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The Horseshoe Restaurant

Edinburgh Road, Eddleston EH45 8QP, Scotland
+44 1721 730225
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Edinburgh Road, Eddleston EH45 8QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not proceed with booking a table for New Year's Eve as the reception that we received was condescending - disappointing.

Thank traceyd706
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly, even the home made petits fours or the rather nice Christmas pud couldn't disguise the mediocrity of the main course. Having body swerved the vegetarian option of mushroom risotto, I chose the more traditional fare. Turkey roll and mash, no roast potatoes, few trimmings....More

Thank maisy60
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The best meal I've eaten for a long time, served in lovely surroundings by friendly, knowledgable and attentive staff.

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic along with great service. Found it on the internet as a last minute deal, rooms in an old school house and very comfortable. One of those places you should never drive past once you know it's there.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went to for dinner. But the food was way too classy and expensive for me. Tbe waitress who served us was am absolute gem. If you want fine dinning this is the place for you

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Great relaxing time at the Horseshoe, team looked after us very well and the food, and wine, as always, was first class...

Thank PaulkScotland
Reviewed 5 October 2017

First time in my life I have been turned away from an empty restaurant!! I am not sure if it was because: i) my wife and I were over 60 and so did not fit the age demographic? ii) we were too casually dressed for...More

4  Thank Malcolm K
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went one night when staying locally and had the most amazing food and a lovely wine. I would thoroughly recommend a visit. Looking forward to going back and the next time would book a room there as well.

1  Thank jimele
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Maybe it was the main chefs night off as we were virtually the only diners, never a good sign. Our grouse starter was served with something really bitter which ruined any flavour, we were warned the " plates are hot!" But the food was luke...More

3  Thank AshbourneFranschhoek
HorseshoeInn, Owner at The Horseshoe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

This reviewer dined with us on Wednesday - he was very complimentary of our cuisine and had lengthy conversations with our General Manager, Mark Slaney on South African Wines. After consuming a bottle of Pinot Noir, he asked Mark to recommend a fine South African...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place has great, locally sourced food, kind and attentive staff and despite being a fine dining establishment were totally great with the four kids at our table of ten. The response to being treated so well by the staff was that all four kids...More

Thank schristmas55
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$76
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edinburgh Road, Eddleston EH45 8QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Eddleston
  • Phone Number: +44 1721 730225
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Relaxed, easy dining is offered here at The Horseshoe Inn���s Bistro, a low key alternative to the sumptuous Bardoulet���s Restaurant, which has made The Horseshoe famous on the Scottish dining scene. Cosy and rustic, the Bistro is centered around a wood paneled main bar with small round tables edged by linen covered chairs, dark wood original beams overhead and a wood fired stove throwing out warmth just perfect for those cold Scottish winters. A regularly changing menu allows acclaimed chef Patrick Bardoulet to tackle favourite classics from throughout Europe but with his trademark creative twist, using excellent seasonal ingredients from the many excellent producers Scotland has to offer. A children���s menu is available throughout the day, with equally carefully created dishes introducing small gastronomes to the world of good food. Meanwhile, the bar stocks an array of excellent ales well suited to the casual dining approach offered by The Horseshoe Inn Bistro.
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