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The Filling Station

British, Fast Food, Scottish
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A198, Longniddry EH32 0LR, Scotland
01875 853525
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to grab lunch, sandwiches, baguettes, hot filled rolls, pies,soups and homemade cakes. Decent priced and good food would definitely recommend. The other filling station in prestonpans is also excellent. My personal favourite is chicken sweetcorn baguette with salad 👍

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Thank bellalush11
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Filling station it does exactly what it says on the sign! Fresh fillings lodes to choose from, the choices have you wondering for a while!! Beats bagette express any day of the week.. cheese burger bagette with fried onions,or fresh blt! Give it a try :)

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Thank Amanda W
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

what a place - happy friendly chatty staff who serve you with a smile and know exactly what all the ingredients are and fill your rolls to bursting point!!! Stop here as a treat on our holidays and the place is always busy but the service is quick.

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Thank Anne B
Longniddry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I've been going to the Filing Station for a number of years but thought eventually I'd leave a wee review for the establishment on Trip Advisor. The ladies who serve are always helpful and chatty and they do a great job, the baguettes are always packed fulsome of great food and salad. The food is always fresh and tasty and... More 

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Thank Derek B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Literally the tastiest coronation chicken I've ever had. Generous portions - family happy and stuffed! Lovely people too.

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Thank Jon O
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great little find, lovely ladies who serve you with a smile, nothing too much bother, you can make your own baguette or salad up, great if you have allergies. Would definitely recommend. Shame it is not open on a Sunday

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

A great place to build your own sarnie and nothing is too much trouble 😀 Apparently I have to use 100 characters minimum which I don't quite understand but I thoroughly enjoyed my purchases as above xx

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Thank daddypee
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

its always a wee treat to have a takeaway snack from The Filling Station. The food is of high quality, the portions are generous & is excellent value for money.

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Thank thelma m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Thank you to the lovely ladies who saved the day! After the Marathon we foolishly drove from the station with our boot open. We realised about it after driving for 5mins or so. A handbag had fallen out and the Filling Station staff saved the day by taking it in and keeping it safe. Thank you so much, will be... More 

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Thank Tholmes87
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Tasty tasty food! Baguettes are lovely, paninis are delicious! The staff really need to lighten up though, every time I go, they never smile, never engage in any chat, they are all like robots! I understand it's a busy shop but a smile and a hello goes a long way!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Fast Food, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A198, Longniddry EH32 0LR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Longniddry
  • Phone Number: 01875 853525
Description
This may not look too encouraging; opposite a station just near a roundabout and roadworks on the main road. But the queues out the door are a good clue.

Go inside and you find a very attractive owner and 5 or six very attractive girls all working their socks off in what may very well be the world's best sandwich store. Actually , if you are on the way to one of the 10 golf courses between here and Gullane this is the perfect place to stop for your (very substantial) snacks. How does a place earn the title of 'World's Best"? Well , for a start there are about 30 mixes you can choose from. I went with Curried Chicken and Mango and added assorted salad (including fresh beetroot!) on cracked wheat bread for a perfect picnic sandwich. Our picnic was on one of the 4 or 5 great windswept beaches nearby.

The Filling Station do lots of fairly solid home baking as well. They leave free samples on the counter to tempt you. I had an Apple Cinamon 'Rock' cake as well. All in all, well worthy of the detour. Suggestions? Would have loved a Scotch Egg or a fresh Sausage Roll as well!

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