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The Eight Bells

) #17 of 47 Restaurants in Newport ££ - £££ , British,
31 Carisbrooke High Street | Carisbrooke, Newport PO30 1NR, England
+44 1983 825501
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
31 Carisbrooke High Street | Carisbrooke, Newport PO30 1NR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is really good. The seating, layout, decor is relly nice. They have a small playarea outside. And what looked like an upstairs not sure if it was outside or covered. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. I ordered the ribs and well...More

Thank eveyd15
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It's great to hear how much you enjoyed the food, but also your comments about our staff too. We do have a balcony area which can be used for outdoor dining in addition to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as the kids love the outside area however this is the second time I've had inedible food here I won't be coming for food again... I asked the barman a couple of times for no coleslaw and it came with coleslaw... and...More

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Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I am genuinely saddened to hear of your disappointing experience with us. Our bar staff are trained to read back an order to Customers, including any requests for items to be added or left off,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove through Carisbrooke on our way back to our holiday camp. We were looking for some ware to eat and came upon the Eight Bells by chance. We had a lovely meal in the garden. The service was friendly and first class. Would recommend to...More

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Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to us. As a business, we're very lucky to have such great outdoor space and, as you mention, it's perfect for families. I appreciate the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought a bottle of cider , nearly choked at the price- paid double I can buy it in Sainsburys for- good job I only bought the one!More

Thank Redkazza
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our cider is sold in pint bottles and is priced the same as cider sold by the pint on draught. The products are premium brands and certainly not a low budget range. It is our opinion that our prices are equivalent, if not lower, than...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch after visiting the castle, a nice little place, plenty of parking and the food was delicious, I had the sausage and onion baguette which was one of the nicest I have ever had and the coleslaw was to die for! Would...More

Thank TracyB328
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's great to hear you had such a good experience and we appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We've just updated our main menu and hope you're able to visit us again soon and try something new.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here regularly to have the chilli nachos. They are delicious! We think they are the best nachos on the island. And the food is reasonably priced. We have just been here and definitely will come again.More

Thank Aldert V
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Our loaded chilli nachos are very popular with our Customers and it's great to hear you agree. Our new menu is due to be released before the end of this month and I am pleased...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

It's a fairly standard roadside pub suited well to families. I think it was redecorated fairly recently but in areas it's looking tired and in need of some fresh paint. The food was actually quite nice and service was prompt. Not much else to say...More

Thank Mrpeachy
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The exterior has been decorated in the past few weeks. Our function room upstairs has also been improved and the main pub interior will be redecorated at the end of this summer season. In addition to the above, we have...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Well in we went, with new owners, there were four of us, at lunchtime, but the place was not too busy. and as I do not eat red meat, my order was not what I wanted, but no problem, the guy behind the bar, and...More

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Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The Eight Bells was run by a business partnership until the end of Summer last year when one of the partners retired. This left Kevin Early as Sole Owner. I, Kevin's wife, joined the team...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Recently myself and all my family meet at The Eight Bells for a family dinner! We had a lovely experience from start to finish. The play park for the kids is good and the pub has great outdoor space. We went on a Friday evening,...More

Thank lynzeymarie
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It's good to hear you enjoyed so many aspects when dining with us. The Lasagne and Fajita Platter are both very popular so it's great to hear you felt the same. We're proud of the...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Fab garden for the kids, staff could be alot more polite & look like me they actually care about customer service.More

Thank Sarah H
Kelly E, Owner at The Eight Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for your post. I am saddened to hear your opinion/experience of our staff and would like to point out that this is not typical of the feedback we usually receive and expect. Can I therefore please ask that you email me with further...More

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21 July 2017|
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Yes, they are in our accessible W.C area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Carisbrooke High Street | Carisbrooke, Newport PO30 1NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 825501
  • E-mail
Description
The Eight Bells is a family-orientated pub in the heart of the village of Carisbrooke. Serving popular pub classics and daily specials, all made in-house. Vegetarian and wheat free options available, a dedicated childrens menu, plus a selection of yummy hot and cold desserts.

Two-meat carvery available Sundays 12-3pm. Served with crispy roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and fresh veg.

Great outdoor garden, including play area for children, set aside Carisbrooke pond. Plentiful parking and wheelchair accessible.
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