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Popped in here on the off chance. We both had the small breakfast. There was a fair wait even... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Nice Cafe,

Lovely food here, but the shop is very expensive now, it use to be quite reasonable, but time... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
patricia w
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High Street | Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3HZ, England
+44 1983 840364
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All reviews cakes cream cake car park large breakfast lovely food choux bun plenty of free parking sit outside gift shop nice cafe fairies
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Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

My hubby and I visit the Old Smithy at least three times a week all year, we are well known to the staff and love coming here. Today we arrived to find that the queue had been turned around to face the first till as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jilly e
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Popped in here on the off chance. We both had the small breakfast. There was a fair wait even though not busy, however when the breakfast came it was tasty. Came with a slice of toast and choice of tea, coffee or orange juice. Will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank malibulover2013
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Hub and I are regulars at The Old Smithy, we come two or three times a week all year, you all know us and all of you, with the exception of one, are always friendly to us. From Spring to Autumn we love to sit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jilly e
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Lovely food here, but the shop is very expensive now, it use to be quite reasonable, but time changes everything I suppose,

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patricia w
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Not a place for fine dining, but a decent large restaurant for British food, Italian, sandwiches etc. Famous for its cakes. Suitable for a holiday party wanting a quick lunch. Next to a large gift shop and other small shops. Pleasant garden with fairies etc...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank corkheadIsleOfWight
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We hadn't been here for years; although MUCH has chsnged, there was still sufficient for our nostalgic meander ... some excellent buys and even though the gardens were closed, sufficient to see through the gate! We didn't eat in the cafe but it looked very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely tea room, clean, contemporary and welcoming. Attached to good gift shop. Had the most enormous Choux bun, which we shared, too big for one each. Other food being served looked appetising. Toilets clean, which was good, as public convenience in car park opposite were...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Karen K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

It is a beautiful place to go for shopping and for coffee or more. The shop has a wide and wonderful selection of everything you can think of, so a few presents for xmas were made, and then in for a relaxing coffee and sit...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank dgppearce56
Reviewed 30 August 2017

If you like a cream cake this is the place to visit THEY ARE BIG Other food is available but you have to experience a cream cake There are shops to look around, so it's not all about eating cake

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tony D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We just love going here for a breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. The shop is great all year round. A must visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Laura P
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Response from Portley11 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know their trading hours. I suggest you Google it or give them a ring. Best wishes Sandi.