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The Howgate Restaurant

Howgate Village, Penicuik EH26 8PY, Scotland
01968670000
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Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Penicuik
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I love the Howgate. Nestled away in a picturesque little setting, this restaurant has some of the best steaks I've ever tasted. There's always something on the menu to challenge and delight you. It's one of my go-to restaurants when I'm entertaining guests – it never disappoints.

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

We really appreciate your enthusiastic support of The Howgate! Many thanks for acknowledging us and we hope to be able to look after you again soon. More 

Bonnyrigg, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A lovely restaurant in which we had a great night, the food from the starter to the pudding was great and full of flavour, the rest between courses was perfect, the presentation to the portion size was excellent, the waiting staff and management were friendly and made you feel very welcome, seating arrangements were well spaced out with comfortable seating.... More 

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

We really appreciate all of your enthusiastic support and that you enjoyed your evening! Very many thanks! We do look forward to taking care of any or all of you again soon! More 

SOOTTISH BORDERS
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had a meal in the Bistro part of the restaurant and can only say everything was fine. Nice food and good service. Only downside was the table for four people was slightly small in size and it rocked a bit. Would definitely go back.

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing your visit to us! We are delighted you chose to return to us and look forward to you doing so again! We promise to have the rocky table sorted by then! More 

Peebles, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Came here again phoned for a table at the last minute got a table OK had to come a wee bit earlier than we wanted but was worth it never disappointed our meal was outstanding as were the the staff this is a place you can again and again and your never disappointed will be back as soon as we... More 

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to show your appreciation and support! Your positive comments are gratefully received by all the team! Hoping to be able to take care of you again soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Hadd a lovely meal with friends. Atmosphere was relaxed and no rush to free the table. Made for a great evening. Thx

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for placing your review. We are delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your evening with us! We hope to be able to look after you again soon! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic place for a really yummy, traditional Sunday lunch. My family and I have visited on many occasions and it has never failed to impress. The food is always delicious and if you don't fancy a roast there is always a list of tasty dishes to tempt you. As well as the yummy food, the service is excellent and the... More 

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Very many thanks for taking the time to post such a glowing review! We are delighted you all enjoy what we offer, and appreciate you making the effort to come out to see us. We look forward to taking care of you again soon! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had a superb lunch here today. The restaurant is located on the back road from Leadburn to Auchendinny (A6094), but is well worth seeking out. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, the service was attentive and the menus (both the standard menu and the menu of the moment) contained an interesting range of dishes, all of which are freshly... More 

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many Thanks for joining us for lunch, and for posting your review. We are very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to taking care of you again at some suitable time. More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Our family group of 8 celebrated my 70th Birthday at "The Howgate" on Friday 12th December 2014 . Peter and his staff could not have been more attentive to all our requests on a very busy evening. The friendly and professional service combined with the exceedingly high quality of beautifully prepared food made for a perfect and wonderful evening to... More 

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your kind words of appreciation! We were delighted to be able to contribute to your special celebration. We look forward to taking care of you again at some suitable time. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Excellent Christmas meal on Saturday evening at the Howgate Inn. Good food, and attentive and pleasant staff. Highly recommended.

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many Thanks for posting your review! We are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us. We very much appreciate your recommendation! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

excellent meal .staff were lovely .if you want a nice quiet romantic meal and stunning location the hogate is the place for you

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HowgateRestaurant13, Owner at The Howgate Restaurant, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your Five Star review! We are very pleased to hear you both enjoyed your Anniversary Celebration with us. We hope to be able to take care of you again soon! More 

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Additional Information about The Howgate Restaurant

Address: Howgate Village, Penicuik EH26 8PY, Scotland
Phone Number: 01968670000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Penicuik
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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