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Pointer Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
+44 1983 865202
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (78 reviews)
“pavlova” (59 reviews)
“salt beef” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
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1 - 10 of 1,133 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the food at this pub. The girls are busy serving both the food and behind the bar as well as taking bookings by phone but they do a great job. My group had a special starter of scallops and crevettes that were lovely...More

Thank AAKKentUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Pointer Inn on several occasions on our walks across the island & it has never been less than good. Most of our party settled for the Sunday pork roast. We liked the fact that you could order a smaller portion &...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a meal here as part of a long weekend on the Island. Despite being a busy Friday night the staff made our experience very enjoyable. The food is excellent in terms of quality and value. The menu is very varied...More

Thank KentishSailor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best lamb pie I have ever had. Subtle hint of garlic with flecks of spinach and sufficient gravy to make it luscious with delish pastry

Thank Nickelus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in today (7/10/17) for a meal with our two little boys. My toddler was being fussy and straight away we were made to feel at ease. The lady who served us chatted with the kids and even asked their name when giving colouring...More

Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again the Pointer inn can up trumps and we had a very enjoyable evening meal whilst on the island. Do reserve your table ahead of time and one tip would be to eat early as by the time our reservation at 7.30 came along,...More

Thank Join8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather disappointing meal after so much hype about the place. The waitress made us feel so hurried and under pressure to choose our meal. She seemed exhausted and really I felt she could do with some help. When the food came the Thai style crab...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We look forward to our trip for lunch whenever we are in the Isle of Wight. Definitely book if you dont' want to be disappointed. We ate out on the covered veranda and despite it being a windy summers day we were still cosy. You...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very busy on the day we visited for a light lunch! We both chose the butternut squash soup! It had clearly been microwaved because it was seriously, dangerously hot. Had it been tipped in someones lap, it would have caused serious scalding! However, it...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I ate twice at the Pointer Inn in Newchurch whilst staying on the Isle of Wight last week. On our first visit we had Sunday Lunch which was very good. I had Roast Beef and Mark had Roast Lamb. Both were excellent....More

Thank Nix28Nix
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Questions & Answers
10 April 2017|
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Response from jay w | Reviewed this property |
i would book now as is most probably going to be extremely busy easter sunday.they will tell you what time food is stopped being served.
chris T
30 March 2017|
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Response from Trevor H | Reviewed this property |
No problem.
Veronica H
11 March 2017|
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Response from keithf | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome in the bar area. Tell then you are bringing a dog when booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Sandown  >  Newchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865202
  • E-mail
A warm welcome awaits at The Pointer, where Landlord and Lady, Rob and Rachel, invite you to join them in one of the Islands oldest, most historic pubs.
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