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Top recommendations from locals

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Café
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“At the end of a bustling pedestrianised street, amongst a variety of independent shops, ‘Coast’ sits conveniently on the edge of the High Street. The Restaurant and Bar is open from 9am till Midnight 7 days a week in the summer and is always busy with locals and visitors. The Restaurant has a very rustic look with exposed brickwork, mixed with quirky features. The recently expanded part of the restaurant features a traditional stone Pizza oven which is roaring day and night. The menu is often updated and contains predominantly locally sourced seasonal dishes, as well as the excellent aforementioned Pizzas. It’s a great place for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, with a great choice of dishes whatever the time of day. Because of it’s position on the high street, which is always busy in the summer, it’s a great spot for people watching whilst enjoying a coffee and watching the world go by. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“Nearest pub to Wight Cottage. Good beer, not bad food, great atmosphere. Lots of live music nights.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Hardly a superstore but you can buy all the basics here. Open 0700 till 2200 Monday to Saturday but only from 1030 to 1630 on Sundays. Check their website for holiday opening hours.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Ranked as one of the world's best yachting bars, serves food, famous for dark and stormy rums. The Pier View is where we catch up with Cowes friends to talk about sailing, work and all things Cowes.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“A grocery store nearby with local produce and the longest hours of any Cowes grocer. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“A lovely restaurant in an ideal location on Gurnard seafront serving home cooked food and offering a take-away option. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Post Office
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  • 4 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 4
“One of the best sailing spots in the UK. The city is hosting the 'Cowes Week' sailing event annually.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great pub food with a fantastic view of Gurnard Seafront ( fantastic sunsets). Suggest you book if you want to eat.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Resort
“Our favourite place in Cowes run by the same team as Coast. Menu is a little limited but the ambiance is lovely and there is a garden terrace at the rear. Judy Dench stayed here when filming Victoria. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish and Chips, takeaway and restaurant. Love the mackerel and sweet potato chips”
  • 7 locals recommend
Establishment
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Very cool and contemporary bar and restaurant (for Cowes anyway) with excellent service and food. On a sunny afternoon, the colourful, arty outdoor courtyard is hard to leave. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
School
“Live life to the full Have fun on the water Come to us for adventure and personal challenge and you’ll have a fantastic time.We offer a huge range of leisure courses at our Cowes Isle of Wight site.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Transportation
“10 min walk to the boat from the Red Jet foot passenger boat from Southampton”
  • 5 locals recommend
Car Rental
“Rent your bikes from here. About £15 a day. They have mountain bikes which are fine for old railway line cycleway to Newport and beyond – you can be on the beach in Shanklin in 2hours - and all flat!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“At the end of a bustling pedestrianised street, amongst a variety of independent shops, ‘Coast’ sits conveniently on the edge of the High Street. The Restaurant and Bar is open from 9am till Midnight 7 days a week in the summer and is always busy with locals and visitors. The Restaurant has a very rustic look with exposed brickwork, mixed with quirky features. The recently expanded part of the restaurant features a traditional stone Pizza oven which is roaring day and night. The menu is often updated and contains predominantly locally sourced seasonal dishes, as well as the excellent aforementioned Pizzas. It’s a great place for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, with a great choice of dishes whatever the time of day. Because of it’s position on the high street, which is always busy in the summer, it’s a great spot for people watching whilst enjoying a coffee and watching the world go by. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“Nearest pub to Wight Cottage. Good beer, not bad food, great atmosphere. Lots of live music nights.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish and Chips, takeaway and restaurant. Love the mackerel and sweet potato chips”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great for family and children. The burgers are delicious and they also offer salads, ribs and steak (all local meat).”
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“A long-established favourite for a range of seafood right here n the heart of Cowes.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Simple honest produce at simple honest prices where you will know where everything you have eaten or drank has come from.  We pride ourselves on having the best customer service and friendly staff to give you a warm welcome as you come through the door. ​ Perfect spot for an affordable dinner.  We love the atmosphere at The Mess Bar, perfect for people watching over a burger and beer!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“A great restaurant in Cowes offering fine wine and meals with locally sourced produce. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It has just opened and it is amazing. Especially the fish. Especially the octopus. We will work our way through the menu and let you what else is great. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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