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The Vectis Tavern, Cowes Town, Cowes

103 High Street
Cowes
PO31 7AT
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E TA left this review about The Vectis Tavern

Previously The Robin Hood, this traditional town pub has been knocked through into a single large bar with a pool table , a variety of seats and a very loud music system. There is a small yard at the back which might have good view of the Solent, but as it was dark it was hard to tell. It’s basic, not beautified in any way, vibrant, lively and occasionally earthy. The staff are welcoming, the locals fond of lager, but Doombar and Courage Best were available from handpumps. Sadly, neither beer was particularly well kept, and the best bet seemed to be the Three Hops lager. There is a handy doormat at the back where you can wipe your feet on leaving the lavatory. There is free WiFi and sports shown on the TV. It proudly announces itself as the ‘latest’ pub in Cowes, not for its novelty but for the fact it stays open until 2AM most mornings. For that reason alone it is worth dropping in, but it was actually a good bolthole when the other pubs were full of tourists.

On 28th October 2015 - rating: 6
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Mark Collyer left this review about The Vectis Tavern

Always fantastic to be back on the Isle.ALWAYS my first stop when in Cowes & every time I'm in Cowes.Brilliant pint of DRAUGHT BASS.If ya wanna good pint in an old English(Isle)pub with character pop in for (at least )one.Wish this was my local.Gotta come over again soon and bring my German wife.

On 2nd October 2012 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Jonathan Wilde
Ryde Esplanade, 8.12 miles, 2 hr 44 min walk (show)
Ryde St Johns Road, 8.3 miles, 2 hr 48 min walk (show)
Ryde Pier Head, 8.51 miles, 2 hr 52 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Vectis Tavern, Cowes
29th Mar 2019, 11:43
Pub map correction submitted by Jonathan Wilde approved
 
29th Mar 2019, 11:43
Pub map correction submitted by Jonathan Wilde

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Car Park : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 31 May 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Micropub : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 14 September 2015 by E TA
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