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Keats Cottage

76 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6NJ, England
+44 1983 639661
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Polish, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6NJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During the summer on a weekend break to the isle of Wight we had a lovely meal here which everyone enjoyed. The menu is a bit limited but totally understandable for the size of the establishment and everything was cooked well with quality ingredients. The...More

Thank jyonda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends booked a table here and to be honest on first glance was unsure. At 7.30pm the place was empty. The owner greeted our friends, who are regulars. His pride of the restaurant shows , with justification. The food was beautifully cooked. As we...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Keats Cottage. The food was excellent and so was the service. We were warmly welcomed. We sat near the kitchen and could see our food being prepared which is reassuring that the chef is happy to be watched. I...More

Thank Kirsty N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a superb meal last night. David was a superb front of house. So warm and friendly. Really lovely food. Choose of 4/5 items. Good variety of dishes. Very tasty. Definitely recommend a visit here. Also loved the way they help other small businesses....More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this lovely family run restaurant for my birthday. There were 21 of us and we took over the whole place. David and his staff were very accommodating and gave us such a warm welcome. The food was delicious and we had some great...More

Thank julescullen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at Keats last night and were very pleased with our choice. I had the pancakes with smoked salmon and creme fraiche, tasty. We both had the steak for mains which were delicious. David was a friendly chatty host who knew when to natter...More

Thank GunnerSurrey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I think this may be the best restaurant on the island. Why? A number of reasons. We booked an early table so we could take our one year old along with us and the team were really helpful. When we arrived...More

Thank Individual_11
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having not visited the Isle of Wight since childhood (50 years ago), it was a pleasant surprise to find that all the good things hadn’t changed and the things in need of improvement had improved immeasurably - largely being food and accommodation. Staying at Keats...More

Thank liz p p
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Just spent 2 nights at keats cottage. Fantastic weekend. Hosts couldn't have been better. Room lovely and food wonderful. Wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank dbcluned
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Everything about this cottage was spot on. Excellent location. Large nearby car park. Friendly, polite, helpful and knowledgeable hosts. Clean room. Comfortable bed. Free wi-fi. Excellent breakfasts. Our 3 nights there made our holiday enjoyable in every sense. We will definitely be returning no matter...More

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23 April 2017|
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Response from geoffbrawler | Reviewed this property |
Yes they love them
1 September 2016|
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Response from Fred D | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, but can't be certain, safest way would be to ring them, sorry can't be anymore help.
3 August 2016|
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Response from EjayRock | Reviewed this property |
Not really - busy road, quite narrow. Car park with disabled spaces not too far away, but the restaurant is tiny and no wheelchair access.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 639661
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