Where to eat

At Colwell Bay – you can find a variety of places to eat and drink.  All of the beachside cafe/restaurants only operate during the tourist season (usually Easter – September).  Please check with individual operators before heading out!

Eat & Drink at Colwell

Beach Cafe
Captain’s Cabin – is a beach side cafe located at the bottom of Colwell Chine on the right hand side.  It serves breakfast, hot lunches, hot and cold drinks and ice creams.

Beach Bar
Longbeach Bar is located above the Captain’s Cabin at the bottom of Colwell Chine.  It has limited opening hours in the summer season.  The bar has fantastic views across the Solent. Open to residents and non-residents of Longbeach. Also provides bar food during certain times of the day. Great authentic space invaders arcade game as well (20p ago!).

Beach Restaurant
The Hut‘ opened on the 1st May 2013 and had a major redevelopment in 2017. At the bottom of the slip road, turn left along the front and you will find the beach restaurant. You can sit inside or, if the weather is glorious, there is plenty of outside seating.  For reservations contact reservations@thehutcolwell.co.uk or call 01983 898 637


Fish and Chips
The nearest Fish and Chips takeaways are ‘Rainbows’ (01983 752257) within Freshwater village and ‘Totties’ across at Totland call: 01983 756581. Unfortunately, neither deliver.

Indian Takeaway
Fatimas Indian Restaurant in Freshwater, 01983 755121. (Restaurant & Takeaway with delivery).

Chinese Takeaways

Pubs, Restaurants Across the Isle of Wight

Looking to venture out and pick a restaurant across the Isle of Wight? Tripadvisor Restaurant Reviews on the Isle of Wight might assist in your selection as could Matt and Cat’s Eating Out Guide on the Isle of Wight.