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The Old Clubhouse

The Old Clubhouse East Links Road | Gullane, Gullane EH31 2AF, Scotland
+44 1620 842008
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (19 reviews)
“cullen skink” (18 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Clubhouse East Links Road | Gullane, Gullane EH31 2AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us so we popped in on a golf trip visit to Gullane. It was a Friday evening and it was packed, both in the bar and the restaurant. Didn't eat but the food looked great. Fabulous atmosphere with attentive staff....More

2  Thank worthygreen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff, good food och perfect service. This is the way it should be in a genuine british pub. We hade steaks served perfect cooked served with fries, we did try the haggis and had a good time at The Old Clubhouse!

Thank Patrik L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined late Sunday afternoon, good wine with cullen skink followed by ribeye and a legendary sticky toffee with clotted cream ensured a revisit on Monday for lunch too. Nice cosy atmosphere and good service ensures return visits anytime I’m in the area. As good a...More

Thank J J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All very average to be honest. Met up with friends last month as a spur-of-the-moment thing. It was reasonably busy but the bar/waiting staff seemed to be doing a rushed-off-our-feet-too-much-to-give-you-attention. Eating out in the UK these days just seems to be such a hit or...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcoming atmosphere, very good selection of food and drinks, high quality and.... a very good espresso coffee

1  Thank mariovinciguerra
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I visiting from Canada ate with two local friends on a Thursday evening. It was reasonably busy. We had two starters, olives and pickled herring, both good. Our four mains were two lamb rogon joshes, a fish and chips and a burger...More

2  Thank Buddyboy1
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were visiting friends overnight in Gullane and they took us to dinner at the Old Clubhouse. The chef was kind enough to give my grandson a small helping of haggis as one of his school friends with Scottish connections had told him to taste...More

1  Thank Ivan B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Called at The Old Clubhouse at 4.45 in the afternoon. There were two tables with people on and one man at the bar - not busy at all! We ordered our food at 4.55 and it finally arrived at 5.35!! I would hate to think...More

Thank Helen E
oldc, General Manager at The Old Clubhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear Helen E I am sorry to read of your bad experience at the Old Clubhouse. I can assure you that this is not typical of the quality of service or food we normally offer, as you will see from the very many good reviews...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Very extensive menu Service very good Food good quality Local pub atmosphere Great for adults and kids

1  Thank stuartbennett13
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We had a bar meal here fairly late on evening after our first choice in Gullane was full. We decided to eat in the bar and had we wished to we could have taken our dog in with us. OH had the Haggis, Neeps and...More

1  Thank MamaBobo
oldc, General Manager at The Old Clubhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comments. It is much appreciated . Hope to see you back again soon.

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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Clubhouse East Links Road | Gullane, Gullane EH31 2AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Gullane
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 842008
  • E-mail
The Old Clubhouse is situated in central Gullane, overlooking the locally famed links course. Built in 1890, this attractive half-timbered venue was originally intended to be a meeting place for Gullane���s golfers, and though the club soon outgrew it, The Old Clubhouse remains popular with those fresh off the greens and maintains the exclusive ambience of a members club, with its reputation for fine food and warm welcome spreading far beyond the town itself. Unsurprisingly, a strong golfing theme is seen throughout the bar, with plenty of old photographs of the course and the club as well as quirky memorabilia dotted around the space, cosy club chairs and deep banquettes providing comfortable seating, encouraging you to stay and relax beyond your meal. Drawing on local produce, The Old Clubhouse���s menu is eclectic and inspiring, particularly known for its steaks and fish, the central offerings of the mainly pub-food-with-a-twist collection of dishes. The wine list is as well considered as the food offerings, and The Old Clubhouse has recently become known for homemade ice creams and sorbets, the ideal treat after a hard morning of stick and ball.
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