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The Laird and Dog

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5 Main Street, Lasswade EH18 1NA, Scotland
+44 131 663 9219
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for dinner twice whilst staying at the hotel, food was very good and served by efficient staff, I ate in the bar area which is a nice comfortable place with a good atmosphere. Recommended!

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Thank KazSteve
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

First off, the food was delicious and I cannot complain. Unfortunately though the whole experience was overshadowed by ridiculously poor service. My family was there for a birthday party, the restaurant wasn't busy and we had chosen the Laird as a good local choice. The Chip: No I am not referring to the food. The waitress who served us was... More 

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Thank Rob W
Adam B, Manager at The Laird and Dog, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the level of service that you received during your recent visit to the Laird and Dog. The issues have been high lighted to the team that were on duty that particular night with the aim of it not happening again. Thanks you for bringing the issues to my attention and we hope to see you... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I travelled with my daughter and stayed 2 nights. Was a lovely clean room, bathroom was like new , breakfast was lovely. We had kettle in the room. Room was cleaned whilst we were out. Would certainly stay when I'm in Edinburgh again

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Thank shab1815
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had 2 nights here and it is a beautiful Old English pub style hotel. Staff were very helpful and happy to fill your every need. Lovely views from the restaurant over the water. Easy driving to many interesting places including Highland titles nature reserve at Glencoe.

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Thank Margaret D
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Food was fantastic and the staff fabulous!! Had the fish and chips. Dessert was apple crumble with ice cream and hot fudge cake with ice cream. To die for!!!

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Thank Lyn M
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch yesterday which was excellent and very good value for money. They have 2 mains for £15 we had fish and chips and scampi and chips which was lovely and fresh and good portions. I also had the nachos which were lovely. Service was excellent highly recommended.

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Thank kevinsmith29
edinburgh
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It has been about 6 years since I have been to The Laird and Dog so decided to revisit, certainly worth it well set out and we had the pick of tables so we sat in the conservatory. Staff were very helpful put the main menu down with the specials but the nice touch was they informed you what was... More 

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Thank hoghawk
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Fantastic range of locally produced Fayre and prompt efficient service from friendly staff Regular themed events throughout the year and will probably bring Mum here for mothers Day. Best Mussels in Cream Sauce with Bacon Onion and Chorizo, on the Planet !! Fantastic

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Thank Graemeleithjambo
Adam B, Manager at The Laird and Dog, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, give us a call about mothers day and we can book you in. Thanks again More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had good reviews so came with family for dinner. Dinner was nice sat in conservatory. But the staff very unfriendly and basically took your plate away if you were finished or not like they just wanted you out the door quick as. Not as if it was busy there where a few empty tables. Food nice. Staff shocking!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Just moved into the area and popped in for a quick lunch on a Thursday afternoon We chose from the 2 main courses for £15 Both meals were nicely presented and very tasty: the Steak Pie was especially good Staff were friendly and efficient. Enjoyed our visit and will be returning.

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Thank Mandy R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main Street, Lasswade EH18 1NA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 9219

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?