The Woodvale has been welcoming locals and holidaymakers for over 80 years.
Located at the sea front in Gurnard with amazing views over The Solent, enjoy a drink and spot of lunch from the gardens and BBQ terrace.

With a main menu offering over 50 choices, our much acclaimed chef’s also offer you an ever changing specials board and speciality fish menu. In peak season our BBQ terrace comes alive enabling you to dine ‘al fresco’. All this coupled with the fact that our cellar offers a selection of cask ales, fine wines and spirits make The Woodvale the perfect choice.

Music evey Friday and Saturday night and Sunday Lunchtime from Noon.

Whatever the occasion, savour our extensive menu of wholesome freshly cooked food complimented by our Blackboard Specials, fine wines and range of traditional cask ales.

Woodvale Menu 2016

Woodvale Kids Menu 2016

The Solent Suite

Whether it be a Wedding, Conference or Birthday Party you are looking to organise, The Woodvale with it’s newly refurbished dedicated Solent Suite Function Room is the ideal venue.

The Solent Suite can cater for up to 70 guests and boasts stunning views across The Solent. Only recently re-opened, The Solent Suite has its own bar and balcony and is beautifully styled with a luxurious and contemporary feel. You can choose from a variety of different menu’s to compliment your occasion, but above all you are able to sit back, relax and enjoy yourself safe in the knowledge you are being expertly looked after.

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Wedding Packages at the Woodvale – see our main site or contact us for all our package options

Conference Packages

The Solent Suite is the ideal place to hold your conference.
We can accommodate your conference in this private air conditioned suite with all levels of catering offered, from simple tea and coffee, to light snacks or our full conference menu which can be served at a specifically reserved table in our dining area.
Wireless Broadband, Overhead Projector Screen, Flip-Cart boards and various other such items can be provided for your convienience.
For conference rates including our special Fully Inclusive Day Conference Rate please contact us

Parties & Functions
The Solent Suite is the ideal venue to hold your party whatever the occasion. Whether you want a great night with dancing and a disco to celebrate your birthday or a more formal dinner party you won’t be dissapointed with what we can offer.

Please have a look at all of our menu’s from buffet to banqueting and then contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

Finger Buffet

Cold Buffet

Hot Buffet

Please note The Solent Suite is available free of a room hire charge for parties of 30 or more. This room hire fee is not applicable for the Banqueting menu or any of our wedding packages. Please contact us for further information.



The Woodvale, 1 Princes Esplanade, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8LE

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Opening Hours


12 noon-2.30pm - 6pm-8.30pm


12 noon-2.30pm - 6pm-8.30pm


12 noon-2.30pm - 6pm-8.30pm


12 noon-2.30pm - 6pm-8.30pm


12 noon-2.30pm - 6pm-9pm


12 noon - 9pm


12noon - 8.30pm

Please telephone for table reservations

£ 23.95
October 1, 2016
December 24, 2016
Special Offer

Christmas at the Woodvale

Come celebrate Christmas 2016 in style here at The Woodvale

The Christmas Party menu is being served both lunchtime and evening from Thursday 1st to Saturday 24th December.

Whether it be a cosy table for 2 or a full on Christmas outing for the whole office, The Woodvale is the place to celebrate this year.

We look forward to welcoming you at your specially reserved table with all the usual party poppers
and crackers and also our now famous blow pipes that will be sure to pass the time until
your superb Christmas dinner is served.

Christmas Party Menu
Chef’s Cream of Potato & Watercress Soup

Warm Bembridge Crab & Gruyere Tarlet
served with a micro herb salad

Duck Terrine with a Cranberry Confit
served with toasted focaccia


Paupiette of Turkey Stuffed with Pork, Sage & Onion
wrapped in Proscuitto Ham served with a port & cranberry jus,
traditional roast potatoes, baton carrots &
honey & mustard roasted parsnips

Roast Rack of Lamb with a Rosemary & Redcurrant Jus
served with traditional roast potatoes, baton carrots & honey
& mustard roasted parsnips

Pan Fried Vegetable, Apricot & Nut Roast
topped with creamy goats cheese
served with a port & redcurrant jus, traditional roast potatoes,
baton carrots & honey & mustard roasted parsnips

Pan Fried fillets of Bream
on a bed of creamed potatoes with a lemon & parsley butter
& fine green beans


Christmas Pudding Cheesecake
with double Cream

Baileys & White Chocolate Crème Brulee

Spiced Apple & Mincemeat Filo Tart
served with a vanilla cream

A Trio of Stilton, Cheddar & Brie
served with biscuits & grapes

£23.95 per person

Be sure to book early –The Woodvale Christmas Party Booking Form

The Christmas Party menu is being served both lunchtime and evening from Thursday 1st to Saturday 24th December.

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