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Waterfront Inn

(formerly Norfolk House Hotel)

19 Esplanade
Shanklin
PO37 6BN

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Opening Times

Monday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Sunday8.00 pm - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

9 - 9

Owner

--individual--

About the Pub

A delightful beach side bar and hotel with 8 en-suite bedrooms, 4 of which face the sea. Dogs welcome but please stipulate when booking. Previously known as the Norfolk House Hotel: it was here that Charles Darwin stayed for a few weeks during 1858, while writing The Origin of Species, and where he praised the hotel and the seaside town of Shanklin. Bring your family here to enjoy a sunny beach-side meal with a beer in summer. Closes at 10pm winter Sunday and Monday

Historic Interest

Charles Darwin had extended stay in 1858

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Goddards Fuggle-Dee-Dum
  • Island Yachtsmans Ale

Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bombardier Burning Gold
  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Wychwood Hobgoblin

Source: National

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Waterfront Inn, Shanklin

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Patio.

  • Parking Parking

    Public Free 25 metres.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    8 rooms.

  • Camping Camping Nearby 1500m
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    The Darwin Room.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade
Shanklin
PO37 6BN

Sat Nav Reference

50.628836, -1.172694

OS Reference

SZ58508140

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (600m)

2, 3

Nearby Station (750m)

Shanklin

Directions

In the centre of Shanklin Eslanade, a few metres from the Lift

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