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Lifeboat View

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Lane End Road, Bembridge PO35 5SZ, England
+44 1983 875568
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“crab” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lane End Road, Bembridge PO35 5SZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our favourite little cafe on the island. We have been visiting for 18 years & have had several, special celebration lunches here - they are happy to reserve you a table inside or out. The food is always lovely. Fresh, well presented and...More

Thank helenhlancashire21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely prawn salad with a wild Berry cider, friendly service, great food and location. Shame someone decided to smoke a cigarette in the outside dining area, maybe a no smoking sign should be put up.

Thank Timothy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across the Lifeboat view so decided to try it out , I had a Chicken Caesar & my other half had a prawn salad + dogs had treats , lovely meal , would highly recommend if your out that way , will visit again...More

Thank goose c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little cafe, great service , we had a nice hot chocolate , tea and sandwiches chips massive portions good quality, and doggy friendly, amazing view, finished off with a lovely beach walk.

Thank samantha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had fresh lobster with the best chips ever fresh on the day. Nice choice of menu and a little gem that we have missed many times before,glad we found it now. Lovely helpful staff. Sorry no ratings cannot seem to choose them.

Thank _vbelectrics
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We walked along the beach to this lovely cafe. We got there to find that they didn’t take card but they advised us that we could order and then eat and then pop up the road to the cash point. The food was lovely and...More

Thank kwebbo13
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the visit, even on a rainy day this place was amazing. The views are fantastic and great memories to take with you. Highly recommended

Thank Bozena B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Next to the RNLI Bembridge station, great little cafe. Was a rad cold inside, but was busy. Expensive put food looked amazing the lattes were had were hot and tasty, but.... the connoisseur chips are the best chips I’ve ever tasted like crispy roast potato...More

Thank ab16bnd
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had lunch on a wet day. They had no dressed crab for the salads but were able to offer crab meat and salad which was equally as good and a very generous serving. Great Looking cakes and ice creams. Pleasant staff who kept the...More

Thank bikerchick39
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

“We don’t serve Fast Food - We sell Good Food as fast as we can “ is the motto of this extremely well run Cafe. The food is outstanding the service is friendly and caring . I The homemade cakes are superb !! Tea is...More

Thank tedhouse45
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brian m
14 February 2017|
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Response from GolferDerby | Reviewed this property |
Yes open all year and prices are competitive
Sue A
8 July 2016|
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Response from AshtdMan | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sue, sorry but not being a vegetarian I don't pay a lot of attention to veggie alternatives on menus. As Bob said though it's worth a phone call. The number I've found is 07093 303450. As the place is relatively near to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lane End Road, Bembridge PO35 5SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Bembridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 875568
Situated on Bembridge beach, the Lifeboat View Cafe boasts spectacular views, serving fresh local crab & lobster daily. Open 7 days a week starting the 18th of March, 10 until four. Join us on the 18th of March for a free cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake to celebrate our first day of the season!
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