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The Fighting Cocks

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Hale Common, Arreton PO30 3AR, England
+44 1983 865254
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10:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here with our parents and two children and there was something for everyone on the menu. They also have smaller portions on offer for little appetites. Paid approx £10 per head including drinks. Food was excellent, freshly cooked and loads of flavour! Highly recommend,

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Thank Mortyface
Northampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My brother in Law booked this venue for his parents surprise meal. Staff were helpful, especially the older bearded man who was helping keep the parents away from the part of the pub we were having the meal in,, while we were still waiting for other relative to arrive. Everyone enjoyed the meal and the meals all got served to... More 

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Thank Clare B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Comes a close 2nd to our favourite on the Island. Good food, nice place great play area for kids in dry weather.

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Thank kgriff549
Bordon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent meal on Valentines Day at lunchtime. Despite being very busy, the food arrived promptly and was delicious. The staff were friendly and efficient - Sam the owner was welcoming and attentive. Well done!

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Thank kayd82
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely family pub grub something for everyone and great play area for the children nothing is to much trouble for the friendly staff...😊😊

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Thank cookiesandbakes
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not at all pleased. A surprise sixtieth birthday celebration had been organised by my brother in law for my sister with guests coming from different parts of the mainland. But as myself and others arrived just half an hour before the birthday girl was to appear we found that a booking error meant that a table for four and not... More 

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Thank Carol B
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there many times.. Just thought Id do a quick review. Always very consistant. Can be very busy at times which can slow down the food etc.. but the quality is always good. A great selection of drinks and a strong menu, with specials, that offer something for everyone. Highly recommended.

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Thank Martin H
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all arrived late Friday afternoon to celebrate a dear friends passing. Sam Shaw , the owner read the situation perfectly as he didn't know we would be there. Suddenly we were presented with a delightful buffet of nibbles . All off his own back to help ease the afternoon. It was an incredibly kind thing to do . Not... More 

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Thank Andrea G
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in one evening with family, the welcome was friendly and we were shown to a dog friendly table, the pub was very busy but the food was really good and we didn't have to wait too long for it to arrive. Good menu, reasonably priced food. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Jason H
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called into this venue on the off chance for lunch over the Easter Weekend. They were very busy but managed to find us a table. They were very accommodating, taking four dogs into a pub isn't ideal, nor is it a publicans dream but it didn't seem to be an issue whatsoever. The food was delicious, served up quickly and... More 

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Thank Sarah P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hale Common, Arreton PO30 3AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Arreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?