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The Taverners

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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
01983 840707
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Ash, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've visited Godshill before and only popped our head in to see what was for sale in the little shop area. The pub looked lovely inside (the outside doesn't do it justice) so we stayed. There were many specials and a good menu. We were spoilt for choice so ended up having 2 starters each so that we could share... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at The Taverners one evening and had starter, main course and desert. It was great - in a gastro pub sort of way. The thing that impresses me most is when a restaurant or pub (or any business) is proud of what they do and try hard just because they know it matters. The Taverners is like that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another fabulous meal at the Taverners - thoughtful, modern cooking using unusual, quality, local or home produced ingredients but with no pretension - i.e. what you would expect if you ate on the mainland, it being 2016. This standard of food is still as rare as rocking horse **** on the Isle of Wight where numerous pub 'restaurants' just have... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there with all of our family for lunch, six adults, four children aged 2 - 7. Great service, brilliant food and wine and a fantastic atmosphere. all the food came at the same time, well cooked and hot.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The varied menu offers a variety of excellent meals including fresh fish. I've eaten here several times and have never been disappointed . The quality of the ingredients and good service makes for an enjoyable lunch or dinner. Generally best to book.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here each time we visit the Isle of Wight .... it is our family treat You will find classic Pub Food with Sandwiches at 5 to 7 pounds ... and Burgers and Fish from 8 to 12 .... but the restaurant also excels with special dishes that change regularly with the season and the kitchens flair Public Parking... More 

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Thank Williamtje
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here as a group of 7, including small children. The service was spot on, the food was perfect, and there's plenty of space both inside and outside (including a play area) so that little people can be themselves without disrupting things! The food here is very high quality and is generally traditional-style pub food but... More 

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Seer Green, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to get to the Taverner when on the island. It's always been a favourite with our kids and us. Usually busy but always good quality food and service. The kids menu is excellent.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent 2 weeks on the Isle, eating out in pubs almost every day. We agreed that this was the best meal we had on the Isle. All too often, pub food menus are reduced to the boring standards of burger and chips, pasta this-and-that, all variations on a theme. Not The Taverners though. Refreshingly imaginative. The stand-out dish... More 

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Thank Paul S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time visit & was not disappointed. Lovely building. Good atmosphere. Lovely staff. We had the steak & ale pie. Didnt need a dessert as stuffed! Would definately return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?