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The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Road, VENTNOR, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JJ

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The Royal is a handsome slice of Regency grandeur on the Isle of Wight's southeastern coast. Inside, is a classic English tableau fully loaded with crystal chandeliers, parquet floors and decorative ironwork. The island's own Gallybagger cheese opens proceedings in a soaring soufflé, together with caramelised cauliflower purée, while main course teams poached and roasted chicken breast with crispy wings, baked onion, purée and florets of broccoli and chicken sauce. Fish is always a good bet here, perhaps brill fillet with hand-dived scallops, vanilla purée, foraged sea herbs and pickled raisins, while dessert could be baked almond ricotta cheesecake with rhubarb, and ginger baked Alaska with rhubarb consommé and compôte.

Further information

Tel: 01983 852186
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Dates closed: 2 wks Jan or 2 wks Dec
Sunday lunch available.
Days closed for lunch: Mon-Sat

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: Steven Harris
Number of seats: 120
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 2
Disabled toilets.
Vegetarian meals available.
Children's portions.
No children under 3 yrs.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £22.00
2 Course dinner from: £31.00
3 Course dinner from: £40.00
Sunday lunch: £24.00-£30.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.



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On A3055 (coast road) into Ventnor. Follow one-way system, left at lights into Church St. At top of hill left into Belgrave Rd, hotel on right
Nearest station: Shanklin

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