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The Vine Inn

Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UP, England
+44 1983 752959
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Steakhouse, Soups, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UP, England
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a welcoming drink in the garden after a walk around the town. They do a carvery throughout the week and Sundays

Thank jenny_iow
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

To start with the bar staff didn't seem to have a clue what they were doing, the pork was really fatty and yorkshires were burnt, the chips were full of salt even on the kids meal to a point my child could not eat, was...More

1  Thank Rachel G
william G, Owner at The Vine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

We are sorry that you were unhappy with your visit,we did have a new member of staff on sunday who is not hugely experienced but is doing their best,secondly we had a lovely piece of pork on with great crackling which everyone else seemed to...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited with our 2 young children and felt very welcome. Lovely food and atmosphere. Would definitely go back.

Thank Josie402
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This felt like a traditional 'spit and sawdust' pub, no frills. It is in the middle of Freshwater, you can park at the public car park and walk in a couple of minutes. There is a beer garden. We had the nachos and salsa, guacamole...More

Thank Linda4663
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This pub allows you to meet the real islanders. Very friendly and accomodating staff. Just there for a short visit for lunch but really pleasant.

Thank Karin T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We are a family party of eight, enjoying a weeks holiday on freshwater. We had booked a table for 13:30, but arrived early. This was not a problem, and we greeted with a warm friendly welcome. The food was excellent. Took me back to my...More

Thank Sheila1908
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Lovely carvery, wanted to eat again following night but pub quiz on so no food being served. Disappointed.

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We made an unplanned visit here whilst on holiday in the area. We had two dogs with us, and they were made welcome in the bar area. The inside looks slightly dated, it's not posh, and initially looks unwelcoming, but actually the staff were friendly...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Small, local pub in the centre of Freshwater. Stopped here for drinks. It has a lovely open fire at the centre of the pub. The bar is well stocked with many local ales. Ideal for families as it has lots of games. Didn't eat here...More

Thank beccax95
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt the worst carvery of my life roast potatoes rock hard at least three days old yorkie like burnt toast and turkey from a stocking obviously left over food from Xmas will not be going againMore

3  Thank wobbleywebbo
william G, Owner at The Vine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

I have been trying to find out who wrote this scathing and basically untrue review,I am sure that people reading this will be able to see from all our other carvery reviews,pretty much without exception, that we offer a fabulous carvery and most of our...More

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What are the vegetarian choices in the evening, please?
25 June 2015|
Response from william G | Property representative |
we have a grilled hallumi salad on as a special at the moment, on our menu we have, homemade soup, vegetable chilli, ploughmans or our carvery is available 6-8pm wed-sat evenings and 12-3 sundays at the moment we have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
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: Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Freshwater
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 752959
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