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The Caulkheads

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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42 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
+44 1983 405080
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a meal here prices quite reasonable, good range of food & drinks nice atmosphere with open fire really quite cosy

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1 Thank Markctg
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the real open fires and look forward to your next visit. More 

Sutton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice pub with children's ball pit and outside activity. Friendly staff and good food reasonably priced. We go there with our grandchildren who love it but have also been for a meal with friends or by ourselves - ticks all the boxes.

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1 Thank maxine r
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are always pleased to hear from repeat customers. Look forward to welcoming you and your family again in the near future. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Far too many screaming kids No where to sit Food was expensive for TINY portions !!! Not enough to feed a 2 year old Adult menu there was about enough on the plate for an 8 year old only USED to be really good @ chaulkheads Shocked by the difference It's so sad Many of our friends & family have... More 

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2 Thank Teresa E
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that you had a negative experience with us. As we are a family pub we do on occasions get very busy with children. With regards to the potion sizes we are looking into the concerns raised and we will address any issues found. More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

All the usual favourites but at reasonable prices. Do a daily special which includes a drink which is especially good value. Family friendly pub.

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Thank MaverickNew
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The Caulkhead is a good family pub, our children had a fantastic time and want to go back again, they loved the soft play area. The food was good and service friendly, the staff were very happy to accommodate special ordering requests.

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Thank Rob P
Adam H, Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we always try and accommodate customer requests. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Shanklin, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a night out with the family on a very busy Sunday night. Unfortunately, we ended up near the ball pit for kids that was extremely noisy, (as you would expect). Quite annoying as most of the children looked over the age permitted to enter it. Looking at the menu, I was disappointed not to see any kind of low... More 

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Thank Tim W
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for your review and feedback. unfortunately, as we cook all of our food from scratch on the premises, it would be impossible to say the calorific values as it would change each time the dish is made. As for the play area, It is a never ending battle to keep the bigger kids out. Im glad for... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We visited at about 8pm on a Saturday in October, very busy when we arrived but we managed to find a free table. Food was very good and friendly staff- selection of bitter was very disappointing though.When we finished our meal we had one more drink and by then the pub was very quiet so assume people go elsewhere after... More 

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Thank Blackleyman
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. With regards to the bitters, we do offer a larger selection during peak times of the year and will hopefully be offering more on a regular basis soon. More 

Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Sunday afternoon walk in with 7 adults and 2 young children, pleasant surroundings, nice variety on the menu with generous portions, no complaints from anyone dining, plenty to keep kids happy. Enough room to move around the tables with no squeezing past each other. Would happily return.

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Thank Duncan M
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi there. we are glad you and your party enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon More 

Sandown, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great venue for adults and children, Good selection of food on the menu. Loyalty scheme in operation and if 4 eat of the main menu and it is someones birthday provided they have ID then the cheapest meal is free Also do theme nights. Great atmosphere, although still has that "sticky pub" feel sometimes!

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Thank Caroline Y
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. its great to here all the good feedback coming our way at the moment. we hope to se you again soon. More 

Oslo, Norway
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Had Our only dinner in Sandown this year at this very Nice pub. Good service and great pub Food. They also alow children to eat there until 9.30PM witch was Perfect for us. Fish and chips is highly recomended here.

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Thank RonnySc
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit (especially the fish!) we hope to see you again soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?