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The Garlic Farm Cafe

Mersley Lane | Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR, England
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Ranked #10 of 42 Restaurants in Sandown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Description: The Garlic Farm is all about garlic...We've been growing garlic on the Isle of Wight for over 30 years now and are the UK's largest specialist garlic grower. We are proud of our exceptional quality garlic which is renowned for its flavour, keeping quality and beauty. You only have to try our latest crop to see what we mean. We sell our garlic through our farm shop, farmers' markets, our website and through specialist food retailers across the UK including farm shops and delicatessens. Our garlic is not available in supermarkets. We welcome visitors to our farm shop and cafe on the Isle of Wight. Both have been constructed from Macrocarpa pine grown on the farm. All our garlic and farm-made products are also available on our website.
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If you're looking for a restaurant with a difference, then look no further. Even if you think you don't like garlic, then I'm sure a visit here will change your mind! Situated as it is on the only garlic farm in the whole of the UK, the dishes couldn't be fresher. Before visiting the cafe, you can enter the tasting... More 

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109 reviews 109 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The food here was amazing! My sister had told me about this hidden gem and I am very pleased we found it. The portions are well-sized, the food tastes home-made and naturally garlic is a large feature on the menu. I would recommend saving a bit of space for dessert: the cakes are very delicious!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Went to isle of wight for a couple of days, driving through the island I drove past this and researched it. The locals also said that it was amazing. I thought i might aswell give it a try. It was a cosy setting, with friendly staff. There are so many specials to choose from, priced resonabably. The food was amazing,... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went for Sunday lunch here with the whole family- including two babies. It was a lovely meal very tasty in a friendly and cosy atmosphere. We were charged a cover fee for both babies who did not have a meal ordered for them as too small. We were also overcharged by £12.50 (one whole meal) which I have informed... More 

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Wootton Bridge, null, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Farm Cafe is a Family run business where Garlic is the main feature of the meals. The meals are different and always well presented and delicious . If you are looking for a venue for that special lunch here is a great place to be. The prices are on the high side but well worth the extra it especially... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Love eating at the garlic farm, always tasty. Only downside i would say is there is very few vegetarian meals, however they are always willing to substitute the meat option on the sharing board.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed in a cottage on the estate and had great breakfasts for 2 days in a row. Cooked breakfast was lovely according to my son and toast and jam was really nice with huge slices of fresh bread and a great raspberry jam - with unlimited tea or coffee for £4.95 each. Really lovely way to get going in... More 

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Egremont, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Garlic Farm was a bit difficult to find but worth the effort when you get there. Nice food, pleasant staff and a farm shop with everything garlic to browse after your meal, they even have Garlic Beer.

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garlicfarmer-iow, Manager at The Garlic Farm Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for giving us the five stars! Makes us very happy to hear that people have enjoyed themselves. Hope you'll be back again soon... now you know how to find us! Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The garlic farm is buried deep in the isle of wight countryside complete with red squirrels although they were a bit shy during our visit! Lunch is of course garlic based with recipes featuring the amazing bulb. The reason for the visit was to view the art show by the isle of wight art club which was good. Back in... More 

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Cowes, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful, rather smart cafe for an upmarket lunch. The food is wonderfully cooked and presented, we had macaroni and cauliflower cheese which was really very pleasant. The surroundings are rustic and comfortable with the added bonus of a wonderful view including bold red squirrels stealing nuts from the bird feeder placed for them.

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Address: Mersley Lane | Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR, England
Phone Number: 01983867333
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
Average Prices: USD 9 - 23
Cuisine: British

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