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Open Friday - Sunday, 12noon - 10pm and Open 7 days a week during holidays. Last bookings 8.30pm. Booking essential. Takeaways available 7 days a week Mon - Thurs, 6pm - 8.30pm and Fri - Sun, 12noon - 8.30pm

Dine at The Cow

The Cow Restaurant & Bar is our relaxed, family friendly eatery serving delicious home-cooked, award-winning burgers, seven days a week.

Family & Dog Friendly Bar and Restaurant

Situated at the heart of Tapnell Farm in a converted Swiss barn, The Cow champions the finest home-grown and locally sourced produce and is renowned for its delicious award-winning burgers - including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan choices.

All orders are now made and paid for via The Cow at Tapnell Farm App which can be downloaded from Google Play and Apple App Store - so you can choose whether to eat in (booking essential) or eat outside on the terrace.

The views across the Isle of Wight from the mezzanine level and terrace are hard to beat (especially the sunsets!), so why not join us for a warm welcome, great service and find out why we’re known as one of the most unique places to dine on the island!

For opening times, please see below.

Please note: reservations for inside seating must be made online in advance.

*Well behaved dogs are also welcome!

Please note, dogs are not allowed in the Farm Park attraction.

Opening Times

Please check our current opening times as this changes throughout the year

Meal Opening Times
Restaurant open Friday - Sunday 12 noon - 10pm. Last food orders 8.30pm
Takeaways available 7 days a week Mon - Thurs, 6pm - 8.30pm and Fri - Sun, 12noon - 8.30pm

Please note: During the school holidays, the restaurant will be open 7 days a week

Christmas Holidays: open Thursday 17 December - Sunday 3 January. Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Christmas Eve - Restaurant closes at 5pm, last food orders 3pm.

While you're here

Why not take the family for a walk on the Tapnell Trail, wander around the UK's first 'Art Herd', explore the Farm Park or have a 'splash' on the new Aqua Park (opening summer)!

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The Cow Menu

Our menu includes a wide range of award-winning burgers - with gluten free, vegetarian and vegan choices too!

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What Our Guests Think

Lunch with a view

Lovely place to eat. Great atmosphere and plenty to see outside.

The food was honestly amazing. So fresh and so yummy. The dirty fries were so nice we had to order more !!! Family of 5 which included one child's meal and 2 rounds of drinks was £90. We thought this was very reasonable and happy to pay more as food was so lovely.

Best burger ever

We had dinner at The Cow as we were staying at Tom's eco lodge at Tapnell farm. We were not disappointed! Great food and service. I had one of the best burgers I've ever had!!

Great for kids too with small portions and a menu they can colour in with the pens provided.

Amazing food

We found this by accident on our last visit and just had to come back! The burgers are amazing and the service is great!

What Our Guests Think

Great dog friendly place to eat

Had an amazing dinner tonight. Our steaks were perfect, so were the starters. Service was relaxed and friendly and our dog Marley was looked after too which is a huge plus for us. Themed restaurant is done really well, light and open we would recommend it to anyone.

Great menu

We managed to get our children to sit still for an hour 😂 whilst we enjoyed a burger each- the food is AMAZING and service was fantastic

Yum yum

Second visit and delicious both times, first time I had T Bone steak which was a real treat it’s really hard to find that cut nowadays, the onion purée that comes with the steaks are delicious, My partner loves The Matador burger! Look forward to our next visit.

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