Matt & Cat review places to eat and drink across the lovely Isle of Wight. Nobody else on the Island has reviewed more, or better! From the most modest of burger vans, pubs and cafés to the grandest hotel restaurants, nothing is beyond their scrutiny. Enjoy their rants and raves – add your own comments, and dispute their conclusions.


Corner Grill House, Shanklin Hot

Uncategorised May 2, 2016 3

One of the things people frequently say to us apart from “It must be great to get free food all the time!” (we don’t), is “Where is a good seafood/vegetarian restaurant?” As far as we know there isn’t currently... Read more

Royal Hotel Gastronomic Weekend

Uncategorised Apr 26, 2016 0

It usually takes a few years for mainland trends to make their way to... Read more

The best coffee on the Isle of Wight? Hot

Uncategorised Apr 12, 2016 6

Much has been eulogised about coffee; the provenance of the beans, science behind the... Read more

Nomad, Newport Hot

Uncategorised Apr 11, 2016 1

Every now and then some pop culture phenomenon bursts onto the scene and takes... Read more

The Griffin, Godshill

Uncategorised Apr 4, 2016 0

Godshill’s one of those places like Shanklin Old Village, that seems to have just... Read more