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The Bonchurch Inn

Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Ventnor, England
+44 1983 852611
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lasagna” (107 reviews)
“garlic bread” (19 reviews)
“crab” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Ventnor, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are here twice on a recent short stay holiday. I used to visit here in the 1990's and not much has changed in terms of ambience. Very relaxed, 'real' pub, with good beer and great Italian food, with daily specials. Staff are friendly and...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old world rather quirky pub with a food menu that is heavily Italian influences The food is substantial and well prepared the main menu is relatively straightforward and they could do with a more extensive specials board but the staff are welcoming...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food superb and sourroundings rather appealing for their unusual set up. Every meal eaten was 100% and staff very charming and accommodating to our every need.

1  Thank MachinClan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No parking, no sign telling you no parking. Embarrassing moment reversing out o the courtyard where guests were eating. Unclear which way to go in. Two members of staff serving one couple so we waited four minutes to be served. Unsure why two people needed...More

Thank lauralovalot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bonchurch Inn is a very special highlight of our annual visits to the Island. Set in a charming,old stone building, this family run restaurant has the right mix of informality and delicious food. Friendly staff and hosts ensure everyone feels welcome. Life changing lasagna,...More

1  Thank Mary27102014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t have a booking and we were so relieved to get in. What a great place. Very welcoming staff and the food was amazing. We had the garlic bread (delicious) and the lasagne and salad. It was all sooo good. We’re only here for...More

2  Thank travelmarg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous meal in lovely surroundings, even better with the tropical temperatures we experienced on the island this week!

3  Thank Christine E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best lasagna I’ve ever had. Soo good I had to get it as takeaway the next day to take home! We stayed within walking distance so was really convenient but would travel the distance - Great food all round, would definitely go back for more!

3  Thank NR920
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a find.. fabulous!! Great family feel.. warm welcome relaxed team smiles all around!! Will return during our stay at Tourwood House❤️👍🇬🇧💥

4  Thank Keith N
Reviewed May 16, 2018

we returned for another visit with friends we all had a lovely meal again 4 starters which were excellent 4 excellent mains

3  Thank rammie1946
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Questions & Answers
Mark D
June 4, 2017|
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Response from Lynton191 | Reviewed this property |
One of the previous reviewers mentions taking their dog in the restaurant, so I think the answer has to be yes.
debbie c
September 22, 2016|
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Response from McOzric | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I have received this question on Friday lunchtime, I don't work at The Bonchurch Inn, I just wrote a review! I hope u get a table!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Ventnor, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor  >  Bonchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 852611
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