“Top-quality eating in a pub environment” - AA Inspector
FISHBOURNE, ISLE OF WIGHT
Time your ferry crossing to Portsmouth carefully and, since it’s down the same cul-de-sac as the Wightlink terminal, you’ll be able to visit this mock-Tudor dining pub. A design-savvy approach to furnishing is apparent in the spacious bar, where there are smart leather sofas, and in the elegant dining area; lunchtime sees sandwiches, ciabattas, seafood specialities, as well as old favourites like fish and chips, and sausages and mash. Specials may include rosemary and black garlic roasted partridge; grilled hake fillet; and sweet potato, coconut and chickpea curry. The en suite bedrooms are stylishly decorated with light and airy decor and modern amenities.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Sports TV
- Main course from: £10.95
- Open all year
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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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