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Restaurant Reviews by Matt & Cat

Bluebells Café, Wootton

Wilkinson’s, Sandown

Olivo, Newport

Blue Door Cafe, Newport
This is the full-length version of a shorter review that was first published in the County Press.

Review of 2015
When we were asked to write about the Island’s restaurant scene for the County Press we decided to have a manifesto. Nothing too complicated, just two points: we would cover the whole Island, and choose varied and diverse places to review. We’ve enjoyed seeking out this diversity. Places are opening,...

Kynges Well, Brading

On The Rocks

The Mission With The Ralvins
One of our favourite Island places is The Mission. This classic tin tabernacle, built in 1895, has been converted by our pals at Vintage Vacations into a truly unique property. Available for holiday lets (we’ve hired it ourselves a couple of times), it is sometimes also used as a venue...

Worth Every Penny
Yes, we know that JD Wetherspoon’s is at the budget end of pub dining, but last year the team at Newport’s Man in the Moon totally underperformed for our works Christmas dinner. Undeniably a characterful venue, the service and food were pretty woeful. The annual knees-up with our colleagues was...

One Holyrood, Newport

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