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Fishermans Cottage

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1 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
01983-86-38-82
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden Away

Despite making numerous trips to the Isle of Wight over the years, it wasn't until this summer that we found this little gem. Perfectly positioned on the seafront, this friendly place provided the perfect stop before climbing the hill back up to our hotel. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Jimmyh432014
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Despite making numerous trips to the Isle of Wight over the years, it wasn't until this summer that we found this little gem. Perfectly positioned on the seafront, this friendly place provided the perfect stop before climbing the hill back up to our hotel. Highly recommended.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to obtain an outside seat on a hot day. You place orders at the bar and are given a spoon with a number on so the waiting staff can find you. We were pleased with the price of the bill, but even more pleased when we received outstanding food. The chips were the best I have... More 

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place is magical. Set at the bottom of shanklin chine, and right on the beach just an amazing magical location. the food is gorgeous and great value for money and the staff are lovely. Very family friendly too

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Delicious fresh fish and chips with a gorgeous home made tartare sauce eaten with the sea right in front of us. The Chine is right next to it which is great for working off the calories!

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Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Walk east along the front at Shanklin to The Fisherman's Cottage where the beach is just over a small wall, enter the olde worlde pub where the food can be ordered at the bar, plenty of choice freshly cooked and the tast is very good, we ate there three times on our two weeks camping holiday, can't fault it, exellent

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Super fresh quality pub grub in an outstanding setting. All the staff were pleasant and helpful. Wonderful lunch.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Myself and my family visited this lovely pub and were hugely impressed. The food was lovely location stunning and we couldn't of asked for more. It also helped our dog was welcome. I will defiantly visit again

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

6 of us went to Fishermans Cottage for lunch and wow, what a treat. We sat overlooking the beach and the food was just great. The crab sandwiches were to die for! Would definitely recommend. Will be going back on my next visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have been visiting this almost magical place for over 20 years and through many changes of management but has improved this time with longer times that food is available. Due to the storms recently which substantially damaged the fixtures and some charm was lost but we always have to visit and still love to come and enjoy the location.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Thatched Pub serving excellent fresh fish and chips. In unique setting at the bottom of Shanklin Chine. Beautiful views.

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Additional Information about Fishermans Cottage

Address: 1 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
Phone Number: 01983-86-38-82
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

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  • Address: 1 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: 01983-86-38-82

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

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