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Fisherman's Cottage

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
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1 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
+44 1983 863882
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a gem. Totally paradise sat on the beach front. The staff are wonderful so friendly and helpful. The food is delicious. The scenery is just perfect. This is a romantic little place. It's like a desert island.

1 Thank TAMMY B
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely location, great atmosphere and really delicious classics dishes with a twist. You could tell the seafood was really fresh and it was cooked to perfection. Definitely recommend.

1 Thank Caroline2000
Gretna Green, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely wee place right on the beach, lovely menu, plenty of outdoor seating, good selection of alcoholic beverages and other drinks. Lovely staff, food delicious and well presented, plenty of it too.

1 Thank reaysproat
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe little pricey but we eat there whenever on Isle of Wight. Absolutely delicious. Necessarily with mushy peas and local ale.

1 Thank Miroslaw M
Luton, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint looking pub at the bottom of the chine, virtually on the beach. Bare stone floors inside with a variety of food and drink including several real ales. Seating outside so you can admire the views although try and get a table further away from the chine end as the noise of the turnstile at the bottom of the chine... More 

Thank fork_handles
Knottingley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely leisurely lunch at the Fisherman's Cottage. A ploughman's lunch and a crab sandwich. The place was busy we did not have to wait too long. The food was fresh and well presented. The staff were attentive and happy to help.

Thank Karen J
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good pub food - lovely fish! Nice ambience with attentive staff. Maybe worth calling to reserve table as quite small inside.

Thank Olwen C
Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here again for lunch & an evening meal. Lovely location, cosy pub, quiet and relaxing. Food was excellent, it's a must visit every time for us.

1 Thank Dave A
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here as we are staying for a week in shanklin. I booked as I know it's a small pub and fills up quickly inside. It's sad for me to give it a 3 as I want to give it more due to its location and the beautiful building. We arrived. Stated our booking time and was told our table.... More 

2 Thank tizzwaz
Newport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed with the service food order wrong didn't check food ordered would probably try again when not so busy

2 Thank Len B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 863882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?