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Waters Edge Beach Café

Roasted isle of Wight tomato and garlic soup served with a locally baked bread
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Isle of Wight Rump Steak, topped with isle of Wight blue brie, served with local mushrooms, tomato's and new potatoes.

Roasted isle of Wight tomato and garlic soup served with a locally baked bread & Isle of Wight Rump Steak, topped with isle of Wight blue brie, served with local mushrooms, tomato’s and new potatoes.

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By Carly Groves

The greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music! Where better for him to be located than the original Isle of Wight Festival site?!

The greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music! Where better for him to be located than the original Isle of Wight Festival site?! By Carly Groves

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By Steve Simmonds

A lifesaver that took strides across the Island before making his way through waves. He is now back home on dry land at the easternmost point on the Island.

A lifesaver that took strides across the Island before making his way through waves. He is now back home on dry land at the easternmost point on the Island. By Steve Simmonds

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The Royal

Royal Champagne Afternoon Tea

Champagne Afternoon Tea for the Perfect Occasion. Served daily from 3-5 pm, Afternoon Tea at The Royal is a delectable treat, echoing the indulgent ritual Queen Victoria used to enjoy here, on her way to visit Sir John Hambrough at Steephill Castle. The mouth-watering spread includes a tempting selection of dainty sandwiches, miniature pastries and…

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By Nick Martin

Keep your eyes up high if you're in the island's capital and you might catch a glimpse of this Italian revolutionary. He visited Tennyson at Farringford, where they recited poetry to one another. Queen Victoria was not so keen, and exclaimed 'Thank God - he's gone!' when he departed.

Keep your eyes up high if you’re in the island’s capital and you might catch a glimpse of this Italian revolutionary. He visited Tennyson at Farringford, where they recited poetry to one another. Queen Victoria was not so keen, and exclaimed ‘Thank God – he’s gone!’ when he departed. By Nick Martin

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By Jeremy Gully

An award winning inventor, this hero lived and worked on the Island at White Cottage in East Cowes, though his legacy can be found in Ryde. You might spy him on your travels to or from the island...

An award winning inventor, this hero lived and worked on the Island at White Cottage in East Cowes, though his legacy can be found in Ryde. You might spy him on your travels to or from the island… This man put a one  tin inside another and blew air down between them……..He made a “momentum…

The Cow Co

IOW Day Burger Special

The Cow Co. will be serving up a very special, IOW Day inspired burger. Featuring the most delicious ingredients from all local, IOW producers including The Tomato Stall, Garlic Farm and IOW Cheese Co. This limited-edition burger will be available between the 20th and 24th September only and £1 of all burgers sold, will go towards to IOW Day Fund. Be…

Barry
Barry Ecuyer

I have such pleasure in drawing painting and sculpting that it is a bonus when other folk enjoy the results.

I have such pleasure in drawing painting and sculpting that it is a bonus when other folk enjoy the results. I work in acrylics, watercolours, pen and ink, pencil, and clay, in fact whatever is to hand! For several years before moving to the Island my work was shown at the Djanogly gallery Nottingham, in…

Jez Wilkinson
Jez (Ras Bunny King ) Wilkinson

Rastafarian portrait Stencil, mixed Media, Artist.

Rastafarian portrait Stencil, mixed Media, Artist..

Matt and Cat

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