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We visited Cantina in September 2020 - we understand it was a restaurant before Covid, but it is now a bar. There is a great wine list with lots of choice, including by the glass. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, Jo makes a...great espresso martini. The bar has a friendly atmosphere, and we enjoyed many a conversation with other customers. In your in Ventnor definitely pop in here for a drink (or two!)More
Arrived, ordered breakfast, one hour later we were still waiting for it to arrive. While we were waiting, other customers had arrived, been served, eaten their meals, and left. In the end, we just walked out, which I suppose was in fact what they wanted...us to do all along. So what did they have against us I wonder? Not young enough? Not good-looking enough? Not local enough? Who knows?
I'll not be back.More
WOW what a fantastic little place! We went for brunch today and we were very nicely surprised by the food and service. The food was exceptional, the quality of the food speaks for itself and nothing more could be done. The service was fantastic and...could not be faulted, we would highly recommend and will be back!More
We visited Cantina on a Friday evening in March for dinner as we were over visiting friends who live in Ventnor. What a great place, it’s compact and bijou with 6 or so tables, it’s got a lovely atmosphere and a varied menu catering for...all from confit duck leg to a vegan pizza.
The homemade houmous was silky and delicious and the salt baked beetroot with walnuts, blue cheese and poppy seeds was particularly good too. My husband said the confit duck leg was excellent. They’re really accommodating and the staff are super friendly and helpful, our waitresses Molly and Jo were knowledgeable, attentive and fun.
We enjoyed our evening so much that we went back today (Sunday) for breakfast. Cantina do the best looking and tasting home baked breads, quiches and baked goods. The mocha with oat milk was really good and my avocado, tomatoes and scrambled eggs on sour dough was a great choice. We’ll definitely be back next time we’re over, thank you to the Cantina team.More
Last minute booking, just popped in on the off chance and they were more than happy to accommodate. Beautiful pizzas and great starters to choose from. Both of us vegetarian and there was enough to choose from. Friendly owner/manager was happy to chat or leave...you to eat peacefully and was good at reading which you wanted. More than happy to help with decisions, knowledgeable on local foods and more than happy to discuss the menu should you have any questions. Next time we are over the island we will eat here again!More
With a Germanic decor, and often a few Germanic or other international dishes, Cantina offers some great standard dishes with the chance to try something different.
My favourites are the duck leg dish, and their pepperoni pizzas - always great!
I have been here twice now and I’ve only had the chorizo hash so obviously it is quite nice and it’s spicy so it makes a difference to my everyday breakfast. I don’t like the salt and pepper pots because any customer can just stick...their fingers in and I find that quite unhygienic and after working with good for years I am really aware of the hazards of those, to say the least.
I think it’s flavourful but the prices are high compared to the portions in my opinion.More
A group of two couples stopped here for breakfast. The food and service was good but our enjoyment was spoiled by a loud hum and drumming noise coming from the music system or from the equipment. Suggest the bass was on full and there was...no treble making it impossible to pick out a tune.More