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Number 3

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary
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3 Bath Road, Cowes PO31 7RH, England
+44 1983 291714
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Partner and I eat out on the island a lot. We must have walked past this place so many times without realising just what was hiding behind its small and unpretentious frontage. I can be a bit of a 'philistine' when it comes to food. I like to call my taste 'unpretentious'. My better half is more discerning...and this... More 

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1 Thank Mark B
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We keep going back here whenever we sail over to Cowes. We have to, it's so good. It's a very small restaurant and booking is essential. Added to which we've told all our friends about it unfortunately, as I'm sure other diners have told theirs! The menu is small and always changing. Although the choice is limited we've never had... More 

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2 Thank lakshmi2013
Hoddesdon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the first time we have used this little gem of a restaurant. On a cold New Year's Eve we were quickly welcomed to our table and invited to have a glass of Prosecco accompanied by a basket of different breads and a good olive oil and balsamic dip. The dinner began with a small cup of potato, garlic... More 

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Thank Tom S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Each serving kept coming wondering when it would stop but every course was cooked to perfection. Cod was superb and the venison was the best i have had. My wife and friends also had a great evening. Set us up lovely to drink in the new year. Only negative comment was the wait between a couple of courses we felt... More 

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Thank Mark C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Set menu was amazing , as always the food was fabulous including innovative dishes with style and incredible taste, All served in a friendly calm atmosphere making for a very special evening to welcome a new year . Well done Jill & Trevor

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Thank 131156
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The food is absolutely amazing here, with a really nice personable touch. A small menu which still caters for everyone. Lovely service with small unique extra touches!

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Thank YourAveragePerson88
Bath, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great little restaurant. Took the parents for a evening meal on a Sunday. Only a small menu on a chalkboard; but a good variety catering for most people. Starters were great, soup of the day and mackerel pate! Mains were Cod, Steak, Veg and wild boar; so a wide variety. All of them were excellent. I had the steak and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Although small, they have made great use of the space. Great for a treat! The food is beautiful, service was excellent. We will definitely go again.

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Thank Abbi L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this small restaurant whilst trying to decide where to eat. Small menu on a chalkboard but a good selection to suit all. My husband had the lamb which he said was so tender he has not eaten such a good cut of lamb as this for a long time! I had the cod which was very fresh and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Number 3 is always good, the owners and staff friendly and polite, with well cooked quality food. Good selection a wine available as well - well worth a try

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Bath Road, Cowes PO31 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 291714
Description
An intimate restaurant tucked away in the old town of Cowes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?