RestaurantsEast LothianGullaneEH31

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Tom Kitchin, the chef behind Leith’s “outstanding” dining destination The Kitchin, has taken over this restaurant-with-rooms in the village of Gullane on Scotland’s East coast. Just a stone’s throw from Muirfield golf course, and a 30-minute drive from Edinburgh, the hotel features 12 bedrooms, a bar and 60-cover dining room serving locally sourced produce.

survey result

Summary

£74
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A very sophisticated coastal gastroboozer-with-rooms from Tom & Michaela Kitchin, following their acclaimed Edinburgh restaurant, and featuring a pitched-roof dining room plus extensive gardens. It didn’t inspire a huge volume of feedback this year, but the nature-to-plate cooking is often judged “excellent” (with “all those little touches that lift a good meal to a great one”).

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Tom & Michaela Kitchin have forayed outside of Edinburgh for the first time to this coastal village, heavily refurbishing what was previously the Golf Inn: now a hip restaurant with rooms, where the dining room – with pitched roof – is decked out in a very ‘now’ design of greige, wood and bare bricks. Most reviews say its modern gastropub fare is as outstanding as its pedigree would suggest, but there’s also a minority for whom it’s “disappointing given TK’s reputation and very overpriced for rather average pub food”.

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Tom & Michaela Kitchin have forayed outside of Edinburgh for the first time to this coastal village, heavily refurbishing what was previously the Golf Inn: now a hip restaurant with rooms, where the dining room – with pitched roof – is decked out in a very ‘now’ design of greige, wood and bare bricks. Most reviews say its modern gastropub fare is as outstanding as its pedigree would suggest, but there’s also a minority for whom it’s “disappointing given TK’s reputation and very overpriced for rather average pub food”.

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The Bonnie Badger Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Bonnie Badger Restaurant in EH31, Gullane by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Bonnie Badger restaurant.
Fiona C
It is a very stylish pub/restaurant with ro...
Reviewed 10 months, 22 days ago

"It is a very stylish pub/restaurant with rooms. There is a very nice outside area with a barbecue for those days in Scotland when the weather permits. The food was superb and with a distinctly Scottish bias and the atmosphere and service were friendly. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £24.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£15.00 £26.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Main Street, Gullane, EH31 2AA
Opening hours
Monday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm

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