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“Stunning service and food....”
Review of The Lifeboat

The Lifeboat
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in East Cowes
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Lifeboat stands proudly over East Cowes Marina, which is a huge favourite of visiting yachtsmen in the summer, but also a family-friendly home-from-home for locals too. In the summer, our large outside decking area offers one of the best riverside dining experiences on the Island. For many visitors to the Isle of Wight, East Cowes will be their first port of call, since the Red Funnel car ferry docks here, delivering its passengers from Southampton straight into the town centre. East Cowes is the home of Osborne House and was once a maritime industrial town and former home of British Hovercraft. One of the most arresting landmarks many people will see, as they approach from the ferry, is the vast Union Jack painted onto the shore side doors of the old hovercraft factory. Now, East Cowes is a small but busy town with a cluster of popular shops and a stunning marina development.
Reviewed January 3, 2012

Four of us ate together at The Lifeboat this week - quite frankly stunning. This variety of food, especially the 'specials' was superb....this was only matched by the service. We will be returning.

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Thank WinchesterSticky
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Reviewed October 8, 2011

A group of 9 od us visited the Lifeboat for a meal on a Saturday evening. We'd booked and the place was packed so booking advisable. They gave us a large table to ourselves.

The pub overlooks Eas Cowes marina and the medina river so assuming it is light, the view is interesting.

There was a good selection of food on the menu and it was reasoably priced. They had local real ales on tap. They served good pub food.

The place was lively (not a quiet intimate place!) and we had a good evening.

The service was good though there was a bit of a queue when we came to pay the bill.

Overall an enjoyable pub night out.

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Thank BrianTJ
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