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Pointer Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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A warm welcome awaits at The Pointer, where Landlord and Lady, Rob and Rachel, invite you to join them in one of the Islands oldest, most historic pubs.
$6 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Food satisfactory but our family was sat in an almost empty bar area for close on an hour with only one other couple waiting for ouf food order to then be told our order had not got as far as the kitchen. When food did...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rhac93
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pies wonderful full of flavour delicious gravy. Wine was good too. Staff very attentive. But felt very unwelcome by locals. I know it's a small village and locals keep it going in the winter but still. We have eaten here a couple of times but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JoanneH320
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice pub good service and great food. Best ham egg and chips, and omelet and chips. Take chips were very good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank GinaK353
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are able bodied, this pub is fantastic. Nicely themed, great service (orders taken at table), superb food and good beer (HSB is my favourite). Unfortunately, as my wife is a wheelchair user, we won’t be returning. When booking we had been advised to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Roger C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was with a group of cyclists touring the IoW and the Pointer Inn was our chosen lunch stop.I had a Cheese & Ham sandwich which came with a small but pleasant side salad and some chips/fries. I had brown bread and that itself was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Rexgom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a pub for dinner and the reviews suggested this was the best close by. We were not disappointed! The staff were very welcoming and accommodating, fitting us in despite us not having a booking - its popularity reflects the high standard...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ch363
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Currently sat in here, taken almost an hour for the starter to arrive. 20 minutes to get a drink, had to go to the bar though told it was table service. Been back to the bar again as service so slow. Still getting served at...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank otagoBury
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a roast dinner was little disappointed, presented well but just seemed as if the meat and vegetables were pre heated. Yorkshire pudding was fresh and really good . Service by the waitress was just excellent really attentive.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank danlou404
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a gorgeous meal at the Pointer Inn. I had the nicest Ploughman's Lunch I've had in a long time and my husband had the signature lamb shank pie, which he said was also delicious (even the fussy toddler was eating bits and saying...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for lunch on the last day of our holiday and it wasn't bad at all. I had fish and chips and it had a great batter with herbs and was very tasty my wife enjoyed here ham egg and chips. The childrens...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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April 10, 2017|
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Response from jay w | Reviewed this property |
i would book now as is most probably going to be extremely busy easter sunday.they will tell you what time food is stopped being served.
chris T
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Trevor H | Reviewed this property |
No problem.
March 11, 2017|
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Response from keithf | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome in the bar area. Tell then you are bringing a dog when booking.
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