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Duke of York Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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York Street, Cowes, England
+44 1983 295171
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Cowes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Family owned Pub , great food , good ambiance , brilliant Staff But Keep it to yourself as we Love it Ha Ha

Thank grahamN503888
Colchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was fine, not overly large but had everything required. The people were very friendly and the breakfast was one of the best full English.

Thank John V
Manchester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Went with a colleague after work. We had soup starters, a fishermans pie and fish and chips. Lots of food which we couldn't finish. With a pint of local Goddards beer and a white wine it came to just over £40. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank PAB1968
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Stayed two nights here and found staff v friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good and very large. I didn't try the beer but the pub was full and jovial. The rooms are a little tired (but clean). The location makes up for it.

Thank Ed S
Alton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We ate there two nights on a recent visit to IOW and were very impressed. Saturday night was heaving, but they still found room for us; food was very good and reasonably priced

Thank JohnH0406
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

When you walk in it's easy to feel a bit intimidated as there's not much room to move and lots of people. All I can say is stick with it, the local beer was perfect and the service was also very good. When we looked at the table area we had booked my heart dropped a little as room was... More 

Thank Thewatchfuleye
Hampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I have visited this pub on a number of occassions. The bar staff are friendly and they have a good selection of well looked after beers. The food is good value, tasty, and the portion size is large. I can especially suggest the chips

Thank Pete B
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed mid-week for 1 night which was £79. The room is poor, bed was old and mattress was clearly showing its age like the décor. We were told breakfast was from 6.30 and as we had to be on an early red jet that suited. Unfortunately at 630 no one was about and eventually 10mins later to be told... More 

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211 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

at the start of a long walk along the old railway line between Cowes & Newport we decided to try the DoY for lunch. i had fish & chips, the fish was the best i have ever eaten, beautiful batter & a perfect large piece of fish, decent chips too. only complaint which was odd, didn't do peas because it... More 

Thank LukeCowesTannersBrook
Cowes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We had the best sunday roast we have ever found on the island nothing false about it fresh veg real roast potatoes its a must try when your in cowes we will definitely return.

Thank Happy2711

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: York Street, Cowes, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 295171
Run by the Isle of Wight's best known and longest serving landlords - Sally and Barry Cass and family. Used and known to generations of Yachtsmen. Pub food of the highest standard. Accommodation too.

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