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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good well I mean better than good I keep asking to go again and I hope I do soon and plus the drinks and service was amazing and any synonym of that and you should definitely go because it was worth it (Storm was waitress)

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georgebris2w, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Storm is an excellent employee, it's nice to see it recognised Best George

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here at the mid-point in our sandown-Ryde walk. The pub on Sunday lunch was busy but not full so great as we didn't know what time we would arrive. The pub is walker friendly so we didn't need to take out boots off, service was quick and they had a good selection of ales.

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georgebris2w, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, we are on the official round the island walking, and cycling, route so welcome all those involved in seeing our beautiful island Best George

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very clean, bright, simply furnished room. Facing road, but very quiet. Wow! The bed was really comfy and the bathroom was small but very modern and clean. Exceptionally dog friendly pub;with no additional charge.

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georgebris2w, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. Dogs are welcome, as are any other creatures! Best George

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The service in this pub is second to none, a lovely welcoming smile goes a long way on a cold, foggy night. Kids are welcome and there is a good varied menu for them, indeed menu choice across the board is excellent. Board games keep all ages amused, give this pub a try, you won't be disappointed.

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georgebris2w, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, we don't get many foggy days down here on the tropical Isle of Wight but when we do I hope the welcome is as yo describe, Best George

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great dinner here last night. Winter meal deal during the week very good value. So lucky to have this so close to home. We will be visiting again soon. Also great live music at the weekends. Great job guys.😊

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georgebris2w, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, much appreciated Best George

West Sussex, England.
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Couldn't believe our eyes when we saw the Pilot Boat Inn - a glorious 30s yacht stranded 100 metres from the Bembridge shore. The atmospheric inn has been there for centuries, but its incarnation as a sea-going vessel was the idea of an apprentice joiner who transformed the inn as a project back in 1937. The outside of the inn...

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georgebris2w, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Love your colourful review, thank you! We are a bit quirky, we are not tied to a big pubco so can be a bit different! Best George

Ryde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Have been here before to drink and enjoy live music. Popped in for a drink on way to pre booked table elsewhere for lunch. The bar staff were friendly but our table was really "sticky",maybe not cleaned from the night before? Looked at the menu to see if we would change our plans and eat there. Fancied the mixed grill...but...

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George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, apologies about sticky table, an oversight on our part. Our mixed grill is for two people, so £17 each and includes sirloin steak, gammon steak, chicken breast, lamb chop, sausages, chips, etc etc and is all local delicious meat, I wonder if you appreciated it was for two people? Regards George

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stayed here overnight over the weekend after a day of walking on the beach with the dog and enjoying village life with the family. So glad we did! Our rooms were clean, tidy and nicely prepared. George, the delightful owner, made us feel extremely welcome. The full English breakfast was fabulous and the whole atmosphere is one of friendly service...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is an unusual looking place with a couple of decently kept real ales and a good selection of food. Frontage looks like a boat and inside the main windows are portholes, slightly uncomfortable colour scheme inside and lacked a bit of atmosphere when we were in there at a quiet time of day but I'm sure with a few...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The wife and I stopped off at this welcoming establishment while out walking the dogs on a warm sunny day to have a refreshing old beer. The young staff were very friendly and talkative, and they also provided water for our two dogs to have a drink, very thoughtful of them. We would definitely stop here again should we visit...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique boat-shaped pub located on Bembridge harbour with 5 all new ensuite cabins (in 2012), all beautifully appointed, above pub which was completely refurbished in 2011 and serving all fresh, made in house pub food, including homemade burgers, fish pie, local crab salad and fresh off the boat fish. Also sofas, roaring fire, piano, beer, three outside terraces and attractive friendly staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pilot Boat Inn

Address: Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Bembridge
Price Range: $154 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pilot Boat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“You should choose room 1”
BiddleyCrew, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a view of the harbour.”
alexbQ2791DJ, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay the night but just had lunch and drink.”
455amandaw, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“room 5 The Bridge lovely views in front of b/b”
betty97, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We used restaurant only”
PompeyDennis, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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