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Potiniere, La

34 Main Street, Gullane EH31 2AA, Scotland
+44 (0)1620 843214
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Ranked #1 of 10 restaurants in Gullane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $98 - $98
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
East Linton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Having moved back to Scotland almost a year ago I am always interested to try out new places A friend introduced us to this restaurant, and she explained that because it is small but popular you may have to wait a few weeks to try out your table. We did and the wait was really worthwhile The greeting was very... More

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Chester
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Still fantastic - can't say any more. Read other people's reviews, or our previous two. Outstanding!

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western ma
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here and it has been a while since we've had such a great meal. The food is perfection. My taste buds were sooo happy. Everything was wonderful: service, timing, presentation, food preparation. A special place.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We booked a table for 10 at "La Pot" for a family lunch to celebrate a birthday. A friendly welcome and great service throughout were all part of a wonderful lunch. The starters of ham hock terrine and cream of leek and lovage soup were delicious with fabulous lamb and sea bass as mains. To finish the desserts of Thai... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

A friend inviting us to stay in Gullane made eating at La Potiniere viable as a drive home after was not required. The restaurant is compact but we did not have the feeling we were sitting on top of each other. After an interesting amuse-bouche the starter of hamhock with foie gras was superb, for those who can eat it.... More

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glasgow
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Holidaying in the area and having eaten at Chez Roux the previous evening, we opted for a change of scenery at La Potiniere. Food was very good (although being close to the kitchen, did we hear the microwave ping a few times?) But its the set up that lets things down a little. No-one to greet us at door, so... More

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scotland
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232 reviews 232 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

After a spell away, we managed to get a reservation here just a few days in advance. That is how popular it is. Food was excellent with a scallop starter delicious to taste and well presented. The Thai soup with coconut and fish cake was good too. The menu choice is limited and only fish or lamb for the main... More

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Rosemarkie, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I have been enjoying La Potiniere for special occasions at lunchtime for many years with family and friends and have never been disappointed. Their attention to detail, pride in their locally sourced produce and value for money cannot be matched. Just make sure you allocate the time (2 hours) to enjoy the whole experience

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Prestonpans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I have eaten here on many occasions, both lunch and dinners over the last few years and have never had a bad meal! Anyone looking to eat at a restaurant where you are not rushed to finish your meal, enjoy homemade bread, lovely palette cleansers, excellent wine and amazing food then this is the place to go!! Highly recommended by... More

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Musselburgh
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is the place we go to for relaxed quality dining. We live in Musselburgh and its cheaper to get a taxi into the toon to some of the pricy Michelin stared places. The food here is exceptional, reasonably priced and the relaxed, single sitting ambiance fits the food perfectly. You even get served by the chef. Well worth the... More

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