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  1. Special Guests
    07 Feb, 2018
    Special Guests
    Landing at our helipad and joining us for lunch today was intrepid helicopter pilot Peter Wilson (left) from Three Journeys Round . Alongside him for the ride was adventurer James Ketchell who was the first person to have rowed across the Atlantic.
  2. Burns Night
    20 Jan, 2018
    Burns Night
    We will be celebrating the birthday of 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns this coming Thursday with a hearty Scottish feast! Our specials board will be taken over with some Scottish classics, such as Cock-a-leekie soup, Clootie Dumpling – and of course Haggis Neeps and Tatties! Book you Burn’s Night with us by calling 01983 865254 Kilts are optional…. STARTERS Cock-a-leekie Soup Haggis Scotch Egg Pan Fried Langoustines with Hazlenut Butter MAIN Haggis Neeps and Tatties Gamekeepers
  3. Christmas Opening Hours
    08 Dec, 2017
    Christmas Opening Hours
    Our opening hours and food service times for Christmas and New Year.
  4. David Randini's Magical Christmas Show at The Fighting Cocks
    27 Nov, 2017
    David Randini's Magical Christmas Show
    Join us this December in our marquee where David Randini will be performing his special Magical Christmas Show every Saturday and Sunday! December - Show Starts 12, 2 & 4pm Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd Sat 9th, Sun 10th Sat 16th, Sun 17th Sat 23rd, Sun 24th* (*No 4pm show)
  5. Close Up Table Magic
    07 Oct, 2017
    Close Up Table Magic
    We are delighted to be joined on Sunday 15th October by  legendary Isle of Wight magician David Randini who will be joining us to amaze you with his Close-Up Magic where he will be performing miracles right in front of your eyes! Sunday 15th October - 12 Midday to 3pm
  6. Meet and Greet with Belle and Batman!
    07 Oct, 2017
    Meet and Greet with Belle and Batman!
    Sunday 14th October - 3pm to 5pm We have some very special guests from Enchanted Isle - Princess Party Visits joining us for a meet and greet in our play tent next week...... Belle from Beauty and the Beast and the one and only Batman! Find out more on our Facebook page
  7. Live Music
    27 Sep, 2017
    Live Music
    FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER | 8PM Popular Isle of Wight folk duo Pete's Sake will playing traditional and not-so traditional songs and tunes from Britain, Ireland and America. The duo was formed in 2008 although Phil and Becky have been playing together in various bands since 1997. The duo is influenced by everything from bluegrass and Americana (Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seager), to English folk (Martin Carthy, Fairport Convention, Show of Hands) to rock (Led Zeppelin, The
  8. Certificate of Excellence 2017
    21 Jun, 2017
    Certificate of Excellence 2017
    We are delighted to announce that we have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again for 2017. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality,
  9. Fathers Day at The Fighting Cocks
    15 May, 2017
    Father's Day
    Father’s Day this year falls on Sunday 18th June, so why not book now and take the opportunity to spoil Dad and show him how much you appreciate him. What could be nicer than spending Sunday Lunch time together as a family without the hassle of the cooking or washing up! To make a reservation call us on 01983 865254
  10. British Pie Week
    05 Mar, 2017
    British Pie Week
    We are busy mixing the gravy, rolling out the pastry and planning some fantastic pie fillings for British Pie Week.... Join us throughout this week as we celebrate with some delicious homemade pies!  Follow us on Facebook to updates -
  11. Macmillan Coffee Morning - 8th October
    06 Oct, 2016
    Macmillan Coffee Morning - 8th October
    Our fab Commis Chef Becky is holding a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support this coming Saturday 8th October from 10 til 12. So if you like coffee and love cake, then please pop in and show your support to this great cause!
  12. Bloomin' Marvellous!
    06 Sep, 2016
    Bloomin' Marvellous!
    Today was the announcement of the winners in this year's Wight in Bloom competition and we are delighted to announce that we are a winner of this prestigious award! We attended Northwood House today for the ceremony hosted by its patron Alan Titchmarsh to collect our award for 'Best Commercial Garden 2016'. We are chuffed to have won and will proudly display our certificate next to our Best Isle of Wight Pub award!

Hale Common, Arreton,
Isle of Wight, PO30 3AR
01983 865254


Open from 10AM every day for Breakfast,
Main Menu from 12PM
Mon to Sat - 10.00 to 21.30
Sun - 10.00 to 21.00


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