Recommended Links For Places to Eat
The Bonchurch Inn in Bonchurch run by an Italian family. You do
need to book. Pastas are great as is the steak with their Bonchurch
sauce. Say Jill and Michael sent you!
Pond Cafe in Pond Village opposite the pond. Sophisticated fare.
New managers are looking to introduce more island produce.
Toro Contento in Ventnor High Street. Authentic tapas in friendly
atmosphere. Again you will need to book as it's quite a cosy place and
getting very popular with the locals.
Met Bar on Ventnor esplanade. Buzzy wine bar with 'tapas' style
menu. Great for morning coffees with a sea view. Booking required for
Spyglass further along Ventnor esplanade. Jolly atmosphere usually
with a piano player in the evenings and live music. Hearty food.
Royal Hotel in Belgrave Road, Ventnor. Enjoy the ambiance, food
and attentive service in this prestigious hotel. Morning coffees and
lunches also served in the conservatory. Afternoon tea on the lawn.
You will need to book for evening meals.
Horseshoebay Hotel on Bonchurch beach. The only restaurant on
Bonchurch beach. Closed Mondays. Serves sandwiches and lunches. Great
Interesting Places to Visit
Useful Travel Links
To help you get from anywhere in the
UK, to the south coast of England to catch a ferry, catamaran or
hovercraft from Lymington, Southampton or Portsmouth for your
on-going connection across the solent to the IOW.
Tunnel Ferries Dover]
Car and Pedestrian Ferries to
Cross the Solent
Lymington - Yarmouth operated by [WightLink]
Southampton - East Cowes operated by [Red
Portsmouth to Fishbourne operated by [WightLink]
Pedestrian Crossings Only by
Catamarans & Hovercraft to Cross the Solent
Southampton - Cowes operated by [WightLink]
Portsmouth - Ryde operated by [WightLink]
Southern Vectis Rover Tickets -
The Best Way to see the beautiful Isle of Wight is from a bus!
Superb views are to be had from the top deck of a double decker bus.
Buses are great for getting about and seeing the Island. Buy a
Southern Vectis Rover Ticket and 'go-where-you-please'. Complete
relaxation and no parking worries! Please see [Southern
Vectis] for timetables, ticket prices, routes and discounts.