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The Ocean Deck Bar & Restaurant

) #10 of 43 Restaurants in Sandown $$ - $$$ , Seafood, British
The Esplanade, Sandown, Sandown PO36 8AE, England
+44 1983 403960
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade, Sandown, Sandown PO36 8AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One becks, one wine and a pudding £22.85, I said can you check bill, lady said the computer isn't wrong it's you. After raising my voice another lady came Over and sorted out my bill, Overcharged £7.90. People beware.More

Thank James L
Hayley S, Manager at The Ocean Deck Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thanks for your review. Unfortunately you gave us the wrong table number when placing your order with us at the bar. There were already items on the table number you gave us, which you ended up paying for. We do ask all customers to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing meal! The food was quick to arrive and was presented so well. You will enjoy every mouthful of your food here! The staff are very polite and ready to serve.

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed that there was not many light bites on menue ,also thought it very expensive for lunch time menue .

Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a carvery here on 4/6/17 it was absolute gorgeous, it is probably the best roast that I have had when eating out, can't recommend this enough, others with me had cod and chips and they throughly enjoyed theirs too

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value place to eat right by the sea. We had starters and main all sea food with a bottle of wine for under £60. Food was excellent.

Thank Russell B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday Carvery. The staff were pleasant and the view of the sea is beautiful. We thought that the carvery was run of the mill. The beef wasn't very tender and the sprouts, obviously frozen, were mushy. We enjoyed the cauliflower cheese and the creamed swede...More

Thank 2pomsWales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and possibly most important the food was fresh cooked and good. Not possible to establish a tab without surrendering a card. The staff were ok but a little jaded after a busy weekend. Sticky tables and loud mouthed clients spoilt an otherwise ok evening....More

Thank John W
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Trip with young kids was a good experience. Children's food better than expected and adult main courses tasty though there are limited cheaper options in the evening menu choices.

1  Thank Rorschach20
Reviewed May 1, 2017

All meals came out together...... all 17 of them, however mine did not arrive...... I was re asked for my order, it came 10 minutes later but was wrong! I ordered a ribeye with peppercorn, got sirloin with cheese.....I'm allergic to cheese, complained to waitress,...More

Thank dgfogarty68
Hayley S, Manager at The Ocean Deck Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

I am very disappointed to read such a dishonest and inaccurate account of what happened that night. You ordered your steak with me, with no mention of any allergies what-so-ever. Your meal was called out to your party when being delivered to your table and...More

Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday carvery. Absolutely delicious. Must book to avoid disappointment especially on weekends. Worth a visit . Nice surrounding sea views

Thank Deb S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Sandown, Sandown PO36 8AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 403960
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The Ocean Deck Bar & Restaurant is set on Sandown Bay. Boasting panoramic coastal views across the Channel it is the perfect place to eat, drink and relax.

The Ocean Deck focuses on good, unpretentious, traditional food, using the freshest ingredients, sourced as close to home as possible.

Whether you choose a three-course meal, a sandwich, an ice-cold beer or a bottle of wine to enjoy out on the decking, a friendly welcome will always greet you at this family run, chic-nautical themed bar and restaurant.
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