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Watkins & Faux

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Watkins & Faux
Clarence Esplanade

Tel: 02392 824693

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  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Banqueting
  • Full liquor licence
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Private dining areas
  • Special diets catered for
  • Take away food
  • Traditional Sunday Roast
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's Meals
  • Children's menu
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Indoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Beer Garden
  • Bring your own drink (corkage charge)
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Live Music
  • Local Produce
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Wine Selection

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Clarence Esplanade has heaps of parking spaces, pay by the hour, and are free after 6pm.

Public Transport Directions

Catch a bus to the Clarence Pier and wander along the seafront, or to Palmerston Road and amble past the shops. The park & ride also stops by the funfair, or the hovercraft can take you to and from the Isle of Wight.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • PNSITH
      Trip Type:
      Very small portions
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 31st August 2019
      The noise of screaming kids was deafening. One elderly person couldn't hear any of our conversation. Ordered two teas. Got one pot. Checked but apparently that's what you get. Enough for one small... Read full review
    • Andy417
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Noisy, expensive but decent food
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 23rd September 2019
      Full of noisy children which made conversation difficult. Food was quite good but expensive. They charge £2 for a can of coke which you have to buy over the counter. Read full review
    • bsandrs
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      On A Free Saturday
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th March 2020
      It is some time since we last visited Watkins & Faux, but with a free Saturday due sports cancellations we walked the seafront and called in for coffee. Reasonably busy despite the current situation... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Watkins & Faux - Open all year (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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