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Pilot Boat Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN, England
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Ranked #7 of 8 Bembridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited at lunch time after a long beautiful coastal walk. We were greeted warmly, including our little dog. The interior is as lovely as the exterior of this public house - very light and roomy with a sparkling appearance. We ordered the local Bembridge crab sandwiches. These were served to us very promptly with an appetising salad garnish. The crab... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here whilst away with work. The food was great, the pub downstairs was very busy and had a great atmosphere, bed super comfortable and the shower was amazing. I would recommend it for a weekend away.. if you are staying mid week for work just keep in mind there is a pub downstairs so you can hear that until... More

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
11 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Food is fresh and you get generous portion sizes. Staff is perfect, they are very welcoming as you step in, very efficient and quick. There were no seats available outside, but inside is cosy and decently sized.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A party of 8 including two youngens and a teenager. Maria made us very welcomed and her service through out very good. The food is excellent. Personally I had the fish and chips. Being Sunday there were no whole fish but when I enquired George the landlord said it was due to freshness. He can't get fish on a Sunday.... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We received a warm welcome and friendly, excellent service throughout our (one night) stay. The room was nice and fairly clean (though there was a pube in the shower). The evening meal was ok but not fantastic. The full English breakfast was top drawer. All in all, a decent place to stay... You'd need a very good reason to stay... More

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Lodsworth, null, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I recently went for a long lunch at the Pilot Boat Inn following a recommendation from a friend. I had a crab ramekin followed by fish and chips and it was all delicious - fresh and local fish and great portion sizes! The staff were amazing - so friendly and funny. I also loved the new wood burner which looked... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am an islander who brought visiting family to eat here back in January, we were very pleased with with food and service but since returning to the pub this week with work colleagues it's a shame to say we were all very disappointed and feel the quality of food has really gone down hill. A huge shame for the... More

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George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Really strange review! I've been here all week and we have not as far as I'm aware had any work groups in!! W e have however had a record week, over 30% up on same week year before. I imagine this is a review from a competitor jealous of our success, we get a lot of this, sad really but... More

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A group of us ate here recently and it was to be honest a bit under whelming , we all felt the restaurant area was really cramped, all the tables feel on top of each other, not enough room to even walk round them and feel too close to the tables next to you. We all thought the menu was... More

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George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Bit unfair, yes it is a bit cramped at times, but that is because we are so popular!! And we are so popular because we are so good!! Food wise, we are a pub, and the food is all home made, fresh and local, and priced accordingly! We serve big portions, all ancillaries (chips, veg,sauces) all come within the price,... More

London, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
69 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stayed here whilst cycling round the island. There is an outbuilding where bikes can be locked up securely overnight. They also hire out electric bikes which, if we didn't already have a reasonable distance to ride under our own steam, I would have loved to try out. Friendly welcome from George and his team Rooms are modern and nicely decorated.... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We spent a couple of nights at the Pilot Boat over a weekend in April. There are only five guest rooms and these have apparently been recently renovated. Our room overlooked the road and we were a little concerned that we would hear a lot of traffic noise, but in the event this was not a problem. The room was... More

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Address: Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Bembridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pilot Boat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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