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“Great food”

The Salix Beach Cafe
Ranked #2 of 20 Quick Bites in Shanklin
Description: The Salix Cafe is situated right on the beach at the end of a row of picturesque beach huts with spectacular views of Sandown Bay and Culver Cliffs, awarded Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sit and watch the ships go by with spectacular views from inside, through the large bright patio doors & warmed by the cosy wood burner or outside on several large sun decked areas with fleecy blankets available. This is the perfect place to relax & watch the children making sandcastle or stop for a well deserved drink after your scenic walk around The Bay. You can even check-in on your internet friends with the free WiFi connection while having a glass of delicious wine from the wine list or supping a local ale. The Salix Cafe is pleased to offer: • Delicious simple freshly cooked food • Top quality local Island Roasted Coffee and Carisbrooke Tea (all available to take away) Soya & Skinny milk if preferred. • Marshfields clotted cream ice cream • Licensed premises • Disabled access and WC with baby changing facilities • Dogs welcome, free doggy treat.
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Description: The Salix Cafe is situated right on the beach at the end of a row of picturesque beach huts with spectacular views of Sandown Bay and Culver Cliffs, awarded Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sit and watch the ships go by with spectacular views from inside, through the large bright patio doors & warmed by the cosy wood burner or outside on several large sun decked areas with fleecy blankets available. This is the perfect place to relax & watch the children making sandcastle or stop for a well deserved drink after your scenic walk around The Bay. You can even check-in on your internet friends with the free WiFi connection while having a glass of delicious wine from the wine list or supping a local ale. The Salix Cafe is pleased to offer: • Delicious simple freshly cooked food • Top quality local Island Roasted Coffee and Carisbrooke Tea (all available to take away) Soya & Skinny milk if preferred. • Marshfields clotted cream ice cream • Licensed premises • Disabled access and WC with baby changing facilities • Dogs welcome, free doggy treat.
Reviewed 19 October 2023

One of the best places on the island for breakfast (or lunch, come to that). Excellent food, fantastic views and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Thank J8058MOchristinev
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Mari Griffiths, Owner at The Salix Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2023

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your visit. 💞😄

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Reviewed 11 October 2023 via mobile

Not as good as the reviews. Bought our scones very promptly. But unfortunately no drinks. 20 mins later we asked and had lost our order. Eventually received our drinks but way to late for enjoyment. Wouldn’t bother going again.

Date of visit: October 2023
Thank wishlis
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Mari Griffiths, Owner at The Salix Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2023

Sorry to hear this. We do try our best but sometimes things go wrong. Sorry 😞

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Reviewed 8 September 2023

Delicious breakfast, excellent service, delightful staff and an excellent view. The cafe also sells gifts and supports local charities. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Thank Rebecca E
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Mari Griffiths, Owner at The Salix Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2023

Ahh thank you for your lovely review. Much appreciated. 🙏🏻😄

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Reviewed 27 August 2023

We came over to Shanklin for the day from Southampton and discovered this amazing cafe by chance after a long beach walk.
We were drawn in by the fantastic live music and sat inside for coffee and ice-cream with our two children. The atmosphere and friendliness of the staff was so fantastic we moved to an outside table for a more coffee, cake and a longer stay.
I loved the little crafts for sale and purchased a picture to remind me of a beautiful afternoon.
The duo who were playing were fantastic and the whole experience made our day, thank you.

Date of visit: August 2023
Thank Maria L
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Mari Griffiths, Owner at The Salix Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2023

Ahh thank you so much for your review. Glad you could stay longer & you got some sunshine! 🙏🏻🙌💕

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Reviewed 24 August 2023 via mobile

Wonderful cafe on the beach. Food is fantastic. Staff are amazing. An absolute gem. There was a talented singer playing some live music when we were there around lunchtime. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2023
Thank Sws82
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Mari Griffiths, Owner at The Salix Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2023

Thank you so much for your review. Much appreciated. 🙏🏻💕

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