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Fisherman's Cottage


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
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All reviews fish and chips sandwiches salad burger crab club sandwich shanklin chine the pub lovely location sit outside an evening meal nice food quick service sea view booked a table staff were very friendly specials board
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Hi. This is the worst place in the university. They cook a worst dishes in the world . Their food tastes as a f**** pigeons crap. If it would be the last place in the world where you can eat, just die. Or eat pigeon...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Andy_Gavrilov
Debbie K, Manager at Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Having read your review i am questioning if you have the correct establishment as the pub has been closed since October 31st 2018 as we are seasonal. If for some reason you visited us whilst open and found our food not to your liking i...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Would have loved this place to be opened !! I walked on the beauifull beach and saw it and thought how cute it looked.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jules893
Debbie K, Manager at Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Hi Jules, As you can appreciate it is a very quiet time of year and we are a Seasonal pub only. We are reopening on the 27th March 2019 and hope you can pop in then!

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Well worth the small stroll from Shanklin esplanade to this pretty pub right on the beach. The pub is quaint and lovely to sit outside in the sunshine.unfortunately it's closed in the winter . The menu is quite varied . A lovely place to visit

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris P
Debbie K, Manager at Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

We look forward to seeing you when we reopen on the 27th March 2019.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I loved the location, hidden away in a cove underneath the entrance to Shanklin Chine. We were blessed with sunny weather for our visit, and we sat at an outside table so the the kids could dip their feet in the sea before the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NBL83
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This was a hidden gem that we stumbled upon on our first visit to the Isle of Wight. The location was beautiful and the food was delicious. I recommend you phone up and book a table as it is a small but cosy pub and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Wanderer23832635269
Debbie K, Manager at Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you for your lovely feedback!

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Booked on Facebook a table for my partner and son. It's our 3rd visit. Went for a walk along the beach when the tide was out to look for a hidden secret cave. It was so hidden and secret we didn't find it. Got back...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tizzwaz
Debbie K, Manager at Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you for your Feedback, I share your view regarding a log burner but as you can appreciate with a thatch roof and suffering a previous fire this is not practical. I am glad you enjoyed your experience here and we do hold Spooky events...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my other half visited this pub when staying in Shanklin this April. It was in a perfect location for us as we were staying at The Aqua hotel 2 minutes away but I imagine if you aren’t staying close by it’s more of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank daniellefallows
Debbie K, General Manager at Fisherman's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you for you lovely feedback!

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Hi used this pub lots of times but never looked at menu. Which was our mistake after checking menu relised did gluten free which my wife was over the moon to see battered fish and chips which she hasn't been able to have for a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anddeb1505
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Opening hours stated differently which ever advert you looked at & of course very weather dependent ( highly suggest phone before having a wasted journey !!) Lot of work gone on inside but table next to us was so noisy ( they needed a volume...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Klaudia50
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Stopped at the Fisherman's Cottage after walking along the beach. We ordered a beer, gin, ploughmans sandwich and a crab nachos. The food was delivered promptly and was okay. I think it was a over priced at £33.80 total for the above order. I felt...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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23 August 2018|
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Response from davidhicks80 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the opening times but suggest you give them a ring or check on their website.
23 August 2018|
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Response from andreadE5823IH | Reviewed this property |
Maybe they are on reduced hours now the autumn is here.but probably best to phone to find out opening hours and days.
25 April 2018|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
not sure about getting in. doors are on an old building. it will be tight
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