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The Cottage


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Located in the beautiful town of Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. Owner and head chef has 15 years of catering experience across London. Lunch, Cream Teas and evening menus available. We also offer pre-theatre meals as we are just a short walk away. Fresh local produced a la carte cooked to perfection. Lovely patio in the sun to relax and enjoy good food and drink.
US$7 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Becoming a regular at this lovely little spot. We often go out for Sunday lunch, and this has become a new favourite. Everything is always perfect. Haven’t tried a midweek meal yet, but the menus always look incredible. Staff are friendly & welcoming, and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to THE COTTAGE, food was amazing, located opposites daishers hotel. I had beetroot soup with goats cheese served two way, so tasty, then the cod dish.. We ordered the chocolate mousse, WOW, it looked and tasted amazing... Very nice coffee We will be...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank tarafudge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having moved to the Isle of Wight last May, we have enjoyed eating out at many of the excellent restaurants here, so not sure how we missed this one! First class service, superb, tasty food, and only a five minute drive. Definitely on our favourites...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Carol B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Sunday lunch served on the Isle of Wight that I have tasted since living here. Shanklin village is full of places serving teas n standard pub gayer ... however The cottage really stands out from a dull crowd...Alex the ‘patron chef’,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank G1609QNtimm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful venue, and great service The costs were reasonable and the quality of food and drink was first rate, definitely going to make this a regular event when in IOW Perfect !!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So good we’ve booked for Saturday night too. We were offered a choice of four different homemade rolls, which were warm and delicious. Ribeye steak, home made chips and garlic mushrooms for main and cherry knickerbocker glory for dessert. Very reasonably priced meal. Excellent service....More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank CockneyCounsellor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended by Keat’s Cottage best door and not disappointed. What an amazing roast - the rib of beef was succulent and vegetables perfect all topped with a gigantic Yorkshire pudding. Balanced wine list. Service was friendly. Would recommend - well done.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Pulpfiction69
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for a evening meal With my husband. Everything was just great. The food was amazing and the staff very helpful. Would definitely recommend it.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank GRAHAM T
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Found this for a late lunch. We both had soup and a sandwich for £6.95. Very tasty with a nice ambiance with quite a few locals eating there too. Highly recommended it.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank b4ugo_63
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

This place is a gem in Shanklin, service and food is great, we really enjoyed our visit here and highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank peterhodges3
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Carol C C
18 October 2018|
Response from Kimber15 | Property representative |
Hi carol No problem at all! Can you give us a call tomorrow and the chef will talk to you about the dietary requirements Hope this helps The cottage 01983 861335
Steve D
20 August 2018|
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Response from Kimber15 | Property representative |
Hi Steve yes we have a table of 9 available, we just need your contact number to book. Please make us aware if there is any allergies we should be aware of? You can either pop into pick up a menu or we are online. We also... More
Ian D
3 August 2018|
Response from Kimber15 | Property representative |
Hi Ian We’re fine dining in the evening and in the day we’re gastro pub food (all homemade fresh) Many thanks The Cottage
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