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The Bargeman's Rest

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Little London, Newport PO30 5BS, England
+44 1983 525828
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here with my wife and her family and sat outside to eat. I found the menu to be very extensive, with good food at good value. I had a burger which was colossal and very reasonably priced. I'd definitely recommend the place. My only criticism is that there are two bars; one to place and pay for your... More 

Thank Chris B
Isle of Wight
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Expensive for a pub on the Isle of Wight, (£18 for rump steak) Portions far too big and a lot of food is wasted because customers cannot eat it all. If the portions were cut by a third and the prices also cut by a third it would be an ideal place to eat. We hate to see food wasted... More 

Thank csp1145
Broome, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went as a party of six for a meal, lots of choice on the menus and food was delucious. The only downside was a 30 min plus wait on food once ordered. I would reccomend this place as consistently good and nice souroundingS

Thank Andy255102
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Used to come here quite often as the food is always excellent however the last visit was far from satisfactory. The staff we encountered were extremely rude in particular the bearded bar man and the blonde women. The blonde women basically threw the plates at us and walked off, we had noticed how unpleasant she is in previous visits but... More 

Thank Metsfc
Bargemans_Management, Manager at The Bargeman's Rest, responded to this review

It would be extremely helpful if you could contact me direct on 525828 with further details of your visit so I can determine who your comments are directed at. I apologise for the poor customer service that you have received and am disappointed that you are unlikely to return. More 

Valenzuela, Philippines
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254 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely lunch at this pub. We had the tasty seafood pasta. This also seems to be popular with the locals, enjoying pints of beers while overlooking the river.

Thank Rohise
Bargemans_Management, Manager at The Bargeman's Rest, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us and thank you for your review. More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a sunny afternoon, the pub was fairly quiet, my friend and I both ordered salads, I had the prawn salad, to which we both waited over 30 minutes for despite the pub being practically empty. However, when the meals finally came they were a huge size, much bigger than I expected for a prawn salad. Despite this, once I... More 

Thank kimjones7806
Bargemans_Management, Manager at The Bargeman's Rest, responded to this review

I was very sorry to read that your recent visit to the Bargeman’s was such a disappointment. It is clear from your review that your prawn salad was not up to our usual standard and your table should have been checked. Please accept my apologies. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge choice of traditional pub food, really well presented and cooked. Some good ales on too. Brilliant position next to the river and on the cycle route to Cowes. Couldn't be better for a brunch stop on the way out or lunch/tea on the way back.

Thank LostBubble
Bargemans_Management, Manager at The Bargeman's Rest, responded to this review

Your comments are very welcome. Thank you for your review. More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with most places in Isle of Wight the food is second to none. It was lovely! The only thing I would say is the pub is a little dark, the leg room of the chairs and tables is very small (cannot cross your legs) and it is in a very odd place under a flyover. However the staff are... More 

Thank Georgia H
Bargemans_Management, Manager at The Bargeman's Rest, responded to this review

Your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you for your review. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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455 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely pub, it is a bit dark inside, but we sat outside in the sunshine. Lots of seating too, We only had a drink this time but a good choice of beers and a few local ales. The food looked good and great portion size, but we had already eaten.

Thank susan952
Bargemans_Management, Manager at The Bargeman's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is good to receive positive feedback and I hope that you can visit again soon. More 

1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, I never write reviews online but I have never been so motivated to write one until I ate at the Bargeman's a few weeks ago (yes a few weeks ago it has left that much of a bad taste in my mouth). We booked a table for 10 (a mixed group of ages family and friends) on a Sunday... More 

Thank Jess W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little London, Newport PO30 5BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 525828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?