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Reviewed today via mobile

My sister and I had a lovely meal in this delightful bistro. The menu had a wide choice of dishes, after having olives, bread and balsamic we eventually chose a mushroom stroganoff and a mushroom and spinach linguine. Both dishes were cooked and presented very...well, and tasted delicious. The sticky toffee pudding was also excellent. The service was prompt and friendly, the server and chef were both so nice to talk to, and if we lived in the Isle of Wight I’m sure we would come here regularly.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 22 September 2023

Great night out at this lovely restaurant. Food was excellent with plenty of choice. Yvonne and Simon are a very friendly couple and although we were last to go we’re not rushed .More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a fabulous review. Sorry it took so long to reply. We’ve had a long winter off and are now preparing to reopen. We have missed the hustle and bustle and are looking forward to seeing you all. Happy Easter Yvonne, Simon...More

Reviewed 17 September 2023

Always make a point of having a meal here every time we visit the Island.Yvonne and Simon are still producing excellent meals very difficult to chose off of menu. Will be back next year

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2023

Thank you so much for choosing us again and taking the time to write such a great review. We look forward to seeing you next year. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 16 September 2023

We ate here twice in early August. I believe I had something off the specials board on one occasion, and mussels on the other. Everything was tickety-boo and the service was lovely. If ever I am back in Sandown, I shall most certainly call in...again. And them profiteroles were massive an’ all.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2023

What a fabulous review Tom! Thank you so much for choosing us twice! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visits to ‘Bellamy’s’. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 15 September 2023

We visited Bellamy's Bistro 2 weeks ago. If having a meal after 6pm there is parking on the main Street for free. We managed to get an earlier ferry across to the island and after contacting Bellamy's, staff very kindly brought the time of our...table forward. Me and one friend had the carbonara and cheesy garlic bread, which was lovely and tasty and my other friend had Bourgenon which she also really enjoyed. The owners were very friendly and were talking to us about how they came to the Isle of Wight. I would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2023

Hi Sarah Thank you so much for such a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 13 September 2023

Had a wonderful time dining at Bellamy's this evening.Food was outstanding,Staff were very pleasant,friendly and made us feel very welcome.The music was great and we had a good chat about the internet !

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2023

Hello - Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. Was great meeting both. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 13 September 2023

Just left bellamy’s Bistro after an outstanding dining experience. Spoilt for choice with the menu. Portion size very good.The staff were very welcoming. The food was outstanding just a shame we are on holiday here and cannot visit more often as we certainly would if...they were on the mainland. Desserts amazing . Excellent value for money Sylvia & RichardMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2023

Hi Sylvia and Richard Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us at ‘Bellamy’s’. We hope we’ll see you again. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 12 September 2023

I had Beef bourguignon and my partner had Lasagna followed by Banoffee meets Eton mess. We felt the service and food was second to none. Music choice was relaxing and reminiscent. We are from South Wales but will return again, just wish this restaurant was...closer to us. Thank you. Steve & Alyson.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2023

Thank you Steve and Alison, for such a fabulous review. We will look forward to your next visit, it was lovely to meet you both. Thank you. Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 7 September 2023

This restaurant is a must when visiting the island we Ate here twice whilst staying in shanklin, it's so worth getting the bus there n back for a wonderful meal. There's plenty choice all cooked to order. It's spotlessly clean. The staff/ owners are so...friendly nothing is too much trouble. Will definitely return when next over. Enjoy race across the world both of you xxMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2023

What a pleasure it was to meet you! Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We have ‘race across the world’ on planner! Hope we see you again. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 2 September 2023

This place is so good we went for dinner twice at Bellamy's Bistro whilst enjoying a mini break local to Sandown. The staff, service, décor and food were all wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble. The staff went out of their way to make you...feel welcome. We will be back on our next IoW holidayMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2023

Hi Stephen Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. Always a pleasure to meet such lovely people. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 30 August 2023 via mobile

We first came to this place last year and were really pleased with our experience then, both for food and service. We came back this year and were not disappointed. Again the food and service were excellent. Homely, friends and a lovely atmosphere. Thank you...for another lovely meal.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2023

Thank you Allan! Fabulous review. So glad you chose us again. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 20 August 2023

Sought this place out after reading reviews- what a disappointment! Great service,friendly,very clean but food distinctly average and very overpriced. All tables had reserved signs on ,it’s a ploy,I suspect to rely on to avoid being unable to cope with customer service levels as table...often magically available to some walk ins. Food okay but nothing special & totally ordinary- average home cooking,not worth prices charged.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2023

Hello Rainne Firstly let me apologise for not meeting your expectations. I’m not sure who you are as no one has made us aware of any problems with their food (in fact usually the opposite). You’ve left me with a conundrum, as you don’t say...More

Reviewed 7 August 2023

We went for Sunday lunch and it was spot on, l had roast beef and my wife had lasagne with a verý good house red wine. Friendly service from good value family restaurant, looking forward to going back 👍

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2023

Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us - you were a pleasure to meet. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 6 August 2023 via mobile

A fab independent restaurant run by two very friendly Brummies! Great food and lovely service, really nice with our 10 year old and happy to give local recommendations.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2023

Wonderful review thank you so much for taking the time to write it! Glad you chose us and hope we see you again. Thank you - Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

Reviewed 3 August 2023

Excellent simple food, cooked really well. Really friendly staff/owners who seem genuinely committed to diners having the best experience possible. We have been several times and never been disappointed. Menu is extensive and portion very good.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yvonne Richardson, Owner at Bellamy's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2023

WOW! Thank you for such a wonderful review! We look forward to your next visit. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you Yvonne, Simon and the Team ☺️

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Bellamy's Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5