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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Deep South Social, Ryde

Reviews Nov 29, 2021 0

The distinction between street food and takeaway could simply be semantics. By literal definition, a takeaway is eaten away from its place of origin – perhaps your home or car. Whereas street food is consumed… well, on the street,... Read more

Da Vinci, Newport

Reviews Nov 11, 2021 0

When we started writing our eating out guide, the main thrust (apart from making... Read more

Chia Wing, Newport

Reviews Nov 1, 2021 0

Matt can trace his own love of eating out back to his parents, who... Read more

Cantina, Ventnor

Reviews Oct 11, 2021 0

Cantina has, in the past, been one of our favourite venues ever. When it... Read more

The Lounge at Monkton Arts, Ryde

Reviews Sep 28, 2021 1

One thing the global pandemic has taught many of us is how to be... Read more