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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, bright, simply furnished room. Facing road, but very quiet. Wow! The bed was really comfy and the bathroom was small but very modern and clean. Exceptionally dog friendly pub;with no additional charge.

Thank H L
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The service in this pub is second to none, a lovely welcoming smile goes a long way on a cold, foggy night. Kids are welcome and there is a good varied menu for them, indeed menu choice across the board is excellent. Board games keep all ages amused, give this pub a try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Foodistherock
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great dinner here last night. Winter meal deal during the week very good value. So lucky to have this so close to home. We will be visiting again soon. Also great live music at the weekends. Great job guys.😊

Thank Ed C
West Sussex, England.
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Couldn't believe our eyes when we saw the Pilot Boat Inn - a glorious 30s yacht stranded 100 metres from the Bembridge shore. The atmospheric inn has been there for centuries, but its incarnation as a sea-going vessel was the idea of an apprentice joiner who transformed the inn as a project back in 1937. The outside of the inn...

Thank neets22
Ryde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Have been here before to drink and enjoy live music. Popped in for a drink on way to pre booked table elsewhere for lunch. The bar staff were friendly but our table was really "sticky",maybe not cleaned from the night before? Looked at the menu to see if we would change our plans and eat there. Fancied the mixed grill...but...

1Thank Alex B
George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, apologies about sticky table, an oversight on our part. Our mixed grill is for two people, so £17 each and includes sirloin steak, gammon steak, chicken breast, lamb chop, sausages, chips, etc etc and is all local delicious meat, I wonder if you appreciated it was for two people? Regards George

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stayed here overnight over the weekend after a day of walking on the beach with the dog and enjoying village life with the family. So glad we did! Our rooms were clean, tidy and nicely prepared. George, the delightful owner, made us feel extremely welcome. The full English breakfast was fabulous and the whole atmosphere is one of friendly service...

Thank Nick S
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is an unusual looking place with a couple of decently kept real ales and a good selection of food. Frontage looks like a boat and inside the main windows are portholes, slightly uncomfortable colour scheme inside and lacked a bit of atmosphere when we were in there at a quiet time of day but I'm sure with a few...

Thank fork_handles
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The wife and I stopped off at this welcoming establishment while out walking the dogs on a warm sunny day to have a refreshing old beer. The young staff were very friendly and talkative, and they also provided water for our two dogs to have a drink, very thoughtful of them. We would definitely stop here again should we visit...

Thank NigelR537
Essex UK
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I were walking the coastal path between Sandown and Ryde when came across the quirky looking pub. The desire for a pleasant glass of white wine became a necessity at such a lovely place. The bar staff were friendly and very helpful even if it was only for a glass of wine but it made us feel...

Thank ScotsmanEssexUK
Addlestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We wanted to have lunch at The Best Dressed Crab but they were full, so came across the Pilot Boat Inn by accident. Really quirky place with lovely staff, who, although they were young, were friendly and efficient. We only wanted a very light bite to eat and so both of us had a 'starter' consisting of crab, smoked salmon,...

Thank Amanda W

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique boat-shaped pub located on Bembridge harbour with 5 all new ensuite cabins (in 2012), all beautifully appointed, above pub which was completely refurbished in 2011 and serving all fresh, made in house pub food, including homemade burgers, fish pie, local crab salad and fresh off the boat fish. Also sofas, roaring fire, piano, beer, three outside terraces and attractive friendly staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pilot Boat Inn

Address: Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Bembridge
Price Range: ₹ 7,709 - ₹ 9,720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pilot Boat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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