The Isle of Wight is becoming renowned for the quality of its food.

Mermaid Gin release new Pink Gin bottle

Mermaid Gin New Pink bottle

Everyone loved the new version of the Isle of Wight's Mermaid Gin bottle, so much so sales went up 110%! Today they're launching their new look Pink Gin bottle.

Friday, 21st June, 2019 11:50am

By Ginnie Taylor with one comment

Isle of Wight’s best value lunch? Seaview Hotel hard to beat

seaview hotel mess room door

When you consider the quality of the food, the setting, views, service and all round experience at Seaview Hotel - we think you'd be hard-pressed to find a better value lunch on the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 8th June, 2018 6:46pm

By Feature Writer

Seaview Hotel Restaurant gains two AA Rosettes

seaview hotel chefs

A great deal of work goes into achieving the high standards for an AA Rosette. Chefs at The Restaurant at Seaview Hotel have excelled and received not one by two Rosettes. Well done to them all.

Friday, 11th May, 2018 12:41pm

By Sally Perry

Michelin Guide 2017: Isle of Wight entries double


Congratulations to the nine Isle of Wight restaurants that have made it into the 2017 Michelin Guide, including four newcomers and the retention of a Bib Gourmand Award for one restaurant.

Wednesday, 5th October, 2016 10:42am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Award for Isle of Wight bitter in World Beer Awards

yachtsman ale world beer awards

Island Brewery say that without the dedication of the a hard working team at the brewery to the beer, the consistent high quality would not be maintained.

Wednesday, 17th August, 2016 5:53pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Artisan Coffee wins prestigious food award

Jaspers at Ventnor Fringe

It's great to hear that out of 10,000 products to be judged, Jasper’s Artisan Coffee was awarded a 3-star Great Taste award for its Ethiopian Rocko Mountain Reserve. Well done Lucy and Peter!

Friday, 29th July, 2016 12:57pm

By Amy Brice with one comment

Pancake Day: Here’s some ideas for something different

flour and egg

Will you be making pancakes today? Check out these inspirational videos for ideas of how to provide something a bit different this Pancake Day.

Tuesday, 9th February, 2016 8:35am

By Sally Perry

Wish Quay Arts a happy 40th at The Art of Food & live Art Auction

Art of Food

Quay Arts is now entirely self-financed. The Art of Food & live Art Auction charity event will help to raise much-needed funds to continue to support the amazing IW artistic talent.

Friday, 29th January, 2016 3:46pm

By Georgia Newman

Ventnor fisherman stars in Mary Berry’s latest TV series

Mary berry and ProCam4k guys

In the first programme, Mary visits Ventnor in the Isle of Wight where she meets lobster-fishing expert Ed Blake who shows her how to catch the nation's favourite delicacy, Lobster!

Monday, 25th January, 2016 12:15pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight restaurant listed in Top Ten Openings for 2015

Robert Thompson

We've been fortunate enough to enjoy a delicious lunch at Robert Thompson's new restaurant in Newport and can wholeheartedly agree with this listing. It's ace!

Tuesday, 22nd December, 2015 6:17pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

The George given zero for food hygiene: We have inspector’s report and The George’s reaction

The George Food hygiene report form - Sept 2015

The George in Yarmouth is viewed as a top-tier Isle of Wight restaurant, making their zero rating under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme all the more shocking. OnTheWight has secured the inspector's report detailing eight separate points. We have The George's response in full.

Thursday, 19th November, 2015 9:47pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

Costa UK MD says new branch will ‘add to diversity of the High Street’

Inside costa coffee

Costa have been in touch with OnTheWight, their UK boss keen to tell Islanders what they feel their contribution to the Isle of Wight will be.

Thursday, 15th October, 2015 11:11am

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments