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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Ozze’s Plaice, Pan

Reviews Feb 23, 2024 0

Although we are spoiled for chip shop choice in Ryde, with Chipmunks, The Cod Father, the new Esplanade Fish Bar and the ever-reliable Wight’s, sometimes it’s worth venturing further afield for your fried fish Friday. And, should the desire... Read more

House, Cowes

Reviews Feb 18, 2024 0

Look, let’s just jump in and say it. To eat out at a place... Read more

Pavarotti’s, Shanklin

Reviews Feb 4, 2024 3

There was a time, back in the early nineties, when Pavarotti’s was the go-to... Read more

Propeller Inn, Bembridge

Reviews Jan 26, 2024 0

Do you regularly fly past The Propeller Inn, that big shed-like pub by Bembridge... Read more

Catch, Ryde

Reviews Jan 24, 2024 0

It’s been a long time since we were truly blown away by food which... Read more