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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Cantina, Ventnor

Reviews Oct 11, 2021 0

Cantina has, in the past, been one of our favourite venues ever. When it arrived in Ventnor, around the time Robert Thompson was winning the Isle of Wight’s only Michelin star of the millennium, it brought an unexpected taste... 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

Sandown Boulevard

Reviews Sep 14, 2021 0

What if a few food wagons got together and made a food court, where... Read more

Seaview Pizza Kitchen

Reviews Aug 21, 2021 0

Gorblimey! Now we know how Mary and Joseph felt a week or so before... Read more

The Hambrough, Ventnor

Reviews Aug 8, 2021 0

You’ve got to have some sympathy for The Hambrough. Everything the venue subsequently does... Read more