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Mill Bay Inn

Esplanade | Ventnor, Ventnor PO38 1JR, England
01983 852892
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped for the £2.80 coffee & cake & were pleasantly surprised to be served 2 larges slices of apple tart each & along with a delicious coffee. We also noticed they serve the U.S pale ale called Shipyard & will be returning for a pint. The staff were very welcoming & made us feel right at home.

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Great pitch, but staff seem to be more interested in smoking on the front, and spitting than serving the crowds available this time of year. Shame the owners must be very wealthy to turn off excellent passing trade with a bar and restaurant that most of the time looks closed. Very strange. Food and drink was ok but expensive.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Dropped in at lunchtime on a hot sunny day, planning a couple of drinks and maybe lunch. Waited several minutes at the bar for someone to appear. Eventually the barmaid - who was also the only waitress - appeared without a smile or a welcome and served our drinks. Coukdn't see a drinks price list so queried the cost of... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is not an easy review and I have probably been a little generous with the grading because we had such a great time there. We called in on the first night of our break after we had eaten and had such a wonderful time with the staff and custmers that we calle back two days later for a meal.... More

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Newdigate
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A very well presented and tasty crab salad. In warm weather, shaded from a hot sun, an ideal spot for a leisurely lunch.

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Burnley
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This place as such potential to be much better than it is at present. I suspect they rely on the overspill of clients from other establishments. The beer and atmosphere was good but the staff trying to serve brunch and drinks were struggling as there was enough of them to cope. Unfortunately, the visually presentable full English breakfast did not... More

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The outside dinning at the Mill Bay provides you with spectacular views over the ocean. Food good, service adequate.

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Bristol
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Ordered 2 halves of Yates Undercliffe expecting a light refreshing drink, only to be served a cloudy, sour and undeniably dead product. More worryingly, the barmaid didn't understand what could be wrong, claiming it was only put on a week ago!!! She even showed me the barrel in question that had a best before date of December 13th and it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Couldn't get into the Spyglass so tried here ... obviously newly refurbished ... but had to wait over an hour for our food - and 3 couples asked for their money back after 1 and a half hours and their food still wasn't ready. It's summer ... get more staff so that others can enjoy what was, in the end,... More

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Stoke on Trent
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229 reviews 229 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Looking for a suitable place to eat with 2 children on a Saturday night in Ventnor is not easy. Having tried several other places that were either fully booked or were advising on a 45minute wait for food, we ended up at the Mill Bay. Being a sunny evening, the dining room terrace doors were open, and an A-board outside... More

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