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The Steamer Inn Restaurant

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18 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS, England
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Steamer Inn is located right on the sea-front at Shanklin in a great position. We enjoyed out meals which comprised very large portions!

Thank Rob T
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited here on a Saturday night around 6pm and it was already full. We had a slight wait to be seated but it was less than 10 mins. Food was lovely and freshly cooked we all had burgers. We ate here 3 times in the summer but this time we took the kids and they throughly enjoyed it. We... More 

Thank jellied1875
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have eaten here many times over the last few years and never disappointed.Food is excellent value for money and varied menu from fresh seafood to sunday roasts.Really nice atmosphere,regular bands and stunning views.Staff excellent and never seem to get over stressed even when at its busiest.10 out of 10.

Thank david s
Greater London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great cafe, restaurant either for a snack or dinner. We had jacket potatoes which were yummy. Book a table if you're going for dinner, it's very popular. Will be retuning soon I hope 😃

Thank HeyJo44
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I visited this pub for lunch on 13th October. The location is ideal with a lovely view of the sea and the menu sounded tempting. Service was average but the food was awful! My husband ordered the braised beef from the specials board. When it came there was a huge unappealing mound of mash which looked artificial,... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ended up at this place while exploring the beach front. The place is quite well located. And the food is decent enough. We also went for the live music and grabbed a sea facing table. Atmosphere was quite good. We also caught the breakfast the next day and it was quite good. Place is worth a try, if you... More 

Thank Sirish_21
Luton, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here for our third visit last week and it was very enjoyable as always. It makes a change for a sea front pub / restaurant to serve some good beer and food rather than just the usual deep fried stuff and the dishes here are very good. Staff friendly and helpful, views were great and a walk along the... More 

Thank fork_handles
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We met some friends for lunch and had the baked Camenbert to share, it was a whole cheese, with big wedges of fresh bread, it was very good, a lovely location looking over the beach.

Thank youknowthescore
Ashford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good value good amount good quality perfect location with beach sea views. Excellent staff very helpful and attentive.

Thank rob v
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit to the IOW in years and found this pub serving great food and a good range of drinks as well. Prices are reasonable as well. Great view's as well looking out over the channel.

Thank codfish53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: 01983-86-26-41
  • This restaurant is at The Steamer Inn

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