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Pointer Inn

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High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
01983 865202
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 335
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  • 66
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great pub with great food

I visit the Isle of Wight on a frequent basis and often make tracks to The Pointer. Food is always good, a good selection and a nice outdoor seating area. Go there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Peter K
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I visit the Isle of Wight on a frequent basis and often make tracks to The Pointer. Food is always good, a good selection and a nice outdoor seating area. Go there!

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shanklin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Myself and my two friends visited The Pointers on Tues night and as always- FABULOUS! Staff friendly and helpful with out being intrusive, all our meals we couldn't fault and as for pudding...well... it takes a lot to defeat me but my After eight Cheesecake and my friends Choccie Peanut butter brownies we're to die for. Just couldn't quite finish... More 

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North Tidworth, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Great food again had to wait for my booked table time, suppose that is a sign of how good it is. Newchurch pie perfect, wife had chicken breast. Lovely. Will be visiting again

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited yesterday late afternoon . Cannot fault this place at all ! Staff are excellent even at very busy times they take time to advise on menu choices . Portions are huge but there is a light bite option which is ample for someone with a small appetite . I chose home made Lasagne and it was gorgeous . The... More 

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I.O.W.
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely meal here today. Great veg and tender meat. Friendly staff, good food and wine. Very busy so make sure you book. Nice outside seating too.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for lunch before walking the beautiful riverside path to Alverstone Nature Reserve. We were greeted warmly when we asked if they would accept our little dog as well, which they did, and after choosing our menu, we had our drinks brought to our table which was lovely. The portions of beer battered cod was the best we have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We dropped in for lunch at The Pointer and were so impressed we booked for dinner. Lucky we did because the place was absolutely heaving - in a good way. The atmosphere was terrific - very friendly and loads of locals who clearly love and support the pub. And why not - the bar is well managed and the food... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We visited in April on a Saturday evening with friends and when we arrived the place was heaving - a good sign! We were courteously seated by a pleasant member of staff and our drinks order was taken promptly, then as we were all starving our food order shortly afterwards! The food was absolutely divine - Thai crab cakes then... More 

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Isle Of Wight
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190 reviews 190 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Visited for a birthday celebration, with quite a large group. On advice of others I ordered from the " light bites" menu. I still had a substantial wedge of lamb pie ! Very tasty.The accompanying vegetable selection was a lovely change from the usual cabbage and carrots etc. Just about had room for the pavlova dessert. We had a very... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Five of us ate here on a Monday evening we booked and good job we did as it was packed.waitress very friendly,nothing too much bother.meals were excellent,from pie of the day to steaks and deserts.excellent we will return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown  >  Newchurch
  • Phone Number: 01983 865202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 24
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?