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Thistledown Restaurant, Pub & Patio

) #15 of 28 Restaurants in Baddeck €€ - €€€ ,
368 Shore Road, Box 190 | Inverary Resorts, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-3500
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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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368 Shore Road, Box 190 | Inverary Resorts, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We dropped into the pub after 9 to check out the music on a Monday and we were not disappointed. The guitarist/singer played a variety of music and was accomplished at what he played. Full complements to the chef for an order of chicken wings...More

Thank Vini_B_53
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the upstairs dining room to be seated. A young man named Lane offered to seat us but was interrupted by the hostess and rudely told to go on his way in no uncertain times right in front of us. He apologized to...More

Thank 456mlm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went 2 nights in a row! Great choice of drinks and delicious pub food even if the late menu is small..loved the Caesar salad! Our entertainment both nights was Tracy Cavanaugh who played guitar and sang traditional east coast tunes and a Cape Breton...More

Thank Jules C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friendly pub with a good reasonably priced menu. The staff were efficient and the service good. There was a good atmosphere.

Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this Pub and felt it was a bit more fancy than normal pub food. This pub upstairs from the actual pub serves a fancier dish than most. The Serf and Turf called Land and Sea on the Menu was very good. The...More

Thank RandyB1140
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Thistledown and really enjoyed it. The food was great, and we had great service. It was very busy the night we were there, and there was a singer with an acoustic guitar playing some great music.

1  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived to this wonderful resort to spend the night, have dinner and enjoy some music and a few drinks. disappointed that the restaurant was closed due to mechanical issues and the Pub was full of dinners. Yes a good sign. We were graciously given...More

Thank Jelena G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here expecting to get a meal we saw on-line, only to find out it wasn't available and the website was going to be updated "soon". Nonetheless we found something we could eat (we don't care for seafood). The beef tenderloin was done to...More

1  Thank wolvesmgr
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the Thistledown for dinner I received a warm friendly welcome. The atmosphere was comfortable and staff was very friendly. I ordered the steak with risotto, steak was delicious, the risotto was rich and creamy cooked very well and the vegetable were also cooked...More

1  Thank Nikki J
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had wings done with breton whiskey and they were delicious. My husband and I both had the fish and chips and it was all cooked to perfection. Our waitress was prompt and curtious. We sat at the outside patio and it was lovely evening...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Pub, Canadian
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 368 Shore Road, Box 190 | Inverary Resorts, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada (Formerly Lakeside Landing)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-3500
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Welcome to Thistledown Restaurant, Pub & Patio at Inverary Resort! We offer a hot, hearty breakfast in Thistledown Restaurant each morning seasonally and reservations are available for casual dining with an extensive wine list each evening. Our Thistledown Pub offers a large selection of cocktails and many locally brewed favorites along with our own twist on classic pub fare. Live local entertainment is offered in the Thistledown Pub each evening and we are open late! Join us at Inverary for a great dining experience! We are open to all who love to eat! Thistledown Pub open May 21st from 5pm until 1 am with a Late Nite Food Menu available until 12am!! Thistledown Pub also offers LIVE Cape Breton Music EVERY NIGHT 7 DAYS PER WEEK FROM May 21st until October 31st! Flora's Dining Room is OPEN for BREAKFAST May 21st at 8 am and is served DAILY UNTIL October!
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