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Mill Bay Inn

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Bay Inn Esplanade | Ventnor, Ventnor PO38 1JR, England
+44 1983 852394
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Bay Inn Esplanade | Ventnor, Ventnor PO38 1JR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and i went for a Sunday carvery earlier. First time visit and was very pleasantly surprised. Great location, extremely friendly and attentative staff. Carvery was very generous and the choice of vegetables was superb. Will definately be back. what a gem of a...More

Thank 2Happyhammers
Reviewed 4 days ago

Many years ago, this pub was one of my favorites . I used to love relaxing in a corner, enjoying good food, and gazing out to sea. Returning now, I was disappointed. My light meal of cod bits and chips was mediocre at best. What...More

Thank Lazycanuck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Mill Bay on our first ever visit to the isle of wight. The restaurant was quiet (we were still before season) clean and welcoming. On a Friday they do a special offer on Cod and Chips which we both ordered. The food...More

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here more than once and even when busy nothing is too much trouble for staff. Landlords great and do everything to make our visit enjoyable. Would recommend to anyone as a family place to eat as there is something for everyone on...More

Thank Samantha436
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often come to the Mill Bay and have never had one bad experience. It is perfect for families, the staff are always brilliant with our young son and are very helpful. Such a great choice of meals and they have the BEST Sunday Carvery....More

Thank PeteRe3819
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a family birthday lunch , choice was excellent from specials to sandwiches ,staff was very friendly had a fantastic afternoon and pricing was very reasonable for the large group us ,highly recommend

Thank deanyb81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub to visit. The landlord was very friendly and helpful. Told us all about the distillery on the island. Food was good quality and speedy.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Went here twice during our stay once for coffee and then again for lunch. Both times the service and staff were great and the place was clean and tidy. Had a platter of sandwiches for two, which was served with fries and enjoyed every bit...More

1  Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We ended up in this pub after a long walk along the Coastal Path from Sandown. We were drawn in by the sight of a magnificent carvery, which we could see through the window from the street. On this occasion we stuck to just 1...More

Thank ShriekingTrumpeter
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for dinner by the sea. Friendly staff and my beer battered cod and chips was very nice and reasonably priced. Recommended for traditional pub grub

Thank NeilAEssex
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29 August 2015|
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has since changed hands new owners took over in may 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay Inn Esplanade | Ventnor, Ventnor PO38 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 852394
Open from 9am every morning for Hot & Cold drinks, Food from 11am Full Menu - Daily & Fish Special Boards - Children's Menu Sunday Carvery 12-7pm Bookings Advisable
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