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“Very good high end pub food”
Review of Highdown Inn

Highdown Inn
Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Totland Bay
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Very good high end pub food”
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Our party of four walked around Alum Bay to "The Needles" and were need of a good meal. We loved the old building and the area around it and were very happy with the food and character of this restaurant. The whole meal was ordered off of daily chalk menus. We had stuffed avocados with fresh crab and shrimp and my father said he had the best warm goat cheese appetizer he had ever eaten. The presentation was very nice and the next course of rabbit in wine sauce, stuffed crab and fish and chips were very good. We would all strongly recommend. One of our party was an Isle of Wight resident and he said he would happily come back and bring guest again.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Alison A
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English first
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good pub grub”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

They are tucked away on a route towards Tennyson Downs and serve good pub grub but nothing more. The claim to serve great fish is exaggerated.

Visited May 2014
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Thank dean_chase
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“evening meal at local pub”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Such a huge menu choice, really enjoyed the roast beef in a very relaxed atmosphere and friendly helpful staff

Visited April 2014
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Thank Sandra C
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Totland Bay
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good food and great beer.”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

As a semi regular, i can vouch for the food and drink, well worth the visit, summertime the garden is worth sitting in, and just enjoying the fresh air and hopefully the weather.

Visited March 2014
Helpful?
Thank PhilYTotlandBay
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great hosts”
Reviewed 12 April 2014

couldn't be more helpful, food was much better than pub grub. my lamb in red wine and rosemary was gorgeous and my fiancée had the prawn and smoked haddock fishcakes said they were the best she had tasted

Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Martin F
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