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Pointer Inn

High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
+44 1983 865202
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't know where to start.the staff were so attentive and couldn't do enough,the decor was charming and the beer garden was perfect for relaxing eating either in the wonderful veranda which also had heaters,for us dog owners was a huge field at the rear...More

Thank Finlay G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We chanced upon The Pointer when we wanted somewhere for lunch and a sign on the main road pointed to it (see what I did there?). We nearly gave up as it was further than we thought down a lane, but am I glad we...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here on several occasions,food has always been good,however on a recent visit with friends for a drink I was a bit taken aback at being charged 80p for a Splash of soda,and it realy was a slash literaly a dash in a glass...More

Thank happygannet
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This proved to be a really good traditional pub, with a very good selection on the lunchtime menu and perfectly kept beers. No wonder there are plenty of framed certificates on the wall, naming the couple whose pub it is, including one for the best...More

Thank stella317
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly book in advance. Came here for a family meal. It is well known on the island for excellent food and we were not disappointed, There is a good specials board and usual staples on menu. Food is locally sourced and freshly cooked. We had...More

Thank 32ginge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pre-booked a table for 2 and we were shown to a lovely table by a bay window. Menu choice good, food excellent, service efficient and staff friendly. Would definitely return if in the area again. Thank you!

Thank Coulby_69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - our first Sunday lunch experience at this characterful, historic inn was certainly memorable - busy and we can see why, top reviews and we now know why - My hard to please palate was delighted by freshly cooked, flavoursome food and the Yorkshire...More

Thank SusanatBurtononTrent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a dog friendly pub in Newchurch. Those with dogs are offered tables at one end of the pub and the night we were there it was very busy (Wednesday). We had booked a table on the advice of a local resident for 6.30....More

Thank ray m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed close by and visited this pub twice it was so good the first time! A nice outdoor eating area made a change from the inside which was quite busy and crowded. Food very good in terms of value and quality- the fish and chips...More

Thank AJohnsonUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a day trip to the IOW. We came upon this pub as looming for somewhere to eat. A good find.. food was excellent.. Good portions and nicely presented.. Staff were very friendly as well. Definitely recommend a visit..

Thank 333Ann33
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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.
Veronica H
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown  >  Newchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865202
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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.
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