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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, very friendly. Great for coffees, home made cakes (enjoyed a slice of sponge with strawberries and clotted cream) and iced lattes with Baileys. Twice I walked 15 minutes each way from Ventnor beach near The Spyglass to here to get their iced lattes...with Baileys, delicious. Tried various places in Ventnor, sadly they did not have Baileys or did not have an alcohol licence! They also do sandwiches. Recommend booking a table if you wish to eat.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delightful cafe right on the seafront! The food was lovely and high quality and the staff were extremely pleasant and accommodating. Would recommend booking so you're not disappointed. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small little Pitstop on the waters front. They do all sorts of food and drinks, and alcohol! Some tables get reserved so if you want to come here it might be best to reserve a time if you know your coming here. A very...nice time to chill and listen to the waves. Staff were very friendly too.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 21 June 2021

On our last day of a short break in the Isle of Wight my boyfriend and I fancied some fresh mussels before we went home. I Googled the best place to go for this and was recommended The Seapot. We were not disappointed - we...had mussels to share which were the best I’ve ever had, a lovely cake, two drinks and some humous and pitta for little over £20, which I thought was a steal. Boasting a lovely relaxed atmosphere and a great location, I couldn’t recommend it more.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

We called into the seapot after walking from Shanklin we managed to get a table the food was excellent will be returning soon

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 18 June 2021

This super little waterfront cafe is about as good as it can get. Easily accessible in a great setting, it offers a good range of drinks and food at sensible prices for the area and competition. It is what it is...a rustic outdoor seaside cafe....But the staff are friendly and good humoured and the quality of the food and portion sizes are excellent. The Crab salad is delicious and the Victoria sponge arguably the best I have tasted and made with a passion by the owners. Real strawberries - not just jam in the middle. If only this place was open for breakfast or afternoon tea...I think that would have tipped my vote to a 5. But if they can earn a living in 4hrs a day then good luck to them...I wish I could. Looking forward to going back - note to self closed on Tuesdays! No indoor seating so don't be disappointed if they are closed on bad weather days.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 10 June 2021

We had very good food with a ploughman's, crab salad and seafood platter between us. An ale and a lovely glass of pinot noir to go with it. Very enjoyable! The location is really good and the staff very friendly and helpful. A lovely lunch.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 17 May 2021

We visited during lockdown, so outside only. Food was extremely good and excellent value. Service was friendly too. The venue is small so may need to book during high season. Would certainly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

EdWe love visiting the Seapot. Excellent value, delicious food, lovely setting and very friendly staff. What more can I say, we'll be coming back again and again.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

We always stop by at The Seapot when in Ventnor, sometimes for food, sometimes for liquid refreshment. There can’t be many better places with such a view, even on an autumnal October day. The new beach huts are a fine addition. We didn’t eat on...this occasion, just excellent hot chocolates and cappuccinos but when we have eaten it’s been lovely, especially the seafood platter. Enjoy your winter break and see you again sometime.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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archiecharcie
7 March 2020|
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Response from 524kerryo | Property representative |
Hello, we're just short of half a mile from the paddling pool/carpark. You can use a mobility scooter all along to Bonchurch too. We're currently closed for the season until April. Thanks xx
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17 April 2018|
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Response from R629SPkerryc | Reviewed this property |
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Paul4144
8 June 2017|
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Response from bobfC4783DT | Reviewed this property |
The seating area is all outside, so there is no problem taking dogs. I think I remember there being bowls of water for dogs. Not sure about doggy treats, which some places provide.
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The Seapot is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5