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“Love this place”
Review of The Marine Cafe Brasserie & Bar - CLOSED

The Marine Cafe Brasserie & Bar
Cuisines: British
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Good for: View, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: This Business is no longer operational. A new Business, the 'Raft Rocks' Restaurant now occupies the ground floor of the building. Please remove this listing asap. Thank you.
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We visit this place on beautiful days. We like to sit on the rooftop terrace with glorious views of the sea and the Needles on the Isle of Wight. It's as good as any visit to the med. Yesterday it was our wedding anniversary and we celebrated with lunch and drinks. A big thankyou to Alex who was our waiter and nothing was too much trouble. He went out of his way to give us brilliant service and the food was delicious. More people should try this place it's pretty unique.

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1  Thank Donna C
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Visited here whilst on holiday, we had a quick snacks and a drink. Lovely staff, very friendly people. My daughter had a milkshake which she said was one of the best she has had. Would love to stay here, looks pure luxury. The view from this place is amazing and on a hot day you could be in paradise.

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1  Thank cheryl c
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Visited here for lunch with family for lunch on a sunny day in June. No option other than to sit in a small area outside as we had our dog with us. But, that was fine as it was nice & sunny.
We ordered drinks ( alcoholic ) & food 2xburgers, risotto & an open crab sandwich. All were great & a special well done for the chips really crispy but soft in the middle.
It was also good value as our total bill was approx £50.
Would visit again & definitely recommend.

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Thank places2seeplaces2go
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Having wanted to try here for a while we stopped off having popped to the area to view the boats in the annual RTI race. Be ready to pay for parking - last time we were in the area (ok so it was a while ago) this car park was free - how about a refund for customers...its not a NFDC carpark!.
We were going to have a full breakfast but seeing the confusion and stroppy matron in charge who was struggling to understand the till we settled for bacon & sausage sarnies and tea. The more elderly members of staff were struggling but the young lads had it under control especially the one who kept the coffee machine churning out one coffee after another. Sarnies were ok, my bacon appeared to be slightly smoked which the menu didn't state (I don't like smoked bacon) and for two pots of tea you need more than a thimble full of milk. Help yourself to cutlery, condiments and napkins. They charge restaurant prices but behave like a badly run greasy spoon. We overheard many groups of customers complaining that they had to carry their own drinks and chairs(!) up to the roof terrace. The crowning glory was when the fire alarm went off. They continued serving like nothing had happened, customers came, and ordered and went...no evacuation and no apology. After about 10/15 minutes someone switched it off - never did find out if there actually was a fire.
I had always wanted to try this place for a more formal meal for a special occasion - I dont think I'll bother.

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2  Thank Colleen F
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

We found this restaurant whilst out & about, It's at the bottom of a dead end but don't let that put you off. Even though there was a wedding reception in the bar on the night we visited this did not stop the service being excellent. Food is great and we were lucky enough to have a table by the window to enjoy the stunning views of the Isle of Wight.

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Thank James N
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