled, thermidor, or with salad. Voted Isle of Wight Dining Pub of the Year 2010 by the Good Pub Guide. Free WiFi. Booking advised.
Tel: 01983 872244
Postcode: PO35 5TR
A small, intimate restaurant 10 minutes from St Helens Duver and picturesque Bembridge Harbour. Varied à la carte menu and daily specials made with locally caught seafood and fresh local produce where possible. Closed on Mondays.
Tel: 01983 872014
Postcode: PO33 1UQ