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Sails Cafe

1 Shooters Hill, Cowes PO31 7BE, England
+44 1983 289758
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (4 reviews)
“baguette” (8 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Shooters Hill, Cowes PO31 7BE, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Went there during half terms for lunch. Great cafe, good choice of food, lovely selection of fresh soups, really good fresh bagels and sandwiches. Generally disappointed by most cafes in Cowes but this is great. We'll be back.

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Yesterday walked on past C***a to find an independent coffee shop and Sails didn't disappoint. Huge tea cakes: tick, generous butter portions: tick, great mug of tea: tick. Liked it so much that we came back today to try the coffee: tick. Also dog friendly.

Thank Ulverst0nlass
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Well needed breakfast after an early start. Lovely cosy cafe, friendly owners. Biggest breakfast baguette I’ve ever had!

Thank clarek14
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

we thought it was about time we gave Sails a visit and weren't disappointed. My sausage hot pot was superb as was the fresh roll that accompanied it. the service was friendly and prompt, my only issue was the loss of skin on my throat(...More

Thank LukeCowesTannersBrook
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Very good breakfast and not long to wait. A little expensive but it is in Cowes centre so worth the money.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Visited today and so far not found anywhere on the island that does gluten and dairy free cake. So I had Victoria sponge (amazing!!) Husband had scones.

Thank Karen F
Giles_Nicole, Owner at Sails Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you....my wife seems to be a dab hand at the sweet stuff...

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Really good cafe in the middle of Cowes. Simple menu - good home cooking. My dog makes a bee-line for Sails whether they are open or closed. It must be something to do with the plate of bacon scraps provided.

Thank retribob
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Really good food and lovely service. The cheese on toast was really nice and great value. In a very central part of Cowes.

Thank chlooaaayyyy
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We popped into the Sails Cafe for breakfast at the start of our holiday. I ordered the cheese scone (Hadn't had one in ages as the ones in the supermarkets are often terribly dry) and was pleasantly surprised to receive one that had been freshly...More

Thank Dunston84
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Sails today based on reviews I'd read here, so glad we did. Happy to find it open on a Tues, as normally closed. Delicious, freshly cooked breakfast at a reasonable price. Staff were welcoming and chatty and kindly gave our dog a plate of...More

Thank njh83
Giles_Nicole, Owner at Sails Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you your generous and kind comments. We try really hard to provide a good service to all our customers (2 legged/4 legged - delete as necessary) and yes, we are normally closed on a Tuesday/Wednesday except during the holidays....but not next week as all...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Shooters Hill, Cowes PO31 7BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 289758
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