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On the Rocks

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Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PJ, England
01983760505
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reservation was easy to make and it does get busy. We booked for midweek early evening. Restaurant is a little basic but functional. Food options are simple but reasonable with steak and seafood options. Food arrives on a roughly A5 size flat hot lava rock and you take the food off and then cut slices which you cook on the... More 

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2 Thank Drew P
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Rocks is slightly different from your usual restaurant in that you cook the food yourself. They serve steaks, chicken, tuna, prawns and scallops which you cook yourself at the table on a hot volcanic rock - Hence On the Rocks There are no formal starters, just very tasty bread and oil, you are then asked to choose your... More 

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1 Thank Tony W
Winchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, cannot say enough to praise it. Staff very welcoming and professional. They offer a great wine list too, all available by the bottle and the glass. We love the idea of cooking our own meat, fish etc on the hot stone with as many chips and as much salad as you can eat. Added benefit for me personally... More 

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Bovingdon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this restaurant for our last meal in Yarmouth based on good reviews. We arrived a little early but didn't seem to be a problem. We were shown to our table and left for a good few minutes before someone came over to ask if we wanted a drink. All the other tables had bread baskets on (even the empty... More 

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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and attentive service. The service was really good and the food was lovely. Nice selection and a great kids menu. Lovely views and lots of outside seating on a good day (you would need to book in advance on a busy week). Nice place to stop and have a quick lunch on a walk along the waterfront. Kids... More 

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1 Thank sydview
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally visit gimmicky restaurants but since this was close to the marina we gave it a try. I was pleasantly surprised. The steak was very good and the option to cook it as you pleased on this VERY hot slab of marble was fun. Side dishes were chips and salad so not much to report there. Restaurant was... More 

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1 Thank Miles7000
Bangkok, Thailand
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is great food made simple. Hot Stone delivered, you cook your meat to your own taste. Simple side dishes, salads, fries dips. My idea of the perfect meal

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1 Thank stylishgolf
Mooresville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with some local friends who love the restaurant, food was really good and the wait staff were very nice. Recommend highly.

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1 Thank Nick H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great steaks and a novel way of cooking, seals in all the flavour. Great service and although not the cheapest way to buy and eat steak, it's the best. Good quality cuts of meat and endless salad and chips. I'd recommend it and will certainly be going back again.

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Freshwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The clue is in the name - you choose your meat or fish and cook it yourself at the table on hot rocks. The meat and fish are a very good quality and the portions are generous.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $62
Cuisine
Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Road, Yarmouth PO41 0PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: 01983760505

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