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The Taverners

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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ , England
01983 840707
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Roasts are not to miss

A1 superb food and cosy friendly great example of a decent island pub roast dinners are probably best on the island

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
milley2015
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Niton, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Niton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A1 superb food and cosy friendly great example of a decent island pub roast dinners are probably best on the island

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Preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Delightful pub in idyllic village, do not let the exterior put you off. We phoned and booked a table and even mid week it was very busy and most people had reserved tables. Staff were hard working, polite, informative and had good knowledge of menu and specials. All food was well prepared, well presented and flavour combinations worked well. My... More 

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Sandown, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here many times and always been very pleased. I love the home made faggots, such a great dish and very rarely seen. The chef really knows how to cook duck! If it's on the menu give it a try. Service is always friendly but professional. We'll be back soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had A Meal Of Steak n Ale Pie in This Fine Pub in Godshill Really Nice Well Priced Well Worth A Visit Booking Advisable

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Saturday night was probably about our 8th visit to the taverners as dad lives nearby. we even sat by the fire enjoying a pint on Boxing Day last year! This restaurant never fails to disappoint, the service and food quality are fantastic and it is exceedingly great value- London food at isle of Wight prices! the menu is not extensive... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Booked late for the Bank Holiday weekend Saturday evening and was lucky enough to get a table. Was busy with a lovely atmosphere. Food was very good and the girls serving very attentive. Would recommend and hope to go back soon.

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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Yet another lunchtime visit to The Taverners! We always enjoy the food on offer here. Being the Bank Holiday we were pleased that we booked as most tables were reserved at 12.20! Even parking the car at The Old Smithy was a problem as the world and his wife were in Godshill! Never mind once inside the pub the welcome... More 

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Maulden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Wonderful food - can recommend duck comfit; lemon meringue pie; lamb and fresh fish. Dogs welcome - which was great as we were on holiday with ours. Great service and lovely pub. Really can recommend.

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Winchester, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great place for Sunday lunch with a good selection of dishes freshly prepared from mainly local ingredients. There is a good wine list and the house real ale is truly outstanding. We went there as a group of four and everyone very much enjoyed their visit. The menu said the roast beef was served pink, but there was very little... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Came here for lunch during a recent holiday on the Isle of Wight. Having read other reviews on TripAdvisor, I'd already decided that I would be having the 'Proper Beef & Ale Pie with Suet Crust', and I certainly wasn't disappointed - it was excellent. The pub is quite large, and even has a Pub Gift Shop attached. Be warned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: 01983 840707

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?