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The Taverners

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High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
+44 1983 840707
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Set in an attractive village location with a public car park a hundred yards or so away, this eating place was a gem ! We received a warm welcome and were shown immediately to the table I had reserved (by telephone). The menu and wine list were excellent, the service was great and the food and wine first class. The... More 

Thank Atoner
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came to the Taverners with my mum and brother for my birthday lunch! Was a really lovely atmosphere, really laid back and comfortable on a sunny day! Lovely smiley staff and beautiful food, amazing selection of specials! Big thumbs up from us, a new favourite place to eat!

Thank JasmineJervis
Whyteleafe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there for Sunday lunch with our daughter and 3 granchildren. A lovely pub the food portions were generous even the children's portions were great. Food was very good I had meat pie with suet crust pastry very good melt in mouth meat the lemon meringue pie is huge! . Good choice of menu and vegetarians catered for too.... More 

Thank melonsgal1
Brighstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best and most consistent pub grub on the Island, offering good value for money. The menu of the day always has variety to suit most tastes. The staff are friendly and well versed on the menu offerings, e.g. what's "dukkah" - no not duck, but a mixture of nuts and spices to go with the salad! The house... More 

Thank Peter M
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place this is. Landed here purely by chance just looking for a drink..Wandered through their shop first then bought bread made on site then a beer. Short interlude for wash and change then came back for evening meal which was very very good. Not the normal pub grub. Was an excellent menu very well presented and cooked.... More 

Thank Pdarmit
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a family meal and the food was excellent, the rest of the family really loved their food and my burger was lovely, one of the best I have had out and well worth the price. The drinks were a completely different story, I'm a cellar manager at a pub on the island and was disappointed, my dad had... More 

Thank Steven W
TavernersGodshill, Owner at The Taverners, responded to this review

Hi Steven Glad you liked the food sorry the beer was disappointing. Our cask marque inspection was only done approx 6 weeks ago and scored 100%, likewise being a punch pub we are readily inspected for quality, cleanliness of glassware and line cleaning, something we do after every single ale barrel not just weekly. We tend to turn over each... More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had pork belly roast dinner which came with a giant Yorkshire pudding, kale, long stem broccoli, swede mash, red cabbage and roast potatoes. It was gorgeous!! So so yummy!! Pork belly was sticky and tasty, the veg was flavourful and the potatoes were fluffy inside and crispy on the outside. Definitely come again!

Thank megsandmatthew
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We use this restaurant the most. The food is always of a very high standard and I love the whole cosy feel and the ethos of using good fresh seasonal produce. Staff are always great and the smell of the fresh baked bread is amazing. If I could have my own restaurant i would love it to be this place.... More 

Thank DMG1175
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out for a birthday meal, wanted somewhere with great food and a good atmosphere. I had warned the proprietors that we could be noisy, as in having a really good laugh, so we were sat in the back near the bar which was great as we didn't have to be too reserved and worry about annoying other diners. The food... More 

Thank FantasyIslander
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this place when looking for somewhere to eat on our way from the ferry to our holiday house. All 4 of us were impressed, not only with the food, which was both plentiful and very tasty, but also with the relaxed, friendly staff. Definitely plan a return visit for some more lovely food and will check out the... More 

Thank Viv S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 840707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?