Vote for Best Shop/Retail Experience
Wight Trash | Ryde | Visit Website
‘Wight Trash is much more than just an awesome skate shop! Yes you can purchase skate decks, with a particular emphasis on British Skater owned brands, and yes, you can find all the best skateboarding goods. You can talk about skateboarding, read magazines and watch skate videos. Visitors can even pick up their holiday souvenirs, heading home with sought after Wight Trash t-shirts, hoodies, caps and gifts. ‘
Isle of Wight Pearl | Freshwater | Visit Website
‘At Isle of Wight Pearl, we want you to leave with more than just a taste for pearl jewellery, we want to leave you with memories that last a lifetime - Enjoy a Pearl Experience, spend a few hours browsing our delectable jewellery, immerse yourself in our world of wonderful, let our pearl experts impart some of our 30 years of pearl experience with you.’
Monkey Haven | Newport | Visit Website
‘Our shop is a great place to pick up pressies – and what’s extra special is that all the proceeds support the work that we do as a primate rescue charity. We stock palm oil free goodies, pocket money toys, animal adoption boxes and the cutest cuddly toys. Swing on by and see us soon – it’s free to visit the shop if you don’t have time to meet the monkeys!’
Dores Hill Farm Emporium | Wootton Bridge | Visit Website
‘We pride ourselves on being somewhere that customers really want to spend time - be it browsing or reminiscing or shopping. We offer a service that most other retailers can’t - free parking, 7 days a week opening, multiple payment options, and complimentary teas and coffees. We also go the extra mile to help customers find the pieces they want and we also offer advice and help when customers have items to sell.’
Caffe Isola | Newport | Visit Website
‘At our newly renovated premises, we have a large and historic space, the concept was to create a unique collection of local producers to sit alongside our own Island Roasted coffees, providing an artisan department store within our independent cafe. We are passionate about supporting local craftsmanship, artisan and showcasing well over 25 local producers (and still growing) we’re providing a retail experience like no other in the heart of the island.’
The Garlic Farm Shop | Newchurch | Visit Website
‘The Garlic Farm Shop provides the full garlic experience for customers in a setting which allows free access to beautiful farmland, walks, animals and play spaces. We encourage all our customers to fully engage in our garlic world and farm environment by accessing a wealth of garlic information in our Education Centre, tasting all our products in our Taste Experience, taking a tour or farm walk around our fields and talking to our knowledgeable team about all their garlic questions.’
Zhik Store | Cowes | Visit Website
We pride ourselves on a friendly welcome and excellent customer service. We try our best to meet our customer’s needs and always with a smile. We often go out of our way to source an item not in stock or provide information, even if it doesn’t lead to a sale. We have a great relationship with local Sailing and Yacht clubs, not only on the Island, but on the South Coast too, offering support. We have many customers who return over and over again. Zhik offers excellent quality products with lifetime manufacturing warranties and is in a great location.
Bayliss & Booth | Wootton | Visit Website
Founded in 1994, Island brand Bayliss & Booth has been synonymous with French furniture and a continental lifestyle and we still love sourcing vintage and antique finds and one-off pieces.
Jurassic Jim | Shanklin | Visit Website
‘Our growing family business has been popular with visitors and locals alike for 13 years. We offer a wide range of fossils, minerals and artefacts ranging from pocket money prices to items for discerning collectors. We offer a fantastic shopping experience to all as we are family and dog friendly.’
The Freshwater Coffee Shop | Freshwater | Visit Website
'Our ambitions are to serve good coffee, tea and food in a homely environment where you can work or relax. We take our coffee and tea very seriously, hot or iced, we'll hit the spot! Our food is delicious, simple and uncomplicated, it's honest and inspired by our travel and friends.'
Quay Arts | Newport | Visit Website
‘You’ll find the right gift for every occasion in our beautiful and friendly shop. Locally made jewellery, ceramics, textiles and one-off pieces share shelves with work by our artists at Jubilee Stores. You will find handmade cards, novelties, children’s crafts, key Gift Vouchers and thoughtful gifts from as little as £5. If you are pushed for time, our friendly staff will be happy to help you find the perfect present.’
The Little Nook | Newport | Visit Facebook
Nestled in the centre of the Island, The Little Nook is a treasure trove of Island made produce and goodies made by artisans across the Isle of Wight. Not only does this cosy shop offer Island produce in their retail store, but they also create and deliver beautiul hampers for all occassions.
Cavanagh and Baker - The Island Made Emporoium | Shanklin | Visit Website
‘Our shop provides our local community and visitors with a fantastic array of locally produced goods, from delicious wines, beers and spirits to rich cheeses, hearty preserves and delicious sweet treats all from within the 25-mile radius of the Island.’
Oasis | Ryde | Visit Website
Being an independent family run business, Oasis has created an amazing shopping experience catering for all ages.
Go Eats | Island Wide | Visit Website
Through creating an innovative food ordering and delivery solution on the Isle of Wight, allowing customers to easily select, order, pay food from over 70 island restaurants and takeaways, with our delivery drivers then delivery to their door.