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The Volunteer

30 Victoria Street, Ventnor PO38 1ES, England
+44 7592 262325
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So pleased the volley is open again

Sad day last year when we arrived for a beer to find the volley was shut and for sale. This year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
baileygeee
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Romsey, United Kingdom
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Superb..warm..a winner in every way,,!

We are regular visitors to Ventnor and are well accustomed to visiting Graham Perks in Perks...but... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Gus J
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  • Very good5%
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3 Mar 2018
“Small, quirky pub, great atmosphere”
1 week ago
“So pleased the volley is open again”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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30 Victoria Street, Ventnor PO38 1ES, England
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+44 7592 262325
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sad day last year when we arrived for a beer to find the volley was shut and for sale. This year fantastic, open again with a fine selection of beers, lots of which were from IOW breweries, all in good condition. Keep up the good...More

Thank baileygeee
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We are regular visitors to Ventnor and are well accustomed to visiting Graham Perks in Perks...but imagine the joy..of being greeted by the same genial host at the Volunteer ..what a night what a wonderful gem of a pub...loved it ...Will always go back,! ..

Thank Gus J
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great to see the re-opening of this old pub. Small and compact bar which adds to the atmosphere of the place. Very attentive bar staff who are friendly and welcoming.

Thank _marygroves231
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Popped to the Volunteer for a drink only to find it CLOSED and up for sale! Lets hope someone buys it and re opens it soon, Great little hostelry,just like having a drink in someone's front room!

Thank happygannet
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went there today and it was just great! Very friendly and the family who run it are brilliant! Beer was ace, and the landlord even showed me his cellar You can't fault this pub. If you do you get a life!.... Billydinglefoot.

Thank Graham C
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

How did the best pub on the IOW, become the worst pub overnight? There was a poor choice of beers compared to all the years of visiting The Volly. The beer we chose was awful and we stood there looking at each other wondering, "really"...More

10  Thank Milezer51
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great start to our evening out in ventnor. Very friendly and welcoming owners and staff. Look forward to the next time ! Thank you

Thank Victoria B
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

The new landlord has ruined this pub. No longer full of friendly locals, most of them shun the pub now. Tragedy,it's no longer the home of the Ventnor Comic Jazz Band because he doesn't want them! The Volunteer was their 'office'. No longer a pub...More

13  Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had 6 hand pulls on all the time we were there, one off one on, with varying types of real ales, bitters, stout, i p a, etc.The landlord, Simon and staff were very friendly. The pub? Ale house is a typical 2 room building. The...More

Thank Albert G
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great proper old fashioned pub that serves good range of beers, wines and spirits. Friendly owners/staff and a brilliant place to meet the locals. It's not the largest of pubs, but as they say, the best things come in small packages!!

Thank kan121
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