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Brawn's of Cowes

62 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RL, England
+44 1983 242144
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Ranked #2 of 49 Restaurants in Cowes
Price range: $24 - $39
Cuisines: European, French, Hamburgers, Seafood
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A French Restaurant offering Fresh Seafood in Cowes Brawns is a small, intimate French Restaurant, located in the old quarter of Cowes town. Set in a Grade two listed Georgian building, sympathetically converted a few years ago. Charles Paul, owner and Chef, was trained in London, and having done a stage at the Fat Duck in Bray, went on to work for a high class restaurant in Cambridge. His inspiration for the food is to use high quality, fresh seasonal produce, locally sourced where possible. Diners will always find brasserie favourites on the a la carte menu, as well as some more modern offerings. The specials will change on a daily basis, to ensure there is something new to tempt you. Those looking for tasty food at excellent value can also choose from the set price midweek menu. The wine list will be small, but has been carefully chosen to compliment the food. Those on a budget will not be disappointed by the more affordable wines, as they have still been selected to impress.
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English first
Fishbourne, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Wow. I love being surprised. This place used to be a very quirky tapas restaurant where it was big on ambiance and small on food (not expensive but not good either). Now its changed hands and the A la carte food is really good ( I mean really good) and not cheap either (but it is good value). The new... More

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

7 guys on a weekend sailing. Small menu which I like, overall starters tasted good, stuffed squid was great! Main courses in general were good. Two of us had the lamb rack, it was served with two of the smallest cutlets I have ever seen, micro lamb! Complained to the waiter who apologised and offer a free drink each which... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We cannot state how good this restaurant is. Chef, Charlie is so talented and meticulous with his preparation and presentation. His staff also are warm and friendly, we shall be back very soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited here on Sat 15th of November for my 1st wedding anniversary with my husband. The food was absolutely delicious & well worth the money. I advise anyone looking for a great atmosphere & beautiful food & service to take a trip here. The best food I've eaten in a long time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Visited the Island for a weekend and tried out Brawns after checking Trip Advisor. So glad we went as the food, wine, presentation and staff were great! Would definitely recommend!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went at the weekend with the family & had a lovely evening. Recently taken over by a new team, this is not tapas, but high quality cuisine Great menu & wine list - Spoilt for choice Quality of ingredients shine through & beautifully presented. Staff are warm & welcoming, and clearly take real pride in their business. Wish the team... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Great find. My husband and I had a fab meal at Brawns . I had stuffed baby squid filled with chorizo as a starter and he had confit of pork, both were excellent, the flavours coming through we're beautiful. We both followed up with the burger and it was fantastic, a mile away from even your better pub burgers. Best... More

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Cowes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Whilst wandering through Cowes, we popped in on the off chance and luckily they had a free table. The food, wine and service were fantastic, I had the squid and chorizo to start followed by a lamb main, my Husband chose crab to start followed by steak and chips, it was all cooked to perfection and the wine was reasonably... More

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Tetbury, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Superb service, outstanding food and very good value. We organised a family lunch for ten to celebrate a senior birthday. Great atmosphere - felt like we were private dining. Three course meal was spot on with first class, we'll priced wine to accompany. We would not hesitate to go back and strongly recommend this establishment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Family occasion to celebrate and could not have chosen a better restaurant. They kindly made a menu that we requested for the occasion Front of house staff great , beautifully decorated interior throughout and we all agreed the food was sublime, obviously a very talented chef .As with previous reviews Olive bread delicious and chocolate fondant to die for. Would... More

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Additional Information about Brawn's of Cowes

Address: 62 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RL, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 242144
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
Average Prices: USD 24 - 39
Cuisine: European, French, Hamburgers, Seafood

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