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“Very Friendly Staff”

Thistledown Restaurant, Pub & Patio
Ranked #16 of 31 Restaurants in Baddeck
Price range: $4 - $23
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: 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!
Blossburg, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very Friendly Staff”
Reviewed July 17, 2014

The beer was cold and the meals were warm. For a pub at a hotel/resort I don't know if I'd expect any more than that. Of course the food was great, but it was the staff that really set this place apart. The staff were talkative and friendly. They engaged with all the customers in friendly banter.

The bartender deserves a raise. Even our kid enjoyed him.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Kalen H
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English first
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Friendly service and cold pints”
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Needed a dinner spot after a round of golf with the fellas. I checked Trip Advisor and realized that this was the pub at Inverness Resort where we were staying, how convenient. Also found out from one of the locals that this is one of the few spots in Baddeck this serves alcohol. Anyways the service was excellent, the beer was cold, and the food was great. Had the fish and chips which was a hearty size and fresh. I didn't like the oil and vinegar dressing for my salad, as it was not tasteful and kind of bland, not a big deal though. There was also a musician that entertained the guests with traditional east coast music, and he played at a volume that still allowed people to carry a conversation during their dinner and or pints.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank ArtGreen
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Baddeck, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A cook not a chef”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Save your money - the food was terrible. As for the service, the person was nice but we were in an out within an hour - that is with an appetizer. If you want to hold your restaurant as being fine dinning you should not rush to serve your guests.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank CityChick1970
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Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“I'll try one of everything!”
Reviewed June 16, 2014

Pleasing presentation, great service, delicious meals and tasty desserts

It would be difficult to choose a favourite dish! Seafood, chicken, steak, lamb, breakfast buffet all great and many options.
Reasonable prices for fine dining in a casual atmosphere.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Anna M
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Orlando, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great staff”
Reviewed June 15, 2014

Spencer was great, he was cracking us up the whole time at the thistledown pub. Good food and atmosphere and nice beer selection.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Adrienne V
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