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The Houston Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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North Street, Houston, Scotland
+44 1505 614315
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is not as good as a few years ago but times and Chefs change, Menu selection was good and the pre Bar drinks and atmosphere were great, very sociable. good value for money.

Thank Boxerdogs2
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner tonight with our 3 children having been before on our own and really enjoyed it thought it be nice to return with the family. Having waiting awhile for Kids menus we had to then ask again for them drinks (the drink was wrong) we asked for the kids meals to come with our starters one meal... More 

1 Thank Sharon M
Houston, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A year later and back for another wonderful Burn's supper at the Houston Inn. The restaurant at the back can only seat about 50 covers so it was a bit, well cosy shall we say? However the entertainment and the food by chef Iain Halket was fantastic once again this year. His Beggar's Purses, filo parcels of haggis & neeps... More 

1 Thank Ewen A
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor, poor. Food not hot and service absolutely shocking. 30 minutes to get a drinks order to the table and 25 minutes for a starter. When main courses came there was a gap of around 10 minutes or so until the side of onion rings came to the table.

1 Thank Stegsyboy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 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.

1 Thank Laura M
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

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 !!!

1 Thank william p
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 

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

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 4 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 

1 Thank Davehippo1
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Anna C

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Restaurant Details

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