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Delicious but HUGE portions

Very good service, excellent food, but ginormous portions. Go with an empty stomach. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tigger1987
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Best fish finger sandwich ever!

Stopped lunch on a sunny day and enjoyed the best fish finger sandwich ever. Staff are very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul N
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good service, excellent food, but ginormous portions. Go with an empty stomach. Beautiful views. Place was recommended to us and we were not disappointed.

Thank Tigger1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped lunch on a sunny day and enjoyed the best fish finger sandwich ever. Staff are very friendly and the service was excellent.

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The spyglass inn was recommended by a friend . The inn sits bang on the beautiful vent or beach . Lot’s of seating inside ,outside ,everywhere . The pirate/ ship/ sea theme runs everywhere . If the weather permits its great to sit outside watching...More

Thank 961Krish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I snorkel in Ventnor I come up to the spyglass to get warm and fed. Great nautical antiques in every nook cranny and wall space. Friendly staff, terraces overlooking the sea and great food. Couldn’t ask for more. Oh, and superb beer!

Thank Wobblyturkey
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely in here full of nooks and crannies staff are friendly and happy, food is delicious all homecooked, recommend the chilli bean jacket potato and crab and prawn salad.

Thank colleengiddings
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a family get together here on a Friday evening before all the entertainment started. Decent selection of food available to suit most diets and tastes and the portion size was pretty decent too for the price. Food was delicious and the service was good...More

Thank NameGoesHere
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for coffee / drinks and loved both the internal and external settings - there is such a variety there is something for everyone and all themed. Good choice of draft real ale including Ringwood

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I went for a family lunch while visiting IOW. He location is great and the views from outside are fabulous overlooking the bay and coastline. I ordered calamari and it was horrible. All the bits were the same size oblong pieces and looking like sweet...More

Thank jerseydenyse
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Time and time again I’ve visited here, almost every year since the 90s and it still delivers. One of the best places to eat on the Island. Superb. Well done and keep it up! And of course, dogs are welcome too!

Thank Paul J
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Must be the busiest night of the year here but the food was excellent. The queue for food and bar is off putting but well worth the wait. Very short wait once ordered. They are very well organised and staff all pleasant. Free entertainment too!

Thank Ruth C
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