Isle of Wight
Any recommendations on the isle?
Sadly not really. Was born and grew up there; family still there so do go back fairly often. Nothing then and nothing really now.
George at Yarmouth (patchy and very over-priced)
Pond cafe at Bonchurch
Red Lion at Freshwater
New Inn at Shalfleet
but don't expect to be overwhelmed.
However, can put in a very good word for Minghella's ice cream (Wootton, near Ryde and various outlets)- it's superb.
the Seaview Hotel, while not outstanding, has better food than most you will find on the Isle. The Isle of Wight has remained an unspoiled holiday resort since I first went there 50 years ago, with kind people, beautiful countryside, good buses, and lots to see and do. Unfortunately, its food is also stuck in the past.