The Royal Hotel

“Contemporary cooking in a charmingly old-fashioned setting” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

VENTNOR, ISLE OF WIGHT

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's View

The Royal is a handsome slice of Regency grandeur on the Isle of Wight's southeast coast. Inside, is a classic English tableau fully loaded with crystal chandeliers, parquet floors and decorative ironwork. The island's own Gallybagger cheese opens proceedings in a soaring soufflé.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Royal Hotel
Belgrave Road, VENTNOR, Hampshire, PO38 1JJ
Phone : 01983 852186

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 150
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 1.45
  • Dinner served from: 6.45
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 54
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 9
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

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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