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The Little Gloster

The Little Gloster Restaurant with Rooms

31 Marsh Road, Gurnard
Isle of Wight
PO31 8JQ

Restaurant:  +44 (0)1983 298776
Rooms:  +44 (0)1983 200299



* Spring/Summer Opening Hours commence – w/c 3rd May 2017

* Autumn/Winter Opening Hours commence – w/c 4th September 2017


Spring/Summer Opening Hours

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – 17:30 to 23:00 dinner only

Thursday – 17:30 to 23:00 dinner only

Friday – 9:00 – 23:00

Saturday – 9:00 – 23:00

Sunday – 9.00 – 18:00


Cowes Week Opening Hours 2017

Saturday 29th July to Saturday 5th August – 9:00 to 23:00 everyday

Sunday 6th August – 9:00 to 18:00

Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th August – Closed


Autumn/Winter Opening Hours

Closed – Sunday evening, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Thursday 9:00 to 23:00

Friday 9:00 to 23:00

Saturday 9:00 to 23:00

Sunday 9:00 to 18:00


Please note for bank holiday weekends, we are open Sunday evenings and Monday (09:00 – 18:00) and close Tuesday.


Saturday 15th July 2017 – Closed All Day for a private event

Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th August – Closed post Cowes Week

Saturday 12th August 2017 – Closed All Day for a private event

Saturday 2nd September 2017 – Closed All Day for a private event

Sunday 3rd December 2017 – Christmas Market

Sunday 31st December 2017 – New Year’s Eve Party



Breakfast        9.00am to 11.00am

Lunch            12.00pm to 3.00pm

Dinner           6.00pm to 9.00pm


Please note for bank holiday weekends, we are open Sunday evenings and Monday (09:00 – 18:00).

Getting to The Little Gloster

The Little Gloster Map

The Isle of Wight is located about 2 miles off the South Coast, measures 23 miles by 16 and can only be reached by boat.

Car and foot passenger ferries run to the Island from Southampton, Portsmouth and Lymington in Hampshire every day of the year.

Hovertravel run an Isle of Wight passenger ferry service from Portsmouth to Ryde (25 minutes from Cowes). It’s the quickest service to the Island taking only about 10 minutes. See

Wightlink runs car and passenger ferries from Portsmouth to Fishbourne (15/20 mins from Cowes) and Lymington to Yarmouth (25 mins from Cowes). Visit for timetables and fares.

Red Funnel Ferries run both foot passenger (Southampton to West Cowes) & car ferries (Southampton to East Cowes) every day throughout the year. Visit for a full timetable of services.

Trains – All mainland ferry terminals have British Rail stations with links direct to the ferry terminals.

Travel time from London Waterloo to West Cowes is only 2 hours – you can catch the 5:30pm and be in the garden by 7:30pm cocktail in hand.