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IW CAMRA "Coming out of Lockdown"
From July 4th Isle of Wight pubs began to open.
We will not be back to normal just yet
Here we hope to be able to tell you who is offering what
YOU can help. If have any details of any Island pubs, opening times, restrictions, special offers, what beers etc. please contact me 721557 or email editor@wightwash.org.uk.

"Eat out to help out" - The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer

What happens when I go back to the pub. WATCH THIS or READ THIS

Latest Pub Updates

The Anchor, Cowes
Open. Telephone bookings: 01983 292823. For more details, please see our WEBSITE.
The Alamo, Ryde
Open
The Appley Manor, Ryde
Open. Telephone 564777. Please see our FACEBOOK PAGE..
Bar 74, Ryde
Open
The Bargeman's Rest
Open CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
The Black Sheep, Ryde
Open
The Blacksmiths
Open. See our FACEBOOK PAGE for online booking or phone 01983 529263
The Blenheim, Ventnor
Open. See our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Boat House, Puckpool
Open. Booking advised (01983 810616). See our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Bonchurch Inn
Open with a number of safety measures. We recommend booking ahead - 01983 852611.
Boojum and Snark, Sandown
Open. Booking Required - 2 hour slots on screened tables.
More details on our FACEBOOK PAGE
Read a MESSAGE FROM JULIE including beer list, opening times and house rules. Book a Boojum Bubble!
The Buddle Inn, Niton
Please see the CHARACTER INNS WEBSITE
The Bugle, Brading
Please see the CHARACTER INNS WEBSITE
The Bugle Coaching Inn, Yarmouth
Open.SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Strongly recommend booking. BOOK A TABLE
The Castle Inn, Newport
Open. Telephone: 01983 522528;SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Castle Hotel, Ryde
Open - Stongly advise THIS LINK for booking or telephone 01983 563755
The Castle Inn, Ryde
Closed. "until times change".
The Castle, Sandown
Open but will temporarily be closed on Mondays. SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Caulkheads, Sandown
Please see the CHARACTER INNS WEBSITE
The Chequers Inn
Open. Visit OUR FACEBOOK PAGE and download the app!
or just CLICK HERE
Phone: 01983 840314 Website www.chequersinn-iow.co.uk
Cowes Ale House
Open
Current trading hours are: Monday - Saturday: 12 - 10pm. Sunday: 12 - 6pm.
The Crab, Shanklin
Open. Book via our FACEBOOK PAGE.
The Crab and Lobster, Bembridge
Open Booking recommended. Telephone: 01983 872244 or via our FACEBOOK PAGE.
The Crab and Lobster Tap, Ventnor
Open. Read a MESSAGE FROM TANSY Telephone: 07761 649447. see updates on our FACEBOOK PAGE.
The Crown, Shorwell
Open but for drinks only
The Crown, Ryde
Open
Culver Haven
Open. Closed Monday & Tuesdays. Recommend phoning first (01983 406107).
For more details see the WEBSITE.
The Dairyman's Daughter
Will open today. 10am - 6pm. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
The Duke of York, Cowes
Open with table service 11am - 11pm. Tel: 01983 825501. For more details see our FACEBOOK PAGE
Outside area ready for when it stops raining.
The Eight Bells, Carisbrooke
Open. Tel: 01983 825501. For more details see our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Falcon, Ryde
Open
The Falcon, Shanklin
Open. See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Fighting Cocks, Arreton
Open. Booking advised (Tel: 01983 865254). See our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Fishbourne
Open. Booking advised (Tel: 01983 882823). See our FACEBOOK PAGE for opening times and contact details.
The Fleming Arms
Now open with takeaway.
Takeaway located in the Pantry farm shop Opening from 12pm. For pub please use the car park entrance, the front entrance is for the shop and take aways".
The Folly, Whippingham
Sorry, not open yet. See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE .
Fountain, Cowes
Open. For bookings (Tel: 01983 292397). See our WEBSITE
The George, Newport
Open with usual times
The Griffin, Godshill
Open. 11am - 10pm. More detals on OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Hare and Hounds
Open. Book via our FACEBOOK PAGE.
Harry's Bar, Ryde
Open.
High Park Tavern
Currently undergoing refubishment.
The Highdown Inn, Totland
Open. See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Telephone 01983 752450
The Joe's Bar, Niton
Open. Booking advised. Telephone: 01983 730280. See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
King Harry's Bar
Will open daily from 27th July. 4pm - 10pm initially.
The King Lud, Ryde
Open.
The Kings Head, Yarmouth
Open. See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Kingston Arms, Cowes
Open.
The Lifeboat, East Cowes
Open every day. Telephone: 01983 292711.
For more details, please see our WEBSITE.
Long Island
Are open. Booking recommended 01983 716281 or book via our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Man in the Moon, Newport
Open.
Medina Quay Beefeater, Newport
Opening 31st July.
The Mermaid Bar (@ the Wishing Well)
Open for drinks (table service) and for food (dine in or take-away).
For reservations call 01983 613653. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
Newclose Cricket Club
Open Wednesday to Saturday 12noon - 6pm. Large outside area. Bar and Food
The New Inn, Shalfleet
