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Hillside Restaurant

151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
+44 1983 855310
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

These people know how to create a warm atmosphere, we were extremely well looked after at Hillside. The wine list is excellent, with an interesting menu and great service - we can't wait to visit again.

Thank Oscarmellow
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at this wonderful restaurant. Very helpful and friendly staff and superb modern cuisine. The hotel is Danish-owned and decorated with lovely artwork on the walls. The food is very reasonably priced and with fixed prices for 2...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We came here this evening to celebrate my sister's engagement. We had a really delicous dinner, with engaging and thoughtful waiting staff. They made a massive effort with the vegan options for me, and made it a truly memorable evening for us all. Can't recommend...More

Thank Holmez84
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Hillside is in a good location and is very well furnished and decorated to create a peaceful atmosphere. Our meal was from the £28 three-course menu and was well-presented but ( for me) not very warm. I had duck and my wife had plaice, and...More

1  Thank greenhey
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Away from the town centre and seafront you can find this little gem. Only us and another couple were dining which was a shame but we enjoyed our intimate dinner. Arrived early for drinks in the peaceful garden as the weather was very warm. Our...More

Thank LoopyBob
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had a delightful dinner at Hillside last week for the first time in a couple of years. For ambience, personal service, views and cuisine it cannot be beaten on the Island. Why this isn't number 1 in terms of Tripadvisor reviews is beyond me....More

1  Thank JaVa2013
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely food (especially the lamb!) and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend to others and will go again

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Not our first visit and most definitely will not be our last. The new menu was fresh and exciting, all presented beautiful and tasted amazing. Staff were very friendly and attentive and we were made to few very at home.

Thank steve9565
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

What a find! When buying a house in IOW, we were told Ventnor is the foodie capital of the Isle and this place takes the crown. When it comes to fine dining it is much more contemporary than the Royal hotel (which is great in...More

Thank Jencnotindc
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful setting for this novel concept restaurant, as a vegetarian it was nice that my meal had as much attention lavished on it as the fish and meat. Great idea to combat the waste problem that most restaurants encounter and love that so much is...More

2  Thank Rita G
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Peter F
13 March 2016|
Response from Hillsideventnor | Property representative |
we love dogs but do have a pet free policy - so unfortunately not.. :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 855310
  • E-mail
Hillside Restaurant offers fine European dining with a Scandinavian twist, made of our own and local produce - freshly prepared and presented in menus which change frequently - giving a choice of 5 starters, 5 mains and 5 desserts. Great vegetarian options. Hillside gives a warm welcome whether you are on your own or in a group. Dinner is served in the restaurant between 7pm and 8pm. Please feel free to arrive earlier to enjoy Hillside and the surroundings for a pre-dinner drink in our sitting room, conservatory or terrace. Hillside Restaurant has an extensive wine list carefully priced. Whether a couple or a larger group, it's a wonderful place to enjoy a delicious meal in a lovely setting with far reaching sea views. Booking is essential as the restaurant can get busy with locals.
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