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“Good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Orangery

The Orangery
Ranked #3 of 11 Restaurants in Bonnyrigg
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

The chef did really well in terms of choice and presentation. We loved the food.
This was simple fare but at very reasonable prices when you consider the Castle environment you are eating in.
Well done the Chef and Dalhousie

Visited April 2014
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Bad service and lukewarm food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2014

Waited forever for lukewarm food served with the smallest slices of bread I've ever seen! Not just our table the whole restaurant!

Visited March 2014
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4 Thank Sunseeker1961
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Good food but service slow”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had breakfast in the orangery and although it was not busy it took 45 minutes from ordering to getting breakfast. feel this could be improved.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Lynn L
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic Meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

The Orangery is a lovely place to dine. The setting is great and you get lovely views over the estate.
Our meal was delicious: a great choice of starters, mains, desserts and drinks!
We would definitely come here again.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Cat000021
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Overpriced and dated”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2013

I'm glad to see that other people had a better time here than we did. We went here some months ago for my father's birthday to have an evening meal at the Orangery restaurant, which is within Dalhousie Castle. We found that the decor is dated and shabby, but we fell prey to our optimism and continued.
Big mistake.
The food was grey - I mean almost literally, the only thing that stopped them being completely grey was the addition of brown. Anyone who has spent the sort of prices that we were being expected to pay would be used to food that looks great and invites you to eat it. This food was like something from a 1970s cookbook; dated and not in he least bit appetising.
The main courses appeared and didn't look any better - not that it mattered, since they were cold by the time they reached us, due to having been served on to cold plates. They were sent back, and whilst we were offered the chance to order again, we cut our losses and left. The staff and manager were apologetic but they missed the point - even if everything had been hot, it would still have been completely overpriced. It is no exaggeration to say that, at these prices, you could eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant instead. I know where I'd go in future.

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