Not ready "just yet".
Newport Ale House
Open but suggest you phone first 07708 018051.READ MORE
The Old Comical
Open. Sorry No Children and No under-25s. For more details please see OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Painters Arms
Open. See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Perks
Open but no food for the time being. MESSAGE FROM PERKSIE
The Pier View
Open with bookings only and a limited stay.
The Pointer Inn
Open . New Landlords Dale and Shelley. Booking for food advised. Telephone: 01983 865202
The Portland, Gurnard
Open.
The Prince of Wales, East Cowes
Is open
The Prince of Wales, Newport
Open. Hours for the time being will be: 10.30am - 8pm
The Propeller Inn, Bembridge
Open. For bookings phone 01983 873611 or contact us via OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.
Railway, Ryde
Open. Maybe some limits on numbers. Outdoor area available, separate tables inside..
The Red Lion, Freshwater
Open "just for drinks". See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.
S.Fowler & Co., Ryde
Open.
Salty's
Will open "as soon as humanly possible"
The Ship and Castle, East Cowes
Now open. More details soon!
The Simeon Arms, Ryde
Open.
The Solent, Ryde
Times: Sat & Sun 12noon - 8pm | Mon - Fri 2pm - 8pm (9pm if there's demand)
The Sportsmans Rest, Porchfield
Open.
More detals on OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Star, Ryde
Open ?
The Star, Wroxall
Open. Telephone 01983 854701 or see OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Steamer Inn, Shanklin
Open 10am - 6pm. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
The Spyglass
Open midday to 9pm with food served throughout the day.
No booking necessary. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
The Sun Inn, Calbourne
Open. Garden only with a table booking system.
Please phone 01983 531231 to avoid disappointment. We are continuing with our takeaway and lockdown shop services
For more details SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Sun, Hulverstone
Please see the CHARACTER INNS WEBSITE
The Taveners, Godshill
Now open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner
and taking bookings on our website
Telephone: 01983 840707
See OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Three Bishops, Brighstone
Open. Tel: 01983 740226. For more details see our FACEBOOK PAGE
Traveller's Joy, Northwood
Open. Closing time will be 10.30
The Union, Cowes
Open.
The Ventnor Exchange
will be open on Friday & Saturday nights throughout July and fully open on 5th August. Booking advised (01983 716767). MORE DETAILS including beer list.
The Vectis Tavern, Cowes
Will not be opening just yet.
The Victoria Tavern, East Cowes
Open but please see facebook page for opening times.
Telephone: 01983 296472 or 07805 374083. FACEBOOK PAGE
The Village Inn, Shanklin
No information (anyone know anything?)
The Vine, Freshwater
Open. CLICK FOR OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Volunteer, Ventnor
Is undergoing a tidy up and will reopen when it becomes viable
The Waterfront Inn, Shanklin
Open from 9am until 11pm -"First come, First served!". SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Waterfront, Totland
Open. They will be open every day from 10:30 am til 10pm, food served 12pm -4pm, then 5pm - 8:30pm.
No standing drinking at the bar. Reservations recommended. 01983 756969
Waverley, Carisbrooke
open for table service with food available.Click for Key points
To book, customers can call us on 522338 or email us at waverleyiow@gmail.com
Waverley Park, East Cowes
Open for table service with food available. 07905734990 | 01983293452 SEE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Wheatsheaf, Newport
Open. See our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Wheatsheaf, Yarmoth
Closed. See our OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The White Hart, Havenstreet
Open. Changes to the opening hours are: Monday - closed all day. Sunday 12noon - 5pm.
Otherwise 12noon - 2.30pm and 6pm - 9pm. Please phone 01983 883485 for bookings.
The White Horse, Whitwell
Open. Food:10am - 9pm
For bookings telephone: 01983730375 or Email: info@whitehorseiow.co.uk or CLICK FOR OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The White Lion, Niton
Open. Please visit our OUR FACEBOOK PAGE for more details and to download the app
or just CLICK HERE
Phone: 01983 719402
The Wight Mouse, Chale
Open.
If you would like to book a table please email info@wightmouse.com
with a date, time, name and phone number or phone 01983 730431
Here's OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Winter Gardens, Ventnor
Open including the Masala Bay pop up restaurant on Wednesdays. Telephone 01983 857757 MORE DETAILS
Woodmans Arms, Wootton Bridge
Open with normal opening hours.
Read more on their FACEBOOK PAGE Here's the LATEST POST. Phone 01983 882785 for bookings.
The Woodvale, Gurnard
Is open and "good to go". Telephone: 01983 292037. See our FACEBOOK PAGE
The Yarbridge
Will Open 31st July. Booking essential (01983 405585).
In the meantime check out our weekly desert boxes on OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
The Yachtsman, Cowes
Will not be opening this year
Ye Old Village Inn, Bembridge
Open. Phone 01983 872616 | CLICK FOR OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
Yelfs Ryde
Open.


