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Highdown Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
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Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY, England
+44 1983 752450
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in the middle of a long circular walk, so this was a welcome mark on the OS map. We had no clue what to expect other than it was conveniently placed for us for a rest before walking up to Tennyson Down and back to Yarmouth. The pub a a good old proper pub. The ales I had... More 

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Thank Ade J
somerset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a quick bite and where greeted with a warm welcome. after a look at the menu we settled on prawn baguettes but ended up with sandwiches as no baguettes, not a problem. the menu was mainly local seafood and even had a fantastic sounding platter for two including whole lobster. crab, prawns, and much more for... More 

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Thank somersetlady61
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful food, very reasonably priced. massive pudding! Big selection, caters for kids and veggies too.

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Thank Debbie W
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this pub by Weston manor which was close by. Friendly country pub warm welcome very good food.

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Thank caroline23w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We came here 5 of us for a lunchtime meal. Food superb and large portions . Staff good . Prices I think a bit on the high side . Might visit again but would probably go somewhere a bit cheaper. Give it a try

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Thank andyrye
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We drove past a few times while on holiday in Totland Bay and were enticed by the menu board boasting seafood. We all had different meals, crab & avocado, burger, faggots, stew&dumplings, lamb roast. Wow! Amazing home cooked food, delicious. £107 for 3 starters, 5 mains, and 4 puds. Would definitely be back if we holiday here again.

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Thank NelliePhant
Totland Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have eaten at the Highdown on a number of occasions, on each occasion the service, food and drink has been superb the food portions being large!! The atmosphere in the Highdown is also very welcoming and very cosy and it's well worth a visit.

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Thank Keith B
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to take our neighbour out for a midweek lunch and chose the Highdown as it is local to us, we all had different meals. One ham egg and chips one cheese burger chips and coleslaw one salmon & prawns in a dill sauce with pots & veg. We all enjoyed our meals, the staff were friendly and helpful,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Best belly pork ever! A surprisingly wide choice. Great value and good service. Would highly recommend!

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Thank DevonGeebee
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for late lunch on our walk back from The Needles to Freshwater Bay. The place had been transformed from the pub we had expected, now to be a restaurant. The Sunday lunch being served around us looked great! However the menu was very limited for vegetarian choices, also if you wanted a simple meal this was hard... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?