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The Livingston Inn

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Main Street, Livingston EH54 7AF, Scotland
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed at the Livingston Inn for almost a week and found the service fantastic. We hosted a dinner for 43 people and Sarah was very helpful and patient with the numbers changing many times! The food was great! Andrew greeted us when we arrived and we were made to feel very welcome. This continued during our entire stay. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The rooms were standard the beds were very comfortable. I can't say enough good comments about the service and staff. The food at the pub was quality at a great price and breakfast included in the cost. We will definitely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I stayed for one night during a hiking trip. It took a while to find someone, but I was then warmly welcomed and given room 7. This is a bright, spacious corner room with a good bathroom. The bed is very comfortable and large. Two small negatives; its at the end of the building so wifi is intermittent, and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I couldn't agree with the previous lady who described the Livingston Inn as "back to it's former glory". Not when I can remember how it used to be ten years ago under former management when it was crowded at lunchtime and evening and trying to get a table to eat during busy times was nigh on impossible without a reservation.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Have eaten here many times over the years and have to say it has varied over that time, however we have now been a few times at the end of last year and twice in the last two weeks alone the new chef is fantastic. The portions are perfect, the food beautifully presented and tasted amazing, and the staff were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

4 of us stayed here for the six nations game,Scotland v Wales. Dined in the restaurant Saturday night and we all thought the food was great.Compliments to the chef. Cooked breakfasts in the mornings were great too and all of the staff that we encountered were very pleasant and helpful Room and facilities were fine. We all enjoyed our stay.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stayed here to visit our son at Heriot-Watt University, 15 minutes down the road and to see the ballet in Edinburgh, 20 minutes on the train. We were running late but the manageress was very helpful to see we were served our dinner, which was very pleasant promptly and made sure we got off as soon as possible but without... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Fixed menu which we had been advised of - however. ...soup barely warm - terrine hmmm not to be recommended. Mains. ..Ok but not great. Had to ask for drinks - water and coffee. No offer of wine list. ..no enquiry about sweet or desert. Coffee delivered in mugs on a saucer where waitress hold mug to saucer using her... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

I booked here for Boxing Day lunch at 2pm. Andrew, the head bar man assured me that there was no problem accommodating a party of 6. My daughters and their boyfriends arrived at my house at 12:30 prior to my booking. I then received a phone call from Andrew at 13:00hrs to cancel my booking as the chef had not... More 

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livvyinn, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Gill A Thank you for your review and would respond as follows: Your review is erroneous in several areas with the actual facts of this booking being: Our restaurant was well advertised as being closed on boxing day and new years day throughout the whole of December, evidence of this can be found on our face book page the reason... More 

Livingston, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Arrived for Christmas Lunch, everything was ready, beautiful table prepared for us and a lovely festive atmosphere. Staff friendly and ready to serve us a truly lovely lunch. Service was attentive always ready when we were for drinks and food. The meal itself was beautifully cooked and presented, none of us could fault it. This hotels owners have only been... More 

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livvyinn, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Mary W Many thanks for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your Christmas day with ourselves More 

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