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“Lovely atmosphere”

The Village Inn Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 78 Restaurants in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Independent family run free house Traditional thatched pub in the centre of Shanklin old village, serving real ales,good home made food and locally caught crab and lobster in a warm and cosy atmosphere,Pretty enclosed courtyard garden to the rearLive easy listening music from local talent
kent
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Lovely atmosphere”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We ate here on two occasions last week. Both meals were excellent, especially the seafood platter. The pub had a lovely buzz about it and on the Thursday we were pleasantly surprised that there was live entertainment. We would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Visited October 2013
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Sutton, null, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
213 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“ok pub, lovely building”
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Went in here as lovely thatched pub. Dark inside and upstairs dining room closed. Suspect as out of season. Got very busy in the evening and food was slow. Starters lovely but mains a let down.fish pie was watery and chips were hot but still hard. Nice atmosphere though and though staff apologised for wait a smile from the lady that served us wouldn't have gone amiss.

  • Visited October 2013
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Gloucestershire
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A great pub”
Reviewed 27 October 2013

The Village Inn has got a great atmosphere and a good selection of ales. The food is good value for money and there is a nice eating area in the garden. It is popular so it does get quite busy.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Christopher A
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Sandown, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best pub in town”
Reviewed 19 October 2013

I cant fault the village inn, a great place to meet and eat. keep up the good work guys. will return.

Visited October 2013
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“An excellent choice for a meal out!”
Reviewed 19 October 2013

The staff were very pleasant , The food was really good. The real ale was excellent. We had two very good evening meals at the Inn. It would be ideal if the Inn, staff, food and beer could magically be transported to Derbyshire. We thank them for improving our few days away.

Visited October 2013
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