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All 49 Cowes Restaurants

The Red Duster

37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RF, England
01 983 290311
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Ranked #12 of 49 Restaurants in Cowes
Price range: $41 - $63
Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, English
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: High Speed Ferry
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Ashby de la Zouch, null, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My partner & I stumbled on this place on our first night in Cowes; it was full when we popped in (very small but perfectly formed!) the lady running the restaurant said she would have a table available within 30mins if we wanted to leave our mobile number and go and have a drink somewhere first. The menu was very... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I booked a table at The Red Duster for myself and five friends. We were all impressed by the excellent food, attractive decor and friendly and efficient service. BONUS POINTS for having such tempting and delicious choices for vegetarians, listed separately and clearly. I appreciated this, as it's still unusual! I will certainly return if I'm in Cowes again, and... More 

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Cowes, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

When we visited, we thought we would be getting something a little special, it was ok, over priced and really only average. We will "dust" over this restaurant and leave it for the tourists.

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My partner and I visited the Isle of Wight for a short break last week as a last couples holiday before our Baby arrives. I had read about this in a magazine, but wasn't our first choice. We had actually walked in to Cowes to find another resteraunt, but on arrival we didn't really like anything on offer on the... More 

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Glasgow
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We booked dinner for a party of six , having checked out the menu and location. It's in a prime location in the main street in Cowes and looks warm & welcoming from the outside and decent enough inside , if a bit "kitsch". Maybe we called in on an off night , the food was mostly dissapointing , the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Excellent selection of food... even for veggies. Portions were too large. We shared a starter but still could eat everything. No room for pudding either.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The staff were very friendly, accommodating and helpful. we were fitted in without a reservation. The food was excellent for taste, warmth, and quantity (I like lots of veg). When two of my colleagues turned up half way through the meal they were quickly settled in at the end of our table and their food cam in double quick time.... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

After we were settled at the table by an utmost friendly staff the choise was not easy, vegetarian pancake and tilapia. Both were very nice and tastefull, good white Argentine wine did the rest

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Brighton, UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This restaurant doesn´t look much to the world and when you come in, it feels like you enter an old boat. It´s simple enough, but cosy, very friendly and the food - oh my! The Seafood pasta I had was just proof that the chef knew what he was doing, it´s was plain brilliant. The people around me were praising... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stumbled upon this place during our visit to Cowes. This is a really nice quaint restaurant, the staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The food was okay, not fantastic and I felt the prices were maybe a little steep for what you get. However, the atmosphere in the place is great and I wouldn't be... More 

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Additional Information about The Red Duster

Address: 37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RF, England
Phone Number: 01 983 290311
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 63
Cuisine: European, English

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