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The Old Fort

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in Seaview $$ - $$$ , British,
Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB, England
+44 1983 612363
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (16 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty food and lots on the plate, great service as well! Didn't put 5 stars as Bathrooms could have been bigger and a bit nicer looking, still clean though! ^_^

Thank MimieReviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 6 visiting the island for the weekend. We had a very good dinner here, great menu choice, delicious food and very good service. We also stopped by for tea, cakes and early evening drinks!! Great views too

Thank lizzip2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seaview has not many eateries but this one was good. Limited seating inside but food was tasty, reasonably priced and a good selection of beers. Staff friendly.

Thank postie1862
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our stay whilst walking the Isle of Wight coastal path as a group we ate at the Old Fort, the first evening they managed to fit us in for a meal, a smart choice on our part, very friendly service and the food was...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came over from the mainland to surprise a friend for lunch , we all had burgers and the kids had nuggets and chips all the burgers where very nice I had the chicken curry burger which I've had befor still one off the best burgers...More

Thank Gareth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us enjoyed a light lunch here. The various things we had were all good, the service very friendly and the view over the sea just wonderful. We intended to go for dinner too but didn't get thr chance. Nice place.

Thank BrianDSmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Served good food and a nice local ale for lunch. Stopped here again in the evening and watched the sunset over a beer. Really good.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this place by accident and decided that it would be a good place for lunch in the sun overlooking the sea. We ordered crab caked made from Ventnor crab and a posh version of a fish finger sandwich, 2 glasses of white...More

Thank SusieQ008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to The Old Fort last year for some food and it was delicious so we thought we would come back again and the standards are still fantastic,the service is 100% customer satisfaction and we would definitely recommend this place to eat or have...More

Thank gavins1969
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Eat as much as you want. We certainly did and it was delicious and excellent value. Coming back to IOW in July. Will certainly come again. Staff both friendly and professional. Wednesday night is curry night just £10.95 each.

Thank Chris B
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Do you serve wine?
19 July 2016|
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Response from Difficultcove | Reviewed this property |
Well I had a beer there last week so I fully expect they sell wine too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade, Seaview PO34 5HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Seaview
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 612363
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