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Duke of York Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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York Street, Cowes, England
+44 1983 295171
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food - good prices - children and dogs welcome - plenty of space if you want a quiet meal. Extremely pleasant and helpful staff.

Thank Mel B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Exceptional grub. Big well cooked portions. V/frendly staff and good beer. Now to be missed if you travel to the IoW.

Thank Gary H
Cowes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great Family owned Pub , great food , good ambiance , brilliant Staff But Keep it to yourself as we Love it Ha Ha

Thank grahamN503888
Colchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The room was fine, not overly large but had everything required. The people were very friendly and the breakfast was one of the best full English.

Thank John V
Manchester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a colleague after work. We had soup starters, a fishermans pie and fish and chips. Lots of food which we couldn't finish. With a pint of local Goddards beer and a white wine it came to just over £40. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank PAB1968
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed two nights here and found staff v friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good and very large. I didn't try the beer but the pub was full and jovial. The rooms are a little tired (but clean). The location makes up for it.

Thank Ed S
Alton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We ate there two nights on a recent visit to IOW and were very impressed. Saturday night was heaving, but they still found room for us; food was very good and reasonably priced

Thank JohnH0406
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

When you walk in it's easy to feel a bit intimidated as there's not much room to move and lots of people. All I can say is stick with it, the local beer was perfect and the service was also very good. When we looked at the table area we had booked my heart dropped a little as room was... More 

Thank Thewatchfuleye
Hampton, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I have visited this pub on a number of occassions. The bar staff are friendly and they have a good selection of well looked after beers. The food is good value, tasty, and the portion size is large. I can especially suggest the chips

Thank Pete B
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed mid-week for 1 night which was £79. The room is poor, bed was old and mattress was clearly showing its age like the décor. We were told breakfast was from 6.30 and as we had to be on an early red jet that suited. Unfortunately at 630 no one was about and eventually 10mins later to be told... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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