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“Great location .. Food overpriced”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Hut

The Hut
Ranked #3 of 21 Restaurants in Freshwater
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$32
Cuisines: Seafood, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Welcome to The Hut, Colwell Bay. Launched in May 2013, The Hut is a quintessentially English 'beach hut' style restaurant that combines an unrivalled passion for high quality, seasonal food with a desire to create a relaxed but stylish environment for all to enjoy.  Combining culinary classics with innovative ideas, The Hut will offer a more exciting approach to beach side dining on the Isle of Wight. Using locally sourced produce wherever possible, The Hut will strive to offer the freshest seasonal food on the island at reasonable prices. Open throughout the day during the summer season, The Hut will offer a variety of settings to satisfy all - from casual mid morning coffee through to ambient, candle lit dinners on the deck in the evening.
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great location .. Food overpriced”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Large party of us had booked in .. Fantastic location on the beach .. Food good but felt it was overpriced ... Paying for the location. Staff young helpful and happy !

  • Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Visit to The Hut”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

Fantastic setting. Great menu with friendly, attentive service. Well worth a visit. We went twice in one week it was so good. The food tasted wonderful

Visited July 2014
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great food, superb location, brilliant fun arriving by boat.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Arrived by boat, moored off the beach and we were soon spotted and collected by one of the restaurant staff in their dinghy.
Pimms soon in hand we were off to a good start and it got even better when the food and wine were served. A superb selection of seafood, nicely presented and very fresh. All delicious.
It was a great experience, the staff were all delightful.
Can't wait to find an excuse to go again.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Peter W
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Totland Bay, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“An Idyllic place to dine with a wonderful sea and beach view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Manly a local fish menu but there are items for meat lovers and vegetarians. A rustic setting but professional presentation and waiting. We feel the food is a bit pricy as vegetables or salad are extra on main courses. Good wine list. A must to book a table in advance as it is very popular all summer. Only open in the summer months closed from October. They are a young team but really care about their customers. Also good to pop in for a coffee, tea or Ice cream during the in between times.

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Inviting place and top notch food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

The isle of white is finally catching up with its Sw England cousins in terms of cool looking places to eat that really deliver on service and good, local , fresh food. The setting here is clearly the winner with tables right at the edge of the sea to gaze at the water whilst supping on very well presented and delivered food. Even the childrens food was good quality and home made which is so refreshing when they have been living on a diet of frozen fish fingers and magnums elsewhere !
Would certainly return.

  • Visited July 2014
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