Ten places to dine outdoors in 2021
The Isle of Wight is blessed with stunning scenery both inland and along its 70 miles of coastline. There’s lots of choice when it comes to dining with a view and being outdoors is the icing on the cake, especially overlooking the sea. Whether you are looking for fine dining or coffee on the go, here are our suggestions for 2021.
No 8 Cafe and farm shop
We would definitely recommend this cafe, vegetarian or not there is something for everybody.
Best place for an Island Sundowner
At the end of a long day of exploring the Island, playing on the beach or recovering from a long hike (maybe to the pub), there’s nothing better than enjoying a cold drink on a summers evening and watching the sun go down over the horizon whilst staring out to sea.
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As soon as the nights start to draw in at this time of year it takes an almost herculean effort to prise us from the sofa of a wintry evening. And the temptation to cosy up is even greater in a holiday cottage, nestled in comfy sofas, with the obligatory blanket, roaring fire, and a good book.
Visit the Garlic Farm Shop & Restaurant for a truly unique experience.
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If you like a dash of character and a sprinkle of style with your brunch, then Cantina fits the bill. Located on the high street in Ventnor this is a great little place to head for breakfast with friends or for a light family meal.
The Isle of Wight is undoubtedly rising up the ranks in terms of a being a ‘foodie’ holiday destination. Crowds flock to the Garlic Farm and its eponymous festival, the champagne afternoon tea at The Royal Hotel is a treat for any occasion, a trip to Farmer Jacks will yield an array of flavoursome fruit and veg and for a selection of wholesome artisan breads served with your soup, you need look no further than Cantina in Ventnor.
Supermarket deliveries to your Cottage
Whilst many people believe the Isle of Wight to be mostly old traditional villages with local shops and Markets, we do also have all the major supermarkets on the Island for your shopping needs.