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Isle of Wight cafe praised for convenient location

Thu 19 Jan 2012

Isle of Wight cafe praised for convenient location

Tourists on Isle of Wight holidays may wish to go for a meal in Cowes at a cafe that has won a positive review for its convenient location in the town.

According to Matt and Cat of the Isle of Wight Eating Out Guide, Sails Cafe has a nautical theme that fits in with the reputation of Cowes, which is famous for its annual sailing regatta.

"Various boaty bits were strung around the place and the pastel walls were tastefully arrayed with those seascape-type paintings that are typically a triptych, and sometimes adorned with driftwood," it was noted by the pair, who also pointed out free newspapers were available.

Cat wrote that she was impressed with her selection of scrambled eggs with mushrooms on toast, highlighting the fact they had been perfectly fried and were just the right colour.

Matt also proclaimed himself to have been pleased with his lunch after he selected the special of beef stew and dumplings, which he said contained "good, solid steak".

He added he could not have made a better meal himself, singling out the flavour of the vegetables included - carrots and parsnips - for special praise.

The pair also pointed out they were surprised to be served by a waitress, as the cafe is so small, which may persuade those on Isle of Wight holidays to go along to Sails Cafe for a meal.

Another cafe to have been recommended by the couple recently was Ritchies Diner in Lake, which is located in an industrial unit in the town.

Matt and Cat praised the cheap and cheerful nature of the eatery, while noting there was also very good food and the cost was set at an impressively low level.

The main meal experienced was bubble and squeak, which made up the centrepiece of an all-vegetarian breakfast enjoyed during the trip to the cafe.

Posted by Carla WinterADNFCR-3083-ID-801269355-ADNFCR

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