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Thistledown Restaurant, Pub & Patio

) #15 of 28 Restaurants in Baddeck $$ - $$$ ,
368 Shore Road, Box 190 | Inverary Resorts, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-3500
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
368 Shore Road, Box 190 | Inverary Resorts, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here expecting to get a meal we saw on-line, only to find out it wasn't available and the website was going to be updated "soon". Nonetheless we found something we could eat (we don't care for seafood). The beef tenderloin was done to...More

1  Thank wolvesmgr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by the Thistledown for dinner I received a warm friendly welcome. The atmosphere was comfortable and staff was very friendly. I ordered the steak with risotto, steak was delicious, the risotto was rich and creamy cooked very well and the vegetable were also cooked...More

1  Thank Nikki J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had wings done with breton whiskey and they were delicious. My husband and I both had the fish and chips and it was all cooked to perfection. Our waitress was prompt and curtious. We sat at the outside patio and it was lovely evening...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner during our drive to Sydney when we realized that most restaurants close at 8 pm. This one was recommended by one of the other local restaurants as being open after 8 pm since it was now after 8. We were...More

1  Thank Hn27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was fantastic. Cannot say enough about how friendly and helpful they are. Food was good. My steak was overdone and they cooked another but unfortunately the rest of my party were finished their meals when mine arrived. The waitress did offer a free dessert...More

1  Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely bowl of seafood chowder to start, then my wife had fried calamari which was tender and tasty. I had the burger which was tasty, but next time I'd ask for it to be rare. Good pub fare at reasonable prices

1  Thank Exfala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends for dinner. It is a very nice option for finer dining in Baddeck and the food was very good. Wait staff was especially good. Our waiter Lane was very attentive and courteous.

1  Thank KennO555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to grab a weekend bite and enjoy some local music. This spot never disappoints. The seafood chowder was full of tasty bites, followed by atlantic salmon - cooked just right Our waitress, Tracy, was friendly, professional and engaged in conversation about the menu...More

1  Thank janbK6058QR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I wandered over here from another hotel and I am so happy we did. We had the seafood chowder, which was a tad small, but so fresh with plenty of seafood. The main course was seafood linguine, which was great as well....More

1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The recommended fare was great! Local beer ("10 minutes down the road") was refreshing with a citrus taste (my perception). Cheeseburger was done just right. Bacon was crispy not greasy. Side salad had nice local greens, cranberries, nuts sliced just right, and lightly applied sweet...More

Thank Melinderella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 22
Pub, Canadian
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 368 Shore Road, Box 190 | Inverary Resorts, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada (Formerly Lakeside Landing)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-3500
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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!
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