It was a rainy and windy August Bank Holiday Monday – by rain, I meant torrential rain and it poured virtually non stop all day. We had spent the day in Shanklin braving the elements – we did come across a few other hardy souls too who ventured into the same pubs and cafés as us. Didn’t want a spot of rain to ruin our Bank Holiday! Shanklin Chine was closed for the whole day on what could have been one of the busiest days of the year.
That evening, we didn’t want to venture too far from the hotel for dinner in case it started to rain again. The town was pretty quiet and we stumbled across Jasmine, a curry house in Regent Street. After such a cold and wet day, a warming curry was just what we needed. The weather did seem to play a part on the number of diners eating in – there were a few tables but they seemed to be doing a roaring takeaway trade. Continue reading