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On the Rocks

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

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great setting

Very interesting place to visit food and service spot on would recommend to everyone we know who visits the island

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken L
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for 3 but they got it wrong and thought it was 6 left us waiting and then continued to place us on a large table and in an hour rudely asked us to move not to another table even though they were free but to move out left us standing finishing our wine. Customer service did... More 

1 Thank Mabel D
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit food and service spot on would recommend to everyone we know who visits the island

2 Thank Ken L
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best restaurant in Yarmouth by some distance. Top quality steaks with great service and a lovely atmosphere. Keep up the good work - gets better every year.

1 Thank Brookebond134
London, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a foodie & I love steak. We went here as a family of 4 (2 adults & 2 kids) & as our son (9) also lives steak, we ordered a chateaubriand (27 ounces or 765g) for £44 and a large prawn skewer for our daughter (6) to share. I said to my wife after our meal that this... More 

1 Thank ChrisC965
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246 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well we have not been for three years but the food quality and service has.not altered a bit. The steaks were excellent quality and seafood platters perfect. The novel way for cooking was enjoyable. Puddings from.creme brulee to the forest ice creams were loved. WE'LL DONE.TEAM SUPERB.

Thank ScotinEngland
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us enjoyed a very nice meal,the food was delicious the service first rate,nothing was to much trouble.as our salad finished it was replaced straight away,also a nice atmosphere,what more does one want.Highly recommended.

Thank Geoff S
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recommended to us by the Rockstone Cottage B&B. Ordered the steak for 2, this comes as one piece with a slit down the middle so its easier to separate and saves arguing about whose getting the bigger piece. The beef was tender and juicy and cooked on a stone in front of my very eyes. There was unlimited chips and... More 

Thank jez34140
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The whole experience was superb! The setting is very simple and basic which I like- you know what you're getting! It's a very meaty menu as you would expect! I had the rump and my friend had venison - two lovely and high quality cuts of meat. Your meat comes seared on a red hot volcanic rock- the staff then... More 

Thank nattybg
Hampshire, UK
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144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We've eaten hear several times now, always at the end of a day-trip to the Isle of Wight, which we get to via the Lymington to Yarmouth ferry. It's a fun concept executed really well. Although it's very simple all the meat is of excellent quality and the fries and/or salad you can have as accompaniments are good too. Desserts... More 

1 Thank Alan_from_Hampshire
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

loved this place, it's simple and rustic but it works. We were a party of 8 and everyone enjoyed the experience. On the Rocks is a primarily a steak house where you cook your own food on a hot rock, with unlimited salad and fries. Lovely crusty bread with a olive oil and balsamic vinegar dip to start. The staff... More 

1 Thank Debsiow

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Restaurant Details

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
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups


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