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The Bonchurch Inn

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Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, England
01983 852611
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little quirky place to eat. We usually take family here when visiting as its always excellent Italian food. The life changing lasagne is excellent with the specials board using fresh local crab and fish. Very good service. Fantastic night

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2 Thank Jane D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found the bonchurch inn by chance had the best meal I've had all week. Staff very helpful. Good beer.

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2 Thank john m
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all the raves about the " life changing" lasagne, it just had to be tried! It was delicious and very filling, so glad we didn't have garlic bread or chips with it! Lovely atmosphere in pub. We went early so didn't have to wait long for our food. The tiramisu was ok, not fantastic, and huge, so we shared... More 

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2 Thank Helen C
Romsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with friends for lunch on the most beautiful day. We sat at a table in the courtyard and enjoyed a fantastic lunch. Started with some garlic bread which is a total must, best ever and followed by lasagne for two of us seafood pasta and vegetarian pizza for the other two. Everyone enjoyed their meals together with a fine... More 

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2 Thank baileygeee
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Bonchurch Inn after a recommendation from our B&B and we found it to be a lovely little Inn full of quirky character and charm. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the food was delicious! The menu is authentic Italian which is a bit of a surprise but a very pleasant one! I would recommend the... More 

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2 Thank 365pennyp
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited an hour and 40mins for a starter and water. Food mostly underwhelming- over cooked, under seasoned. Won't be returning

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a walk from Shanklin we found the Bonchurch Inn. we decided to stop for a quick pint, Once we were in there the staff were so nice and friendly we decided to have some lunch and we were not disappointed the food was great. Highly Recommend.

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1 Thank Chris B
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An experience for anybody not old enough to have visited an old (very) traditional inn. Wooden floors (no spittoons), wooden benches, chairs and tables. Bitter was on gravity straight from the barrel. Menu looked small but interesting (we didn't eat). Bottled Orange juice and a pint was a fiver.

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2 Thank Grimrecruiter
New Romney, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The food here was excellent. Best Lasagne I have ever had. The building is quite quirky with separate eating areas - one being across the courtyard.

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2 Thank Sarah M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Four of us had dinner last night and we feasted on the specials. The lasagne is a must. The chicken was excellent and Adrian's pizza out of this world.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Bonchurch
  • Phone Number: 01983 852611

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