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The Livingston Inn

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Main Street, Livingston EH54 7AF, Scotland
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The Livingston Inn
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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Came here with a few friends for dinner and can honestly say that I've never had sea bass that tasted so good in my life !! Highly recommended and will defo be back. One of my friends had the fillet steak and couldn't fault it , was tempted to steal a bit for myself it looked that good with the... More 

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

Marcus126 Many thanks for your review and we look forward to you returning hopefully in the new year More 

Scotland UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed here on Saturday night no complaints at all room newly painted and very fresh and clean The Room was small but has everything that you could possible want for a few nights. we had an excellent nights sleep. Bar staff very friendly and at breakfast in the morning the young girl could not do enough for us. All in... More 

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

Dear AMB Scotland UK Many Thanks for your review and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit More 

Aberdeen, Scotland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Pleasant enough hotel, but you need to be aware of a few minor points. I don’t know if our room was indicative of the others in the hotel, but this one was not really suitable for larger people. The bed was a standard double which, for someone over 6ft is always going to be an issue. That’s not really the... More 

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

Dear Sirs, Thank you for your review, Not all rooms are the same size, however we do acknowledge that some of the beds are not kingsize, Unfortunately due to the lay out of the building and as its a listed building we have no way of increasing the room sizes, With regards to the heating I will look into this... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

First impressions not great, but friendly welcome and pleasant staff. Clean room and bath room, but no bedside light ! Did not eat in the hotel. However what I saw being served looked good. Would return if back working nearby. Bar is very good value.

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Dear Sirs Many thanks for your review and hopefully we will see you soon again More 

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