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Highdown Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY, England
+44 1983 752450
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“seafood” (15 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY, England
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We stopped at The Highdown Inn in Totland as my sister had been told the food is very good, we were not disappointed! Great food, traditional pub with friendly bar staff and service. Definitely recommended.

Thank Bryan J
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Called in at Highdown Inn on a day visit to the IOW . It was busy and therefore a little tardy when it came to waiting for the meal. However, the quality and quantity of the food was excellent. My wife had chicken and I...More

Thank Barrie997
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Visited for a light lunch after walking to Tennyson memorial from Needles.Freshly prepared sandwiches with plenty of filling. Can't comment on cooked food but there were plenty of people having this option.Very nice beer garden. No complaints

Thank CarolynC1959
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We had eaten here when we visited the island a couple of years ago so travelled across the island to give it another try. What a disappointment! The menu was written on three blackboards plus a scruffy lunchtime sandwich/snack menu. Most of the food on...More

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 14 September 2015

we were the only people eating, food not available, burger came out in a bun with nothing but the burger in it, also chewy processed burger. Way overpriced and terrible quiz.

Thank william G
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Excellent food, excellent wine and beer, amazing live music in a delightful and friendly setting overlooking Tennyson Downs

1  Thank becca1cam
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Went to the Highdown last year while on holiday. When we went this year we did not go back as our experience was not good. Every thing we went to order they had run out of so this put us off this year.

1  Thank achillies10
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Freshly cooked & prepared by Chef. Very good choice & portion size. Would definitely eat here again. Outside seating area & garden.

Thank Susan747
Reviewed 31 August 2015

A couple of years ago my brother claimed to have contracted food poisioning after a visit to the Highdown. My family group of six decided it was worth another try for an evening meal, as it is quite close to where we were staying. Just...More

1  Thank NiAd178
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We visited this pub restaurant by acident as we came across it when driving down highdown lane. The menu is written on a black board by the bar and it offers daily dishes mostly fish locally caught. The prices are very reasonable and the food...More

Thank 663machado
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Jennifer C
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Response from Joy A | Reviewed this property |
I have a cottage on the West Bay site. Yarmouth. Spa. Pool. Gym. Visit the website. Luxury accomm. 75 mins walk to the high Chen via the coast. Or via the downs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Totland Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 752450
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