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The Old Fort

€€ - €€€, British,
Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB, England
+44 1983 612363
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (23 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
“scampi” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB, England
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This is my local pub and I have eaten there many times over the years. The food and choice of menu is always good. This visit was over the Bank holiday, and you had to have booked to get a

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Based on our early dinner here at the Old Fort (12/12), to award it any less than 5-Stars would be sacrilege. When server Debbie brought our steaks to table, one word summed them up and, by look alone: "fortissimo". The night was bitterly cold, wet...More

6  Thank Barton-bonviveur
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice polite staff chatty and engaging , great views, a varied menu , tasty curry , husband had steak , will definitely return

Thank fizy13
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the Isle of Wight for the weekend and wanted to go for a walk. Seaview was recommended and after a lovely stroll along the coastal path we popped into The Old Fort for a late lunch. What a friendly welcome and a...More

Thank textlad
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A friendly typical pub with an extensive menu. The portions were large, and very tasty. The Old Fort has lots of seating areas, many looking out towards the sea. Certainly a place to visit if in Seaview.

Thank Barbara048
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Had oven baked sea bass, with vegetables. Freshly cooked. Friendly staff. Open most days of the week but best to book a table for Sunday lunch. Lovely views of the sea.

Thank 752vandy
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Just chanced upon this pub for lunch today. Very friendly staff, first class service and really good fresh tasty crab sandwiches. Would have preferred a more rustic type of bread but I'm being picky to be honest. Great find.

Thank Stagman59
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Came for roast dinner, great attentive staff, fabulous roast, big portion, great table with sea view, would return and highly recommend.

Thank briony1175
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Once again thanks to the Old Fort for a friendly and relaxing atmosphere, my brother and my best friend and I have had a lovely lunch here. What more Can I say? If you’ve not been..... go!

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Met family here for Sunday lunch. Always very friendly staff and the food is delicious. The best roast dinner going... Thanks so much!

Thank Sarah J
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18 July 2016|
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Response from Difficultcove | Reviewed this property |
Well I had a beer there last week so I fully expect they sell wine too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
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: Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Seaview
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 612363
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