The Hut

Colwell Chine Road, Colwell Bay, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, P040 9NP
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The Kitchen is open from 12:00 until 21:00.
The Bar is open from 12:00 until 22:30.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Hut

The Hut is an easy-going beach restaurant that combines an unrivalled passion for simple yet delicious food, with a desire to create a relaxed but stylish environment for all to enjoy.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

Fabulous food and cocktails!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

We had lovely time at The Hut - it was our first visit and we will definitely be back! We felt well-looked after with our various intolerance requests, the food was delicious and the service was friendly and efficient. Thank you : )

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Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

Always enjoyable - good food served by great staff in stunning atmospheric surroundings ... and right on my door step. Thank you The Hut

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Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

Loved our visit! Beautiful setting, lovely welcoming staff. Starters were delicious, rosé was delicious, main course was a little disappointing, we had the slow cooked beef short rib, and it was incredibly salty. However the Parmesan truffle oil chips were amazing!!

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Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

Well what can I say ..... Thankyou so so much for making my friends 40 th surprise birthday so amazing 😉 We had the best time here and will definitely be coming again !! Kieran’s cocktails are the best !!!

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Visited On Friday, 20 September 2019

Perfect as always the only thing was the customers not controlling their dogs we are dog lovers but no when I’m eating

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Visited On Friday, 20 September 2019

Great lunch. Well looked after by Steve and the team as always. Looking forward to seeing you next season. Thanks for a great summer of visits x

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Visited On Thursday, 19 September 2019

Beach side dining at its best. The view across the bay is a wonderful back drop to the delicious food.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 September 2019

Lovely cocktails watching the sun go down. Food good. Service was a tad on the slow side with only one young lady taking the food orders

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Visited On Thursday, 19 September 2019

Overall a great visit, our first time, although we are regular visitors to the Island.... and a great place to eat. Importantly the food was very good and clearly there is an understanding that while the setting might be fantastic, the core hospitality needs to be equally as good as the view. After a fairly leisurely lunch we did feel the effect of the rather hard chairs though... could they be a bit more comfortable or am I just getting older? Crucially, will we return with friends and family in tow? It’s a Yes. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 September 2019

Great food Great views portions a little small but very tasty.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Another fabulous visit, the" Odyssey crew "

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Food is good but let down by waiting staff not being attentive enough. Not offered more drinks. Waited for fries and salad and other meals for nearly 5 minutes, food was going cold while we waited. When we arrived we opted to sit straight at the table and took 10 minutes for someone to take a drinks order. Disappointing really. Lovely setting and when it warmed up staff were quick to open doors and roof. Tender taxi skipper was great and really helpful.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Excellent meal and lovely Ambiance. Crew were excellent

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Totally blown away with our first time on the island. Incredible food, drink choice and friendly, polite service. Everyone was engaging and informative. The best sunset venue I’ve seen within the uk. We stayed 4 hours until complete darkness. 5*

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Lovely lunch with perfect weather. The only niggle was no Fruit De Mer available on the day but the lobster was delicious!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Amazing day! Thank you very much. The service was excellent as was the food! Super tasty! And a great atmosphere. Thanks! We’ll be back soon

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

A truly outstanding performance from all the team from the first greeting. A super venue with a real professionalism from the minute you mount the steps at the front. Well trained and friendly staff Kieran and the Bar Man spring to mind. The food was wonderful as was the view over the Bay. By the time we left which was almost 3 hours later, the restaurant was packed and we can see why. Its a great place and we will recommend it highly to all our friends and family both on the Island and the Mainland. Also noteworthy was the desert - the Alaska Cone it was truly wonderful:-) Looking forward to our next visit hopefully before the 2019 season ends in late October.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 September 2019

I attended with my fiancée and two friends. We were greeted ok and taken upstairs which was enclosed but opened up after a while... Atmosphere was completely different to the full on summer but we were still happy with the relaxed atmosphere...we ordered our food and drinks, the bread didn’t arrive at all, the starters arrived and were very nice, then the mains arrived. The two beef were excellent and my lobster was cooked well...on my last visit I had to complain that it was over cooked... but my fiancées Sea Bream was small and dry, which was soo disappointing considering she posted on your face book last time how amazing it was and called it the Smoking Fish....but when I mentioned it to the waitress it was addressed in such a poor manner and especially with who I believe is the manager....no apology just I’ll give you a free pudding...totally unacceptable and his demeanour showed he did not care. I’ve noticed some negative comments on your reviews and I have expressed these before... you should cater for the locals and not just the mainland people...when you charge as much as you do I would expect a much higher service....due to the management not crediting our bill we did not leave a tip which was a shame for the girls.....over all very poor

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Visited On Monday, 19 August 2019

We have been coming to the Hut and loving it since we first discovered it on a holiday in 2014. Over the years we have seen it develop and have introduced numerous friends who fell in love with it too. We had our usual 1st class experience when we booked on 19th August and from that I would endorse your comment 'for all to enjoy' and love that dogs are welcome too. I have not rated it 5 stars in all areas as we did return with some friends for a cocktail on the Bank Holiday Sunday. We felt less welcome, with a long wait at the bar and a a clear priority on those flashing the cash. That day it did not feel like a place for 'all to enjoy' I hope this is not typical as I preferred The Hut, I first discovered five years ago. I will definitely avoid a August BH weekend in future, but will be back. Thank You.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 September 2019

Beautiful view, great decor, friendly staff and delectable food & wine. A hidden gem, not to be missed on the IOW.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Great spot and vibe for the summer Ideal for boating with the boat transfer Great staff

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Lovely location, weather pending especially by boat. Great staff!! Slightly disappointed that most of the dishes were off the menu a limited menu for a Sunday evening. However, great for a special occasion as it is pricey.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Beautiful place in a stunning location on the West Coast of the Island. A lively but relaxed atmosphere, go for the food, stay for the sunsets! :-)

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Amazing venue, fantastic food, just a wonderful experience! Thanks for the lift from Yarmouth too! Our 2nd visit this year & managed to select another stunning day! Can’t wait to come back!!

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