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The Old Bakehouse

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French, Bar, British, Pub, Bistro, Scottish
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Main Street, West Linton EH46 7EE, Scotland
+44 1968 660830
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Fabulous fresh produce, carefully prepared, simply cooked and beautifully...
Fabulous fresh produce, carefully prepared, simply cooked and beautifully presented.
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  • 139
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  • 46
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Cute wee restaurant, nice atmosphere, good food. Hadn't made a reservation but were made most welcome & enjoyed our visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Sheila L
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Nairn, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Nairn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cute wee restaurant, nice atmosphere, good food. Hadn't made a reservation but were made most welcome & enjoyed our visit

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West Linton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Friendly staff, good value food and lovely setting. In pretty village of West Linton. Will definitely come back.

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West Linton, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for Sunday breakfast and although the Steak Breakfast was tempting , I opted for the traditional Scottish instead. Took a while to arrive but when it did, it was clear that it had been cooked to order as it was fresh and delicious. Quality ingredients, cooked to perfection was the perfect start to the day.

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Edinburgh
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Have been here twice and we have been treated well and food, although there is a little room for improvement, was generally very nice. The management is new and deserve a chance to shine, it is nice to have a lovely Restaurant in West Linton, alongwith the Gordon Arms, it would be a shame for them to be left empty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This is our second visit here and I'm afraid it's not much better than the first. The food is mediocre at best. Such a shame as this could be a little gem. Please, shorten the menu and cook things from fresh !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Rang the morning of Father's Day. Not a good sign that we got a table that same day and on arriving the place only had 2 other tables full. Food was mostly terrible. Cullen skink so thick you almost needed a knife and fork. Mashed potato was a frozen pellet type. Frozen mixed veg. Gammon was not even the size... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stopped here for a coffee on the way to the Whipman activities - mainly the dog show. The staff were very welcoming and the place is unique and so comfortable. It is an original bakehouse with the original oven on display with the 'paddles' hanging from the ceiling. It was quiet when we were there. Coffee was first-class and... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had had mixed reports of this restaurant before we went. However, we found it to be a good restaurant to go to for Sunday lunch. The service was excellent and very friendly. The menu had a good range of dishes and the portion sizes were reasonable. All of us enjoyed eating there and would happily go back.

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High Wycombe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The service was good and very friendly. I had the chicken and leek pie which was tasty but slightly runny. For pudding Inenjoyed the creme brûlée and pleased it was fresh and not precooked and chilled in the fridge. We thought the restaurant looked like it needed a little paint job and refresh, but overall recommended.

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I think some of the reviewers must be living in some state of altered reality. My experience, and that of my 3 companions, was that the staff were some of the most courteous and friendly I've ever encountered in a restaurant...I'm 70 and I've eaten in a few. The food was excellent as well.

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Address: Main Street, West Linton EH46 7EE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1968 660830
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  West Linton
Cuisine: French, Bar, British, Pub, Bistro, Scottish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, West Linton EH46 7EE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  West Linton
  • Phone Number: +44 1968 660830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bar, British, Pub, Bistro, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget

Description

Fabulous fresh produce, carefully prepared, simply cooked and beautifully presented.

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