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Solent View Cafe

Fakenham Farm Eddington Road, St Helens PO33 1XS, England
+44 7423 695581
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“new owners” (5 reviews)
Cafe, International, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Fakenham Farm Eddington Road, St Helens PO33 1XS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First impression it seemed a bit chaotic - loud rock music and really basic seating offering limited comfort. Cooking smells eminating from the kitchen which personally I really hate. Placed an order and the food arrived bit over cooked and all fried - grilling would...More

Thank IanF379
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Very good and tasty veggie breakfast, generous portions, served on HOT plates (thank you). Very friendly and helpful service. Would definitely come again.

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited one morning just after opening. Had full breakfast and coffee. Very reasonably priced. Sat outside in the sun and enjoyed the view. Friendly and polite. Would go back.

Thank 877PaulB
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Entered cafe about 1045am to lots of dirty tables, told we could sit down and our order would be taken. Table got cleaned then woman served 4 other people. Went to till instead of waiting longer to be told they weren't ready to take food...More

Thank Garry F
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Called in for breakfast it was empty every thing felt like it needed a clean wanted to leave but felt embarrassed as the man seemed friendly...picked cheapest thing so it wasn't a problem to leave and go

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with friends today. Sapphire was very attentive and welcoming. Food was delicious, freshly cooked and extremely reasonable. We had fresh sea bream, smoked salmon omelette, chicken and bacon salad and fresh tuna salad. I went in to book the day before...More

Thank Oliviap65
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Found it by accident while trying to get a car parking space near the busier beach cafes. We were really surprised at the food quality and great service. Great view of Solent as well.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited the Solent view cafe while staying at the Fakenham farm campsite. The food was excellent, and the prices unbelievable. Similar quality meals would usually be twice as much. On out first afternoon the main course was filling enough, but we asked to take...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I’m probably being over generous with my 4 star, but I don’t want to knock them too much, as they are obviously trying to make a profitable business. We only had tea, as my real concern was the cleanliness of both restaurant area and kitchen(from...More

Thank Gardenerrich
grant w, Owner at Solent View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

So sorry you had a bad experience. I work very hard on cleaning but we are a small business and sometimes after a busy service my priorities get a bit mixed up! I do appreciate your feedback and will endeavour to make better choices in...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Easy parking, great view and one of the best cafes on the island. Last visit was a double breakfast for me and a veggie breakfast for the better half. Service was good and a cracking breakfast. with good quality sausages and bacon. Loved the fried...More

Thank Yaverland
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fakenham Farm Eddington Road, St Helens PO33 1XS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 7423 695581
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