The Steamer Inn

The Steamer Inn

01983 862641

Shanklin Seafront, Shanklin Esplanade, Shanklin
Isle of Wight PO37 6BS



The nautical themed Steamer Inn is perfectly located on Shanklin Esplanade with panoramic views across Sandown Bay to the English Channel. Enjoy first class cuisine served in the welcoming ambience of the dining area packed with interesting sailing memorabilia. Alternatively relax on the outside patio and veranda which overlooks miles of sandy beaches. A family run business, The Steamer Inn is proud to provide great food, an extensive wine list alongside real ales and beers in one of the premier seaside locations on the Isle of Wight.
The extensive menu also offers an impressive range of gluten free and vegetarian options. Gluten free choices include Light Bites of House Pate with Homemade Chutney, Smoked Haddock & Leek Gratin and Crispy Deep Fried Whitebait. Sharing platters offer Mezze, Homemade Chilli or Italian Antipasto. Among popular ‘Home Cooked Pub Favourites’ are Cottage Pie, Curry of the Day and Sausages and Mash. Speciality House Burgers are also on offer along with delicious gluten free steaks and chicken dishes ‘From The Griddle’. The Island is renowned for its seafood and The Steamer Inn offers a mouth watering selection. In addition there are Speciality Salads and Sides. Finally, indulge in a tempting dessert and speciality coffee to complete your dining experience in this welcoming and friendly venue.
Gluten free options are clearly marked on the menu and the friendly and knowledgeable staff are happy to answer any questions to provide reassurance about food preparation.
“Fantastic gluten free options draw many to this venue… Great menu, lovely seaside views, reasonably priced.” ..Gluten Free Dining
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Additional Information

The Steamer Inn is also a good base for your holiday or short break on the Isle of Wight. It has a range of 8 en-suite bed & breakfast rooms.

All rooms have:

– Flat screen TVs with digital channels
– Tea and coffee making facilities
– Irons and hairdryers on request
– Welcome pack with special offers
– Complimentary full English breakfast served in the bar

Sea facing rooms with a private balcony are £90 per night with rear facing rooms that either have windows to the side or the rear of the building are £50 per night. Our Family Room prices vary from £50 for two adults sharing and up to £25 per child on top of that; the family room sleeps up to a family of 4. (children welcome aged 5 and above)