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The Old Clubhouse

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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The Old Clubhouse East Links Road | Gullane, Gullane EH31 2AF, Scotland
+44 1620 842008
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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East Lothian, Scotland
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163 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great night here Christmas Eve for catch up drinks. The place was busy and had a great atmosphere. Met up with my sister and her fiancé who had a meal there that night. We love this place and feel so lucky that it's right on our doorstep. Wishing you all a Happy New Year 217 🍾🎉

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Thank flyingrocket
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been dining here for many years and can honestly say everything on their menu is of the best quality. Very homely place to eat and enjoy friends.

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Thank jwhaf1968
Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great pub that we found by accident as we made our way towards North Berwick. Beautiful inside with a nice cosy atmosphere. We all had the prawn sandwich for lunch which included chips and coleslaw. Alternatively we could have had a choice of soups with it or salad. The staff were very friendly and the service was quick. A... More 

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Thank Tony C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a drink and bite to eat and the pub area was cosy and the food we had was very nice. We e joyed the calamari a lot.

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Thank John1986ABZ
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Amazingly welcoming and warm atmosphere, excellent menu with delicious food. Great cask pint also, great for lunch or dinner after a walk along the beach...keep going back

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Thank ElllllMD D
Glasgow Uk
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, and Sunday roast was great. Pink beef and extra yorkshires as requested. Lovely beef which was definitely carved for us, and not heated up. Chicken was lovely, and trout perfect. Starters of Calamari and pate were first class. We shared a rhubarb and ginger trifle..... very very good. Well priced drinks, and very attentive staff. We left very... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Far to expensive especially when there is a golf tournament on been going there for years will not be back

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Thank DonaldMcleod
oldc, General Manager at The Old Clubhouse, responded to this review

Dear Donald, Why would you write a review saying that we are expensive after visiting us over a year ago.!!!! Our prices reflect the quality of food, the superb selection of wines ,beers and spirits, the unique setting and the fantastic staff and atmosphere. I would also like to point out that we never raise our prices no matter what... More 

Edinburgh
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We looked for a table today (never visited before however they accommodated dogs), delighted when we were offered a table albeit table was in area with obvious access for people getting in / out. Our dog is small so we always pride ourself on being responsible dog owners and given potential risk to customers tripping over him my parter held... More 

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Thank wenrho
oldc, General Manager at The Old Clubhouse, responded to this review

Dear Wenrho, I have spoken to the manager who asked you to keep your dog on the floor yesterday and she assured me that she only explained that dogs were always welcome as long as they were kept on a lead and on the floor. We have many other customers who do not have pets and therefore do not appreciate... More 

Harrow, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great day at the adjacent golf course topped off by a splendid meal at this very quirky pub. Very friendly and competent staff. An extensive menu - a great choice of beers ad wine and a pub decorated with a plethora of unusual of photos and objects. My steak was A!

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Thank tonymccann
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

On a wet Saturday afternoon, which transformed itself into sunshine we popped into this pub and had a delicious bowl of Cullen Skink. Absolutely lovely and highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Clubhouse East Links Road | Gullane, Gullane EH31 2AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Gullane
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 842008
Description
The Old Clubhouse is situated in central Gullane, overlooking the locally famed links course. Built in 1890, this attractive half-timbered venue was originally intended to be a meeting place for Gullane���s golfers, and though the club soon outgrew it, The Old Clubhouse remains popular with those fresh off the greens and maintains the exclusive ambience of a members club, with its reputation for fine food and warm welcome spreading far beyond the town itself. Unsurprisingly, a strong golfing theme is seen throughout the bar, with plenty of old photographs of the course and the club as well as quirky memorabilia dotted around the space, cosy club chairs and deep banquettes providing comfortable seating, encouraging you to stay and relax beyond your meal. Drawing on local produce, The Old Clubhouse���s menu is eclectic and inspiring, particularly known for its steaks and fish, the central offerings of the mainly pub-food-with-a-twist collection of dishes. The wine list is as well considered as the food offerings, and The Old Clubhouse has recently become known for homemade ice creams and sorbets, the ideal treat after a hard morning of stick and ball.

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