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The Red Duster

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37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
+44 1983 290311
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant today, four of us were dining and every person was very impressed. Beautiful food and comforting and fab service! Very very happy all round. Food was served beautifully too, we were too excited to eat to take photos but would definitely recommend!!

Thank Traveler1115577
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely cosy restaurant & the staff were excellent especially the manageress I'm guessing she was, anyway she was a great laugh and very helpful. My chorizo salad was delicious and my friend's enjoyed there meal too. Keep up the good work. Isaac 'darth'...More

Thank Isaac C
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Only wish we'd found this restaurant earlier in our holiday. Best food we've had this holiday. Nicky and the team make you so very welcome. Friendly atmosphere with wonderful food. If you only eat out once in Cowes make sure it's the red duster

Thank SDBEssex
Reviewed 12 May 2018

A group of us booked dinner here prior to participating in the Isle of Wight Challenge. After reading the reviews here, I wasn't sure I'd enjoy it. I tend to eat a lot of salads and fish, and not many heavy meals. Well...I loved it....More

1  Thank NicB70
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Visited during our week stay in the Isle of Wight for a family dinner. The waiter was very attentive and friendly, the food options for adults were good and noticed the vegetarian options were extremely varied (even though we are meat eaters). The children's food...More

Thank Tashy1983
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Really lovely atmosphere and attentive staff. Family friendly. Food was tasty and served in generous portions. We would definately eat here again.

Thank LettaWestEnd
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here when staying near Cowes as there seemed to be a lot of veggie options. We were a little wary having read some negative reviews but went for it anyway. Please don't be put of by those reviews or the appearance,...More

Thank TommoHarrogate
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Although only one other table was occupied we risked trying this place as the vegetarian options seemed good . However, what turned up was not ! My mushroom dish on cauliflower rice was strong and synthetic tasting - the 'rice ' had a distinct flavour...More

Thank mumjb
Reviewed 2 August 2017

From the outside it's easy to be put off, as the Red Duster has a quaint IOW feel to it and there are more modern frontages in the High St. However, the food is quite excellent, at a reasonable price and the service from Nicky...More

1  Thank loyalcustomer2015
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We picked this restaurant because the menu was different and contained meals we hadn't tried anywhere before. Nice..sort of.. but not quite sure some of the dishes worked well. My chicken curry had banana in it and I still can't make my mind up if...More

1  Thank Loubear4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$53
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
  • Public Transportation: High Speed Ferry
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 290311
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