Traditional and enchanting Vernon Cottage in Old Shanklin Village is one of the loveliest fresh food destinations on the Island, renowned for its ‘Fabulous Homemade Food’ – delicious meat, fish and vegetarian dishes using local seasonal produce whenever possible – as well as Truly Scrumptious Homemade Strawberry Cream Teas and ‘probably the BEST Homemade Cake on the IOW’ (according to the Isle of Wight County Press).

The lovely homemade meals range from our signature dish, ‘Old Shanklin Pie’ made with succulent slowly-roasted lamb, Gourmet Steak or Cajun Chicken Breast Burgers, tender local Steaks and hearty Oven-Roasted Vegetable Lasagne to the Award-winning homemade‘Vernon Crab and Smoked Fishcakes  hand beer-battered Cod ‘n Chips plus Daily Specials.

Delightful Light Bites include Jacket PotatoesDoorstep SandwichesHomemade SoupSpicy Nachos, the generous Vernon Ploughman’sand super-fresh Seasonal Salads.

Or maybe you just prefer a gorgeous homemade pudding..... be it warm Apple Tarte Tatin topped with melting New Forest ice-cream, luxurious sticky toffee pudding or the outrageous ‘Vernon Volcano Sundae with warm Chocolate Brownie, lashings of ice-cream,marshmallowsfresh strawberriesdouble cream and chocolate sauce!

The amazing Homemade Cakes, from Traditional VictoriaChocolateCoffee & Walnut and luscious Lemon to sumptuous Carrot Cake, are simply unmissable and the lovely Scones for the Cream Teas are freshly made every day.