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All bookings must be made online in advance. Please see our Winter opening times below.

Dine at The Cow

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

Please check opening days & times below.

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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.

Winter Opening Times

From 1st November 2021

Restaurant Opening Times
Term Time Friday, Saturday & Sunday Only
11.30am - 10pm Last orders: 8.30pm
School Holidays Open 7 days
February half term Open daily from Friday 11 - Sunday 27 February
Summer season Open daily from Friday 25 March

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, have a 'splash' on the new Aqua Park or have a kick around on our new Football Golf! (subject to seasonal openings)

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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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