Above image courtesy of The Best Dressed Crab in Bembridge Harbour
Planning a day out on the water? Here's a few details of popular places to eat within easy reach of KB Dry Stack. And don't forget to check out our "Solent events Calendar".
The Bridge Tavern - 023 9275 2992 - Bridge Tavern
Now under new management and right by KB Dry Stack, this atmospheric dockside pub is fast gaining a reputation for good food, fine ales and excellent local fish dishes. Plenty of outside seating - a great way to end your day on the water!
Coast – 01983 298574 - www.thecoastbar.co.uk
Reservation recommended, very popular, great atmosphere.
North House – 01983 209453 - www.northhousecowes.co.uk
Same owners as Coast, great for a glass of wine in the garden, good food in the restaurant.
The Harbour Kitchen – 01983 297559 - www.theharbourkitchen.co.uk
Opening hours 5 – 11pm. Good for a quick meal and reasonably priced.
Tiffins – 01983 292310
Excellent range of baguettes and cakes.
The Little Gloster in Gurnard – 01983 298776 - www.thelittlegloster.com
Scandinavian style, cooking locally sourced fish and produce, sea view and just a short taxi ride from Cowes.
The Folly Inn – 01983 297171 - The Folly Inn
Many outside tables, 15 mins up the river Medina past East Cowes, Open 11am to 11pm.
The George Hotel – 01983 760331 - www.thegeorge.co.uk
Lovely setting, great for an alfresco lunch!
Salty’s – 01983 761550 - www.saltysrestaurant.co.uk
Good reputation over many years, includes a bar and restaurant.
Colwell Bay (Freshwater)
The Hut - 01983 898637 - firstname.lastname@example.org
A great place on a summer’s day. Call or wave for the tender to collect you! (booking essential)
The Crab Shed, Steephill Cove – 01983 855819 - www.steephillcove-isleofwight.co.uk
1 mile south of Ventnor, serves hot crab pasties and drinks.
Open from Easter, no bookings taken. A short walk along the coast path unless you have your own tender and can anchor off the beach.
The Pilot Boat Inn – 01983 872077 - www.thepilotboatinn.com
The only pub on Bembridge Harbour and has just been refurbished.
The Best Dressed Crab – 01983 874758 - – www.thebestdressedcrabintown.co.uk
Enjoy sitting outside this excellent floating café on a sunny day - Great fresh local seafood!
The Beach Hut – 07832 127737 - www.isleofwightbeachcafe.co.uk
Short taxi ride from Bembridge Harbour, all seating is outside right next to the beach but no reservations taken.
Duver Café – St Helens – 07780 666745
A great little waterside café with good coffee and cakes, as well as breakfast and lunches.
The Fishbourne Inn – 01983 882823 - www.thefishbourne.co.uk
A short stroll up the hill for the view and plenty of outside seating.
Royal Victoria Yacht Club – 01983 882325 - www.rvyc.org.uk
Berthing available on their pontoons for a small charge.
The Sloop Inn – 01983 882544
Right up Wootton creek so keep an eye on the tide!