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“Amazing location, don't miss!!”
Review of The Hut

The Hut
Ranked #3 of 22 Restaurants in Freshwater
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$33
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood, Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Welcome to The Hut, Colwell Bay. Launched in May 2013, The Hut is a quintessentially English 'beach hut' style restaurant that combines an unrivalled passion for high quality, seasonal food with a desire to create a relaxed but stylish environment for all to enjoy.  Combining culinary classics with innovative ideas, The Hut will offer a more exciting approach to beach side dining on the Isle of Wight. Using locally sourced produce wherever possible, The Hut will strive to offer the freshest seasonal food on the island at reasonable prices. Open throughout the day during the summer season, The Hut will offer a variety of settings to satisfy all - from casual mid morning coffee through to ambient, candle lit dinners on the deck in the evening.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a great beach restaurant - right on the beach - quite delicious fish straight off the boat!! We had Lemon Sole and Lobster - perfect!! Excellent service makes this a must. Stylish interiors altogether a real surprise!!

Thank Amelia B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on a wet and windy April day but wasn’t disappointed. Professional courteous staff look after you, serving beautiful food enjoyed by the whole family. This must be an amazing place to spend time at during the summer, eating and drinking the hours away. Thanks for a really pleasant lunch.

Thank Clive M
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Not a glorious day to enjoy the brilliant vista on our first visit, to say the least. But The Hut lived up to its reputation. Beautifully prepared fish; sand sole and halibut were both perfect.

A very friendly crew.

Top marks - we will be back.

Thank PLinacre
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We loved this place. On arrival we walked toward the beach but couldn't see anything. Assuming we were in the wrong place we started to head off before noticing it is literally on the beach! Inside it is all about the view and it's great - I imagine even better in Summer with open doors and windows. The food was great and the kids enjoyed their menu (although found the mac and cheese a little heavy on the cheese). The fish pie was excellent, as were the fish tacos my wife started with. Price was reasonable as well. Book well in advance is my tip and ask for a table fronting the water.

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Thank Brad D
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The hut is my favourite restaurant on the south coast, great atmosphere and food but I must say I've not dined inside before and have always gone there when it's sunny. They really need to invest in some heaters as it was far too cold and the service was unbelievable slow. Maybe it's just start of the season teething issues but their kitchen was clearly struggling. We waited 1.5 hours for a starter. Forgot drinks order twice, bill incorrect. The staff were young and maybe this was their first job. They definitely need to be trained on service a bit better, all a bit dis organised and lack of communication. It's not put me off because I still love it there but I do hope when we return in two weeks that it's improved...

1  Thank fayejones
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