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“Food, glorious food.”

The Steamer Inn Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 76 Restaurants in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
New Malden, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Food, glorious food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fortunately I had booked a table as some people who arrived could not be accommodated. The portions are large and value for money. In addition to the listed menu there are dishes of the day listed on the black board and many sell out quickly. I had a whole megrin (a type of flat fish) potatoes, red cabbage, cauliflower in white sauce, broccoli, carrots all on a large plate and could not finish it all. Therefore I had to miss out on the gorgeous desserts on offer - my Son managed some homemade chocolate fudge cake - warm, about a 5 inches square piece with his choice of ice cream, could have been served with whipped cream, pouring cream, chantilly cream, ice cream or custard! In addition to the luscious desserts, if you had room left, you could have had some local ice cream in various flavours. Service was attentive but not overpowering and there was a live band on the night we were there. Do not miss this eating experience. You can look out to sea from the tables and watch the ships go by as you eat yourself silly.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jan W
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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at The Steamer Inn Restaurant, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Thank you so much for this lovely review. We are all so glad that you enjoyed your meals & I'm glad the chocolate Fudge cake was well received. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Thanks again

Karen
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East Lothian, UK
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151 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Big plates. Arrive hungry!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014

We really enjoyed The Steamer Inn. They have a great selection on the menu, a choice of indoor or outdoor dining and a great view of the busy shipping lanes which pass the eastern side of the Isle of Wight.

In addition to the wide selection on the menu, there are some tempting sounding side dishes on offer. Do be warned, however, that these supplement very generous servings of the main dishes. A side dish or two shared amongst a group is one thing but might be a struggle for individuals or couples. Either way, do arrive hungry. You won't feel that way when you leave!

Finally, the staff are a busy, friendly bunch who really seem to enjoy their work. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank JJfromtheEast
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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at The Steamer Inn Restaurant, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
thank you for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Its lovely to hear that the hard work is paying off. We look forward to your next visit.

Thanks again

Karen
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Torremolinos, Spain
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“First Class”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

Faultless in every way. The staff the food and the service was excellent. Great location to eat drink and watch the world go by.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Freddies123
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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at The Steamer Inn Restaurant, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Thank you for your kind words. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again.

Thanks again

Karen
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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Generous portions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

Lovely location for a meal any time of day,food is generous and service is good.
Outside seating area .

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank derekwalter
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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at The Steamer Inn Restaurant, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

Many Thanks

Karen
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littleborough
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great position”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

Overlooking the beach and a perfect place to sit and watch the world go by. Several real ales are served and I found it an ideal place to relax in the afternoon.

Visited May 2014
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Karen_Johnson1, Manager at The Steamer Inn Restaurant, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Thank you for this review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Many Thanks

Karen
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