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On the Rocks

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Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PJ, England
01983760505
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A meal to die for!

Did not know what to expect, looks a bit posh I thought, but wow, that thought soon vanished. Welcomed by wonderful staff this was looking good! At the table, basic wooden but charming. Looking at the menu, Scallops looked good, also steak and other delights. I chose the scallops and my wife had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Did not know what to expect, looks a bit posh I thought, but wow, that thought soon vanished. Welcomed by wonderful staff this was looking good! At the table, basic wooden but charming. Looking at the menu, Scallops looked good, also steak and other delights. I chose the scallops and my wife had the steak. Right....the idea is that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An annual tradition to visit here whenever we are in Yarmouth. Again we were not disappointed, gorgeous fresh bread and balsamic whilst you wait, we order a mixed seafood combo as a starter for 4 of us to share then move onto the rump steaks and lamb cutlets. Fantastic ingredients, very good quality meat, lovely hot fries and very tasty... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited on the rocks @Yarmouth during last half term May 2015, me and my wife took our 2 daughters 22 and 9 , big age gap but they both loved it, fantastic food, great atmosphere, a real "event night" they can't wait to come back next year

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Loved On the Rocks! I have never been anywhere like this before and it was fantastic! We were welcomed by two very friendly girls who gave great service throughout the evening. I had the sirloin steak and as a lover of rare steak was advised to place the meat to one side and cut off bite sized pieces to cook... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Booked table some time before our visit , meals starts at 18.00 hours in the evening, had table for two hours .They place a note on the table if it has been reserved again and time. Good selection of meat , fish , plus good desert menus. Have also many wines, bears or soft drinks, a supply of water and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What an excellent night out at On The Rocks, Yarmouth Isle of Wight. We went as a group of 4 and tried different meals. The owner, Richard and his staff ensured that the food and wine was of the best quality. A great atmosphere, excellent quality food and impeccable service from staff that really made us feel welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It's been nearly 20 years since we first experienced a 'hot stones' restaurant in The Netherlands. Great fun then and equally fun this time. The simplicity of the menu, with the opportunity to mix things up a little, is a great idea. We chose not to have a starter because the 8-10oz fillet steak or 22-24oz Chateaubriand (between 2) was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Turned up on the off chance tonight and was seated straight away. Fresh hunks of bread with dipping sauce and a carafe of water with sliced lemon and orange in it were automatically put on the table. Service throughout was warm and friendly whilst maintaining a certain standard of professionalism. My OH and I shared a chateaubriand which was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Excellent cuts of the best meat, I try to vary my choice when I go but just can't resist the Salt Marsh Lamb. This is a restaurant that you can be involved with your food. Cook it exactly to your liking. There is a free flow of fries and Greek salad, just request more when you're running low and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Every time we come to the island we visit OTR (the original OTR I'll have you know in Yarmouth!). The fillet steak is the best we've ever had. The generous chunks of bread to begin with and the endless chips and beautiful salad really compliment the high standard of meat that is served. The staff are friendly and the puddings... More 

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Additional Information about On the Rocks

Address: Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PJ, England
Phone Number: 01983760505
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Yarmouth
Average Prices: USD 18 - 62

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: 01983760505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 62

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children

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