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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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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

12 of us dined here while on our annual family holiday. The staff were very prompt, attentive and service was good. The food was delicious and big portions. They ran out of the seafood grill sadly but those that had it said it was delicious....More

Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this pub by the Trip Advisor reviews, and it certainly does come up to expectations. Good atmosphere and a really good choice of food from the menu or specials board. To avoid disappointment, it is worth a phone call to reserve a table...More

Thank Hungry-Thirsty69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, welcoming atmosphere and great food. Booking is a must which is why it was our first time as we don't usually plan meals out. Highly recommended.

Thank Win M
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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
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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