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The Houston Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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North Street, Houston, Scotland
+44 1505 614315
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food great service lovely staff couldn't do enough for you overall enjoyable family meal here at the Houston inn and we will definitely be returning.

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1 Thank Laura M
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited here as a group for an xmas meal, staff went out of their way to please and to make sure every ones needs were being met, food was excellent well presented and enjoyed by all, would have no hesitation to return and to recommend to anyone. well done, the houston inn !!!

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1 Thank william p
Stewarton
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

30 members of the Hillman Imp Club descended on the Houston Inn for our Festive meal and it was excellent. The friendly efficient staff made us welcome and this was accompanied by some excellent courses. All members enjoyed the experience and want me to book it for next year. We all would highly recommend the Houston Inn for atmosphere and... More 

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1 Thank Ian S
Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Went in for food tonight very disappointing. One dish i can maybe understand. But both starter and main not acceptable for the price or Restaurant quality. I felt awful for the front of house staff it's not ther fault

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Thank Liz D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a rare, kid free day so went for lunch. We have tried everywhere else in the village and have heard good things about the Houston inn. Friendly staff, good menu, nice decor. Not overly impressed with the range of beers on tap (others in the village have draught Italian beers) but settled for bottled Peroni.... More 

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1 Thank Davehippo1
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting family in Houston and had dinner in the Inn a few times. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The food exceeded our expectations so we returned again and again. We understand they also offer accommodation so when we're back up in Scotland we'll definitely book.

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Thank Anna C
Renfrew, Scotland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We visit fairly regularly since moving to the area just over a year ago. Very pleasant, friendly staff and good service. Food good and portions also. However, the menu could do with a few more choices. Scubaandy

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Thank scubaandy
Houston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stay locally and often visit this pub, have had birthday celebrations and nights out with friends. It's the one of the 3 pubs in the village that we visit more often.

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Thank Chrisoula M
Houston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went for an early evening meal. The menu was standard Pub Grub. I chose Sirloin Steak (rare) and my wife. Scampi. Both portions were plentiful without being outrageous. The steak was perfectly cooked and I'm told that the Scampi was delicious. Excellent service from the very friendly staff. Although living locally, I hadn't been in for a while. I'll... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The meal was good but not great. The roast beef was over cooked and dry for my taste. The green vegetables were sparse and there were too many potatoes although they were well cooked. The service was very good and the atmosphere was good. The 2 course lunch did not include a sweet option although it included a starter.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Street, Houston, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Renfrewshire  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +44 1505 614315
Description
A local pub in Houston, Scotland, UK.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?