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Dandelion Cafe

Freshwater Bay, Freshwater PO40 9RA, England
+44 1983 753854
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good19%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
“tea cake” (2 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Freshwater Bay, Freshwater PO40 9RA, England
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Maybe 5 or 6 times a year we have friends visit and walk the Tennyson trail and call at this delightful cafe which is much bigger than the type of cafe you often find here on the island. We always have a cuppa,cake or lunch...More

1  Thank yvonne s
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Lovely cafe as part of the hotel. Good range of food, very good service. Ideal place to stop after a coastal walk

Thank _marygroves231
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Called in here for a quick coffee on our way back to the ferry. Super coffee, very friendly staff and amazing views. The roast dinners looked very appetising - will return for one on our next visit to the Island.

Thank ROGGIE
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Overall the visit was very disappointing. The homemade Hummus was totally bland and had the taste and texture of unseasoned lukewarm mashed potato. The toasted teacake arrived on a hot slab of slate with the result that the pat of butter was reduced to a...More

1  Thank wendy768
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Had a tea cake and cup of tea. Very helpful friendly staff. Beautiful view. Lovely coastal walks or sit and take in the views.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We stayed just up the road from the Dandelion cafe which is part of the Hotel. Ordered 2 full English and one Vegetarian. Everything about it was perfect. The Pot of tea had tea leaves and it too was 5 star. The cups were huge...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We arrived at Freshwater Bay at 2pm looking for food. Albion Hotel did not serve any and cafe on the front was closed. However just off the costal path was this restaurant which closed at 3. Soup was very welcome even if a bit jelly...More

Thank johnahall
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the dandelion cafe. The service was really quick, despite it being busy. The views across the bay are amazing. The food presentation is excellent. The only fault I can think of is that they have the horrible little sachets of...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Always a favourite place to go when on the Isle of Wight - high on a cliff with garden and beautiful views of the chalk cliffs at Freshwater Bay. Sit inside or outside - we had fish and chips (with a dog on a lead)...More

Thank Rosy308
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We often visit the Dandelion cafe during our stay in Freshwater Bay. Really nice cooked breakfasts, coffee and friendly service, and very clean, always. The cafe/dining room has loads of windows so it is light and visitors can see views from all around.

Thank runnerbean111
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lindafraczek
October 19, 2016|
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Response from triciac890 | Reviewed this property |
Out of season they definitely are not open every day. Suggest you ring them for the most up to date info.
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Chloe B
September 28, 2016|
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Response from triciac890 | Reviewed this property |
not now the season is over
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freshwater Bay, Freshwater PO40 9RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Freshwater
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 753854
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