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The Hambrough Restaurant

Hambrough Road, Ventnor PO38 1SQ, England
+44 1983 856333
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (10 reviews)
“wine list” (8 reviews)
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French, British
$$ - $$$
Hambrough Road, Ventnor PO38 1SQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very small portions poor service and very little on offer for a very high price. After 1 night spent here we were left very hungry and needed to go the the room for something to eat. Good job we had some snacks available of our...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have not committed the chef's name to memory, but I should. Excellent simple but eclectic menu. Local ingredients dominate. Ventnor Bay crab is served on a pate Napoleon with crab bisque running over it. This starter can hold its own in London competition. Grilled lamb...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Really looking forward to our Afternoon Tea on 19th March, 2017 but we were sadly disappointed by what was served up. We asked for coffee which when poured left a sludge like consistency in the bottom of the cup and tasted bitter. The sandwiches had...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had breakfast here when staying at the hotel and it was fabulous!! Highly recommend it for Afternoon tea too.

Thank tara B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Local produce, Cooked well. Served hot and not greasy. Lovely bakers bread, and a great choice of pastries and extras.

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very chic boutique hotel. Had afternoon tea here. Delicious sandwiches but disappointed with the cakes. No meringue in the Eton mess and the cakes were shop bought. Good value though at £20'

Thank Solotravellerxx40
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Simple venue with sea view, no airs or graces but I was pleasantly surprised how good the food was here.

Thank stigH9009ET
Reviewed 10 April 2016

All good!!Great service, very friendly superb food will defiantly return in the not to distant future.

Thank dgperry51
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Booked an afternoon tea via the Price is Wight ( discount vouchers website) and went there on 7 April 16 and it was really lovely. The food as excellent and used local products. Could not fault a single thing, would recommend to anyone wanting to...More

1  Thank Jennine G
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Clean, warm and staff very helpful and pleasant. Breakfast was very good, with lots of choices.Beds were comfortable and the sea view from bedrooms was excellent. Parking no problem, but beware the very steep hill involved. It's not really a restaurant- more of a upper...More

Thank Keith F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$137
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hambrough Road, Ventnor PO38 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 856333
  • E-mail
Sitting high above the fishing harbour in Ventnor, The Hambrough offers award winning dining at the southern tip of the Isle of Wight. Head Chef Darren Beevers is serving locally inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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