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The Steamer Inn Restaurant

18 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS, England
+44 1983 862641
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited 2 lunchtimes whilst in Shanklin and each time the staff were very pleasant , the food was very good and the views were great. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite being busy our food was presented yo us without fuss and in good time. Portion sizes were large and good quality and reasonably priced. Service was carried out by efficient and friendly staff, despite the pressures they were under. Well worth a visit for...More

Thank johnshopland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

6 of us turned up on spec as the restaurant next door was too busy. We were given a table straight away. The menu is very varied and all allergies are catered for. Prices are very reasonable. Worth a visit.

Thank Rhona1958
Reviewed 5 days ago

Title says it all we have been on the Island for 5 years must have eaten here at least 50 times. We have taken friends and rellies here they have all been more than pleased with every aspect of The Steamer The food has never...More

Thank electra2008
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wet and cold we needed feeding so we ended up in the Steamer. Great beer and value for money lunch. Very helpful staff finding us seating for ten of us.

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and good beer. We were here for drinks only and it was spot on. Must be a great place to visit on a summer's night. Let's hope we can call back.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was really busy when we walked in which is usually a very good sign. We went on the reserve list and were allocated a table very quickly, I chose the liver which unfortunately resembled a school dinner standard of liver. The other people...More

Thank carl P
Reviewed 1 week ago

just had a good meal and nice cold beer,prices about as anywhere now.Busy, service excellent very good menu.My only slight gripe not ever being a smoker they have a largest smoking area outside under cover...so when windy smoke does waft around and goes inside maybe...More

Thank marcostig
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good platter full of wonderful crab most, King prawns, ginormous mussels, cray fish etc. Salad and hot fresh bread and rolls. All served with pots of sauces. A fish lovers bless!

Thank jill j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch having walked to Shanklin along the coast from Sandown. This pub was one of a few options on the Esplanade. It looked relaxed, lots of outside eating space (we visited on a sunny day) and had the most people eating outside....More

Thank Kate A
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Elaine E
Large group of us ( about 30 ) down for a week on Monday.. We are regulars will be our 20th year! Any chance of getting in some bottles of Holstein pills larger that a few of us drink? Many thanks see you next week...
23 April 2017|
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Response from Patricia I | Reviewed this property |
Cannot see why this question has benn sent to me. You will have to ask thenSteamer Inn direct.
Elaine E
Large group of us down for a week next week ( regulars) any chance of getting some bottles of holsten pills larger in?? Many thanks
22 April 2017|
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Response from Elliemayray | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elaine I'm so I can't answer your question as I didn't order the drinks when we were there, you could give them a call to find out.
is this dog friendly and if so can they go inside
4 April 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 862641
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  • This restaurant is at The Steamer Inn