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The Taverners

€€ - €€€, British,
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
+44 1983 840707
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (24 reviews)
“lemon meringue” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was recommended this PH and wish we had been told about it earlier. Had three meals and each was superb. Excellent food and service. The real ales were also well kept. Cannot recommend this pub enough. Staff were friendly and polite. If you are on...More

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of choice, good atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was excellent. Was recommend book as it was full on a Friday night.

Thank Beachbuzz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice whilst on our 5 day break to IOW at the end of September. Each visit was outstanding. There is a very nice atmosphere, the staff are very friendly and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble for them. The food is excellent...More

Thank dmjohnson2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for 4 consecutive years (every trip to the IOW) and as yet amongst the many meals we have had the pleasure of eating here, we have never once been let down. The entire experience is excellent; staff, food and ambiance....More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turned up without a reservation. Only the rear bar in operation, with about 3 tables taken but, rather bizarrely, 2 others were reserved that remained empty throughout the entire lunch service. Lukewarm welcome from staff who were busily talking amongst themselves. Orders are taken at...More

Thank Nic H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a while since coming here and glad we made the right choice. My other half had the pulled pork burger and he found it really tasty and filling. The sausages and bubble and squeak were lovely! Loved the bits of bacon in it. Couldn't...More

Thank Izzy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite not booking, we were squeezed in and then treated as if we were the only guests. Super service, superior food.

Thank Misheck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always find re-visiting any establishment gives me the ‘chief tester and taster’ an opportunity to see if my visit was as good as my last. I re-visited The Taverners in Godshill village in July 2017 to meet friends and I wasn’t disappointed with the...More

Thank Mr Harry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd heard such great things about Sunday lunch at Taverners, that we booked to go with friends. When we booked, they said 1.30 might be too late to guarantee a Sunday roast, so we booked and turned up for 1.00. The first disappointment was that...More

Thank Rosie D
TavernersGodshill, Owner at The Taverners, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rosie Sorry you were disappointed to of missed out on the roast. It does sell out very fast. We only ever do roast rib of Island beef served pink with Yorkshire puddings & roast potatoes, due to the size of the ribs we can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely friendly welcome, shown to our table and given menus. We ordered and when then the food arrived it looked good, all the courses, and it tasted fantastic. The staff were very good and very attentive to our needs. We would recommend this restaurant/pub...More

Thank ann e
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Mrs Christine D
18 June 2016|
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Response from Katherine M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know as I am able to eat gluten. I think they had some dishes but I would call and make sure.
15 October 2015|
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Response from Mel J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took 2 dogs in with us for an evening meal.
22 August 2015|
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Response from Wittsy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 100 percent dogs are allowed. We go there 2-3 times a month for dinner and our dog comes with us every time. She particularly enjoys the dog treats on offer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 840707
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