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The Little Gloster

31 Marsh Road, Gurnard PO31 8JQ, England
+44 1983 298776
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
31 Marsh Road, Gurnard PO31 8JQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is fabulous, and the food excellent You need to book as it gets busy and it's closed Monday and Tuesdays. The location and views are second to none However, the lack of real ales is a shame, with only 1 lager on tap. The...More

Thank Gumpoandwordy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here a few times now and not been disappointed- it has a great location and if the sun shines it is particularity pleasant! Good choice of dishes, a lot of it local produce and interesting dishes. The staff are very friendly and...More

Thank kme98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away in a little part of the island waterfront this place is a little gem - it offers fine food dining with an excellent wine cellar. The staff are friendly and very helpful with a good knowledge of the food and wine, prices tend...More

Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place, with excellent food, and the bonus of the location ideal for the start of the Round the Island Race last weekend. Food and service fantastic - cannot fault - go there if you visit IoW.

Thank Roland G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's simple. The best food on the island. Make the effort to go. We spent a weekend on the island and this restaurant was recommended by our hotel manager.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Little Gloster with friends who'd dined here before. Wow just wow!!!!! Incredible view Fabulous food Staff very friendly We booked in for the Friday BBQ and the food was so tasty. I had my 8 week old baby with me and they were...More

Thank Hayleylovesfood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in for lunch and it was a real treat. I think the yellow tomato gaspacho is the best I've ever had. Followed by monkfish which was cooked perfectly. Very convivial with good service. Great views from the tables outside in the sunshine but a...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights . We ate here on one night. Food is excellent. Staff are friendly enrhusisatic and good. We would have eaten here on our second night but the restaurant was closed. We had the Bay View Room for two nights....More

Thank KenWhiteSevenoaks
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Over the course of two weeks on holiday in Cowes my wife and I have enjoyed superb hospitality, service, and food at The Little Gloster. Their "eggs benedict" is the finest I have experienced in my fifty years, simply stunning. The attention to detail from...More

Thank Tiggers999
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I loved this place, attentive lovely staff, great views & food to die for with a cracking wine list to accompany it! Drinking Bollinger, eating the most amazing lobster Thermidor & watching the sunset will be an experience I will cherish forever! Thank you so...More

Thank Karen K
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Linda K
30 March 2016|
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Response from Alanpriddle | Reviewed this property |
You need to ring the owners but I don't think it would be allowed
10 March 2016|
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Response from Jimboandtambo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol, I'm sure it would but it is a busy time and it does do very good food so probably best to call them! Good luck
14 February 2015|
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Response from Michaela2468 | Reviewed this property |
I dare say it's only a matter of time before there is an accident anywhere on the Isle of Wight. The standard of driving is both shocking and worrying. The mere fact that as a local you are aware of the parked cars must... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$160
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Marsh Road, Gurnard PO31 8JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Gurnard
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 298776
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The Little Gloster is a award winning family restaurant with rooms located on the seas edge. Serving predominately local produce in a simplistic scandinavian relaxed atmosphere. It is listed in the michelin guide and the good food guide as being one of the best new entries in the uk The wine list is interesting, comprising of over 90% organic wines. . The cocktail list encompasses the same philosophy as the food and wine menu which is well thought out and delivered, focussing on the seasons. please note on bank holidays we open on sundays until 11:00pm, on mondays 9:00-18:00 and are closed on the tuesday
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