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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Correo Lounge, Newport

Reviews Apr 19, 2024 1

We used to have a friend who was the theatre critic for the Isle of Wight County Press. Just like being a restaurant reviewer, they had to dance that fine line between honesty and tactfulness. After some particularly vitriolic... Read more

The Pearl Café, Brighstone

Reviews Apr 15, 2024 1

It’s remarkable that Isle of Wight Pearl became the successful and popular attraction that... Read more

Betty’s Door, East Cowes

Reviews Mar 3, 2024 1

There are a surprising number of prestigious restaurants on the Isle of Wight, where... Read more

Ozze’s Plaice, Pan

Reviews Feb 23, 2024 0

Although we are spoiled for chip shop choice in Ryde, with Chipmunks, The Cod... 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