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Black Cat Restaurant

83 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
+44 1983 863761
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (48 reviews)
“satay” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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83 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A little disappointed - sizzling beef was just beef, and honey duck was just a duck breast sliced, you’d need to order vegetables separately. Overall not quite what we expected and a bit bland, and the restaurant was lacking in atmosphere! Not one of our...More

Thank AngxAndy
Reviewed 1 week ago

the meal was as usual spot on and the service excellent. Thanks again. If you go to Shanklin please visit this restaurant as you will not get any better value for money and service anywhere on the island

Thank mauriceward1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Black Cat for an evening meal. I've been wanting to come here for a while, but I've always been with people with traditional (i.e. picky) tastes, so I've never had the chance. Thankfully, I came here with someone who appreciates good...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well we have visited the black cat this evening and to be honest I left a little disappointed. Please don't get me wrong the food was fine, nothing inspirational but standard English Thai Cuisine. I feel after visiting Thailand 8 Times I am well educated...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely lovely little restaurant that serves authentic Thai food... everything is freshly made and fragrant. Service is excellent too, highly recommended

Thank ugosantalucia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a good mixture of Thai cuisine but in a restaurant environment very characteristic of being on the Isle of Wight. If you like Thai food in a cosy little restaurant then this is the place to come. The food was very well...More

Thank Honeymooners43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everywhere else asked if we had booked and turned us away - this place found us a table even though they were busy. The service was polite, quick, and friendly. The menu has a great range of items - I would have liked to try...More

Thank anthonyfj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a toss up between Indian or Chinese and I’m glad Chinese won. Staff attentive, short wait time, clean, food tasty, price reasonable. Very close to a 5 out of 5! Would definitely return.

Thank Tbutty
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place has always been may favourite on the island. Got a fairly last minute table with my family and it did not disappoint. Service is excellent and they cannot do enough for you. The good is - quite frankly - the most authentic Thai...More

Thank AbiJF F
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. Very similar to what we have eaten in Thailand. The sticky rice was excellent as were the other dishes we had with it. We get a bit fed up with all the generic Thai restaurants that serve the same...More

Thank Travel626988
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 863761
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