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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


Monday – Closed

Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – 17:00 to 23:00 dinner only

Thursday – 17:00 to 23:00 dinner only

Friday – 9:00 – 23:00

Saturday – 9:00 – 23:00

Sunday – 9.00 – 18:00

Closed for the Winter Season from Monday 30th October 2017, re-opening on 21st March 2018.

However our Christmas Market & Dare to Brave it Swim is still being held on Sunday 3rd December 2017.

During the Winter break, our bedrooms are still available to book on a room only basis via Airbnb.


Breakfast        9.00am to 11.00am

Lunch            12.00pm to 3.00pm

Dinner           6.00pm to 9.00pm

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.