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“Good Food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Waterfront Inn

The Waterfront Inn
Ranked #11 of 76 Restaurants in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Description: We are a free house and offer a wide selection of Isle of Wight ales, lagers, wines & spirits, together with a straightforward, homely menu that features succulent steaks and local seafood in addition to the usual seaside favourites. Why not come and unwind with us - enjoy a leisurely cocktail in our bar or outside on our sun terrace - all giving panoramic sea views from Shanklin across Sandown Bay towards the white cliffs of Culver Down. We offer live music every weekend.
Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good Food!”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The pub food was very good. Seating outside in summer is much better than inside. The wait for the food is a bit long. So if you are looking for a good evening to sit down, have a few drinks and have a nice meal, the waterfront is highly recommended.

Visited July 2014
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Southampton, UK
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food, good value”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

We visited here on a Friday night. It was very busy with a nice buzz about the place. The weather was good, so people were eating outside, there was also live entertainment on offer, so a nice vibe about the place. The menu isn't extensive, but they have all bases covered. The food was very good, and good value, as was the wine list. Our waitress was a star, she looked after us and was very helpful. Would definitely visit again if we're in the area.

Visited July 2014
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Saturday 12th July 2014”
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Visited at lunchtime with my husband and 2 sons. Had drinks and food. No seafood platter so had mussels, burger, and chicken dishes. Service and food brilliant and good value for money. Two guys on guitars singing was a lovely bonus as they were actually very good. Great atmosphere and experience, made our day..thank you!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Drink”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Just had a drink but was very nice had walked back from Sandown so was thirsty! Very hot day and sat outside by the beach

Visited July 2014
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Really looked after”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Had an outside table because inside was fully booked , the staff were concerned that it might rain so served our starter and main course at a great table with sea views and offered us inside for sweets and coffees but the weather held out and our family of 8 had a great nite for friends 64 th birthday. Thank you to all the staff us a great nite and to the balloon man who dried our grandsons tears when his balloon sword burst and made him a new one.

Visited July 2014
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