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Pointer Inn

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High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
01983 865202
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 394
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Busy busy

Called without booking Sunday lunch time and it was very busy. Only seating available was outside in a heated undercover area but was warm and comfortable even on the most awful wet Sunday. Ordered at the bar the Sunday roasts soon arrived the quality and presentation was first class. Only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
SteveNKerry
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Cambs
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Cambs
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Called without booking Sunday lunch time and it was very busy. Only seating available was outside in a heated undercover area but was warm and comfortable even on the most awful wet Sunday. Ordered at the bar the Sunday roasts soon arrived the quality and presentation was first class. Only criticism would be no one came out to us after... More 

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Sandown, Isle of Wight
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited with friends to celebrate my wifes birthday. Good job we booked as very busy - good choice of food and lovely risotto

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Leicester
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is my third time eating here. As always the food is brilliant and there are good beers. I have only given it 4 stars this time because they brought me the wrong drink once and miss calculated the bill. Would recommend this to everyone but you really need to book in advance

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Ryde, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

On our way last week to the Pointers Inn, we unfortunately broke down, and after waiting 2 hours for the RAC we finally got home, so our disgust The Pointers had called our house number asking children where we were and why we hadn't turned up?? they in turn were worried what had happened to us, Obviously our main concern... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We visited on Friday for lunch and were warmly greeted. A table was found despite us not having booked and we were left to peruse the menu and a great specials board. I had lamb and chilli burger and my partner the feta cheese and pine nut parcel. When hers arrived it was covered by a cream and basil sauce... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great pub, efficient ,helpful staff , fantastic food , value for money if you visit the island and don't pay a visit here it would be a great shame .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food and quality service . Probably the best food I've had on the Island recently. Good selection of beers and easy parking too!

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We've eaten at the Pointer several times and it's always consistently good - never any "off" days. We visited again yesterday and the food was just superb - I would definitely say more "gastro" pub food than your normal run of the mill food, but you get plenty of it, so good portion sizes. Everything is always presented well and... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lovely food. Light bites were more than enough for hungry adults. Great service, and good children's menu. Booking recommended, as they were very busy every time we called to book.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited a couple of weeks ago on honeymoon and this was the best food eaten on the Island by far! It was our only three course meal and starters were good. Grillied asparagas and poached egg - a real treat. The lamb pie - just brilliant. My wife had a steak and it was perfectly cooked and a great cut... More 

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Additional Information about Pointer Inn

Address: High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
Phone Number: 01983 865202
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown  >  Newchurch
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 24
Cuisine: British, Pub

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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, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, 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?