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“Absolutely brilliant ”
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: Breakfast, After-hours, 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by out hotel after struggling to find somewhere to eat at short notice.. what a recommendation. We went early evening the food was excellent and better than a lot of more notable restaurants. The service was good with a knowledge and manner which complemented
The food and try to over shadow it. In my opinion it has I all and I for one will return

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This restaurant, overlooking the sea, is, in my opinion, worth visiting. In fact a must!! Crisp white table cloths and linen napkins set the standard and the food is some of the nicest we have eaten. A talented chef whose limited size menu (a good thing) is full of delights. I had the lamb, done two ways...the belly had been cooked for 6 hours so the fat was fully rendered and the fillet which was cooked just pink, tender and perfect. Full of flavour.
The whole meal was a delight. I have eaten in some top quality restaurants and this one can show them how to serve good food. The owner is the maitre d'. The chef will go far. We hope to visit the Isle of Wight again. I just hope this combination is still there so we can eat there again. They deserve continued success

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Thank GrahamHarrogate
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We had an excellent meal here, served by very friendly and efficient staff and as we were on holiday they allowed us to bring the dog in & we tucked him away in a corner. Would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Location, staff, service and food 1st class for the third year running. We cannot fault this bistro and will be back again next year, the highlight of this year's Isle of Wight break, again

Thank David B
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t fault Ale and Oyster. Each course was well cooked and exquisitely plated, not to mention all delicious flavors. It’s a lovely restaurant with water views on the Ventnor esplanade. Staff had the right balance of being attentive and letting you eat. A must eat at restaurant when you’re on the Isle of Wight.

Thank Alessandra C
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