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The Taverners

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$$ - $$$
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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
+44 1983 840707
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been before, was better than ok then. This time went with a party of 8 as our usual restaurant could not accommodate (now a blessing in disguise), food excellent, service mainly very good, one waitress a bit miserable. Will definitely come back as a result of the other restaurants poor recent reviews! keep up the good work!

Thank Keith T
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Shanklin for a two night stay and managed to get an early table at The Taveners, which was not too far away in Godshill, on our first night - what a great choice! The food was divine, we ( four of us ) all had different starters and mains and ALL of us were very impressed, everything... More 

Thank jayfor4
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as it was recommended to us and we weren't disappointed. A spacious, warm and friendly pub. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had lunch here and the portions are generous, particularly the fish and chips! Lovely fish in crispy batter and the chips were really good too. Thank you!

Thank debmcdSingapore
United Kingdom
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub with a couple of friends on a Saturday night in February. Despite the time of year we still had to book and the earliest time we could get was 8:30. Luckily we were seated a bit before that. This wasn't our first visit to the Taverners and we've never been disappointed but on this occasion they excelled.... More 

Thank Difficultcove
Ryde, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're not exactly a let's eat out kind of couple, but we decided to try The Taverners at Godshill for Sunday Lunch. We were lead to believe that it was amazing. Not so! It was ok, nothing more. It made a change having our Sunday Roast cooked for us, so there was the novelty value. But the portions were hardly... More 

Thank Alan S
Wymondham, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Oh my what an amazing meal. The menu wasn't huge but the choice was fantastic with alot of the foods being produce on the island. We were a family of 6 with the oldest nearly 90 and the youngest 14 and everyone enjoy the well cooked and presented large portions of food. Perfect way to spend a winters evening.

Thank Sara L
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Couldn't resist another visit to The Taverners in the picturesque village of Godshill. Once again a warm friendly welcome coupled with professional service. A great choice of food from the menu. On the table we had a vegetarian, meat and fish dishes, all had clean plates and full tummies! Looking forward to another visit. Harry's tip - always booking in... More 

Thank Mr Harry B
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We decided that we had enough Turkey curry for this year and so we booked the Taverners and could only get a table for 6.30 which was obvious as the place filled up pretty quickly after we arrived. The menu was varied and had an option for all our party ( even me who has to eat gluten free). The... More 

Thank silverthorn53
Cambridge, UK
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

The Sunday lunch was delicious with roast beef cooked pink and flavoursome, together with generous helpings of various vegetables and roast potatoes. This was good enough, but the highlight of our lunch before Christmas was the Christmas Pudding ice cream, containing real pieces of fruit from a Christmas Pudding. If it was available retail, I'd be buying it all the... More 

Thank Stephen A
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Went to Godshill on Christmas eve for a meal and a bit of shopping, decided while walking past to try the Taverners while walking past, we went inside and as you could expect on 24th December it was very busy and every spare table had reserved on it, we were about to walk out when a lady behind the bar... More 

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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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 840707

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