Eating and Drinking in Ventnor

Ventnor is rapidly becoming a food destination of the island with a wide variety of places to eat and drink at a range of prices.

The Spyglass is at the western end of the bay. It has pub food, real ales, nautical memorabilia and seating right on the shore. It is a pleasant place to spend a summer’s afternoon or evening. More info ….
The Smoking Lobster is on the sea front and has a surprisingly inventive menu.  Recently voted the best restaurant on the Island.  More info ….
The Bistro on Pier Street serves local food prepared in front of you and often has interesting paintings on the wall. More info ….
Cantina, on the High Street near High Street Suites 3, is a friendly little restaurant with imaginative food.  Currently only open Friday – Sunday. More info ….
Besty and Spinky’s Blue Ocean Quay is and friendly and stylish beach café on the Eastern Esplanade next to the paddling pool. Widely regarded as serving the best breakfasts in Ventnor.
The Royal Hotel in Belgrave Road, is in the Michelin Guide and has a 2 AA rosettes bistro which is open to non-residents. More info ….
Ventnor Winter Gardens serves pub food and has a lovely view over Ventnor Bay.  More info ….
Spyglass Inn
Royal Hotel
Ventnor Winter Gardens
Masala Bay is also in Pier Street and is a large and popular Indian restaurant, who also do takeaways and deliveries. More info ….
The New China House in Church Street is a good value Chinese restaurant, who also do takeaway and delivery. More info ….
The Rex Piano Bar in Church Street serves Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere – the outdoor seating has breathtaking views – but the grand piano has been replaced by a digital keyboard. More info ….