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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had another great meal. Food is fresh and very tasty using all local and good quality ingredients. Staff are so attentive that you feel special the minute you step in the door and they can't do enough for you. Sticky toffee pudding is to die for. Don't forget the coffee and the tablet to finish.

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for NYE dinner and the meal was fantastic. First time I've had Beef wellington and it was amazing! The service from the staff was aslo fantastic, well looked after throughout the night. Had a really good night and will definitely be back!

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Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place, a warm welcome and a carefully selected menu awaits.The food is superb, with locally sourced produce.We have been to this charming restaurant a number of times and always look forward to returning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't fault this establishment in any way having spent over 15 years in the catering trade myself the rooms/restaurant /reception and communal areas where all immaculately clean myself and my partner stayed here for her birthday treat and was pleasantly surprised at how friendly and professional the staff are, after a minor hicup with our booking we where comped...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is with some reluctance that I have to write in something of a negative overtone regarding my meal here tonight, having eaten in this ambient corner of East Lothian many times over the last 15 years. ' The Rocks ' at one time " On The Rocks " was rescued approx 15 years ago by a ' maestro '...

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We came here after reading that the Rocks was under new ownership. We got a surprise when we were greeted by the owner prior to this announcement of new ownership. Slightly confused as to what is going on, However a warm welcome and were attended to quickly. Two of us ordered the Sunday roast. It was very good but where...

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Agnes K, Owner at The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for review, however I feel you were maybe not at the Rocks Dunbar. Our Sunday Roast is extremely popular with our lunch guests and is rated the best throughout the Lothians. The Sunday Roast consists of Sirloin of Beef choice of roast or mashed potatoes, yorkshire pudding and 5 different vegetables. As we all know Scotch Sirloin is...

Dublin
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have eaten here many times and the food is excellent but after staying here recently ( august i think) i was shocked at the dirt of the room which is why the 2 stars. I paid a lot of money to stay here but the room and bathroom were just filthy, old, dated and you could hear every sound....

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights recently and honestly couldn't fault the place. From the moment we arrived the staff were so friendly and welcoming. The food was just amazing, freshly cooked and delicious. It was nice to see locals using the bar and restaurant as well as visitors to the area. We had a room facing the front of...

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We have enjoyed dining and sometimes staying at The Rocks for many years and were pleased when stopping by for lunch on Saturday 19 November that the high standards we enjoyed during past visits were still being maintained. The dressed crab has to be one of the best in Scotland and the north of England, and the mussels freshly prepared...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I got a warm welcome - the staff can't do enough for you. The menu is weighted towards fish, but given the location, why wouldn't you? The food is cooked sympathetically and ingredients allowed to sing. The bill was a pleasant surprise and you'll not leave hungry. It's a gem of a place where I have never been disappointed.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Rocks

Address: Marine Road, Dunbar EH42 1AR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Dunbar
Price Range: $76 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Rocks Hotel Dunbar
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“Best views are from the front of the hotel (we had room 6 and it was fantastic)”
 of 5 bubbles doreen1957, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has lovely terrace overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles 545gillianr, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 very small”
 of 5 bubbles 622MalcolmF, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No 4 though sadly wrong side for sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles keepp2014, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 482adelem, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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