Places To Eat?

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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 Camber

 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 -

Reservation recommended, very popular, great atmosphere.

North House – 01983 209453 -

Same owners as Coast, great for a glass of wine in the garden, good food in the restaurant.

The Harbour Kitchen – 01983 297559 -

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 -

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 -

Lovely setting, great for an alfresco lunch!

Salty’s – 01983 761550 -

Good reputation over many years, includes a bar and restaurant. 

 Colwell Bay (Freshwater)

The Hut - 01983 898637 -

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 -

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 -

The only pub on Bembridge Harbour and has just been refurbished.

The Best Dressed Crab – 01983 874758 - –

Enjoy sitting outside this excellent floating café on a sunny day - Great fresh local seafood!

The Beach Hut – 07832 127737 -

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.

Wooton Creek

The Fishbourne Inn – 01983 882823 -

A short stroll up the hill for the view and plenty of outside seating.

Royal Victoria Yacht Club – 01983 882325 -

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!