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The Taverners

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
01983 840707
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am an islander but only moved here 11 months ago. As I had no food in the house, I had little choice but to go to the Taverners and had a couple of stonking meals with absolutely no complaints. Suffice to say that I wrote a rave review, which the landlord commented to me personally.but credit where credit is... More 

Thank david_hender
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We examined menus in several places in this pretty tourist-oriented village before selecting The Taverners as it had fresh seafood on offer among the various attractive choices on the daily specials board. There is also a standard pub favourites menu. We walked through the older front part of building, laid out in several smaller rooms, tto the enlarged and child... More 

Thank Michael P
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have never been on what they call social media before but I am forced to write a review for the first and only time. I have been coming to the Isle of Wight on business for many years and have always come to the Taverners. But in the last few months, things have changed. There was a lovely kitchen... More 

Thank whistleblowr1927
London, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tend to avoid Godshill during high season as it is such a tourist magnet, but had heard that the Taverners was good. But it was much more than that. There is a major emphasis on local and home made produce, and our starters, succulent potted shrimps with crisply toasted home made bread, and a perfect fishcake with a zingy... More 

Thank Suzie M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Atmosphere was great. Service was a bit on the slow side for our visit but nothing too bad. Highly recommended.

Thank Mark W
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this pub but it had a blip yesterday. Service was slow despite not being very busy, we waited 25 minutes for our main course with no apology. Roast beef was excellent but meat portions sizes were markedly varied. I had to clear table of empty plates etc and leave on bar, again, so unusual. Creme caramel with mead... More 

Thank Foodistherock
Ventnor, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have friends who live in Godshill and this is their local.4 of us dined last night. We visit fairly regularly because the food is always of a high standard and yet this is still a pub, with a wide clientele of all ages. The food is simply delicious, as a taste of what is available: Brill served with spinach... More 

Thank gillian4343
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner have had many outstanding meals here and are always very pleased with the service recieved and the food is excellent and always tastes very fresh. In my opinion the best pub to eat at on the IOW!

Thank Jason C
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly Godshill is a pretty village where there's a good model village, but the place to visit if you want a truly decent lunch is the Taverners. I'm reviewing this as a disabled person & also as a great lover of food. The Taverners scores highly in both criteria. Access is excellent & there's ramp & wide doors at the... More 

Thank RessussyAnnie
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambience and food was of a very high quality, was good value for money and service was excellent. Can't recommend it highly enough, especially as I needed vegetarian and gluten free meals. Nothing was too much trouble fir the team. Great selection of beers too.

Thank StanleyGBeds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: 01983 840707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?