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Highdown Inn

€€ - €€€, 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” (17 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 4 days ago

This pub was recommended to us by our B&B owner and rightly so. Lovely and warm & welcoming on a cold damp evening. My husband had the salmon and I had battered haddock and chips. My haddock was perfectly cooked in light crispy batter and...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately didn't actually get to stay at this place due to a double booking but this was well handled by the host, who took the trouble of arranging for me another place to stay and transporting me there, despite the refusal of a rude owner...More

Thank traveller112619
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for the last night of our holiday at this pub just up the road from where we were staying to have tea. OK so it's a pub and probably a walkers pub, some things you can forgive but not the absolutely filthy...More

Thank shefftraveller22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a meal with friends whilst on holiday. Can highly recommend the food but was looking forward to local seafood specialities such as crab or lobster but unfortunately not available on the night we went.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A party of 11 of us went to the High down for a 70th birthday celebration, service was excellent, we were greeted as soon as we arrived and made to feel special, we all ordered a variation from the excellent menus of starters and main...More

Thank Carolbryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here while walking Tennyson Down. Pleasant garden and nice menu. Food wasn't out of this world but enjoyable. I had the feta and beetroot salad. It was nice enough but the feta tasted cheap and I eat a lot of feta so know...More

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lasagne with chips should have put us off.We went ahead and ordered anyway.My wife had the lasagne without chips.It was not very good.I had a sirloin steak which could have been anything.I would not recommend any body to eat here.

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed 1 night on coastal walk. In a great position for the coastal path, not far from Needles only a 5 minute detour off path. In a quiet spot, room above pub was lovely, modern and bright. Had a lovely meal in the sunny beer...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We visited last night for my mum's 60th. I ordered some balloons in advance which they kindly provided for us. We arrived and were impressed by the large range of options, especially the range of fish. I was really impressed with the range of vegetarian...More

Thank Holmez84
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is a real pub, lots of locals, no posh decor. We went on a wet Sunday evening and it was fairly quiet when we arrived but getting busy as we left - it was quiz night. We started with crab cocktail - lovely &...More

Thank Jill B
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Jennifer C
6 July 2016|
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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, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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