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The Watersedge Beach Cafe

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40 Shore Road, Gurnard, England
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Cowes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious cake and pot of tea, efficient staff and friendly atmosphere. Able to relax and enjoy view across the water.

Thank newlyn16
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch, specials always very good, service excellent and great views. Gets very busy.

Thank GMunson
Worthing, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for filter coffee, toasted tea cakes and chocolate brownies. We'll be back to try a 'proper' meal, with a wonderful view

Thank IvvieN
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Loved it. The first time was for a cup of tea and a slice of cake. Then the next day we came back for ouch. Busy both times and excellent on both occasions. Portion sizes are big as the baguettes are well filled. We would definitely come here again.

Thank sassyb672
Seaview, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Great to walk along the beach and then tumble into this friendly restaurant - great service and great food. The rose wine is delicious and the tempura fish delish. A definite return soon!

Thank Vilma B
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ate here some years ago with all the family (10 of us) and were very impressed, we decided to eat here again as a couple this year and were just as impressed. Watersedge has a varied and extensive menu with plenty of choices for vegetarians - a rare treat. It was a fine day and the cafe was very... More 

Thank jenmarsmart
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very friendly, right by the beach, good menu selection my only problem was what to choose from the menu!

Thank auntyplum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Just popped into this cafe on the way back home. Was surprised by the great portion sizes at a good price. Staff were lovely too. Beautiful views. Thank you very much :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a real gem. The food is all freshly cooked and it was busy so there was a wait, but it was definitely worth it. We sat with the huge windows open on a hot sunny day over looking the sea, just lovely.

Thank Mevansr
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I only dropped in for a cup of tea and an orange juice but this is a superb little cafe right next to the beach with brilliant views over the Solent. The staff were charming and it has a very laid back atmosphere. Only sorry I didn't have room for the enormous cream tea we saw being delivered to another... More 

Thank Jonathan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Shore Road, Gurnard, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Gurnard
  • Phone Number: 0198329929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?