Eating & Drinking

Eating Out

Tasty tips for eating out and relaxing in East Lothian.

The Waterside Bistro, Haddington

The Waterside Bistro is a highly regarded bar and restaurant situated in a stunning location on the banks of the River Tyne in Haddington, showcasing Scotland’s unbeatable larder.

Tyneside Tavern, Haddington

This is a small, welcoming local pub and bistro which has won awards over for Best Food Pub, Best Pub, Community Pub of the year and Cask Marque award for cask ale. It also serves good value Italian dishes and has a separate dining room for families. The traditional public bar has a log fire, Sky TV for sports, and a great range of real ales.

The Loft Cafe & Bakery, Haddington

This is a favourite local cafe with delicious coffe and honest, home cooked food, scones and cakes to their legendary sausage rolls and oatcakes.

The Rocks Restaurant, Dunbar

This fabulous restaurant situated on the coast of Dunbar, with probably the best coastal views in the area, is a hidden gem where the emphasis is on comfort, excellent food, fine wines and real ales.

La Potiniere Restaurant, Gullane

This famous little restaurant in the heart of Gullane is, and has been for a long time, known as one of the best places to eat in this part of the country.

Longniddry Inn, Main Street, Longniddry

The Longniddry Inn is set in the heart of golfing Country in Longniddry half an hour from Edinburgh, and is a well established, popular country bar and restaurant.

The Goblin Ha’, Gifford

A good family run country pub and restaurant with a beer garden in the charming village of Gifford.

S.Luca Ice Cream Parlour, Musselburgh

Famous family owned traditional ice cream parlour, confectionary and café established over 90 years ago. A family friendly atmosphere catering for all ages and tastes. Luca’s use locally sourced milk, butter and double cream.