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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delighted by absolutely everything - from the kind and welcoming staff, always smiling and happy to help - to the beds that were the most comfortable ever. Our brother got married here on Friday, the entire day ran so smoothly, the food was superb and for those of us who retired slightly early, the soundproofing between function suite and bedrooms...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Susan D01 Thank you so much for your lovely comments - we are chuffed to bits! All the team had a great day looking after the new Mr and Mrs Miller, their family and friends. It's a great honour to be part of such a special day and always a pleasure to work. Thank you again! Kind regards...

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on Saturday 4/2. It was a large party of 14 celebrating a 60th birthday. The service as usual was top notch and even though we were a large group our meals were served promply and hot. Big thank you to Scot,who went along with all the banter that comes with a mixed age party and booze (lol)...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Jan K Thank you so much for your comments. We're all happy (especially Scott) to hear you enjoyed the Birthday celebrations at Garvock House on Saturday 4th. Look forward to welcoming you back to Garvock House Hotel soon. Kind regards Pamela

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a town that has little choice of fine food the Garvock is the saviour consistently offering great food. Had our wedding there, lunches, individual dinners and group gatherings. Each and every time they have delivered on all fronts. Menus are varied and value for money. Lovely setting for good old fashioned dining. Staff are always friendly and can't do...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Thank you so much for your lovely comments - you've made our day!! Looking forward to welcoming you back to Garvock House in the not too distant future. With kind regards Pamela

Scotland
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Second year for Christmas Day meal and it was amazing! I had the venison which was cooked to perfection - as were the vegetables. My wife had the turkey. Such a wonderful experience from start to finish - I cannot thank the staff enough. Looking forward to next year already.

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Alex5Scotland So happy you enjoyed Christmas Lunch with us. Thank you for the lovely feedback! Just a wee reminder that we've already nearly full for Christmas Lunch 2017 so if you haven't booked, please give us a wee call. We'd hate to disappoint you and not make it 3 years running! With kind regards Pamela

Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Garvock when i visited dunfermline for work. The place is excellent with extremely warm staff. The hotel had excellent views. Since the place is mostly booked, we had two meals there and food was not disappointed. The place has excellent selection of alcohol. Experienced great time

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning RKK83 Thank you so much for your lovely comments!! So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Perhaps we can look forward to welcoming you back to Garvock House for a leisure stay as well as business! Kind regards Pamela

fife
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Had a Festive Lunch here just before Christmas and enjoyed every bite of it! Soup was lovely, Salmon Tian was beautiful, the turkey had all the trimmings you would expect and the Christmas pud was great although we would have liked more custard. Old fashioned excellent service, linen tablecloths and napkins, crackers etc and all for £23.75 (I think). We...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Maggiefife Thank you so much for your comments - so happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Garvock House for our Festive Lunch. We'll can certainly offer more custard next year with the pud!! Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Pamela

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Arrived at 12.50 for a 1pm booking. Finally got to a table at 1.50 after my daughter pointed out the time we had waited. Food was good but staff hard pressed to run all three rooms full of diners. Can do much better especially if they know roughly what their guest numbers are and should have taken into account the...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning blobodzinksi Thank you for your comments. Glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch and I am sorry about your wait. You're quite right - I completely misjudged how busy the bar would be with the Boxing day football game. You'll be pleased to know I now have a list of fixtures so we won't be having the same...

Inverness
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

My first visit and it was a surprise 60th party for a family member. Absolutely fab evening. Attentive and lovely staff, great food and use of a private room for the evening, perfect....❤️ Haggis starter, roast beef main course, lemon tart dessert followed by homemade tablet and tea or coffee, delicious and main course piping hot! Looking forward to next...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning kec216 Thank you so much for your lovely comments - You've made our day! So happy to hear you enjoyed the 60th Birthday celebrations - it was a pleasure to look after the party. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Pamela

Banwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Garvock House Hotel for the first time over the past three nights. The hotel is very comfortable, clean and elegantly decorated and furnished. Lovely rooms which are very clean and modern bathrooms. We had a function there which was very well organised and the staff were excellent. The owners are heavily involved in ensuring everything is...

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Pamela F, Owner at Garvock House Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening flyingtractor999 Thank you so much for your kind comments. The team are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and function. Perhaps we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Garvock House in the not too distant future. With kind regards Pamela

Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited this hotel last month as part of a wedding party weekend. After our nearly 8 hour journey from the south West of England to this Hotel we were pretty much tired . On entering the hotel grounds the place looked very well kept and not a stone out of place .What a lovely suprise it was to be...

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Good evening John Thank you so much for your lovely comments - the team are on cloud 9!! We're so happy you enjoyed staying with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Pamela

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Cuisines: British, European, Scottish
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a delightfully elevated position in the ancient capital of Dunfermline - Garvock House sits proudly in over 2 acres of gardens, a glorious testimony to its hey day as a stunning family house. Truly 'the country house hotel in town.' Family owned and run, Garvock House has been transformed into a delightful hotel retaining an authentic and rather special country house charm and informality: relaxing and elegant with classic interiors, very comfortable furnishings and spacious rooms. And a passion for fresh produce which remains undimmed. Dunfermline hotels just don't come better than this. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garvock House Hotel

Address: St. John's Drive | Transy, Dunfermline KY12 7TU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Dunfermline
Hotel Class:3 star — Garvock House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“We have never had a disturbed night in any of the rooms, even when there are functions on ie weddings”
 of 5 bubbles avrilm982, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles cookieg89, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 spacious, quiet, garden views”
 of 5 bubbles 728wendyt, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
“better vies from the front”
 of 5 bubbles hugho758, May 9, 2016 | Read review
“The hotel did not appear to have a lift (bedrooms are on 2 floors). My room on the upper floor was wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles HighlandExile47, May 7, 2016 | Read review
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