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The Caulkheads

$$ - $$$, British,
42 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
+44 1983 405080
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you have children this is possibly a 4 or 5 out of 5 and without children probably a 2. Great outdoor play areas and indoor soft play etc. When it’s working the ice-cream factory thing looked good. I however hated the fact that there...More

Thank Mama_Mitch1981
Reviewed 2 days ago

caulkheads was a pub just down the road from our hotel, and we decided to stay in sandown on 2 days so I could have a beer or 2. went in on Wednesday lunch, wife ordered meals, im fussy and awkward so to get food...More

Thank MrT1981
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food is great value for money, always tastes nice, the Sunday Roasts are a family favourite. Never have I not been greeted with a smile or helped immediately after approaching the bar. Fantastic service and family friendly.

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Checked out The Caulkheads a couple of months ago after hearing good things from others. The pub is geared up towards being a family eatery with things to keep children entertained. We visited on a sunny day and presumably everybody was on the beach or...More

Thank Ginster87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our evening meal here. Party of 6 and two dogs. We sat in the bar area near to the pool table. Food was good good selection of beers and wine by the glass or bottle at reasonable prices. Staff friendly.

Thank Sandyseas
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sandyseas, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to welcome you and your party back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

was very busy when we went back again after a few weeks. Staff are friendly and the portions are good for the price. A kids area inside and outside kept them all quiet ish while we ate, and of course washed if down with wine...More

Thank Angie and Spenc... Y
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Angie and Spence, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We're glad you have enjoyed your visits with us and hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often visit family in Lake and more often than not find ourselves visiting the Caulkheads with our extended family. The kids love the play area and Garden which gives us adults some welcome peace. The portions are plentiful and a great selection of food including...More

1  Thank bean066
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear bean066, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We're glad you enjoy visiting us and are looking forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for our last meal on a 2 week trip to the Isle. We chose the CaulkHeads as we’ve had good food there in the past. We weren’t disappointed, the food was spot on! I had the brisket burger with added cheese and bacon...More

Thank RhinoKellie
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RhinoKellie, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will visit us again next time you're on the island!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What you see is what you get! A great family pub with activities for children a lovely garden and real good pub grub. Cracking home made pizzas hit the spot and bargain meals for the kids. All together great value for money. A no brainier...More

Thank jimbobailey55
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear jimbobailey55, Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review. We're very glad you enjoyed your visit and are wating to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

called in around 6 pm to see sunday roast was still available my wife and i both ordered one unfortunately you could tell it had been around all day the food was tepid and the vegetables smashed around that said we have ate here on...More

Thank adrian e
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December 14, 2017|
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Response from Mic L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about inside the pub/restaurant as we didn't have a dog with us or indeed remember seeing a dog in the pub whilst we were there. They have a very big garden where I am sure well behaved dogs would be allowed but if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 405080
  • E-mail
PLEASE NOTE – On Sunday 14th January 2018 we shall be closing for a short time whilst we carry out some improvements. Don't worry, we’ll be returning on Friday 26th January at 5pm. Watch this space for information… Open 7 days a week for great home cooked food and drink. With great facilities for children including indoor ball pit and outdoor play area including a pirate ship and bouncy castle (weather permitting). Lots of space for large parties and buffets catered for.
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