Very disappointed. Highdown Inn Bed and Breakfast, Isle of Wight The Highdown Inn and B & B is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub. On 29 Jul 2020, at 15:26, Susan wrote: The Highdown Inn Highdown Lane Totland Isle of Wight England PO39 0HY United Kingdom. Staff not attentive at all. Situated just a few minutes from Alum Bay and the world-famous Needles, it's ideally situated for walkers, ramblers and cyclists to call in for a well-earned rest. Great location at the foot of the down, We booked for lunch, and had a lovely meal. 3 Bedrooms. Highdown Lane Totland Bay PO39 0HY. This property does not have elevators. Isle of Wight Books and Maps. For travelers visiting Totland, The Highdown Inn is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. We welcome walkers, dogs, muddy boots and cyclists so feel free to come in and soak up the atmosphere or you may prefer to relax in our garden or patio area whilst enjoying a drink or a meal... the choice is yours. Dog friendly. The Island. 7 af 11 B&B / kroer i Totland og med bedømmelsen 4 af 5 på Tripadvisor. We did so. Contact. Mingle with the locals in The Highdown's friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily specials blackboard. The Highdown Inn is set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of the Isle of Wight. Not a good experience. Transport. Good cask ale. Staff not attentive at all. I have booked you in at 6 and yes we are in the scheme .Please let us have your contact details A pub for locals as well as gastro visitors. Highdown Lane Totland Bay Isle of Wight PO39 0HY Telephone: 01983 752450 Starters were good too... prawn cocktail, squid and...the deep fried Brie was excellent. Get quick answers from Highdown Inn staff and past visitors. The Highdown Inn, Totland Bay: See 95 traveller reviews, 44 candid photos, and great deals for The Highdown Inn, ranked #7 of 11 B&Bs / inns in Totland Bay and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Set in a castle, the property is 8 km from Hurst Spit. Mingle with the locals in our friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily blackboard specials, and enjoy an excellent meal either at a table in the bar or in our sumptuous restaurant. So glad we did. We complied but why did we bother? Local cuisine, Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, SusanW4258, Owner at Highdown Inn, responded to this review, Warner Leisure Hotels Norton Grange Coastal Village. Great location at the foot of the down, The Highdown Inn, placeret som nr. The vision for Isle of Wight Hampers is to showcase the best the Island has to offer in local produce through beautifully curated hampers. Pub had emptied out by 9pm on a Sunday evening but enjoyable night.More, Dear Chris, Thank you for your lovely review, we pride in ourselves in being a very friendly Pub, with either visitors and local alike. The Castle prides itself on the warm, welcoming nature of its staff and … Staying at Totland .Where are you from there? The only think that slightly dampened the experience, was after asking twice for the bill, eventually having to go to the bar with cash and leave on the bar. As we were quite late unfortunately they had run out of lobster. Kind Regards Susan, Popped in this lunchtime, half expecting to be turned away, but were found a table in the garden, all well socially spaced. Best wishes, Response from Susan White, General Manager at The Highdown Inn. photography and web design by island webservices. Public an & staff were very attentive & friendly. Mingle with the locals in the friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily blackboard specials, and enjoy an excellent meal either at a table in the bar or in the restaurant. Staff looked after us well. Since taking over the business in 2018, The Castle Inn has reborn into a fresh and distinctive brand visible on the map for all to see. The Needles Park and Blackgang Chine are also worth visiting. Covid precautions sound without spoiling welcome. Very friendly welcome. No presentation whatsoever. From start to finish the food was awful and I so wish we had complained. Or via the downs, Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.co.uk. As soon as we walked in we were told to put a mask on. Search The Highdown Inn is set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of the Isle of Wight. The Highdown Inn - Located just off Nodes Beacon Replica, this 3-star The Highdown Inn is a 10-minutes’ drive from Lymington Sea Water Swimming Baths. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? Howeverz whilst we were there multiple people came in and out not wearing masks and no effort was made to say anything to...them about wearing a mask whilst they wandered around. We offer a seafood menu aswell as our main menu! Set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of The Isle Of Wight. Nice pub, generally good food but give the seafood platter a miss. Looks good for seafood. Mingle with the locals in our friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily blackboard specials, and enjoy an excellent meal either at a table in the bar or in our sumptuous restaurant. Not even asking why a person in our group left so much of his steak on the plate. The menu was on a black board on the wall in the main bar...and as our table was in another room, had to take a photo on my phone so we didn’t have to keep moving about to see the menu. This place didn't. Awards. We are looking forward to coming for dinner later today. Not a good experience. The manager was sat at a table talking with friends and wandering around without a mask too. Southern Vectis: 7 and 12 (Summer Breezer from Yarmouth) Pint of ale was also well served, best pint on the island so far. Will definitely not be going back. The heart of the Isle of Wight. Kind Regards Susan, Went for Sunday evening dinner. We will