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The Taverners

High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
+44 1983 840707
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Some friends took us for lunch to the Taverners, I had the steak and ale pie and my better half had fish and chips. Everything was delicious, we were recommended to try the cauliflower croquettes, unusual but absolutely gorgeous . Wherever possible local ingredients are...More

Thank Rooombiter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in for a light lunch and found some very tempting items on the menu. The soup was excellent - asparagus, pea & mint served with crusty bread. My husband had whitebait which were very well presented and tasted good - I know because...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had steak and chips. The meal was large, hot and well cooked. The best meal that I had on this holiday on the Isle of Wight. My two companions cleared their plates too. I highly recommend this pub for it's food and pleasant service.

Thank cliveuk2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had read some previously very good reviews from here and have been wanting to visit for at least a year. Finally got to go over for an evening meal tonight and was delighted by the venue itself and by the food they served. We had:...More

Thank kelly j
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go for dinner. The food is extremely good quality. Try to visit at least once every time I have a week in the Isle of Wight.

Thank ColinPeppiatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's such a joy to eat at The Taverners - in my opinion the best place on the island. The menu is imaginative, the food is fresh, local and beautifully prepared, and there is a wide choice of wine and ales to complement it. And...More

Thank jamesatkinson77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent very friendly service. Center of Godshill. On site parking but limited. Great food so always book if possible. Reasonably priced.

Thank grahamheadlam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food here is top quality as others have said not a huge menu but that’s made up by the quality of the food served. We ate here 3 nights on our holiday and enjoyed each meal we had. We tried specials and main menu. After...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went at a really busy time and the staff went out of their way to welcome us and find us a table. Really good food that came out in a timely fashion.

Thank 64Karen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is such a delight as a vegetarian to have a well thought out, excellently cooked, tasty meal. You would think it would be easy but believe me from experience it is not....keep producing them and I'll keep coming back....

Thank Rita R
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Mrs Christine D
18 June 2016|
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Response from Daz_Adie | Reviewed this property |
They did not have a separate gluten free menu. However they took the menu and the daily special's menu to the kitchen and got the chef to highlight what options would be suitable, and what dishes they could alter (at no... More
15 October 2015|
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Response from Mel J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took 2 dogs in with us for an evening meal.
23 August 2015|
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Response from Wittsy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 100 percent dogs are allowed. We go there 2-3 times a month for dinner and our dog comes with us every time. She particularly enjoys the dog treats on offer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Godshill PO38 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Godshill
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 840707
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