The taste of summer has reached our restaurant, and The Royal’s lunch and dinner menus now feature seasonal delights like local asparagus, wild strawberries, Isle of Wight lamb, and sorbets in flavours reminiscent of long, sunny days - strawberry, raspberry, white peach, nectarine, mango and passionfruit. Following in...Read More →
The hotel has been so called royal ever since Queen Victoria enjoyed taking afternoon tea at the hotel, whilst visiting her friend Sir John Hambrough, at nearby Steephill Castle.
This fine tradition of a mid-afternoon spread, consisting of delicate pastries and miniature sandwiches,continues to this day, and The...Read More →
We believe in supporting the many superlative food producers here on the Isle of Wight, which not only cuts down food miles but guarantees we are using the freshest, most flavoursome ingredients in our kitchen.Read More →
Pollock fillets are an inexpensive, environmentally sound alternative to white fish such as cod and haddock.
Did you know?For those who regard cooking fish as difficult and demanding, frozen pollock is a gift. Delicately-flavored and fine-textured, frozen pollock is customarily cooked without thawing, making it easy for beginning...Read More →
On Saturday evening, November 26, The Royal Hotel held its annual gala dinner for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust, a charity that supports local children suffering from challenging circumstances. Since the first Gala Dinner in 2009, this event has become a favourite with local celebrities including Youth Trust...Read More →
On the coast of a small island famous for its food, the Isle of Wight’s Royal Hotel restaurant constantly changes its menu to reflect the diversity of food on its doorstep. This hearty, seasonal and utterly delicious fare ranges from rich, creamy cheese to a rainbow of seafood...Read More →