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The Laird and Dog

5 Main Street, Lasswade EH18 1NA, Scotland
+44 131 663 9219
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (15 reviews)
“couscous” (3 reviews)
“great stay” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Main Street, Lasswade EH18 1NA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for dinner twice whilst staying at the hotel, food was very good and served by efficient staff, I ate in the bar area which is a nice comfortable place with a good atmosphere. Recommended!

Thank KazSteve
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

First off, the food was delicious and I cannot complain. Unfortunately though the whole experience was overshadowed by ridiculously poor service. My family was there for a birthday party, the restaurant wasn't busy and we had chosen the Laird as a good local choice. The...More

Thank Rob W
Adam B, Manager at The Laird and Dog, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the level of service that you received during your recent visit to the Laird and Dog. The issues have been high lighted to the team that were on duty that particular night with the aim of it not happening again....More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I travelled with my daughter and stayed 2 nights. Was a lovely clean room, bathroom was like new , breakfast was lovely. We had kettle in the room. Room was cleaned whilst we were out. Would certainly stay when I'm in Edinburgh again

Thank shab1815
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had 2 nights here and it is a beautiful Old English pub style hotel. Staff were very helpful and happy to fill your every need. Lovely views from the restaurant over the water. Easy driving to many interesting places including Highland titles nature reserve...More

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Food was fantastic and the staff fabulous!! Had the fish and chips. Dessert was apple crumble with ice cream and hot fudge cake with ice cream. To die for!!!

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch yesterday which was excellent and very good value for money. They have 2 mains for £15 we had fish and chips and scampi and chips which was lovely and fresh and good portions. I also had the nachos which were lovely....More

Thank kevinsmith29
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It has been about 6 years since I have been to The Laird and Dog so decided to revisit, certainly worth it well set out and we had the pick of tables so we sat in the conservatory. Staff were very helpful put the main...More

Thank hoghawk
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Fantastic range of locally produced Fayre and prompt efficient service from friendly staff Regular themed events throughout the year and will probably bring Mum here for mothers Day. Best Mussels in Cream Sauce with Bacon Onion and Chorizo, on the Planet !! Fantastic

Thank Graemeleithjambo
Adam B, Manager at The Laird and Dog, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, give us a call about mothers day and we can book you in. Thanks again

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had good reviews so came with family for dinner. Dinner was nice sat in conservatory. But the staff very unfriendly and basically took your plate away if you were finished or not like they just wanted you out the door quick as. Not as if...More

2  Thank jules W
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Just moved into the area and popped in for a quick lunch on a Thursday afternoon We chose from the 2 main courses for £15 Both meals were nicely presented and very tasty: the Steak Pie was especially good Staff were friendly and efficient. Enjoyed...More

Thank Mandy R
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Lynne R
what time do you have be out your room
25 October 2016|
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Response from Lynne R |
Thanks for all your replies, looking forward to my stay there, and I will give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main Street, Lasswade EH18 1NA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 9219
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