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31 High Street | Carisbrooke, Newport PO30 1NR, England
01983 825501
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were heading for Carisbrook Castle and stopped here for a quick bite to eat. the staff were friendly and the menu was reasonably varied. I had moussaka and my husband had a burger, both of which were quite nice. Fine for a pit stop but it had a bit of a strange layout which made it feel a little... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt that the service from one person was grudging and it cast a shadow over our visit. We aren't going back again, which is a shame because the garden and the river views are lovely.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's recently been revamped so now it's all laminate floors and pastel paintwork. Been twice in the last 6 months. On both visits, the order took a bit too long to arrive, but was worth waiting for. Extremely well cooked, nicely presented and attentively served. Generous portion sizes. Typical "Pub Grub" menu, but with a varied blackboard. Reasonable Veggie choice.... More 

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Yarmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had excellent English Breakfasts. This place has great service and the entire place was spotless clean, including the toilets.

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Thank PSBTripper
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Went for fathers day lunch. Was very busy but didn't have to wait to long for meals most were having carvery. We ordered a mixed grill which was nice but nothing special for £18. Chicken sizzller fajitas which was about £14 chicken was very dry and veg still very hard not much flavour if I'm honest. Kids trio of sausage... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Upset and shocked that u had yompay extra for the cheese on the cheese burger, plus extra for the onions on it. And extra for the salad garnish on my lasagna dish and the chips . It ment to come with crusty bread but wanted chips but had to pay for them when I said no to the bread. Throught... More 

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Thank sarah a
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Seventeen of us from our Townswomen Guild went for lunch and certainly wasn't disappointed. This is the first time I have been here for many years and was pleasantly surprised. The pub was big and nicely decorated and everybody's food was beautifully presented, large portions and hot. It has a large garden with play area and backs onto a large... More 

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Thank Gaynor S
Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We visited as a family of 6. Ordering food and drinks. The food was great & extremely tasty. served really quickly & piping hot. Great service from the staff. Great little play area for the children afterwards, with the little lake behind. Even got the see the baby swans swimming :) Thank you Eight Bells!

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Thank Jodi R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I just wanted to give you some feed back from my visit today. Me and my 2 children came for dinner today saturday 4th June 2016. I was really not impressed with the food at all. I had a prawn jacket potato which was very dry and the skin was so hard that my knife wouldn't cut through it. My... More 

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1 Thank Melissa C
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

our party of 11 just had a wonderful evening, friendly bar staff attentive waitress & all had a variety of lovely meals, would highly recommend to all

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 High Street | Carisbrooke, Newport PO30 1NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 01983 825501

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