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Telegraph House & Motel

479 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E1B0, Canada
902.295.1100
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Ranked #12 of 28 restaurants in Baddeck
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Safety Harbor, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

The newly "re-imagined" Cable Room at the Telegraph House and Motel is an absolute delight. The Chef is relatively new to the restaurant, and we didn't know what to expect when we dropped in to the Cable Room for dinner, but all I can say is "WOW". White tablecloths and fine china set the stage for the meal to follow.... More

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New York City
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We had perfectly cooked lambchops from a local farm, and salad and vegetables were fresh and delicious. Pleasant atmosphere and excellent, friendly service.

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Cornwall, PEI Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Good location but it's dated. Our unit a cottage was very clean inside but the chairs on the deck had rust on the back and everything needs a coat of paint. This would be a wonderful place when it's had a full renovation.

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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Telegraph House for dinner based on the recommendation of our B&B landlady and having read the menu which, if a little pretentious, seemed to offer a number of interesting choices. if only the food had lived up to the way it was described in that menu it would no doubt have been a delightful meal. Unfortunately... More

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Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Well, they pride themselves on being gluten free and I'm not sure why that is a selling point. I'd rather hear "local". Anyway, basic dishes, not much food and very bland. My haddock in parchment didn't have any seasoning. Hard to believe. My husband had filet and scallops and although the meat was cooked perfectly for him, his meal was... More

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Franklin Park, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Eight day trip thru Maritine Provinces in Canada. Dinner at the Telegraph House in Baddeck. Best meal of the whole trip. Had the haddock dinner which was done to perfection, but the real bonus prize was the dessert. Had the sticky toffee pudding. I've eaten in every major city in the US and have NEVER had a dessert as good... More

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Southern New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Two nights in Baddeck on a four-day anniversary getaway. The desk clerk at our inn suggested the Telegraph House's Cable Room restaurant for our second night. Our server, Nika, was new but extremely knowledgeable about the innovative menu options. We sat outside on a lovely evening, because a tour group was shortly to invade the dining room. We sampled several... More

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cheticamp
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food is very well prepared, pleasing to the eye and tasty. Atmosphere is one of fine dining in a clean dining room wilth a view of the town's charm. A good variety of dishes from breakfast to brunch, lunch and dinner.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Where else would a chef spend the morning tending pigs and chickens and picking the vegetables and herbs for the evening meal, and the afternoon and evening creating creative combinations with them and local catches, as well as visiting with guests? Wait staff also delightful and efficient. We ate outside on the wraparound porch. A bit pricey but worth it.

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Summerside, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Thank you Telegraph House for providing a healthy gluten free dining experience. I have a severe allergy to gluten and for the first time in a long time I was able to enter a restaurant with full confidence that my dinner would be worry free. This is a rarity!! Not only does the chef serve all items gluten free; he... More

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