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“Friendly staff and very clean”
Review of Pencil Cottage

Pencil Cottage
Ranked #4 of 85 Restaurants in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$19
Cuisines: British, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Described as a tea room, but serves very good lunches
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Really clean restaurant with both inside and outside seating. Will now be shut on Monday's and Friday's during the winter. Had a lovely afternoon tea. The scones were described as delicious by our group - freshly made. My hot chocolate was nicely finished off with marshmallows and cream but the hot chocolate itself was a little powdery for my personal liking. Would recommend.

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Thank Mandy_Main
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derick h, Owner at Pencil Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Lisa & Derick

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Picturesque cafe in the old village . Good selection of food and refreshments and a small gift shop. Nice outdoor seating when the weather is fine. Far enough away from the main road so very peaceful.

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derick h, Owner at Pencil Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Lisa & Derick

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great service, really personalised and good food . The team were quick to support our order and were happy to split our separate orders into a sharing platter.

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Thank Stephen S
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derick h, Owner at Pencil Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back.
Lisa & Derick

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely cafe in such pretty surroundings , Had a lovely lunch and returned the next day bringing friends with us . Made very welcome all the staff were so friendly and helpful accommodating our dogs on the rainy day. Also bought 2 beautiful vases from the small gift shop in the garden . Very enjoyable

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Thank RUTH S
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derick h, Owner at Pencil Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again.
Lisa & Derick

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Whilst escorting a coach holiday on the island I had the pleasure of meeting Lisa and her staff. They were all wonderful to one of my passengers who fell in the nearly chine. Not only getting her into the tearoom but when the ambulance did not show after an hour Lisa kindly drove the lady to the hospital
Thank you to all concerned.

Thank DeirdreBrowntravel
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derick h, Owner at Pencil Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are pleased that the lady wasn't too badly hurt and is recovering. Hope to see you and her back on the island in the future.
Lisa & Derick

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