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Black Cat Restaurant

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83 High Street | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have lived in Shanklin for quite a few years and whilst we enjoy trying different types of cuisine the Black Cat is always amazing.

Thank Sean M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With 15 years' pleasurable experiences of Thai cuisine in dozens of venues from "street" cafes to flagship London establishments, this restaurant comes out top for me - and by a *very* wide margin, excepting no more than possibly two competitors. Everything was prepared and served to perfection, but what sets Black Cat apart are the subtle touches of individuality from... More 

Thank Paul W
Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and the service started off very well but slowed down as they got busy. The chicken soup was excellent though.

Thank MarkR41
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited the black cat shankling iow. WOW thats all i can say. Having lived in thialand and malaysia for 13 years, this is the real deal if for looking for thia food..the best i had since thialand. So pleased we found this little place. Its so good you have to book.😉😉😉

Thank Simon D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here a lot and it is consistently delicious and the service is always great. Very friendly and priced reasonably.

Thank Heatherhedder
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Asian food so had to try this place. It has a very querky mix of old English and Eastern decoration that I think really works. The staff are lovely and very attentive. The food was very tasty and well presented in authentic looking china and bamboo baskets etc. We will be returning the next time we are on... More 

Thank Sam F
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here for one night of our holiday. The food was very good, and the staff very attentive. Would definitely eat here on a return visit to the Island.

Thank NanWatford
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On previous visits food has been just as good as the last its authentic Thai look really makes you think that your in Thailand. The food is fab and will always be

Thank joanne w
lancashire england
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on a visit to godshill unfortunately it was raining but what a nice bonus to find this place ,quirky ,cosy tea room Try the cream tea ,delicious

Thank charliefoxglove
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal that included spring rolls, satay, pad Thai, green curry and pork with green onions. There were two lovely young men that served us throughout the evening. They were both friendly, helpfully and seemed genuinely interested in making sure we had a great meal. I would definitely eat here again!

Thank MelanieSpain

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 High Street | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: 01983-86-37-61

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