certainly return. Pool. (Excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New years Eve). Lots of sanitiser around the whole place, plenty of distance between tables. Booked beforehand and they asked us to register on arrival but also use nhs app if we had it. The only think that slightly dampened the experience, was after asking twice for the bill, eventually having to go to the bar with cash and leave on the bar.More, Dear Martin, thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your time here, we are so sorry that you had to go to the bar to pay at the end of your meal, as you said the staff were working flat...More, This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Highdown Lane, Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39 0HY 1 2 A mecca for walkers, the Highdown Inn nestles beneath Tennyson’s chalk downs just minutes from the Needles, encouraging those passing by to … the deep fried Brie was excellent. Gym. Staff were attentive and friendly. Hotels near The Needles Landmark Attraction, Hotels near (BOH) Bournebouth Intl Airport, British Restaurants for Families in Isle of Wight, British Restaurants for Lunch in Isle of Wight, British Restaurants with Outdoor Seating in Isle of Wight. All rooms are available from £30 per night per person. Service was mega slow - you can't go to the bar and no one comes to take your plates away or ask of you want another drink or to get you your bill. Dimbola Museum & Galleries is less than 1. Mussels were superb and the good ladies plaice was great. Your local guide to food and drink on the Isle of Wight Search Date of stay: September 2020 Trip type: Travelled as a couple. Send Your Message. Tripadvisor gives a Travelers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor. Highdown Inn. A friendly, traditional, public house. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book. Sat Nav Reference. Pub had emptied out by 9pm on a Sunday evening but enjoyable night. The Highdown Inn is located in Totland Bay. 0747XXXXXX2 Your local guide to food and drink on the Isle of Wight. We ordered half pints of prawns and they were the most tasty prawns we have ever had! A huge open fire warms the bar in the winter and there’s a jaunty sailing theme to the interior, which has pine and oak furniture. Highdown Lane Totland Bay Isle of Wight PO39 0HY Telephone: 01983 752450 Are you sure you want to delete this question? ordered. This place didn't.More, Dear GB2020, This was our first day with the new Covid 19 restrictions which the Government announced only a few days before, so their will be slight teething problems, We do say to people to where a mask once entering the establishment, but because we...More, Revisited after three years. We've been to other pubs and they do things properly. Food definitely better. The Highdown Inn is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of The Isle Of Wight. Show Map. The food soon arrived, and the quality was excellent, and well presented. This includes various ‘game’ specialities. The service was quick and efficient, and everything organised for Covid. to call in after a walk from the local car park to the needles. As you have said , we have taking measures for all customers and Staff to be safe here, so that you can have a most...More, Went in this pub a couple of days ago. quality. On 29 Jul 2020, at 22:24, j p wrote: Read more. The manager was sat at a table talking with friends and wandering around without a mask too. All of our bedrooms are comfortably furnished and offer stunning uninterrupted views across the West Wight countryside. In addition to the facilites mentioned below, the following are free services Free breakfast is included in the booking fee Looks good for seafood. Mingle with the locals in the friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily blackboard specials, and enjoy an excellent meal either at a table in the bar or in the restaurant. The Highdown Inn. I have a cottage on the West Bay site. 443 likes. No track and trace. Highdown Inn, Totland: See 383 unbiased reviews of Highdown Inn, rated 3.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #4 of 7 restaurants in Totland. Re: Booking for Wed 5 August 18.00 > Isle of Wight Guide A mecca for walkers, the Highdown Inn nestles beneath Tennyson’s chalk downs just minutes from the Needles, encouraging those passing by to rest awhile. Food was delicious, hot and definitely a generous portion. Service was mega slow - you can't go to the bar and no one comes to take your plates away or ask of you want another drink or to get you your bill. Dear Susan, Set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of The Isle Of Wight. Good food menu . OS Reference. No where to sanitise our hands. Set in a castle, the property is 8 km from Hurst Spit. Menu was generally good but the hugely overpriced seafood platter was very disappointing and, to put it nicely, it didn’t stay down resulting in poorly parents and a day of our holiday ruined :(, Popped over to Isle of Wight for the day and happened upon the highdown. The Highdown Inn, Totland at LateRooms, the discount hotel rooms specialist. 50.671734, -1.542707. We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location. Mingle with the locals in the friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily blackboard specials, and enjoy an excellent meal either at a table in the bar or in our sumptuous restaurant. Dropped in to the Highdown for Lunch. The Highdown Inn is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub and Bed and Breakfast set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of The Isle Of Wight. Helpful. The Highdown Inn is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub set in outstanding natural surroundings, complemented by a rich history across the West Wight. The menu was varied with plenty of choice. The staff were flat out, but pleasant, and soon had drinks on the table, and a steak and a prawn and avocado salad...ordered. Staff were friendly & efficient with...great garden service. Reply from manager Susan is false. The main dishes were cold, medium steak was almost raw, veg undercooked. Highdown Inn, Totland Bay: See 383 unbiased reviews of Highdown Inn, rated 3.