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Ducks Restaurant

Main Street, Aberlady EH32 0RE, Scotland
+44 1875 870682
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Main Street, Aberlady EH32 0RE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have tried a few tasting menus since their rise in popularity over the years, and this was up with the best! We enjoyed it far better than Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, which we found to be just too over complicated. This one had fewer...More

Thank JP191054
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the "muddy boots & dogs welcome" sign, we called in on spec. Two adults and a dog were made very welcome, the dog was quickly offered a bowl of water. After a long walk, beer was in order, but the wine list is one...More

Thank The-Old-Scribe
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Had a lovely meal at Ducks Inn Aberlady. Came upon it by accident, Could not fault the service or the food. It was excellent. Muddy boots and dogs welcome.

Thank Canda837
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Not my first visit here & not our last. We had the fish and it was fantastic - I've had the breakfast menu here in prior visits, as well as dinner & the food is always well prepared and tastes delicious. The staff are also...More

Thank Dave C
Eider, Owner at Ducks Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write. I suspect by your comments that you were in Ducks Inn, The Bar rather than the restaurant. The food in the bar is very good and we are very defiantly dog friendly. In Ducks Restaurant...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Brought a group of 8 golfers to Ducks - unanimously positive about the food. One of my group lives by the sea - he described Ducks' fish and chips as the best he'd ever eaten.My sirloin steak was superb.And the wine list is incredible -...More

Thank GerryEngland99
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My husband and I had dinner last night in the restaurant. And it was absolutely amazing. We weren't sure about the tasting menu when we arrived. But with gentle coaxing by the staff who said it would not disappoint if we tried it we tried...More

2  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on Friday night. Good service. Tasty food. Small portions. Quite expensive for what we ate. You really would need 3 courses to make you feel full. Didn't like eating my supper with 3 TVs from every angle but then sports fans would probably...More

Thank Fivestarsalltheway
Eider, Owner at Ducks Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for writing. You have reviewed this under Ducks Restaurant but your report suggest you have eaten in Ducks Inn, The Bar. We serve a five course tasting menu in the Ducks Restaurant and there most certainly no televisions. I am glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing! Tasty dinner and great service! I would definitely recommend! We had the tasting menu and enjoyed every part of it, even the goats cheese and honey ice cream!! It was all cooked perfectly and the meal left us feeling the right level of full....More

Thank Georgina G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Dropped in for lunch today. The lobster ravioli caught our eye. All homemade with an amazing mushroom sauce to accompany- glad there were 2 portions left as saved an argument.... definitely worth the trip for that alone. Service friendly as always. One of our favourite...More

Thank Nigel R
Eider, Owner at Ducks Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for writing and for coming. The lobster ravioli is superb and going down well as you found with only two portions left. All our food is freshly made so we do run out from time to time but there is plenty to choose from....More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

On a golfing trip with buddies and stayed at Ducks for three days. Had dinner from the bar menu. Everything was excellent. Malcom is great and the service is excellent. Highly recommend if in the Aberlady Gullane area.

Thank John O
Eider, Owner at Ducks Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thanks for coming and taking the time to write, we really enjoyed having you. Hope we see you all in the not too distant future. Malcolm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$65
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Aberlady EH32 0RE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Aberlady
  • Phone Number: +44 1875 870682
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Description
Ducks Restaurant is an intimate two AA Rosette fine dining restaurant with a long history originating in Edinburgh’s New Town, with just ten tables it is one of the best in East Lothian. It has an A la Care Menu and two tasting menus one of which is vegetarian. Ducks restaurant is open WEDNSAY to SUNDAY, November to end February. March to October it is open Wednesday to Saturday
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