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The Hambrough Restaurant

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Hambrough Road, Ventnor PO38 1SQ, England
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very chic boutique hotel. Had afternoon tea here. Delicious sandwiches but disappointed with the cakes. No meringue in the Eton mess and the cakes were shop bought. Good value though at £20'

Thank Solotravellerxx40
Dorset, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Simple venue with sea view, no airs or graces but I was pleasantly surprised how good the food was here.

Thank Steve K
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

All good!!Great service, very friendly superb food will defiantly return in the not to distant future.

Thank dgperry51
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

Booked an afternoon tea via the Price is Wight ( discount vouchers website) and went there on 7 April 16 and it was really lovely. The food as excellent and used local products. Could not fault a single thing, would recommend to anyone wanting to try an afternoon tea to go here, as it is a good one, especially if... More 

1 Thank Jennine G
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

Clean, warm and staff very helpful and pleasant. Breakfast was very good, with lots of choices.Beds were comfortable and the sea view from bedrooms was excellent. Parking no problem, but beware the very steep hill involved. It's not really a restaurant- more of a upper class B and B.

Thank Keith F
Romsey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

We have just come back from a long weekend on the IOW & stayed at the Hambrough. We stayed in room 2. It was very clean & comfortable, with excellent views. Good location. The breakfast was very good too. Staff friendly. It is a shame they don't have a chef any more to offer evening meals. For that reason it... More 

Thank timsbury2015
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

As a born and bred islander that moved away, it is nice to go back and visit the best it has to offer and my, there are some lovely places to go! I was surprised to find so many 'overners' that hadn't been, some of which are my closest friends. For the past two years, us girls have set off... More 

3 Thank Natasha S
Newport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is by far the most romantic and beautiful restaurant i have been to on the island, i loved everything about it - the food is exquisite!

Thank Sazz0657
Sandown, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015

First visit to this beautifully situated restaurant but it wont be the last. I purchased a reduced price cream tea treat to be use from 11am and pre booked. for some reason we could not be accommodated at my chosen time of 11.30am and were asked to make it 12, I was a little disappointed by this as we were... More 

Thank jill T
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2014

I went here for an anniversary meal with my wife and we both had the tasting menu. The food along with the service was exceptional. The one downside was the restaurant did seem to lack a little bit of atmosphere. I'm sure during the day the view adds to the general ambiance but in the dark it lacked any wow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $137
French, British
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hambrough Road, Ventnor PO38 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
  • Phone Number: 01983856333
Sitting high above the fishing harbour in Ventnor, The Hambrough offers award winning dining at the southern tip of the Isle of Wight. Head Chef Darren Beevers is serving locally inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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