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The Hut

Colwell Chine Road | Colwell Bay, Freshwater PO40 9NP, England
+44 1983 898637
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (48 reviews)
“surf and turf” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Colwell Chine Road | Colwell Bay, Freshwater PO40 9NP, England
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Called to try and get a booking and was put on the waiting list as the place was fully booked! Didn't expect anyone to cancel as I had heard great things but hooray, someone did and we were in!!!! Definitely recommend booking in advance for...More

Thank tammy1027
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Walked into the door with my wife, the place seemed rather busy. I approached the chap who must have been the front of house and asked if there was any seating for 2 for lunch. He gave me a frosty stare and merely said "no"...More

4  Thank Liam W
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Knowing you usually need to book months in advance.. I rang in the morning and asked for a table anytime during the day! And I was lucky! Starters of beef carpaccio and king prawn were both beautiful. The beef rare and nicely salted with horseradish...More

Thank MrShaw2015
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at The Hut, selecting all our starters from the Specials Board, which changes daily. For starters, we chose a mackerel dish and a sardine dish, the latter served with kale and samphire. Amazing! For mains, we had Sand Sole and...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

4 of us went for a meal on Saturday evening and it was tremendous! The service was excellent with very friendly staff and the food was delicous. What made it so very nice was the location. All in all exquisite and we'll be back again!

Thank carri05
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It started off being picked up from our boat by tender, which was quick and courteous. Then fab table on the deck, great food, great service and the atmosphere built as the day progressed. Well worth a visit bit book well in advance as I...More

Thank Miss-sip
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This was for a birthday and was lovely! Service was amazing we had a young guy called chris he was great! Food was fantastic. We had 3 courses and it was so lovely. My only issue would be that there are a lot of tables,...More

Thank Tasha D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch which would have earned a 5 rating if the carpachio had Parmesan crisps as stated on the menu. When questioned the waitress when to ask in the kitchen, came back and said the crisp was in with the dressing! I hate B......More

Thank Antwasthere
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Location is beautiful and the restaurant caters very efficiently for the throngs of people wanting to eat here. Food menu changes daily based on what's fresh - I had Hake with clams and my Mrs ordered a special request of pan fried skate wing with...More

Thank Buddman
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Couldn't wait to get back to The Hut having spent many a happy hour here three years ago, weren't disappointed. Amazing location, fab staff, found them young but enthusiastic, nothing too much bother. The manageress (?) was really friendly and service was efficient. Above all...More

Thank RJAMES12
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30 August 2017|
Response from Mickyt-Taylor | Reviewed this property |
Just ask the restaurant
6 July 2017|
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Response from Eleanor E | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi to colwell bay, also have taken the bus with children previous time. Only a short car journey from Yarmouth.
Boman I
25 June 2017|
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Response from YorkshireBlue24 | Reviewed this property |
Starters £10 Mains £15+ Check out menu on line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colwell Chine Road | Colwell Bay, Freshwater PO40 9NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Freshwater
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 898637
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Hut, Colwell Bay. Launched in May 2013, The Hut is a quintessentially English 'beach hut' style restaurant that combines an unrivalled passion for high quality, seasonal food with a desire to create a relaxed but stylish environment for all to enjoy.  Combining culinary classics with innovative ideas, The Hut will offer a more exciting approach to beach side dining on the Isle of Wight. Using locally sourced produce wherever possible, The Hut will strive to offer the freshest seasonal food on the island at reasonable prices. Open throughout the day during the summer season, The Hut will offer a variety of settings to satisfy all - from casual mid morning coffee through to ambient, candle lit dinners on the deck in the evening.
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