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The Bonchurch Inn

Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Ventnor, England
+44 1983 852611
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (102 reviews)
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
“crab cocktail” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Ventnor, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we returned for another visit with friends we all had a lovely meal again 4 starters which were excellent 4 excellent mains

1  Thank rammie1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was doing a 52km run on the Isle of Wight last Saturday so needed somewhere to eat the night before. Based on other reviews, I decided to give the Bonchurch Inn a go as I knew being an Italian there would be plenty of...More

2  Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 6, including grandparents and teens - every meal was exceptional! “Life changing” lasagne, pizza, langoustine spaghetti, crab cakes, battered squid, every dish was fabulous!

1  Thank MelClarke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in here after looking for restaurants within the area we were visiting and it was highly recommended on trip advisor. We found parking in a street nearby and the Pub was hidden in a really cosy location, it felt really homely. First impressions...More

1  Thank chevikdaniels
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner as we were staying locally.. we walked as parking limited..Great Old Pub and food was fantastic. Lasagne was wonderful and the local Crab starter was excellent.. They did kids portions of the pizza and spat boll too..

1  Thank alistair t
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We didn't book as from the outside, the Bonchurch Inn looked small and unassuming. What a mistake!! It was very busy and buzzing inside. We had to wait a while to be seated as they were so busy but we received friendly service from the...More

Thank lottiebsmith
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I've visited this pub many of times over the last ten years, I always order the same the lasagna and a nice cold pint of Moretti! The lasagna is incredible and the courtyard in the summer is amazing, you could literally sit there and imagine...More

1  Thank Josh H
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Been meaning to visit here for several years and having been recommended by our holiday flat owner, my 7 year old son declared he wanted to go for our first dinner tonight. Arrived just as they opened and was welcomed warmly and my sons off...More

1  Thank NeilAEssex
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Our b and b host told us how good this little place is and, although they were fully booked (it was Saturday), he phoned up and they found us a table. We had an excellent meal and were made to feel welcome, even though we...More

1  Thank Professeurdefrancais
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and i visited this charming little pub,complete with all its olde worlde charm.I had read how good the lasagne was and really hoped it would live up to its billing. IT DID..and then some!! The meat was very flavoursome,the pasta was tender and...More

1  Thank joklavi
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Questions & Answers
Mark D
June 4, 2017|
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Response from Lynton191 | Reviewed this property |
One of the previous reviewers mentions taking their dog in the restaurant, so I think the answer has to be yes.
debbie c
September 22, 2016|
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Response from McOzric | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I have received this question on Friday lunchtime, I don't work at The Bonchurch Inn, I just wrote a review! I hope u get a table!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonchurch Shute, Bonchurch, Ventnor, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ventnor  >  Bonchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 852611
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