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Chop & Ale House

$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, British, Scottish
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Champany, Linlithgow EH49 7LU, Scotland
+44 1506 834532
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Scotland
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined here over the last 20 years, generally as a treat, or on a special occasion. The restaurant is famed for its steaks and I have enjoyed many spectacular ones over the years. During my last visit in Feb 2017, the standard of the steaks and the chips wasn't as good. In particular they were excessively charred, so... More 

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Thank Scots_tourists
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having decided to go somewhere "a bit nicer" for my birthday dinner, my husband and I ventured out to Chop & Ale House. Upon arriving, the waiter informed us it would be around an hours wait. We were happy to accept this and proceeded to the small waiting room. I ordered a soft drink and my husband ordered a beer... More 

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Thank Nicolle H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come back again and again as love the steak Burgers are amazing and should be tried Highly recommended

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Thank Notahappychappy2014
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy atmosphere, super nice staff and delicious food, not too expensive! We went there twice and always had a good time there. The atmosphere is so amazing and we love the furniture. It is also suitable for vegetarians. I can highly recommend Chop and Ale House!

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Thank laraC_scotland
Perth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best steak i have had so far in Scotland. What a treat, great food and red wine. The service was prompt and subtle, the wine store is a must to visit after your meal too.

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Thank Mcchopper
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday for birthday treat and were not disappointed. You can't book so we got there for 12:30 to make sure of a table. Service was very good and the food was excellent. The Boerwurst was first class and the others enjoyed the burgers. Two of our party had deserts and they were too big to finish... More 

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Thank davew99
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This establishment is located in the heart of the countryside, and is ideal for couples, small groups and walkers. The Chop and Ale House is part of a converted old building owned by Champany, which also features a wine shop with Scottish gifts, and overnight accommodation. We visited for lunch, and as there is a no-booking policy, and the restaurant... More 

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Thank Wendy J
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We went there for lunch and was not disappointed, greeted with a warm friendly service. The food was served quickly and could not fault it. Well done staff for a lovely lunch 😁

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Thank DuncanT1965
Barcelona
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Really good T-Bone, tender and tasty. One of the best places i eat near edinburgh. Lunch with wine and drinks as dessert for 45 pounds each. I will repeat for sure

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The service is slow but nice enough. We ordered the steak and grilled chicken. The chicken was dry and over cooked. It lacked all flavour and was just a greaseball. The steak had absolutely no flavour and was too fatty. The chips had been left sitting too long and it was just substandard quality. The non alcoholic drinks were way... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Champany, Linlithgow EH49 7LU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  Linlithgow
  • Phone Number: +44 1506 834532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?