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Black Cat Restaurant

83 High Street | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
+44 1983 863761
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (40 reviews)
“green curry” (12 reviews)
“satay” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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83 High Street | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
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Reviews (374)
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Well we walked into the restaurant at just past six o clock without booking and only just managed to get a table for two and this was mid October out of season Shanklin. We have been here a few times before and never been disappointed...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked The Black Cat based on Trip Advisor Rating. Slightly concerned that Shanklin was like a morgue in October and only about half the shops were open and seagulls were more in evidence than people. Hence wasn’t sure what to expect from the restaurant. Shouldn’t...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a strange place this is !! For the quality of the food this would get a better mark as the food is good and I would recommend on that basis. Service was very quirky and just left us feeling that really they didn’t want...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found it by chance . Great decor and excellent wait staff But the best was the food extensive menu all fresh cooked and great value

Thank ianjw2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in while on holiday. Food was tasty and well presented but felt that the waiting staff and others were a little intrusive.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Just been to the Black Cat. What a wonderful Thai Restaurant.The food was excellent. Staff brilliant. The place very quaint.Will be going back

Thank shirley e
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Simply, one of the best Thai meals we've had. We were lucky to get in on a Tuesday evening, warmly welcomed by front of house part-owner who was very happy to talk through the menu and explain the dishes. They have 4 types of heat...More

Thank Daring-do
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went to the Black Cat whilst in Shanklin after passing by then checking the reviews which prompted us to book a table for the following evening. Good job we booked as we got the last table. This is a family run restaurant and the staff...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Another consistently authentic Thai meal, the food speaks for itself, friendly efficient service and really well priced... a must go to restaurant but be sure to book.

Thank Marisa R
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Need to book well in advance here, a popular venue. Good Thai food, and reasonable value too. Service was a little slow as the place was absolutely full. Food was well presented and well spiced. Will definitely go again.

Thank Christopher B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 High Street | PO37 6NR, England, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 863761
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