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Sutherland Restaurant

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French, International, British
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Cringletie House Hotel | Edinburgh Road, Peebles EH45 8PL, Scotland
+44 1721 722510
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic
Description: The strikingly grand restaurant features a magnificent fireplace and hand...
The strikingly grand restaurant features a magnificent fireplace and hand painted ceiling under which 3 AA Rosette French inspired cuisine with a modern twist is served.

A variety of menus are available: the daily changing Temptation menu, the A la carte Indulgence and our Grand Experience, which is a wonderful gourmet tasting menu. Menus change with the seasons, using the finest local produce. We grow many ingredients in our own Victorian Walled Garden such as fruits, a large variety of herbs and carefully selected vegetables.

On Sundays, this favourite Peebles restaurant is also open for our popular, traditional Sunday Lunch and we serve Afternoon Teas every day between 3 and 5pm.
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great location and food

We booked the restaurant on a voucher which gave us dinner for two at half price. The hotel is in a great location and the lounge is warm and comfortable. We had dinner from the indulgence menu and we enjoyed all the dishes. The staff were pleasant, not stuffy, and service good, no delays but we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2014
KCCMM
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United Kingdom
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Edinburgh
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Had a Groupon voucher for 3 course Bar meal at Crigletie House and was a bit apprehensive as I had invited an elderly friend and my son and daughter-in law along with my wife. I could not see this being to everyone's taste! The welcome was warm and sincere and instead of a Bar meal we were directed upstairs to... More 

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Thank Albert
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

First - this is a review of the restaurant - NOT the hotel. The hotel is a charming 4 star country house, with welcoming staff , great surroundings and a well appointed dining room and we enjoyed a nice room. The restaurant web site boasts a fine dining experience. We really wanted to love it and enjoy it. But sadly... More 

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Thank steve w
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My mother had visited the Hotel when it was a private residence and so I took her there as a treat. Tried to call to make a reservation for lunch but no reply either to the phone or the web enquiry sheet. However downloaded the very impressive Sutherland lunch menu from the web site and decided to give it a... More 

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Thank Merlin1920
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were delighted with our choices and would have no hesitation in returning or recommending! The dining room is very elegant and atmosphere a little subdued but this was very much in keeping with the establishment.

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Thank MGPMCC
Edinburgh
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

we ate here last weekend and had an extremely pleasant dinner outing. I am an experienced diner with a waistline to prove it and I would rate the food here among the best nosebags I have ever sampled. the ambiance and décor are both in keeping with the country house hotel 'experience' that we so enjoy and we'll definitely be... More 

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Thank cruise_king_999
United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We booked the restaurant on a voucher which gave us dinner for two at half price. The hotel is in a great location and the lounge is warm and comfortable. We had dinner from the indulgence menu and we enjoyed all the dishes. The staff were pleasant, not stuffy, and service good, no delays but we were not rushed either.... More 

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Thank KCCMM
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

First visit in a year and the food for the first time disappointed. Everything lacked finesse and execution of previous visits. Steak served with 3 cherry tomatoes and unseasoned mushrooms. Tarte tatin was a tiny slice of apple pie with a scope of ice cream. Petit fours wasn't petit fours but a few chocolates out a box. Etc. Here's hoping... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Both the starter and desert were excellent however we were underwhelmed by the main meal which was fillet steak; it was bland/totally tasteless. I would recommend when staying at the hotel you dine elsewhere, our comments fell on deaf ears and we were still billed in full for a poor meal that was not edible. A replacement meal was also... More 

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1 Thank Lindavel61
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We made a booking for dinner in February for a large group celebrating a big birthday back in the Autumn of 2013. We accidentally read online that the hotel is closed for refurbishment until March. Nobody from the hotel had the courtesy to let us know that they could not honour our booking. We are now left high and dry... More 

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Thank blackterrier
jdvh, Owner at Sutherland Restaurant, responded to this review

We apologise sincerely that this happened and accept full responsibility. The truth is that at the time booking our staff did not record any contact details so we had absolutely no way of contacting you after we made the tough decision to close for the winter. I can assure you that lessons have been learnt and I would sincerely like... More 

Houston, Texas
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113 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We are guests at the Cringletie House and dined here our first evening. We started off in the bar with a beverage and canapés. Proceeded to the dinning room for our appetizer, dinner and dessert: dill infused salmon, lamb & pesto couscous followed by a chocolate mouse & pistachio ice cream. We finish our dining experience with coffee and petite... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cringletie House Hotel | Edinburgh Road, Peebles EH45 8PL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: +44 1721 722510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32 - 87
  • Cuisine: French, International, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

The strikingly grand restaurant features a magnificent fireplace and hand painted ceiling under which 3 AA Rosette French inspired cuisine with a modern twist is served.

A variety of menus are available: the daily changing Temptation menu, the A la carte Indulgence and our Grand Experience, which is a wonderful gourmet tasting menu. Menus change with the seasons, using the finest local produce. We grow many ingredients in our own Victorian Walled Garden such as fruits, a large variety of herbs and carefully selected vegetables.

On Sundays, this favourite Peebles restaurant is also open for our popular, traditional Sunday Lunch and we serve Afternoon Teas every day between 3 and 5pm.

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