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The Caulkheads

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Dessert, English, Pub, Brew Pub
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42 Avenue Rd, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
+44 1983 405080
Wednesday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Open 7 days a week for great home cooked food and drink. With great...
Open 7 days a week for great home cooked food and drink. With great facilities for children including indoor ball pit and outdoor play area including a pirate ship and bouncy castle(weather permitting). Lots of space for large parties and buffets catered for.
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Good for:
Families with children

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great service and family friendly

Visited with my Dad over from the mainland and it met all our needs. Really wide ranging menu, off menu low salt option for my son. Nice sized gaps between tables for little ones. Service was genuine and seemed happy in their jobs. Food had lots of fillings in the sandwiches and nice burger. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Chani-may C
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Visited with my Dad over from the mainland and it met all our needs. Really wide ranging menu, off menu low salt option for my son. Nice sized gaps between tables for little ones. Service was genuine and seemed happy in their jobs. Food had lots of fillings in the sandwiches and nice burger. I personally am not a fan... More 

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Isle of Wight
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I ordered a steak, medium rare, by the time I got my sizzler it wwas well done and inedible, tough and gristly too. The best thing I ordered was the onion rings. The card machine was out of order, therefore I could only have the one drink...... Shame....... I was so looking forward to my meal this week. I had... More 

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Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi There, I am sorry to hear that your visit to us on Friday didn't live up to expectations. I only wish you had said something about your food whilst you were here and we could have dealt with the situation there and then. Since hearing of your bad meal, we have changed our supplier for our steaks to try... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My Son and I went in early on a Sunday evening. We were greeted with a warm welcome placed our orders and ate! We had a sharing starter platter which although had a lot of deep fried food it was not greasy as some I have had in the past. Our main courses were equally well presented hot and tasty... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Myself, husband and 3 children visited last week. It was the first time we have been since the refurbishment. The service has greatly improved, the tables are no longer sticky, it really does have a much cleaner feel. My husband had a curry which was presented very well and was very tasty, myself and the children had a really scrummy... More 

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Sandown
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were a group of 37, we had the 3 course Sunday Roast deal, we had pre ordered as agreed, every starter, main and dessert were as ordered. Delicious breaded jalapenos, succulent hand carved turkey with homemade yorkshire puddings, ( that was my choices ) individual veg dishes, extra gravy if wanted. Followed by a delicious dessert, the largest Strawberry... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Good food and good atmosphere with lots of little places to sit for a quiet meal. The staff did seem a little unprepared and though the food was good it is all very heavy, not a place to go if you're dieting.

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Shanklin, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I have Been to caulkheads many times , we recently popped in for lunch and were surprised at how well it had been refurbished , an we had a starter a main and a free bottle of beer each , wish was very nice and all for under £22.00 great value an great service .

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Oxford, England
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Vising the area, we just managed to book a table for two for New Years Eve, the last free table I think. Despite the fact the pub was fully booked, the food was served quickly and considering the prices the quality was very good. At around 11 pm all the locals congregated to listen to the (very loud but very... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Took my family for lunch , food was great, service was fantastic , my boys loved the indoor play area, all staff were happy and very nice , it's been along time since I went to the caulk heads , so glad I went back.we will be going back next week for sure and taking my parent too thanks

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Caulkheads is my local pub, and in recent years was getting a little tired. However, a change of management a few months ago and a tasteful makeover mid November 2014 has positively transformed Caulkheads. Good friendly staff with choice of nice real ales, the new separate areas helps retains a pub atmosphere, but it is in food that Caulkheads... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Avenue Rd, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 405080

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
  • Cuisine: Dessert, English, Pub, Brew Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Open 7 days a week for great home cooked food and drink. With great facilities for children including indoor ball pit and outdoor play area including a pirate ship and bouncy castle(weather permitting). Lots of space for large parties and buffets catered for.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?