The Lifeboat stands proudly over East Cowes Marina, which is a huge favourite of visiting yachtsmen in the summer, but also a family-friendly home-from-home for locals too. In the summer, our large outside decking area offers one of the best riverside dining experiences on the Island.
Food at The Lifeboat is our speciality!
We believe we have created the perfect balance of modern contemporary cuisine from around the world.
Our extensive menu, alongside daily Specials, offer diners a wealth of options to suit all tastes – and our ‘Under 12s’ menu makes dining with the family a pleasure for everyone. Wherever possible, we try to source our ingredients from local suppliers.
Our indoor restaurant buzzes throughout the winter and on wetter days. In summer, our decking area is the perfect hangout for small groups or large parties – whether you come by sea or land, a hearty welcome awaits.
Food is served throughout the day.
Whilst The Lifeboat is known for its fantastic food and stunning waterfront location, it also features a well-stocked bar that’s hugely popular with residents and visitors alike.Just around the corner from East Cowes town centre and the Isle of Wight’s first Waitrose supermarket.
We will welcome you for a pre-or post-shopping drink. Alternatively, if you have just moored up and fancy whiling away the hours sharing tales of epic exploits afloat, then this is the place.
Real Ales and Enotria wines are served at the perfect temperature at the Lifeboat
Leather sofas and comfortable armchairs in the bar area provide a home-from-home atmosphere, whilst our extensive decking area, overlooking the marina and the Medina River, makes The Lifeboat a truly unbeatable destination.
Varied Special Events frequented by locals are also welcome to new friends.
WEDDINGS – WAKES – BIRTHDAYS – CELEBRATIONS – SAILING EVENTS
If you’re organising a party east of the river, ?there’s every chance we will be able
to offer you ?the venue and food & drink to suit your wishes as well as your budget.
We offer set menus, canapé menus? and bar nibbles which can be tailored to your requirements. ?We are also happy to provide areas within the pub for your sole use.
If you’d like an al fresco party, we have a large terrace overlooking ?the river and the marina The Lifeboat offers a Barbeque Menu ?where we can provide you with your own personal chef and ?the exclusive use of the space absolutely free of charge,
if you are able to adhere? to a minimum spend.