Bright Idea!
Get your customers to text their contact details to a designated mobile phone and put up a notice:
"Dear Customer, Please text your name and phone number to 07*** *** ***". Job done.

Offical Stuff
Read about the new proposed Al Fresco Eating and Drinking Bill 2020 (aka The Pavement Bill) HERE.
Click HERE for the latest Government advice for "people who work in or run restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes or takeaways"

Landlords
Please let us know what's happening in your pub. It's free!

In the meantime...
Breweries
Boojum and Snark, Sandown - draght beer & cider takeaways (Fridays and Saturdays from noon - 6 pm) and deliveries. See facebook page
Island Ales are offering same day delivery with no minimum order on any beers, wines and spirits and soft drinks. - Tel:821731 Email: info@ islandales.co.uk
Goddards are offering home delivery - free of charge for Isle of Wight customers. See brewery- service for details. Tel:611011 (leave a message) or Email office@goddardsbrewery.com
Yates Yates are offering a "cash & carry" and home delivery service. This will be reviewed on a daily basis. Tel:867878.Email: info@yates-brewery.co.uk

Here are my contact details:
Tim Marshall
Email:
Telephone: 01983 721557 (leave a message)
Meetings etc.
Unfortunately, due to recommendations from CAMRA headquarters and the government, we have decided to cancel all IW Camra Branch meetings/social for at least the next 3 months. The Pub and Beer of the Year awards which were to be held on Wed 8th April will now be postponed until later in the year.
Pulling Together
Visit CAMRA's national campaign to combat the current crisis

Good News

•  Wightwash now has a A FACEBOOK PAGE!
•  The wonderful team at the Yarbridge Inn reported last week that they were about to hit 4000 "community drop" meals. See their facebook page and donate! (You can also read all about it in Wightwash Magazine.)
•  Yates' Brewery have donated 150 cases of orange juice to St. Mary's Hospital to help boost patents vitamin C levels.
•  Xav Baker and his fellow workers at the Isle of Wight Distillery have swapped their production to a hand sanitising lotion. It is called - Wight Wash!
•  Mark Holmes and the staff of the White Lion, Niton have been cooking dozens of portions of cottage pie to be supplied to NHS workers free of charge.

If you know of any other examples of Good News, please let me know.

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