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Highdown Inn

Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY, England
+44 1983 752450
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (18 reviews)
“lobster” (16 reviews)
“local seafood” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Highdown Lane, Totland Bay PO39 0HY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...... day after Bank Holiday and garden looked "tired" - no one had bothered to straighten things up from day before. That said, the food, we both had avocado and crab special starter plus some lovely garlic side, was lovely. We enjoyed our visit but...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very friendly; they were serving quite fast even if there were many guests dining. The menu varies from fish to meat to vegetarian. We took a chicken pie and a platter of smoked fish, both were good. A good choice of draft...More

Thank Gianfranco B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family for the weekend and arrived here for Lunch after a walk up to the Tennyson monument. Placed one order for sandwiches for 5 people. Waited an hour for our food and watched people who ordered after us get their hot food. Had to...More

Thank jmc186
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this pub as it was in walking distance from our accommodation and we both wanted to drink. It was a mixed bag to say the least. The lady behind the bar was pleasant enough but you could tell she was trying to be...More

Thank mowgs11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we decided to pop in here for a afternoon cream tea on our travels to the needles and were left very disappointed when there were only 2 scones left. The scones were cold and the cream was massively out of date so tasted crap....More

Thank Bluenosejak
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Been a while since we have dropped in here, so we paid it a visit: good decision! The most enormous home-made pie that was delicious with flavoursome gravy: nom nom nom! Something smelt a bit fishy about the place, but that could have been my...More

Thank MikeIOW1
Susan W, Owner at Highdown Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to tell us about your experience Susan

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

The High down is a proper country pub nestled at the foot of Tennyson Down and a 15 min stroll to Totland Bay beach. After a great walk to this pub you will be treated to fantastic food, an open fire , good ale and...More

Thank Joy A
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Cycling past on a cycling trip with my 8 year old. Great Haddock and child's, generous child's portion. Much needed bike fuel. Would reccomend.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to the Highdown Inn by the staff at Alum Bay Glass. Weren't we glad we followed their advice. We ordered half pints of prawns and they were the most tasty prawns we have ever had! Public an & staff were very attentive...More

Thank Palaeontology
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We ate at the Highdown with friends last night. There are many things I am unable to eat and nothing was too much trouble! The best pub grub we have had in ages! Thank you, we loved it!

Thank JamieandParis
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Jennifer C
July 6, 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, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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