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The Lifeboat

9.3/10
91
Britannia Way, PO32 6UB East CowesSee map

Average price £24

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This restaurant is following the relevant safety practices*:
Card payments accepted
Contact information is obtained
Dividers between the tables
Extra cleaning services implemented at the tables, toilets and kitchen
Food served only at the table
Guest spacing 1,5m
Guest spacing 1m
Hand sanitizer for customers
Single use products on the table
Staff wearing masks
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Restaurant menu

  • Average price £24
    Special request
The original one
£11.5
6oz Isle of wight beef burger with smoked bacon, mature cheddar, gherkin and burger sauce
The islander
£11.95
6oz Isle of wight beef burger with smoked bacon, isle of wight blue cheese and roasted isle of wight garlic mayo
The smokey one
£12.5
Butterfly seasoned chicken breast with smoked bacon, bbq sauce, mozzarella cheese and smoked paprika mayo

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User photos

Fajitas
Pie of the day
Chicken curry
Fajitas
Veggie nachos

Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.3/10
based on 91 reviews
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Quality of food :9.4/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :9.2/10
  1. Maria O.
    Maria O.
    • one review
    9/10

    Very Covid safe, lovely warm welcome, friendly staff, excellent menu choice and the quality of the food and the portion sizes were amazing. Could not fault it. Even gave us boxes to take the food home we couldn't eat.

  2. Hanna A.
    Hanna A.
    • one review
    9/10

    The staff were very friendly and welcoming when we arrived. The food was delicious! Cosy atmosphere. Thank you very much, we had a great evening.

  3. Amanda F.
    Amanda F.
    • one review
    10/10

    Love The lifeboat ...havent been for a while but never fails to impress with the food . Lovely staff always friendly . Nice that you can take the dog in certain areas although didnt this visit .

  4. Ray S.
    Ray S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent service and the food was great. The gin cocktails are worth a go, Very friendly staff, great location, the place is also very clean, would highly recommend.

  5. Sylvia W.
    Sylvia W.
    • one review
    10/10

    Absolutely pleased with our visit this evening, choices on the menu very good and food arrived as expected. One disappointment was one steak slightly overcooked but once explained to the waitress a free dessert was offered and accepted. Ordered a bottle of wine and told that they charge for two large glasses and the rest of the bottle was free, unfortunately this didn’t happen with the second bottle. Overall will definitely visit again as good food, good service, lovely ambiance and brilliant location.

  6. Angela S.
    Angela S.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    In the current Covid situation we felt safe and not close to other tables. Service was friendly and quick. Food was well resented, tasteful and of good portion size. Would recommend.

  7. Anna M.
    Anna M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Had a lovely lunch today staff were excellent and friendly could see they were smiling behind the masks. Food was lovely and menu was great so much choice. Will be back soon.

  8. Sue M.
    Sue M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Super restaurant in a lovely position. Decked outdoor area overlooking marina, not in use today in the rain. Good service, very friendly and the food was excellent.

  9. Matt E.
    Matt E.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Fantastic food, turkey and gammon roast was huge as was the pie of the day, you won’t come away hungry with portion sizes here, lovely atmosphere and fantastic attentive friendly staff, worth a try for sure....

  10. Mike V.
    Mike V.
    • one review
    10/10

    Really lovely restaurant and lovely staff :) we will definitely be back! Food lovely and atmosphere and lovely venue too - bet it’s even better in sun by the marina :)

  11. Pete E.
    Pete E.
    • one review
    10/10

    The food was delicious, both our meals were excellent and the service that was given by Ruby was superb, a really friendly helpful member of staff! Overall a lovely evening. Thank you

  12. Lois C.
    Lois C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Lovely welcome at the door, great one way system and very COVID secure. Food was excellent, generous portions & very tasty. The staff were lovely and attentive & although the restaurant was quite busy, we didn’t have long to wait for our food. We’ve been here several times & for me, this was by far the best experience to date

  13. Alan M.
    Alan M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent service and breakfast food from this very nice place Second visit this week as very local to us with superb marina views Roll on summer so we can sit outside We will definitely be back soon Thanku

  14. Dan S.
    Dan S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Brilliant service and very friendly staff. The restaurant is a lovely place to sit and chat and enjoy the atmosphere. The food was superb. Great views. Will look forward to visiting again.

  15. Nicola J.
    Nicola J.
    • one review
    10/10

    This restaurant is always a pleasure to visit and dine in. The food is excellent, as is the service. The staff are friendly and welcoming and are doing a great job managing the covid situation. We had a lovely lunch and enjoyed a couple of hours of 'normality' enjoying the christmas atmosphere. Thank you Lifeboat

  16. Colin S.
    Colin S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very tasty food, well cooked fresh veg with the turkey special, lovely chips, I would have liked a bit more meat in the pie. Overall an enjoyable lunch.

  17. Dominic N.
    Dominic N.
    • one review
    10/10

    The food is always excellent and very consistent,the staff are very friendly and helpful We’ve never had a bad experience at the lifeboat pub and visit regularly.

  18. Jim C.
    Jim C.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Excellent friendly service and good homemade soup was perfect on a cold Winter's day. Our dog also really appreciated his separate plate of biscuits!

  19. Keith H.
    Keith H.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    The Lifeboat itself and the food served, did not fail to come up to the expected standard this is not the first time we have eaten there and will definitely not be the last.

  20. Anne-Marie H.
    Anne-Marie H.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fantastic attentive service with a good menu choice along with daily specials to choose from. Vegans, Vegetarians and children also well catered for.

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More information

Opening time

OPEN EVERYDAY 10AM - 10PM

BREAKFAST SERVED FROM 10AM-11AM

TEAS/COFFEES SERVED FROM 10AM ONWARDS

LUNCH/DINNER SERVED FROM 12PM

How to get to the restaurant

Britannia Way, PO32 6UB, East Cowes, United Kingdom

Directions to get there

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