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The Taverners

££ - £££, British,
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
+44 1983 840707
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The beef and ale pie was good, the accompanying chips very good. The root vegetable pie was a bit dry but good, with vegetable stock gravy (we asked and it wasn’t available) it would have been great. The pricing is good, also for the drinks....More

Thank RJ36F7
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its the staff that make the difference - and those working @The Taveners were efficient, friendly and professional - it was a busy Sunday lunch time and they did not stop. The pub is on the main village road - the car park is small...More

Thank cricklewood
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great local menu of the day as well as pub grub. Highly recommend the menu of the day as ingredients are sourced and created into wonderful dishes. Recommend booking in advance.

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the Taverners for dinner after recommendations from friends. I booked on the day and it was very busy (they could only fit the two of us in at a specific time) which is usually a good sign... Arrived and were greeted by friendly helpful...More

Thank Ginster87
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited with friends who live in the village. The food was excellent as was the service. The restaurant is beautifully decorated. An enjoyable evening.

Thank Juliette C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful meal here. We had to wait until 6 for them to start cooking but it was worth the wait. I had a real suet crust pastry steak and ale pie and it was gorgeous. Service at the table was great although...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a table in advance for a large party that had been in the wet and cold all day. The pub was busy already, but the staff served us quickly and the food came out in a timely manner too. The food all...More

Thank Katy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a warm welcome at this busy pub, we try to book as it is popular - with good reason. Dogs are welcome, service is friendly, quick and efficient. The food is always fresh, full of flavour and well presented. Todays choices; fish cakes crispy...More

Thank wharfend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rather disappointed in the roast dinner. Yorkshire pudding overcooked. French beans undercooked. However, lovely staff.

Thank Daisyd15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love The Taverner's so we always come here when we holiday on the island. This holiday we came twice. The first time for my husband's birthday which was a lovely treat for him. We took our two children with us and they had a...More

Thank becca425
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carol b
27 June 2018|
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Response from _marygroves231 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, We went with a friend who is totally wheelchair bound. The staff will open the patio doors for you and the access is easy as well as seating arrangements for a meal. In summer periods it is always best to book a... More
Mrs Christine D
18 June 2016|
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Response from Daz_Adie | Reviewed this property |
They did not have a separate gluten free menu. However they took the menu and the daily special's menu to the kitchen and got the chef to highlight what options would be suitable, and what dishes they could alter (at no... More
15 October 2015|
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Response from Mel J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took 2 dogs in with us for an evening meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
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, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 840707
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