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Justinlees Inn

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British, Bar, Pub
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1-5 Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith EH22 3AT, Scotland
+44 131 663 2166
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service. Food fantastic. Friendly staff. Will definitely be back. Very busy when we were there so that's a good sign. Didn't wait too long on food either. Very clean surroundings. Can't fault it.

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Thank AllyBally67
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a few times now for food and it's always good. Can heartily reccomend the belly pork and the Eton mess sundae, just not at the same time. The only down side is when busy the staff seen to forget to clear the tables, which is not inviting if you are looking to eat and the previous incumbants dishes and... More 

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Thank MarthaAH
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at Justinlees this week. There was a very good range of food available and reasonably priced. I had a rare steak which was exactly that. They had an ample selection of drinks including ales. The only disappointment was that I didn't have my dog with me to enjoy the dog friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Angus W
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Angus, thank you so much for the positive review! Thank you, and have a fantastic day! More 

Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set menu was great price. Only 8.99 for three courses. Very tasty. We had carrot and coriander soup/breaded mushrooms (good portion) as starters. Fish, chips and peas/steak and ale pie, chips, peas and small jug of gravy as mains (not a huge amount of meat in pie but I really enjoyed it) and hot chocolate brownie and Bradley apple pie... More 

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Thank ImeldaRobertson001
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Imeldarobertson001, thank you so much for the positive review! Thank you, and have a fantastic day! More 

Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent value and clean, comfortable and good variety of food and drink, will definitely be back for more :-)

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Thank zeogurl
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you back very soon, Roger More 

Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Decided on last minute to have a meal at the Justinlees Inn. The atmosphere was very good and the place was busy but not loud. Drinks were very good especially the combination of gin you could order. Quick and friendly. The food was exceptional. I had the steak and it was cooked to perfection. My partner had the fish which... More 

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Thank dekwilson57
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

thank you so much for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! More 

edinburgh
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Friday night with children for an evening meal. Hadn't been for a while because on previous occasions the service had been much too slow to eat with young children. We were pleasantly surprised to find that on this occasion things were much better. Our food came very quickly and was of a good standard. The restaurant... More 

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Thank mischa75
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

thank you so much for your review, glad to hear you enjoyed your evening and hope to see you and the kids again soon,(by the way, kids eat for a £ during the school holidays!) roger More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

3 of us visited today during early afternoon. Very little service. Noone checked on us. End result, child struggling to eat strange tasting tomato pasta and a serving of roast beef Nike would have been proud to sell. Really disappointed, very unlikely to return. There are many more very good places locally. Sorry guys.

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Thank Jenvod78
General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent visit with us, should you wish to discuss this further with myself, please call me on 0131 663 2166 roger brownsell More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Got our starters the waited over an hour for our main, when it did arrive it was all congeal and disgusting. My husband and have eaten there on a few occasions but tonight was awful.

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General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

I was so sorry to hear about your recent visit with us, and apologies that our standards were not to our usual, please contact myself on 0131 663 2166 should you wish to discuss this further, Roger Brownsell More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It is amazing this place stays open as we have been several times and it is always deserted! The food is good and the staff friendly but the menu isn't very extensive. We enjoy a quiet lunch, so it is perfect for us. If looking for somwhere peaceful this is the one!

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Thank bignig2013
General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to review us,hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
British, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5 Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith EH22 3AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 2166
Description
The Justinless is a beautiful historical building which was built in 1858 and is located in Dalkeith just 10 miles from Edinburgh City Centre. All the family can enjoy a fantastic dining experience in The Justinlees - We pride ourselves offering something for all the family - We hope to see you soon.

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