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #4 of 7 restaurants in Totland Bay. Will definitely not be going back.More, Dear Jackie N, we wished you had said something when you were here as we would of rectified any problems that you might have had during your meal, we take Covid 19 very seriously and we have reduced the number of tables through out the...More, We visited at lunchtime today. Aug 23. Good atmosphere of a 'local's pub'. The Highdown Inn - Situated near Tennyson Down, the 3-star Highdown Inn features a bar and a fireplace. The Highdown Inn. The Highdown Inn, Totland (Isle Of Wight) (United Kingdom) - Deals & Reviews. a shame we're in Leicester and not closer. We had a warm welcome from the waitress, there was a lovely log fire that created a nice atmosphere. Visit the website. Wed 05/08/2020 14:14 and as our table was in another room, had to take a photo on my phone so we didn’t have to keep moving about to see the menu. Tennyson Monument is located near the property, and Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl. We've been to other pubs and they do things properly. Highdown Inn, Totland Bay: See 384 unbiased reviews of Highdown Inn, rated 3.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #4 of 7 restaurants in Totland Bay. The tea rooms are open all day. Susan. Please see correspondence below to which I received no reply. 1 review of The Highdown Inn "Well worth seeking out! Are you the Owner? Weren't we glad we followed their advice. No presentation whatsoever. We have two double rooms and one twin room, all of which have en-suites. We will certainly return.More, We ate as a family of four with 2 teenagers. Book The Highdown Inn, Totland Bay on Tripadvisor: See 92 traveller reviews, 40 candid photos, and great deals for The Highdown Inn, ranked #8 of 11 B&Bs / inns in Totland Bay and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor. The Highdown Inn - The Highdown Inn is 2 km from Colwell Bay and features a fireplace and a bar. The Needles Battery and Dimbola Lodge are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Yarmouth Isle-of-Wight Ferry Terminal and Lymington Pier Ferry Port. Had booked via email and that was all very efficient although did try to change time via email and phone but couldn’t get through. Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page. Quick question: can we bring our well-behaved whippet to sit with us please? Lovely pub. 75 mins walk to the high Chen via the coast. Our Location in the Beautiful West WightThe Highdown Inn is just a few minutes' drive from Alum Bay and the famous Needles to the West, the breathtaking views of Freshwater Bay just a mile to the East and Colwell Bay and the historic town of Freshwater only a mile to the North. We are noted for our seafood and shellfish and you can compliment your meal with a wine from our extensive stocks or a cold beer or real ale.. Spa. The meal was plentiful and hot and of good...quality. Highdown Inn Bed and Breakfast, Isle of Wight The Highdown Inn and B & B is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub. Julian In each room you’ll find Tea and Coffee making facilities, fresh towels and a colour television. The Highdown Inn is a beautiful example of a traditional country pub set in outstanding natural surroundings, complemented by a rich history across the West Wight. Check Latest Prices and Availability of this hotel in Totland . Two nights' bed and breakfast for two people including two course meal £199 until the end of February 2019. more. The place looks a little scruffy, but do not be deceived. The Highdown Inn is situated on the Western side of the Isle of Wight, an area of outstanding natural beauty and is a quintessential country pub also offering bed and breakfast. The Highdown Inn Totland, Isle Of Wight; Highdown Inn Totland Bay; Highdown Inn Totland Bay; Highdown Totland Bay; Inn The Highdown Inn Totland Bay; Policies. Explore the Isle of Wight for Accommodation, Things to Do and Eating out. All of our bedrooms are comfortably furnished and offer stunning uninterrupted views across the West Wight countryside. To: Susan We complied but why did we bother? The Highdown Inn is a beautiful traditional country pub set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The seafood is still the speciality (crab, lobster, fish). If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Luxury accomm. Can a vegan person get a good meal at this restaurant? Not even asking why a person in our group left so much of his steak on the plate. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meals here, sorry for you not getting through, but at certain times we...More, Walked from Freshwater to the Needles and back along the road. They also serve cream teas during the day, may have...to call in after a walk from the local car park to the needles.More, Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time here at the Highdown Inn. - We were recommended to the Highdown Inn by the staff at Alum Bay Glass. About the Island ... / The Highdown Inn. The Highdown Inn - Situated near Tennyson Down, the 3-star Highdown Inn features a bar and a fireplace. Tables well spaced out in current circumstances . Pint of ale was also well served, best pint on the island so far. Part of the family ... Set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of The Isle Of Wight. The Highdown Inn - The Highdown Inn is 2 km from Colwell Bay and features a fireplace and a bar. 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