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Fishermans Cottage

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1 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great location directly on beach; nice british pub food

The fishermans cottage is a nice little pub, serving pub food for the whole family. It is tucked away behind esplanade, directly on the beach on a walking trail towards luccombe. The children love it here because we can sit outside and when they have finished eating, they can bounce around in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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Singapore
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Singapore
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111 reviews 111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The fishermans cottage is a nice little pub, serving pub food for the whole family. It is tucked away behind esplanade, directly on the beach on a walking trail towards luccombe. The children love it here because we can sit outside and when they have finished eating, they can bounce around in the sand!

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Ye Olde Pub. Great stock of ales etc. Right on the beach. The meeting place of many esp in the Summer months. Worth a visit : ) Nuff said!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visit this pub EVERY time we are in Isle of Wight. It is tucked away, on the beach and does the most fantastic food. Always some lovely locals in and a real great atmosphere. Try the chips!

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had booked a group of 23, about 2/3 of the capacity of the pub. However, in order to serve us better, they closed the pub to other diners and just had our party for dinner. (Other drinkers were there). Service was outstanding, the food of high quality throughout and the beers and wines very good and reasonably priced. The... More 

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Oxford
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We enjoyed the fish and chips very much. We would have eaten here again but the atmosphere could do with being a little cosier inside!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stopped here after viewing the Shanklin chine because we had heard it was good. Service was not amazing but was the best fish and chips we've eaten in a long while. Chips and fish were both light and chrispy and not too greasy. It was a bit pricey but we shared a portion and it was more than enough and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Dined here on a Friday evening - food only served till 8pm. Fortunately we were in good time! We both thorough enjoyed the Mariner's pie which was packed with cod, salmon and prawns and accompanied by salad and superb chips. Portions were generous but we pretty nearly manged to leave clean plates! We noticed that there were other fishy treats... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went for Lunch with friends, the weather really helped this venue, drinks reasonably priced, good Sunday lunch.....worth a visit... Book to avoid disappointment

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Horley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Went here on a typical autumnal evening - cool, damp and blowy - and we chose the right place. They serve locally brewed ale (Island) and the food was excellent. The scampi portion was generous, and the Steak and Ale Pie was - well - forget about those pies that have a few bits of meat floating in gravy -... More 

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sheffield
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Lovely little pub right down by the water. Nice selection of food available and outdoor seating to admire the view. Really nice relaxing little pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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