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Whitmuir the Organic Place

) #10 of 24 Restaurants in Penicuik $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
Lamancha | West Linton, Penicuik EH46 7BB, Scotland
+44 1968 661908
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“pastrami” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lamancha | West Linton, Penicuik EH46 7BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I love this place and go as a wee treat every now and then. It's a 28 mile journey for me but it is worth it for the tasty food. Prices are high but you must remember ALL food is grown and prepared here ORGANICALLY....More

Thank Nellie N
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Small portions and high prices. Food not that tasty. Had to order sides in order to fill up your plate. Was told that if I wanted coffee it would take 15 minutes so didn't bother. Many tables cleared but not wiped. Had to go home...More

1  Thank Craiigerne
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My wife and I called in for lunch on the way to Edinburgh and we were not disappointed. My wife had a vegetable quiche and I had fish cakes which were perfectly cooked, served hot and well presented. An excellent meal, good value and we...More

Thank rodrigo59
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the Whitmuir with family as we had always seen it and wanted to give it a try and it did not disappoint! We were greeted with lovely atmosphere and service - and even more lovely cakes and selection of coffees! I'll certainly be able...More

Thank Ross C
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a bite to eat and then went on a walk afterwards. Recent previous reviews of the food being mediocre and prices high put me off somewhat but I think these were harsh and taking these reviews into account I found that...More

Thank R M
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a great place that sells organic foods meats veg and all products stocked in their shop are all organic as is the food in the cafe, restaurant. There is also an art gallery on site, as well as a plant shop and during...More

Thank jenniejay2016
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe nearly empty, so couldn't understand why no-one acknowledged my existence for 15 minutes! Order taken, and requests ignored. If this was just a one off you'd be inclined to let things go, but it wasn't. Ended up leaving. Absolutely loved this place...not anymore. Won't...More

5  Thank RussandMatt
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I know the coffee is fantastic here (and I'm sure is the best in the Borders!) but I usually don't get the opportunity to stop for lunch. Today was the exception and I was very impressed with the quality of the food....everything freshly prepared, good-sized...More

Thank HeartHill14
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a little gem of a find, situated just outside Edinburgh a great day can be had for all country lovers. Family walks, working farm, nice restaurant, all food and produce organic and lastly what every location needs really nice and friendly staff. Dig out...More

Thank Bill666999
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this place mostly to shop but they have some lovely walks for children. The fairy walk was great and loved seeing the pigs, my children were too small to do any longer walks. There is a great range in the shop with loads...More

Thank twirliewoo
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Are you dog friendly
19 August 2016|
Response from Aremar2309 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think dogs are allowed in the restaurant - but better phone to double check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamancha | West Linton, Penicuik EH46 7BB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Penicuik
  • Phone Number: +44 1968 661908
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part of a farm specialising in organic foods
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