Duke of York Inn

“Pub with a nautical theme”



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A former coaching inn close to Cowes town centre, ferry terminals and marina, the Duke of York has been run by the Cass family for over 40 years. Fuggle-Dee-Dum from the island’s Goddards Brewery is one of several real ales, while quality home-cooked food includes oven-baked sea bass, and traditional battered cod, along with bangers and mash, spaghetti bolognaise, and BBQ pork ribs. There are daily blackboard specials, vegetarian choices and Sunday roasts.

Duke of York Inn
Mill Hill Road, COWES, PO31 7BT


About the area

Discover Isle of Wight

There’s a timeless quality to the Isle of Wight. For many it embodies the spirit and atmosphere of English seaside holidays. Small and intimate – at just 23 miles by 13 miles – it’s a great place to get away from it all. And with its mild climate, long hours of sunshine and colourful architecture, it has something of a continental flavour.

Explore the island’s varied coastline at any time of the year using the well-established Coast Path. Even in the depths of winter, the weather conditions are often favourable for walking. The island has more than 500 miles of public rights of way in all. There are numerous other things to do too. You could plan a week’s itinerary and not set foot on the beach. The island’s history is fascinating and it was long considered as a convenient stepping stone for the French in their plan to invade the UK mainland. Various fortifications – including Fort Victoria, Carisbrooke Castle and Yarmouth Castle – reflect its key strategic role in the defence of our coastline.

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