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18 Esplanade | PO37 6BS, Shanklin, England
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Ranked #18 of 65 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
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The thing that first struck me was how attractive this place was on a cold January day. The ambiance is very inviting and the sea view is just perfect, with Japanese floats and palm trees. I had an excellent meal of fish stew with crusty bread and a pint...great value and copious portions. Highly recommended, the barman was very polite... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited the Steamer Inn for dinner during our holiday stay in Shanklin. The whole family enjoyed their meals while my husband especially enjoyed the beers. The food is home-cooked with plenty of variety to suit all our tastes. The services was excellent, catering to our specific requests. My daughter really appreciated the ice-cream sundaes. All in all, good value... More 

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and all your needs were met. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Shanklin. Many thanks Karen More 

Haverhill, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Second time we have enjoyed fresh fish and chips here, the batter is not greasy and you get excellent portions making it value for money. They serve I decent pint to wash it all down too. A dog friendly pub!

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Karen. More 

Shanklin, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Lovely restaurant/bar, overlooking the sea. Great menu and special board, so something for everyone. I had the Chicken Tikka, as curry of the day, and my son had an Hawaiian burger with chips. Both meals arrived looking very good, were very tasty, but too much and neither of us could finish. The atmosphere was lovely for a december lunchtime near... More 

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave these comments. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again, Karen More 

Wickford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Visited for Sunday lunch. Had roast turkey which came with what you expect, new and roast potatoes, and six veg! Had no room for dessert which is unlike me! Prices are not cheap, but portion size reflected in price. Very good for 'pub grub'.

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. Karen More 

Northampton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We have just finished eating our delicious meals. We highly recommend the Steamer Inn to everyone who visits Shanklin. The food and the service was first class. The two staff on duty tonight were very friendly and welcomed us when arrived.

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Karen More 

bradford
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230 reviews 230 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A party of us called as walk-ins one cold and windy night. We all got seated together very quickly having got our own drinks from the bar. There was quite a good selection on the menu and we chose a variety of things between us. The chilli-burger I got was excellent and plenty of it. For me the edge was... More 

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I'm glad that the majority of your experience was positive. Sadly we do not offer table service and ask for all customers to order all food and drink from the bar. All staff are taught to do this upon starting with us. When we are quiet a manager may offer... More 

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had had a coffee here earlier in the day and liked what we saw, so returned for an evening meal. The staff are friendly and welcoming, and the restaurant is overlooking the beach and sea, making a great atmosphere. I chose whitebait as a starter and my wife chose the tomato and herb soup. My dish came served with... More 

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review. I'm glad that everything was to your liking. The team works very hard to give the best possible service to each and every guest and its great to receive this positive feedback. Many thanks, Karen More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Turned up 15 minutes before they stopped serving food, and was still seated and served no problem. Food fantastic, staff friendly! Good size portions. Lovely place, highly recommended!!!

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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at Steamer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments and the recommendation. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again. Karen More 

chichester
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited just before kitchen closed at 8pm but warm welcome and friendly staff. Homemade quiche was delicious and garlic chicken ditto with very generous portions. Wonderful sea views. Other diners were families, solo, couples and friends celebration. Relaxed in good location. Eat in or out. Would definitely revisit.

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Thank you for this lovely review. I'm glad you were taken care of and look forward to seeing you again. Karen More 

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Address: 18 Esplanade | PO37 6BS, Shanklin, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
Cuisine: English

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