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Cafe Verdi by the Sea


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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Unfriendly to tourists, ignored customers to talk amongst themselves... result unsatisfactory. This was a very disappointing experience that will never be repeated. The staff were downright disrespectful to the touring public while chatted merrily to locals and the food was overpriced for cheap ingredients used.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jaison L
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Café Verdi has everything. Fabulous food (their breakfast is to die for!!!) stunning views and lovely staff who are so friendly and helpful. We live in Ventnor and drive over here just to have their breakfast and sit out and watch the boats. It is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank micheleiow
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We get to this cafe every time we are on the Island, but only in season as sadly they don't open when we are over in February! Very tasty lunches served and in nice weather it is a great place to sit outside and watch...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DennisWestWickham
Reviewed 19 October 2018

What a dirty, dingy cafe. I have to have a gluten, fat and dairy free diet. One of the finest things about the IOW is practically everywhere will cater for my diet with the freshest most delicious recipes. Not so Cafe Verdi. Let’s put aside...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank C L
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Not a great experience. I kept being told they where closing next month. Popped in for a coffee and an ice cream with my son he’s only 2 and didn’t want a cone so I asked for a tub was told they didn’t have any...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ben D
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We went in hoping for a hot lunch but the smell of old cooking oil put us off. It was very dark inside, cakes were in a glass-fronted cabinet but couldn't even face asking for one Really disappointing. There were no staff to be seen...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Awfull should have complained nice place needs a chef as the one they had in our day cannot cook. i had pasty And chips the chips were hot on the outside and rock hard on the inside pasty was warmed up so just acceptable ....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank try2bclean
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This great restaurant overlooks the Solent so you can sit in the sun eating their fantastic fish & chips watching the yachts sail by. It is open all day serving sandwiches, cooked meals and lovely cakes ..... lemon sponge cake mmmm! We went twice and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Reikijo
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a lovely café situated right on the sea front at Fort Victoria, the food was nice although we had to go hunting for a menu as there weren't any provided on the tables. We found the prices to be quite reasonable given its...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Happypandauk
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe with fantastic views across to the mainland. Good choice of lunches, cakes and hot/cold drinks. Lovely, friendly and helpful staff. Dog friendly with on site parking.

Date of visit: August 2018
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