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Welcome to The Bargeman’s Rest

Pubs do not get more traditional than The Bargeman’s Rest. Set on the riverside of the Isle of Wight’s county town of Newport, The Bargeman’s is famed for good honest home-cooked food and amazing beer (including some local brews).

The pub is just a short walk along Quay Street or Holyrood Street, from Newport High Street. It’s perfectly placed for a hearty meal or a refreshing drink on the water’s edge after a busy day shopping or exploring.

The Bargeman’s is also a popular choice of venue for meetings, conferences, special events, weddings and wakes. Take a look at our gallery and contact us for more information about availability as there are restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing measures.

Opening hours: 10:30-22:00, (last food orders at 20:30)

A little bit of history

Newport was once a busy trading port with numerous warehouses, loading cranes, ships and barges. One of the last remaining warehouses has been extensively renovated and sits alongside the Bargeman’s Rest and is home to the Quay Arts Centre.

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We’re now almost at the end of August, and getting back into the swing of things as we make changes to accommodate to the ‘new normal’ many pubs, restaurants and…

Opening Hours Extended

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We’ve been so pleased to welcome our customers back through our doors over the last week, of course with a number of new safety measures in place. From increased cleaning,…

Reopening customer information

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Revised menus from 4th July We’re looking forward to reopening on Saturday 4th July and will be starting with a reduced menu for both food and drinks. Unfortunately, we will…

We’re reopening on Saturday 4th July

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Dear customers, The team here at The Bargeman’s Rest is looking forward to welcoming you back from Saturday, 4th July. We’ve been busy rearranging the pub to comply with the…

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Our preferred method of contact for making table reservations is either by emailing us via our contact form or phone 01983 525828

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