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The Caulkheads

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Brew Pub, Dessert, English, Pub
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42 Avenue Rd, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
+44 1983 405080
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 30
    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
Decent Food

Not as good as it was a few years ago but a hearty feed, kids playground decent beers. And for us close to where we were staying

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
MancFletch
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

we went here twice, as it has a small indoor soft play, and you can see the children while you eat, and outside it has a climbing frame and slide, also bouncy castle, swings, and small little trikes frames for the younger ones. garden very big and clean, defo recommend this place the food was great and the stuff helpful,

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Sandown, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We occasionally visit here as it is local reasonable and is child friendly. We haven't been since October but visited last Friday well WOW !! It has been refurbished to a high standard still one area for families and lovely other dining area great prices good food. We took advantage of pizza Friday and they were delicious. Can't recommend enough... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Not as good as it was a few years ago but a hearty feed, kids playground decent beers. And for us close to where we were staying

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

Hi there, thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed our food. I'm sorry your visit didn't live up to your expectations. we do pride ourselves in our customer service and experience and only hope it Is better next time. thanks again, Adam More 

Bushey, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Popped in here for a drink whilst taking a short break in the Isle of Wight. The staff were friendly and nice. There is a good selection of beers and wines. The toilets are clean and well maintained. I didn't actually eat a meal here but what I saw looked extremely nice. There is a section of the pubs purely... More 

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

Hi there. thanks for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed the beer! hopefully next time we can temp you in to some food as well. Regards, Adam More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic place for families. There is a pirate ship and bouncy castle outside and an in door play centre. The bouncy castle and indoor play areas were very clean. Wide range of choice of drinks and food for all. The food was cooked to perfection. Hospitality was excellent and very friendly. We went twice in our stay because... More 

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

Thankyou for the review. Im glad that your visit was enjoyable and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Sandown, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife and i had been a couple of times in recent months since the new management and makeover and have had great meals and service. We decided to treat both sets of parents to a sunday dinner on easter sunday, my mother in particular was a bit dubious about going due to many poor experiences in the past there.... More 

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

Hi there. thanks for the great review. im glad you all enjoyed your visit and we are winning the locals over. The caulkheads has had a bit of a chequered past but hopefully that is all behind us now. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon. More 

Sandown, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was our third visit to the Caulkheads for dinner. The previous two visits had been satisfactory. That was not the case on this occasion. Prolonged wait at the bar for service due only one person serving and the dinner took an eternity to arrive. A normally good experience let down by the lack of staff and what was presumably... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The service we recieve every time we come here is great, always a friendly welcome and goodbye. Orders come quick and have never had any problems with food. Pizza is delicious. Fairly priced food and they also do special days with a deal for a meal and drink for a set price. Lovely family pub with outdoor tables and beer... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

booked family meal for Mother s Day .4 adults and 4 kids . Pub very busy but we had booked our table for 3.30 pm. adults had Sunday roasts and we were all hungry so went large !!!! had 2 large crispy yorkie puds each and a plate of extra roast potatoes between us .kiddies had pizzas,fish and chips and... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Got there at 1:30 left at 7 pm because we were having too much fun, great family pub with good Sunday roasts , beer and wine, at a cheap price you cant beat it so try it

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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 9 - 21
  • Cuisine: Brew Pub, Dessert, English, 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

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