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The Bonchurch Inn

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Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, England
01983 852611
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 148
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  • 60
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
scrummy!!!

A quaint little pub, very friendly, food was just fantastic. Its a shame we didn't get a chance to revisit in our week away but will return!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
warners2015
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Kent, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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237 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kent, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

A quaint little pub, very friendly, food was just fantastic. Its a shame we didn't get a chance to revisit in our week away but will return!

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Westcott, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A fantastic little pub set in a delightful location in the to the village of Bonchurch. Friendly staff & a good range of ales. We didn't sample the food but the menu looked extensive & the food is highly rated by the locals. A pub that is definitely worth finding if you are in the area.

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South East
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had 2 lovely meals at the Bonchurch Inn last week during our visit to Isle of Wight. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming and I loved the pub style atmosphere with comfortable seats in the small bar. The food was on both occasions excellent. My partner's seafood pasta was very well received. I had the lasagne which... More 

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Portsmouth England
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13 reviews 13 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A family (Italian) owned inn that is very friendly and welcoming to the "weary" traveller. Good ale and the food is superb. English and Italian cuisine and the last time my wife and I had Italian food that good we were in Italy.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The food is really amazing! The atmosphere is wonderful and warm, customer service is brilliant and very welcoming, I can't fault a thing, a wonderful place to go to eat and spend a lovley evening.

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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This quaint,small pub/ eatery off Bonchurch Shute is the nearest inn to where we live. Over the years it has become more and more popular for its food rather than as a pub. I would always advise booking,although don't let that put you off as there are a surprising number of seating arrangements. We ate last night with friends,and had... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I was visiting a friend on the Isle of Wight, and she took me here, More than once, because we liked it a lot. It's inconspicuously located, halfway up Bonchurch Shute, and you walk into a courtyard, turn 180 degrees and into the pub. The first time we went, it was early Spring, and the place was pretty empty, so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Fantastic venue, small but extremely comfortable, a real old fashioned good service restaurant/pub in a fabulous location. The menu has an Italian theme but also some great specials, everyone in our group enjoyed the food ,which was all different. Not the cheapest place to eat probably work on £40 a head with a good wine, but worth every penny. Very... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My old dutchess went off to Spain so I decided on a weekend with my old friend Rossini and as usual the bonchurch was superb, Great food Great staff and just a Great place,Thank you.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A super little pub tucked away in Bonchurch, off the beaten track and not had a makeover , but that's its charm .Had the fillet steak with bonchurch sauce , half a bottle of valpollicella ripasso ,wonderful. Finished the bottle the next night with a pizza,superb!friendly service and locals

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Bonchurch
  • Phone Number: 01983 852611

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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