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Merrie Garden

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Newport Road, Sandown PO36 9PT, England
+44 1983 405997
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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79 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Thought we'd go here one evening whilst on holiday for a family meal. Food came in good time but that may be because some of it was cold. I did have to complain and the food was remade and brought out to us, this was dripping in fat and soggy. At this point i though i would eat what i... More 

2 Thank matt a
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived early for our booking, even though our table was still being used the Manager found us a cosy corner after a few mins (I work in the in industry so understand) Both food & Drinks orders were taken quickly and food arrived quick and piping hot, I forgot a side but waitress was happy to get it straight... More 

Thank leanne p
Sandown, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Excellent value especially two for £10 meal deal Monday to Friday. Makes it an affordable dinner out.

Thank Caroline Y
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Been a year since I went and had issues with this pub manager asked us back to make up there service. I was hearing lost of customers complaining tonight the food was nice but we got no meal check until we had finished our meal. We was then given the bill and was incorrect and tried to over charge us.... More 

Thank shane I
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Have visited for 2 no time no better. Poor service poor quality of food & cold the time it arrived at our table. When came to pay the bill checked my receipt & had been over charged as well . There's much better pubs for families to eat in on the island I wouldn't bother with this one!!!

Thank Suterfam
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

My mother and I are on holiday and wanted an evening meal. We stumbled upon the Merrie Garden and it met our needs. Staff were friendly and helpful over my allergy to wheat and produced a dedicated gluten free menu with a good range of food to choose from.. The only comment was hat we waited rather a long time... More 

Thank Judy T
isle of wight
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Booked a table arrived to be greeted by a rude woman who told us there was no room and go to the bar and get a drink and wait !!! Mike the manager was very apologetic but we decided to eat elsewhere !! Still their loss won't be rushing back obviously don't want our custom ?

Thank suesy
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Great food for reasonable price, restaurants clean and spacious. Lovely little play area to keep the children busy,. Service is a little slow but staff are friendly and welcoming. Speed of service needs to picked up doing quiet time but love coming here.

Thank Kerri S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Stopped off here on Easter Sunday, greeted and seated promptly and kindly. The food was very good, and hot! Would definately return here on our next trip to the Isle of Wight.

Thank Sarah, Oxford, England
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Fantastic beer, fab food, brilliant staff, massive pub with real ales. The big breakfast is one of the best I have ever had. Could not fault this venue. We will be back for more. Love the place.

Thank John F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
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: Newport Road, Sandown PO36 9PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 405997

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