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1 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
01983-86-38-82
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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
We always stop by for a pint!

Position overlooking the beach in quiet area. Lovely views. Venom bitter (isle of Wight brew) very good pint!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
John H
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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276 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

With so many + reviews we walked down the the Cottage for a pint and a possibly a meal, as we approached we were greeted with what looked like a member of staff stood outside having a fag, a quick look through the window revealed an old chap sat with his pint and a party of 3 by the window,... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Lovely pub, bottom of chine. great spot, sun trap building steeped in history, menu looks ok but what you get is Brake brothers frozen produce which is great but i expected something better here - especially for the prices charged. Could had same standard meal at a chain pub.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Position overlooking the beach in quiet area. Lovely views. Venom bitter (isle of Wight brew) very good pint!

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56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Visited with my husband and 2 children for lunch. The pub is a thatched cottage in a nice location on the beach at the end of the promenade/bottom of the chine. We sat outside overlooking the boats and sea and ordered 2 adults and 2 children's fish and chips with . The portions were huge and we couldn't finish them... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had an evening meal here on Easter Saturday. My husband enjoyed his starter of whitebait but thought it very odd that is was served with chutney on green leaves. I believe it also came with tartare sauce which he enjoyed. I didn't have a starter as I wanted to save room for dessert. For our main courses, my husband... More 

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Happened upon this quaint pub after walking down the Shanklin Chine. Friendly, quick service and generous portions. Lovely scampi and 6 year old loved her fish n chips.

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Essex
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Visited here with my son on the first night of our easter break. When we arrived there was only one table for two left with stools, but the very friendly bsr man located a backed chair for my little boy Our hearty dinners of steak snd ale pie snf childs sausage and mash were served quickly and were delicious although... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I had the most delicious moules in a fabulous rich, creamy, garlic sauce. The girls had scampi and fish and chips - all really good and a lovely atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend but it is small so book!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The wife and I discovered this quaint pub set on the beach.the people where ever so friendly and the food was excellent espically there chips.will have to go back soon

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Washington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A great lunch in an old pub on the water. Had to duck because the ceilings were so low! Really nice.

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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
  • Phone Number: 01983-86-38-82

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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