Matt and Cat\'s Isle of Wight Eating Out Guide

Since 2005 the Island’s best-known food reviewers have scrutinised local dining. From street food and pub grub to the grandest hotel restaurants, we always have an opinion. Enjoy our rants and raves – add your own comments, and dispute our conclusions.


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The Heron, Ryde

Reviews Jul 27, 2021 0

The Isle of Wight has its own annually-spinning merry-go-round. Year after year, summer follows spring; in non-pandemic times we would be gearing up for the Garlic Festival, Ryde scooter rally, Pride, local carnivals and other fixtures on the Island’s... Read more

Sweet Charlie’s, Newport

Reviews Jul 12, 2021 0

Over the long, long months, even years of the COVID-19 crisis we’ve been consistently... Read more

Saint Pizza, Newport

Reviews Jun 27, 2021 0

One of our favourite games is ‘Either/Or’, which is inspired by the famous conundrum... Read more

Yarbridge Inn, Brading

Reviews May 30, 2021 0

Fuelled by spontaneity and optimism; we decided to go out for dinner. No table... Read more

The Grill, Charter House, Newport takeaway

Reviews May 16, 2021 0

By the time you read this, we may once again be allowed to eat... Read more