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Popped in

Just popped in for drink and to see Graham and they had to the pub Looks really nice inside bigger... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Fantastic pub

So friendly and quirky. Smallest pub I've been in but that's what makes it so adorable. Live music... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa B
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3 days ago
“Popped in”
2 weeks ago
“Fantastic pub”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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30 Victoria Street, Ventnor PO38 1ES, England
+44 7592 262325
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just popped in for drink and to see Graham and they had to the pub Looks really nice inside bigger than we thought Great beer and selection of other drinks good luck with this new adventure Thanks

Thank Bignige53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So friendly and quirky. Smallest pub I've been in but that's what makes it so adorable. Live music also. Very friendly staff and locals Love it

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Sad day last year when we arrived for a beer to find the volley was shut and for sale. This year fantastic, open again with a fine selection of beers, lots of which were from IOW breweries, all in good condition. Keep up the good...More

Thank baileygeee
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We are regular visitors to Ventnor and are well accustomed to visiting Graham Perks in Perks...but imagine the joy..of being greeted by the same genial host at the Volunteer ..what a night what a wonderful gem of a pub...loved it ...Will always go back,! ..

Thank Gus J
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great to see the re-opening of this old pub. Small and compact bar which adds to the atmosphere of the place. Very attentive bar staff who are friendly and welcoming.

Thank _marygroves231
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Popped to the Volunteer for a drink only to find it CLOSED and up for sale! Lets hope someone buys it and re opens it soon, Great little hostelry,just like having a drink in someone's front room!

Thank happygannet
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went there today and it was just great! Very friendly and the family who run it are brilliant! Beer was ace, and the landlord even showed me his cellar You can't fault this pub. If you do you get a life!.... Billydinglefoot.

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 5 December 2016

How did the best pub on the IOW, become the worst pub overnight? There was a poor choice of beers compared to all the years of visiting The Volly. The beer we chose was awful and we stood there looking at each other wondering, "really"...More

10  Thank Milezer51
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great start to our evening out in ventnor. Very friendly and welcoming owners and staff. Look forward to the next time ! Thank you

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The new landlord has ruined this pub. No longer full of friendly locals, most of them shun the pub now. Tragedy,it's no longer the home of the Ventnor Comic Jazz Band because he doesn't want them! The Volunteer was their 'office'. No longer a pub...More

13  Thank Sue M
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