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The Bonchurch Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, England
01983 852611
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gorgeous olde Englishe pub serving great Italian food. Service was excellent and staff were friendly and very helpful.

1 Thank WJSussex
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by complete stranger and so glad we went to find it off the Coast Path whilst walking from Ventnor to Shanklin. Quirky setting and entertaining parking! Food was delicious-seafood pasta and the cannelloni. Friendly and helpful staff

1 Thank Margaret M
Ventnor, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We are so lucky to have The Bonchurch tap as our local! We eat here so regularly with friends and family that I forget to write a review. This is a unique Inn situated on the hill - the Shute -winding down to Bonchurch. It is built around a courtyard which is great for a Summer evening drink but is... More 

2 Thank gillian4343
Chester, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a Sunday & the Restaurant we had reserved a table at 2.15 had a total oven malfunction. This restaurant had booked us (all 11) into the Bonchurch Inn & we arrived at 2.30. Naturally there was a shortened menu but the food was excellent. Great home cooked lasagne. The service was exceptional.

3 Thank peterS743
Cowplain, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I ate here on 5 October. We drove straight past initially as the outside sign was not lit up (It was when we left). Very little parking on site but parking in the road outside on a hill. Unusually for us we opted for a starter (he saw the Crab Cocktail and I saw the Pate and toast!)... More 

1 Thank NannyP1959
Harlow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant serves great food, huge portions and all in a beautiful setting. Friendly and welcoming staff, well worth a visit. Had to walk back to Ventnor as we were so full, you will never leave here hungry!!

1 Thank kan121
Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, quality, service & ambiance. We will be going back just as soon as we can book our next trip.

1 Thank RobC1962
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in for an evening drink after a long day sight seeing, the place was warm and welcoming and the staff were very friendly. The food smelt lovely but we didn't eat as ate before we arrived which was a shame as I would have liked to have sampled there food. Will go back when next there.

1 Thank tracynchip
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub combines the tradition of an English pub with the flair of an Italian restaurant in a most effective way. The food is full of flavour and the tiramisu is world class. The dining area is small so booking is recommended.

1 Thank Sludger134
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Island for 10 years and always eat here, sometimes twice during the week. The food is Italian in style always cooked fresh with some daily fresh crab specials. Good beer but could do with having another Alex on tap. But this is our favourite eating pub on the Isle of Wight.

1 Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
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?