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Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro

Yeates Road | The Heights Hotel, DT5 2EN, England
+44 1305 821361
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Yeates Road | The Heights Hotel, DT5 2EN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic views from the bistro. Great food - above average but quite pricey! Worth paying the extra for the scenery!

Thank Tina B
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Heights soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 stars is generous, only the view offsets the poor food quality. The chosen lunch was chicken and tarragon cream and crushed avocado on sour dough toast topped with poached egg. The chicken was dry and was reheated from what appeared to be from a...More

Thank Mike H
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback. At The Heights, we strive to exceed our guests' expectations, with your visit being no exception. We are sorry however if you felt that your meal wasn't as you would have liked. Having said this, we...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The hotel bistro is open to non residents for lunch, afternoon tea or evening meal or just for a tea/coffee or an alcoholic drink. The food is of a good quality with local produce and at a reasonable price, there is also a lunchtime specials...More

Thank Headfoam
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback. Please do come and visit us again soon. Perhaps to stay? Thanks again.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped in for a coffee and a brandy after a nasty experience at The Pulpit Pub. Needed to get rid of the taste in our mouths. What a lovely view even on a stormy day!

Thank HighFlyinMomma
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Heights again soon. Perhaps to stay! Give us a call for the best rates.

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took her mum here for her 84th birthday. I am a coeliac and became ill 3 hours after our visit. I had only eaten my prescription cereal that day so knew 100% the contamination came from here. My son was angry...More

Thank Winiefred
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for your comments, we apologise for the distress that this instance will have caused. We understand that you have since been in contact to discuss this matter, and hope that we can look forward to welcoming you back to The Heights again soon.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Visited the Cafe at this hotel whilst visiting the area. Staff were friendly, and the views are amazing. I decided to have the crab sandwich. Well presented with lots of brown meat filling. Lovely bread. Unfortunately mine came out with some shell in it still...More

Thank Full2001
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback. We apologise for the issue you experienced with your crab sandwich. All our ingredients are locally sourced and freshly prepared, with this occasion being no exception. We are pleased that you allowed us the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Dorset crab sandwiches, a first for us great taste. Sandwiches, scone with jam and cream, cheesecake and trifle with unlimited teas and coffee. Spectacular views over chesil beach. A great afternoon with friends.

Thank The-Didcot-Boy
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

A perfect day always ends well having enjoyed afternoon tea at The Heights. Thanks for stopping by and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We were driving to Portland Bill when we spotted the Heights Hotel so we decided to see if we could get a coffee and a sandwich. Happily we could, the coffee is great and the lemon drizzle cake was just perfect. Partner had a ham...More

Thank Lindyla
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for coming to dine at The Heights. It was our pleasure to assist you. Here's hoping we'll be fortunate to welcome you for an overnight break soon. Be sure to call direct for the best rates.

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

With the World Class views from the bar / restaurant it would be difficult to ruin any visit for morning tea / coffee. And thankfully The Heights doesn’t. The drinks were fine but it’s the facilities for the less mobile that scores highly here. The...More

Thank Britrayfan
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review - we appreciate your comments. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visited on a Sunday. We were on holiday, and had not booked. Restaurant very busy. Carvery in Restaurant very popular. No seating available at end of dining area, where others were eating cream teas etc;. Drank beverages and ate snacks served in lounge, on ground...More

Thank Anne Marie D
theheightsportland, Guest Relations at Heights Hotel Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your comments, it was wonderful to welcome you. Please come and visit us again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$41
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yeates Road | The Heights Hotel, DT5 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 821361
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Heights Hotel
Description
Dinner can be a casual, stylish affair dining from our bistro menu. A relaxed dining atmosphere compliments the wonderful views. The Dinner menu offers Chef Signature dishes and a seasonal menu which is updated regularly. Dishes include Crispy sea bass with lobster bisque, honey nut roasted lamb rump, leek & blue vinny tartlet, or Summer berry chicken. Chef Richard always considers the food miles travelled and prefers to use good locally sourced products for his menu.
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