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Justinlees Inn

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1-5 Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith EH22 3AT, Scotland
+44 131 663 2166
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It might have happened, the Just might just have a team that can manage it properly. Like many other local residents we have hoped for a long time for a well run pub that can serve up timely, consistent food. Tried it again tonight, first time in months, dinner for 4, first course up and served within 20 mins of... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Meet friends for lunch. Wasn't sure what to expect as it was many years since I last visited. The place liked as if it had been recently been refurbished. My friend ordered the chicken liver pate & said it was nice. The battered mushrooms were ok. 3 of us had Sunday roast, 1 chicken & 2 chicken & roast beef.... More 

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Thank Kweeni26
General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us, glad to hear you enjoyed your sunday lunch, see you soon! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After previous visits - I swore to myself that I would never return - but after hearing that new management had taken over...curiosity won! I am very glad to have to have given my local another chance and I urge all who have been disappointed by past experiences to give it another shot!!!! We now have a clean, warm environment,... More 

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Thank UKGem1
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

thanks very much for taking the time to review us, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your southern fried chicken burger! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I meet here for a lunchtime meal sometimes. The staff are always welcoming and friendly and the food is always very good. Lots of choices on the menu.

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Thank AliCat062
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

thanks so much for taking the time to review us, I will pass on your comments to my team. More 

edinburgh,scotland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

expected to take full advantage of advertised all day sunday lunch when we arrived late afternoon. My husband requested beef... there was no beef, he requested pork.... there was no pork, he then requested chicken, keep up, there was no chicken! Further prompting revealed lamb shank was available and yes he could have the full roast trimmings with it. What... More 

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Thank disgruntledscot
General Manager A, Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us, I am so sorry we had run out of sunday roasts on the evening you visited, we do try really hard to anticipate the level of business we are going to do, and on this occasion we got it wrong. More 

edinburgh
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

decided to go out and have nice meal after watching the footie, decided to have the evening meal portion of Menu, partner had Chilly Con Carne and had chips instead of rice, i selected the Beef and Red wine Lasania, The meal was really nice and got the food without any extended wait which was nice.

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Thank kevinodonnell
General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to review us, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, please remember we now show sky sports on our three TV's so hope to see you again soon! More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Having struggled to get a restaurant last minute for fathers day, we phoned here & were told to just turn up, possibly a 30min wait. We arrived & got seated straightaway. First time here & can't wait to return. 3 hungry bellies left full & a bit disappointed we couldn't fit in dessert. Friendly staff, clean toilets, great value menu... More 

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General Manager A, Team Leader at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are so glad to hear you had a great time and we hope you visit again soon :) More 

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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

For the price of the food you really could not complain here. The staff are lovely and the pub is well presented with ample room. We stayed in Scotland for 4 nights and we ate here twice so it was certainly worth returning too

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General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, we're glad you enjoyed our beautifull city and thanks for dining with us! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This place is much better recently than it has been for a long time. It is busier now at the weekends than it has been in years. The new staff are a lot more friendly and know what they are doing. It can take a wee while for tables to be cleared but that is usually because the bar is... More 

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Thank susd1st
General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review, we're really glad to hear your kind comments,yes , we do have mobile heaters at the moment but please be assured we are having actual central heating installed in time for next winter!! More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Having had some very 'hit or miss' experiences since we moved in nearby a couple of years ago we popped in for lunch on Sunday after hearing of a change in management. We were very pleased with the improvements; the food was delicious and tasty and the new manager was very friendly and helpful. We were so impressed that we... More 

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1 Thank Lini_j
General Manager A, General Manager at Justinlees Inn, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review i will pass on your comments to my team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16
Cuisine
British, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5 Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith EH22 3AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 2166
Description
The Justinless is a beautiful historical building which was built in 1858 and is located in Dalkeith just 10 miles from Edinburgh City Centre. All the family can enjoy a fantastic dining experience in The Justinlees - We pride ourselves offering something for all the family - We hope to see you soon.

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