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“Fabulous food and service - its Michelin listing hugely deserved!”
Review of Ale and Oyster

Ale and Oyster
Ranked #9 of 69 Restaurants in Ventnor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 59 - US$ 157
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Bar/ fine dining restaurant in the evening on Ventnor seafront overlooking the sun, sea and sand! Spectacular views coupled with quality dining, relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is a fantastic resturant - the food is so beautifully and imaginatively prepared (e.g. best ever scallops - exquisitely cooked; banana soufflé dessert that redefined bananas for me), the menu so interesting that you could select almost anything (we went two nights for three courses, and could easily have found two more...), and the service so welcoming. The setting on the Esplanade is also perfect, and the environment of the restaurant itself warm, light and airy. This is fine dining with panache and character. We first went three years ago; in the intervening period, Michelin listing has been given to it, and this was, on the basis of our return visits, entirely deserved - may there be a star by the time we come back again!

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Very pleasant place with friendly service and great views. We had a light lunch and drinks. Prices are good.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I went here for dinner with my husband on the 30th of November. The food was excellent quality and beautifully presented. It has a lovely atmosphere in the restaurant and the owners have exactly the right amount of attentiveness, welcoming and charming without being intrusive. The prices are right for the quality of food and location. We'll be returning. Jacqui and Colin Devaney

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I just love this restaurant. Yet again what an excellent meal. I have dined here on a number of occasions and never had a bad meal. You really feel like your fine dining.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Never ever disappoints. I visited here last weekend with my son who had practicably asked to come here.Booking is easy as long as you do it while they are open. the food was amazing with the snow being wonderful. We will always return. Our waitress Sophia was lovely, thank you for a great night.

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