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Duke of York Hotel

$$ - $$$, British,
York Street, Cowes, England
+44 1983 295171
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
York Street, Cowes, England
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I find myself once again eating here. The food is always super. The quality never faulters and we are always made welcome even when we turn up without a booking

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Excellent pub and pub food Barry and he's team always offer a warm and friendly welcome wether your a regular or twice a year customer......these sort of pubs are a dying breed ......good beer good food good service goodbye.

Thank tcpjennings
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Booked this place because everywhere else was booked up expensive i thought. Never again the breakfast was cold and greasy, the bacon was swimming in oil they gave you toast in a basket which was cold, you had no idea what was being served as...More

Thank veronica p
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Delivers the best of good,pub grub..simple large portions, mostly home made and well cooked, this is a place to relax for an evening with a beer and a meal. Warm friendly atmosphere with everything you need - even has reading lasses to borrow, a range...More

Thank YachtSkipper
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We pick this Place at random and were very pleased with our choice. The menu is varied and caters for everyone, everything is (or at least tastes!) homemade. We were comfortably sitting in a very good aftmosphere. We'll definitely go back!

Thank France D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The restaurant was crowded and we were so they've put us outside on a wooden bench. not aal that comfortable. Food was good and service friendly. I guess they offer the right value for money.

Thank Koert P
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Friendly your waitress was quite efficient. The food let the whole thing down. I ordered a medium rare sirloin steak that came as well done as it could be without it being cremated. The rest of the plate was average. The beer was average, not...More

Thank iancoventry_11
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant a couple of times whilst we were in Cowes and have to say that we both had some of the best food we had enjoyed, even in the more expensive restaurants. My husband chose the cod & chips and it was...More

Thank JayS1506
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stayed here for one night and found the staff very friendly. The pub is in a good location, handy for the shops, restaurants and ferry from East Cowes. Our room was comfortable with a shower room, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There was a...More

Thank gill2001c
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Popped in here for a couple of pints whilst staying locally. Much nicer on the inside than it would appear from outside. Good beers and friendly staff.

Thank filhart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: York Street, Cowes, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 295171
Run by the Isle of Wight's best known and longest serving landlords - Sally and Barry Cass and family. Used and known to generations of Yachtsmen. Pub food of the highest standard. Accommodation too.
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