The Piano Cafe

Gate Lane, Freshwater Bay. Isle of Wight. PO40 9PY. 01983 472874.



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Welcome to The Piano Cafe and Mezze Bar, just a short stroll from Freshwater Bay, located opposite the famous thatched church of St.Agnes. We serve quality house blend barista made coffee 'Piano, Piano', loose leaf teas, wine, beer, home made cakes, nibbles and delicious sharing mezze boards and homemade specials. All food is lovingly made with the freshest ingredients and we use local produce where possible. We have live music at least once a week (Friday or Saturday evening) And some Piano Sunday Lunchtimes. We are cyclist friendly with rails outiside and we also have Free WiFi. Come and join us at the Piano Cafe for our Sixth year of business.. we look forward to seeing you soon!

First Guest Chef Evening at the Piano Cafe


We are pleased to announce for our first Guest Chef Evening  we have invited not one, but two Ramsdens to our Kitchen! – Rosie and James Ramsden, London based cooks and published writers of Delicious Magazine and Secret Larder Club fame, have concocted the perfect mouthwatering four course menu for a warm summers eve, served from our Café kitchen with live music.

Date: Saturday 19th July

Time: All bookings 7.00 pm for sit down at 7.30pm

Price: £30 per head

Booking essential! There will be no other seating or food served that night

To book call: 01983 472874



Isle of Wight tomato toasts

Goats curd and Dukkah


Isle of Wight smoked garlic ajo blanco with pickled watermelon


Merguez spiced chicken with Romesco or spiced aubergines and Romesco for vegetarians (please specify when booking)

Summer bean and almond salad

Herby new potatoes


Sherry cake with vanilla ice cream and miso butterscotch sauce


Choc truffles


If you have any special diet needs please let us know in advance


Food Glossary

Aio bianco - chilled almond soup.

Dukkah -  Egyptian spice blend of toasted nuts and seeds, has become a international favorite over the past few years.

Merguez - Red spicy sausage typically found in north African cuisine.

 Romesco - is a nut and red pepper-based sauce from Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.

Miso –Traditional Japanese seasoning made from fermented soya beans.


Want to know more about our Chefs? Why not pick up a copy of their cook book

James: 'Do ahead Dinners'

Rosie: 'The Recipe Wheel'