Robert Thompson, Chef

Michelin-star chef, Robert Thompson, first arrived on the Isle of Wight in 2008 when he joined The Hambrough in Ventnor.

He gained the restaurant a Michelin Star, retaining it for several years. He left The Hambrough in 2013, then joining The George Hotel in Yarmouth.

In 2015, Robert opened his own Restaurant, Thompson’s, in Newport.

Robert Thompson featured in new ‘Great British Chefs’ Cookbook

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If you've ever had the pleasure of eating Robert Thompson's culinary creations, you'll already know that he's a very 'Great British Chef'. It's no surprise to see him featured in this latest cookbook.

Tuesday, 28th August, 2018 5:24pm

By Sally Perry

Solicitors thanked for their support for Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Chef Robert Thompson

Robert Thompson and his team donated their time and produce for a sensational four-course meal. Accompanying drinks were selected by Eurovines, while Coast and Country provided tables, chairs and cutlery. Not to mention volunteers who gave their time to help with the running of the dinner.

Wednesday, 8th February, 2017 8:28am

By Emma Topping

Last chance to grab tickets for Black Tie Charity Gala featuring food by Robert Thompson

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The event will support three Isle of Wight charities and features a three-course meal by Robert Thompson as well as a night of entertainment.

Monday, 22nd August, 2016 3:39pm

By Gemma Swain

Michelin-starred Island chef to cook at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Robert Thompson

Robert Thompson and his team will be rustling up some delicious seasonal delights at the Hospice later this month. He'll be preparing food for the inpatient unit, and treating visitors in the EMH public café to some of his tasty dishes.

Tuesday, 19th April, 2016 9:56am

By Erika Campbell-Burt with 2 readers' comments

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

Isle of Wight restaurant listed in Top Ten Openings for 2015

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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

Find out how to have a Desert Island Dinner with Robert Thompson for charity

Robert Thompson

Are you looking for a fun, alternative way to entertain guests during Cowes Week? Something totally exclusive, that no-one would have done before?

Tuesday, 7th July, 2015 10:38am

By Lori Little with one comment

Beautifully shot video reveals chef Robert Thompson latest plans

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Lovers of good food have been waiting to hear what chef Robert Thompson's next move will be since announcing his departure from The George. This beautifully shot video reveals all.

Monday, 13th April, 2015 8:51am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Robert Thompson leaving The George (updated)

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Staff were informed this week that Robert Thompson will be leaving The George in Yarmouth.

Tuesday, 20th January, 2015 9:54pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

New owner of The George Hotel revealed

The George Hotel Thompson and Thompson:

A duo of Thompsons is making waves on the Isle of Wight today as the new business partnership behind The George Hotel.

Monday, 31st March, 2014 1:20pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Smiles and sunshine for Yarmouth Pancake Races

Yarmouth pancake race

There were smiles all round as the rain held off and the traditional annual event took place once again.

Wednesday, 5th March, 2014 8:46am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Robert Thompson’s comeback revealed

Robert Thompson at The George

OnTheWight's just learnt which prestigious Isle of Wight establishment Robert Thompson will be heading the kitchen at.

Tuesday, 4th March, 2014 2:29pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments