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Lifeboat View

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Lane End Road, Bembridge PO35 5SZ, England
+44 1983 875568
10:00 - 16:00
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a very chilly and overcast day we came across this cafe purely by chance. The welcome was very friendly, the menu quite extensive and the food tasty and homemade. We visited on their second day of taking over the cafe and if they keep up the high standards they will do very well in the future.

Thank mary w
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely small friendly café with pretty tables, vases and fresh flowers, great crab baked potatoes and a good variety of fish on offer, with a wine list including champagne, great place to wile away a few hours.

Thank Rummum
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic seafood platter and wonderful homemade cakes. Lovely views and very friendly staff and service.

Thank Stephanie H
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So pleased the cafe has opened again for the season, alas Ollie is no longer fronting it, but Linda has stepped once again into the breach after giving it up for a few years and now runs it with Clare who was managing it last year for Ollie. Anyway, they have revamped the cafe and made a great job of... More 

Thank Jan F
isle of wight
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch on Saturday at their reopening. Clair and Linda have refurbished over the winter making this quaint cafe even more friendly, food as good as always and location superb. Recommended to all great place for families

Thank johnker
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location. Perfect setting for all including the dogs. Inside and outside seating with picture perfect views. Great food and service, will certainly visit again. Thank you 😃

Thank cjalilou
Hastings, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to see the history of the lifeboat house. and how it all works. The staff were very friendly and only too pleased to answer questions

Thank sueday100
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

On a hot summers day there is no better place to book a table at than by the beach at the lifeboat viw cafe having their fresh crab salad. Cash only and you can enjoy a bottle of arose too.

Thank katepugh61
Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Returning for fabulous New Year Celebrations again 2016/17. Scrumptious food, stunning talented entertainment, comfortable rooms, attententive staff, what was there not to like. We have booked a return visit to celebrate next New Year - we look forward to partying in style again.

Thank Mauline A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Only found this cafe by chance on our first day of our holiday. Lovely scones with butter, jam and clotted cream. Coffee decent as well.

Thank peirmcg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Seafood, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lane End Road, Bembridge PO35 5SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Bembridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 875568

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?