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Steamer Inn

18 Esplanade | PO37 6BS, Shanklin, England
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Ranked #15 of 62 Restaurants in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

You will not be disappointed coming here! But best to book a table as its always busy! Which is a good thing. The food and service is great, big portions and great value for money! Very happy customer!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My only gripe is you cant stray from menu easily. I asked for potato wedges instead of tortilla chips but couldn't just pay difference, I could only have a full portion that I was advised would put cost up a lot more. The chilli was really delicious a generous amount for what was described as a light lunch. I would... More

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Evesham, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We had meals here on 2 consecutive nights, the food was so good. The steak just melted. the portions were very large, so you need a good appetite. Our dog was welcomed and given a bowl of water. Only downfall, a little overcrowded with ship paraphernalia, a little less would be better. It was also nice to see a sign... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

originally visited the steamers 10 years ago and it left a nice impression so visited again. We stayed at a hotel nearby so decided to pop in for a drink, most enjoyable experience wide choice of Real Ales and other fine drinks. didn't have a meal but did see others eating, food looked and smelled great but the portions did... More

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Right by the sea so great views - best to book on a Friday or Saturday night. They have a very extensive menu and the food we had was good . Very big portions good job we decided to walk !

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again. Karen More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stopped in at the Steamer for some lunch on our last day on the island. The atmosphere was relaxed and the views were lovely. The food was very good value for money and massive portions. Defo going to visit again on our next holiday!! Perfect for a drink or for a meal.

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We look forward to your next holiday. Karen More

Fleet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Could sit under cover and watch the sea whilst having our morning coffee. Good service and we were welcomed even as e were only have a drink. Friendly staff.

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feed back. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Karen More

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Although the food was of the usual seaside pub type, what sets this place apart is the size of the portions, huge!! It was all well cooked, very hot and arrived in a relatively short space of time, the staff were really friendly and attentive too. The décor is exactly what you would expect in a seaside pub, with ships'... More

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are all glad your visit was enjoyable and we look forward to your next visit. Karen More

southampton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Six of us ate here. They offer lite bites but these are definitely not starters, they are hardly light in any sense. The food was okay without being great. The portions were literally great but that doesn't make up for the fact that the junior staff do not understand that everything needs to be gluten-free. The pub has a gluten-free... More

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Karen_Johnson1, Assistant Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. I would like to start with your point that "Our light bite meals are not starters". This is true. That is why we called them light bites and not starters. We do not offer a starters menu as we know that the meals we offer are of a substantial size and leave it to... More

York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our first night on the IOW and we are at the steamer because it was right on the water front. Big menu, decent beers and good service. The portions were huge, and I was glad I didn't have a starter as they looked really big too! Had a burger, from one of the most diverse burger choices I have ever... More

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are all glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to your next. Karen More

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