Character Inns is a collection of six family owned Isle of Wight Pubs. All of our inns are steeped in history and offer great food, excellent ambience, cask conditioned ales and fine wines. Food is served all day, every day with individual menus created by our executive chef, Paul Hayward plus each Character Inn has it's own unique and extensive Special's Board. We look forward to welcoming you soon!


To book your table and for further information on each venue please click on the logos below…

The Bugle Inn in Yarmouth is an island landmark pub located in the very heart of the beautiful town of Yarmouth. The Bugle offers the largest sun garden in Yarmouth alongside the Poacher's Lounge and 7 En-suite Rooms.

The Sun Inn is an island landmark pub located in the heart of the West Wight downs in the beautiful village of Hulverstone. With enviable views over the downs and the English Channel this charming and quaint inn is a must to see –sympathetically refurbished in the winter of 2016. Championing Live Music Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  

The Buddle Inn, an historic multi award-winning inn, is an island landmark pub located at the very southerly point of the island in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This charming inn is a must see with large gardens and stunning views over the English Channel. Championing Live Music Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The Caulkheads pub is is an island landmark pub located just off the beach in Sandown specialising in looking after the younger ones amongst us – with Kids Eat Free 12 noon – 5pm, Monday to Friday they offer great value as well. With a large garden with pirate boat, bouncy castle and arcade games the Caulkheads really is the place to entertain your family – recently refurbished in 2015.

The Bugle Inn in Brading is an island landmark pub that has just undergone a complete refurbishment – this pub is unrecognisable from it's previous incarnation and one that really will give you the wow factor – located in the heart of the famous town of Brading The Bugle offers characterful surroundings, open fires and flagstone floors. With a large garden and free large car park.


The Yachtsman is the latest addition to the Character Inns family. Located on the parade in Cowes The Yachtsman has unrivalled views over the Solent. Relax and enjoy excellent food and drink on the newly created terrace that brings the outside indoors!


Visiting Brighton?

We have a superb restaurant in the heart of Brighton's famous Lanes – La Petite Maison is set over three intimate floors and brings you a taste of authentic French cooking in an informal environment, where the focus is on serving quality fresh Sussex produce.


For information, menus and to book visit petitemaisonbrighton.co.uk


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