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The Bonchurch Inn

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Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, England
01983 852611
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Visitor rating
  • 145
    Excellent
  • 59
    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
Most recent review
Outstanding food!!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Steph25101991
via mobile
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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233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

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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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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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Worthing, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had a great meal. It's not cheap but lovely food. Good friendly and hospitable. We liked the homely radio all feel. Staff were very helpful efficient and friendly

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Isle Of Wight
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We called at short notice, and had the most delicious lasagne we have had anywhere in the UK. The food was well presented by courteous staff. Charming bar, plenty of interesting period items on the wall.

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Burnham Berkshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed for four nights in their apartment. Very nice indeed. Restaurant was great. Food really good. Staff excellent. Owner very friendly and helpful. Place is full of charm. Very enjoyable stay.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We arrived before opening time but the landlord welcomed us and opened the bar so we could be comfortable. Great fresh homemade Italian food with a difference.

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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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