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The Caulkheads

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42 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
+44 1983 405080
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here as we were on the Isle of Wight for a holiday. It is a 2 minute walk from the hotel we stayed at. Had 2 real ales on. We waited a few minutes to get served but in the end my husband had to walk round the other side of the bar to see where the staff... More 

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Thank carol j
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food - a little on the pricey side for a family friendly venue, but good quality never-the-less.

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lost in thought
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Comfortable surroundings with open fire and a good selection of menu choices. We enjoyed our meals. There was also a play area for kids

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Thank sunseeker0100
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you for your review. Im glad you enjoyed your time with us. we hope to see you again in the future. More 

Shanklin, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Visited this establishment on several ocassions this week. We were welcomed each time by Jasmine, who was always friendly and helpful. They have a lovely open fire in one of the bars and it is very child and dog friendly. We have eaten at another one of their pubs, as they are part of a chain, and we have never... More 

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Thank blcoltd49
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi There. thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. I will pass this review on to Jasmine, I'm sure she will appreciate your great feedback. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Came here today for lunch, I had Scampi and my partner had a Burger. The bar staff weren't very talkative whilst serving me and were very basic & quiet whilst greeting customers although the food was delicious. Despite having very quiet staff, I shall definitely be returning!

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Thank Jessica T
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you for your review, im glad you and your partner enjoyed your food. We hope to see you again very soon More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We come here for a family meal, the food did not disappoint at all, good size portions for the money. Has a kids play area inside and outside. A warm friendly atmosphere. This is not the first time we have come here and the food and atmosphere has stayed the same, a very lovely pub indeed would highly recommend for... More 

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Thank dasmith16
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Its good to here that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is getting better and better. The Christmas set menu at £16.95 (less 10% if booked early) for 3 courses is an absolute steal. Our group had a variation of starters, mains and desserts and all were perfectly cooked and presented. Nothing was too much trouble and we were asked when we would like each course, rather than the... More 

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Thank Mark M
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Hi there. thanks for your review from Christmas. Im glad you and your party enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

had a meal here prices quite reasonable, good range of food & drinks nice atmosphere with open fire really quite cosy

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1 Thank Markctg
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the real open fires and look forward to your next visit. More 

Sandown, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very nice pub with children's ball pit and outside activity. Friendly staff and good food reasonably priced. We go there with our grandchildren who love it but have also been for a meal with friends or by ourselves - ticks all the boxes.

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1 Thank Maxine R
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are always pleased to hear from repeat customers. Look forward to welcoming you and your family again in the near future. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Far too many screaming kids No where to sit Food was expensive for TINY portions !!! Not enough to feed a 2 year old Adult menu there was about enough on the plate for an 8 year old only USED to be really good @ chaulkheads Shocked by the difference It's so sad Many of our friends & family have... More 

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2 Thank Teresa E
Adam H, General Manager at The Caulkheads, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that you had a negative experience with us. As we are a family pub we do on occasions get very busy with children. With regards to the potion sizes we are looking into the concerns raised and we will address any issues found. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 405080
Description
Open 7 days a week for great home cooked food and drink. With great facilities for children including indoor ball pit and outdoor play area including a pirate ship and bouncy castle(weather permitting). Lots of space for large parties and buffets catered for.

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