Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN - 01983 863882
Nestled just beneath Shanklin Chine at the far end of Shanklin Esplanade is “Pub on the Beach” Fisherman’s Cottage. Frequented by discerning visitors and savvy locals alike, the pub dates back more than 200 years. Boasting the most enviable beachfront location, Fisherman’s Cottage is famed for its home-cooked lunches and dinners, and specialises in locally caught seafood — its famous fish and chip suppers come highly recommended. Children are welcome and it is dog friendly. Arrive early on summer evenings as it gets busy — call ahead to book a table. Visit the website to find out about the special music evenings in July and August. Open daily 27 Mar-3 Nov. See website for opening times.