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The Folly Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Whippingham ££ - £££ , British,
Folly Lane | East Cowes, Whippingham PO32 6NB, England
+44 1983 297171
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (10 reviews)
“the pub” (82 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Folly Lane | East Cowes, Whippingham PO32 6NB, England
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161 - 170 of 726 reviews

Reviewed 4 September 2016

Have visited this pub many times before and have always had an acceptable meal in a lovely setting. Visited last Monday for a family meal with a party of 13 to celebrate my Grandsons recent exam results. I had relatives staying and one person was...More

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Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for the review, if you would like to contact us directly we would like to discuss your experience.

Reviewed 2 September 2016

Fab location right on the waters edge. good choice of food & drink, service with a smile. What more could you want

Thank Jennifer C
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 2 September 2016

We booked at The Folly for Sunday of the August Bank holiday but when we arrived the place was packed and there where simply not enough staff to cope with the numbers. Although our table was ready, the queue for food orders was 20 deep...More

Thank Hilary C
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Been to this place a few times, and I have to say this probably the worst. Whilst the food was ok, the prices seemed to have been hiked up - very small bowl of chips, three times cooked if that really happens and or makes...More

Thank Reynards42
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you for your comments

Reviewed 28 August 2016

12 of us were out for the day on the Solent and I decided it would be nice to go across to Cowes and up the Medina for a pre-lunch (onboard) drink at The Folly Inn. I had passed it a couple of times before...More

Thank Mike C
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

I am very pleased that you enjoyed the days sailing. Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 26 August 2016

We visited on a sunny day. Beautiful location. Beer and cider was excellent. Good choice of food which came quite quickly and was delicious. Lovely staff when we were there. So good, we went back the next day. Good value for money (and free wifi).

Thank Linda M
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for your review, and thank you for returning so soon. We hope you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Folly Inn is in a beautiful location on the banks of the Medina River, hidden away nicely. Unlike a few negative reviews about long waits, we found the waits just fine... With lovely staff. The food itself was your pub style food but a cut...More

Thank Andrew H
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

A lovely review - thank you. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely location , friendly staff didn't wait long at all for our food to arrive , and when it did , it was delicious , definitely worth a second visit.

Thank Claudette H
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We'd planned to go to The Lifeboat but as we approached The Folly we changed our minds. We decided to sit by the river although these tables had not been cleared from the previous customers. Staff were delivering food to nearby tables and leaving the...More

2  Thank Alleigh S
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Don't go if you are really hungry as the average of 30 min wait may seem even longer!! Thanks to an off duty member of their staff and went and asked where our food was. Think we would have waited even longer. It was not...More

1  Thank Ali M
Chris C, Manager at The Folly Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for your comments.

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Jim H
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Response from juneyp | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to ask
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Lizandmatthew
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Response from Stuart W | Property representative |
The Folly is great for Sunday's as you can eat inside or outside.
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Gabriel B
10 January 2015|
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Response from Maxcaddy | Reviewed this property |
What on earth did you order that came to £60 a head ???, a burger with a bottle of Champagne to accompany it for each guest !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Folly Lane | East Cowes, Whippingham PO32 6NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Whippingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 297171
Description
Pub/restaurant right on the river
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