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The Red Duster

37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
+44 1983 290311
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (8 reviews)
“crepes” (2 reviews)
“coconut curry” (2 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely atmosphere and attentive staff. Family friendly. Food was tasty and served in generous portions. We would definately eat here again.

Thank LettaWestEnd
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here when staying near Cowes as there seemed to be a lot of veggie options. We were a little wary having read some negative reviews but went for it anyway. Please don't be put of by those reviews or the appearance,...More

Thank TommoHarrogate
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Although only one other table was occupied we risked trying this place as the vegetarian options seemed good . However, what turned up was not ! My mushroom dish on cauliflower rice was strong and synthetic tasting - the 'rice ' had a distinct flavour...More

Thank mumjb
Reviewed 2 August 2017

From the outside it's easy to be put off, as the Red Duster has a quaint IOW feel to it and there are more modern frontages in the High St. However, the food is quite excellent, at a reasonable price and the service from Nicky...More

1  Thank loyalcustomer2015
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We picked this restaurant because the menu was different and contained meals we hadn't tried anywhere before. Nice..sort of.. but not quite sure some of the dishes worked well. My chicken curry had banana in it and I still can't make my mind up if...More

1  Thank Loubear4
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the high street close to the Redjet terminal. It is a small but very cozy place. The food was exvellent and beautifully cooked. Nicky was excellent at service very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend this restaurant you will not...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

nice atmosphere, excellent food. Good choice of vegetarian meals. Cook knows how to serve vegetables.

Thank Koert P
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Obviously someone loves marmite, it was on the menu, however none of us had it, the menu was new and interesting, quite unusual ideas, but they all sounded good. It was a cold wet night and to warm up my wife and a buddy both...More

Thank EtchellsUK
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Tired and hungry, we stumbled over the Red Duster and encouraged by the quirky decor and what looked like an interesting menu, we dived in. There was only one other couple dining, but since the whole High Street was pretty dead it being a Monday...More

2  Thank Andrej P
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Six of us had an enjoyable meal in an otherwise empty restaurant, on a night when several other restaurants in the street were rammed. So, don't be put off by the decor.

Thank FliesM20P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$56
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RS, England
  • Public Transportation: High Speed Ferry
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 290311
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