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The Little Gloster

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31 Marsh Road, Gurnard PO31 8JQ, England
+44 1983 298776
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Wiltshire, UK
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243 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's difficult to describe just how wonderful this restaurant actually is, without sounding as if I have shares! Lovely seafront location, with sunset views, to start. The dining room is comfortable, with a relaxed, outdoorsy vibe. Fabulous staff! Really, really fabulous staff! Young kids, for the most part, who whisk around, smiling and efficient, and look genuinely delighted to be... More 

Thank Caroline1651
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in a great location, serves excellent food, has a great menu and wine list, staff are thoughtful and friendly. It's a relaxing, sophisticated venue...a place to take someone special

Thank MissPf
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach side restaurant is a little jem hidden away west of Cowes down a single track road to the Solent. Lovely marine decor - provide a perfect setting for imaginative local produce with an emphasis on local seafood. With ample outside seating which provides a viewing platform for both shipping and seals. Just perfect.

Thank Peter J
Fareham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for are friends 60 such a beautiful spot for a restaurant hotel. There was eight for lunch pre dinner drinks gin tonic all round staff where so friendly not in your face just in the background being intensive when needed. The food was top notch fresh fish of the day lovely crisp wines made the day one of the... More 

Thank jonnyboy78
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203 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy quality food, well presented and this restaurant offers just that. My meal was excellent, the service was attentive without being intrusive and the bill was very reasonable considering the excellence of the meal. Lovely Scandinavian feel to the restaurant with views over the water to Southampton.

Thank Bellini6
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where do I begin, we came to the Little Gloster to celebrate my son's 50th birthday as it is not only his favourite place to eat but ours too!! It isn't cheap but worth every penny especially for a special occasions. At the very last minute we decided to stay over to save the driving and it is one of... More 

Thank Gaynor S
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked early evening on a Thursday to enjoy a quiet ambience and usually a more efficient service, which was truly excellent. Friendly and welcoming staff do make all the difference. The restaurants' theme is that of sailing, which is quite pertinent considering its splendid beach front location. This is only matched with exquisite food which tingles the taste-buds. The... More 

Thank rodswetnam
London, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time here and part of my birthday celebrations. Seven of us for dinner, and everyone was pleased with their food. Well cooked, nicely presented, generally well served by a young team of waitresses. The sausage roll was spectacular! And the prices are not expensive, so good value. On the downside, the tables are a bit tight,... More 

Thank Ian R
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A large group of us (16) had a lovely Mother's Day brunch here, the service was excellent as was the food. Not the cheapest place you can eat at but the old adage of you get what you pay for sums The Little Gloster up nicely. Definitely worth a visit we will be back. Many thanks to the very smiley... More 

Thank Jason H
Woking, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My wife took me for a surprise night away and it was so easy, parked the car, red jet and bottle of bubbles, lunch in Cowes then taxi to The Little Gloster, where we were shown our fabulous ground floor suite overlooking the Solent, the room was beautifully decorated in calm coastal colours, we sat on the decking and rested... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 158
Seafood, European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Marsh Road, Gurnard PO31 8JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Gurnard
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 298776
The Little Gloster is a award winning family restaurant with rooms located on the seas edge. Serving predominately local produce in a simplistic scandinavian relaxed atmosphere. It is listed in the michelin guide and the good food guide as being one of the best new entries in the uk The wine list is interesting, comprising of over 90% organic wines. . The cocktail list encompasses the same philosophy as the food and wine menu which is well thought out and delivered, focussing on the seasons.

please note on bank holidays we open on sundays until 11:00pm, on mondays 9:00-18:00 and are closed on the tuesday

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