Matt and Cat\'s Isle of Wight Eating Out Guide
Scooterists! If you’re in Ryde for the 2010 International Scooter Rally, you’ll be looking for somewhere to eat. You won’t be disappointed, because Ryde has the best range of eating places of any town on the Island. Many of them put on Scooter Special breakfasts and menus, but which... Read more
When Matt and Cat visited the Michelin-starred Hambrough in Ventnor back in 2009, they were stunned by the superb food, describing it as “alchemical… outstanding and clever”. The venue and service, though, they found “a bit soulless”. So your reviewers were excited this year when they read chef-patron Robert... Read more
Throughout the Festival period our Festival food sleuth, Wendy Varley, reports as usual from the site of the Isle of Wight Festival. This page will be updated daily with her latest recommendations… and warnings! Saturday snippets: Heading through Newport on Saturday lunchtime it was great to see Festival-goers hanging... Read more

Hantsweb Awards 2010

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As regular readers will know, Matt and Cat’s Isle of Wight Eating Out Guide was a finalist in the prestigious Hantweb Awards 2010. The competition, in its seventh year, received a record number of nominations, almost 1400 in twelve categories. As well as some excellent nominated websites, the competition... Read more
Aren’t humans lucky? We somehow find this lovely planet awash with things conveniently at a manageable scale: buttons, houses, cutlery. Also, being omnivores, we can eat pretty much anything. It’s as if it was all designed for our use! Imagine how dull life would be if you were a... Read more
Not a restaurant review Matt and Cat are proud to support the Isle of Wight Healthy Eating Awards. The awards are to celebrate best policy and practice in healthy eating in a range of settings across the Island. Regular readers will know that they don’t limit themselves to the... Read more