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Pointer Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Newchurch ££ - £££ , British,
High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
+44 1983 865202
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 28 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
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311 - 320 of 1,054 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2016

This pub is one of the best pubs we've been to. Very lovely pub food. It was delicious and we enjoyed it our visit! The staff were welcoming and attentive.

Thank lana t
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Since recently moving to the Isle of Wight from London, the pointers has become an important part of island life. We worried about decent restaurants and pubs but have been pleasantly surprised since finding The Pointers. The food is first class and the service is...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Quite simply some of the best local pub food around, definitely some of the biggest portions! Nothing pretentious, simple food but noticeable quality all the same. Great staff who welcome those just travelling through as much as their regular punters. Close to the cycle path,...More

Thank mawpc_wolf
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Excellent pub food with outstanding service and a friendly vibe. I cannot rate the food highly enough the hardest part if choosing which thing to have off the menu. Its great that lots of local ingredients are sourced. Love that you can get smaller portions...More

Thank fiiow
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Very friendly traditional pub and restaurant. Excellent food and ambience. Popular with both locals and visitors

Thank rickyorston
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Another great visit and meal at Pointer Inn this week. Friends were staying locally at Southlands and had not been before. Busy as always but the service and food was the usual excellent standard. We like the range of dishes and smaller portion options on...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We went as a party of +two dogs...they served us a cracking meal/sweet drinks It couldn't be faulted inside. The car park is a bit small...but this is due to its popularity.... there is a free car park about 200 metres away........and because it's popular...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We arrived at the pub midweek, but hadn't booked as we were not expecting them to be very busy out of season midweek. They were very busy but went out of their way to fit us in. The staff were very welcoming and helpful and...More

Thank diane b
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We arrived at lunchtime, and sat in the garden. Even though there was a wedding reception being held in the garden our food order arrived with very little waiting time. I had a burger, well presented and tasted delicious.

Thank Jackiemmm
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my family (about 15 of us) went here for a pre xmas lunch, we all had their xmas special menu and it was brilliant. The food is all extremely tasty and full of flavour, it is all well presented on the plate and...More

Thank Ian8891
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time do you serve lunch till on Sundays? Also can I book for Easter Sunday? We are a group of four visiting Osbourne House then looking for a late lunch (Roast) or early dinner
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
We are staying a couple of miles away from the Pointer Inn. Is it easy to get taxis in this area?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Trevor H | Reviewed this property |
No problem.
Veronica H
Are dogs allowed
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown  >  Newchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865202
  • E-mail
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.
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