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Pointer Inn


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

A warm welcome awaits at The Pointer, where Landlord and Lady, Rob and Rachel, invite you to join them in one of the Islands oldest, most historic pubs.
US$7 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic service. We wanted to go for a birthday meal and they squeezed us in at very short notice. The food is all home cooked and portions great. We had a wonderful evening.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ladylovesabreak
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've been to the pointers 3 times now and each time the food, atmosphere and overall experience has been amazing.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AJP340
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for lunch 06/02 with my partner. Found a table and the barmaid came strait over and asked us what drinks we would like and gave us menus. She was really friendly. I had the chicken pie from the specials and my partner had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Absolutely superb. Wonderful service and sublime Sunday roast. Couldn’t fault this lovely pub. See you soon!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank _claire_parris
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Popped in on a busy new years day and every effort was made to accommodate us for lunch despite not being booked and the place being very busy. The staff were excellent and so friendly and welcoming even under pressure. The food was outstanding for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Guyiow
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Prior to trying here, we were told that the Pointer had an excellent reputation for its food. We were not disappointed. The menu has an excellent choice. Everyone in our party had something different and everyone said how good theirs was. I had Newchurch pie...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jonny1962
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

I'm known for being a bit scathing about pubs and restaurants we've used, justifiably so in most cases. The Pointer deserves my unqualified praise, unusual I hear you say, well, that's the way it is. We walked to it at lunch time during the festive...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank doghimself
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Our party of five plus dog enjoyed a meal here early evening mid week. The pub appears to be a well used local serving a good selection of real ales , although , as the only ale drinker was me , and I was driving...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Keecloud57
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Ideal for party of 6. We visited on a Sunday and despite there being a good variety of dishes we all decided on the roasts. The food was delicious and we certainly intend returning in the near future. Friendly and helpful staff . Lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vronibingham
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We have been to their partner pub Blacksmith's arms before and never been disappointed. To mix things up, we decided to try the Pointer Inn, and can gladly say we were not disappointed. The waitress was lovely and attentive and we never struggled to get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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10 April 2017|
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Response from jay w | Reviewed this property |
i would book now as is most probably going to be extremely busy easter sunday.they will tell you what time food is stopped being served.
chris T
30 March 2017|
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Response from Trevor H | Reviewed this property |
No problem.
11 March 2017|
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Response from keithf | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome in the bar area. Tell then you are bringing a dog when booking.
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