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All reviewsthe pubb bbar staff were very friendlyfull english breakfastroom overlooked the roadsmallest roomfriendly young ladythe room was nicely decoratedone night staydog friendly pubisle of wightcrabwaiting timesgreat showersunday lunchcomfortable bedlovely atmosphere
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went in with the intention of having a meal,maybe because it was mid week that the place was akin to a morgue,beer was Ok but there was absolutely no vibe at all in this cavernous barn like space,hopefully it perks up at week ends but...More

Thank Plodus
Response from George B, Owner at Pilot Boat InnResponded 2 days ago

As with all pubs we have busy And quiet times and if no one else in when you are then it will feel a little soulless so fair point. It is only April and the season hasn’t quite got going yet and weekday lunchtimes tend...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nicest roast I've eaten outside my own home in along time, beef cooked beautifully! Good selection of well cooked vegetables with friendly service. Bought vouchers from Price is Right, would have happily paid full price!

Thank Sarah W
Response from George B, Owner at Pilot Boat InnResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, once again we sold out of roasts! Regards George

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were lovely, the room was fine and the bed was great. You cross over the road and short step down the track gets you onto the beach for an early morning/late night dog walk. The road immediately outside is busy ( thought not at...More

Thank Lucyaspinall
Response from George B, Owner at Pilot Boat InnResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Lucy, I also enjoyed chatting to you and your friendly dog (we welcome dogs btw). Yes, we don’t really have a pub garden but we do have a back sun terrace which you may not have seen as it was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eight of us stayed at the Pilot Boat Inn after cycling around the island on a visit over from Southampton. The bedrooms are spacious and clean and look like they have been recently decorated. En suites are a bit small but perfectly adequate and again,...More

Thank 503828Foodlover
Response from George B, Owner at Pilot Boat InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, glad you enjoyed your stay. I enjoyed serving you breakfast, eight full English’s if I remember rightly, wasn’t easy getting eight hot plates out on time but I insist plates are piping hot, nothing worse than cold ones!! The rooms,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 2nd April as a party of 7. We called ahead to book a table and were pleasantly surprised that there was room, even at short notice on a bank holiday. It did take a little while for food to arrive but as we’d...More

Thank EmmaCoburn83
Response from George B, Owner at Pilot Boat InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much, delighted you enjoyed it, we were 3 days into a new menu and it sometimes takes a day or two to get it right! Regards George

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