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The Paper Mill

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2 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
+44 131 663 1412
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for a couple of drinks last night. The staff were very friendly and there was a real Christmassy feel about the place. Ended up staying much longer than expected due to the ambience in the place. Great place!!

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Thank Greig64
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I get that this is a family friendly sort of place, but could there not be a part of this bar/restaurant which could be exclusively for adults? We went for lunch in the bar on Saturday afternoon, and were surrounded by screaming babies and toddlers running riot. There was absolutely no chance of a quiet chat! The food was good... More 

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1 Thank Bauchope
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubbie and I visited here for the first time last night (thought it would be an apt location for our first wedding anniversary!) and are really looking forward to going back. The decor is lovely, perfect for either groups or couples, and we enjoyed a wonderful meal. We started with the prawn cocktail and cullen skink, both tasted very fresh... More 

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Thank Emma C
North Berwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been before but will be back couldn't fault the place . I had the Cullen Skink and Rib Eye Steak my daughter had a burger . All very tasty and beautifully presented

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Thank Neil J
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, staff friendly and good beer and menu. Black pudding scotch egg, pork fillet and venison shank especially pleasing. Veggie optionss a bit disappointing though. Well worth a visit

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Thank David H
Kelso, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten lunch here a couple of times in the last few weeks. Concise menu which has something for everyone. Well cooked, flavoursome food which was beautifully presented and at a very reasonable price. However, the staff are the selling point- friendly, knowledgeable and always smiling.

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1 Thank Yvonne H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for an evening out with some friends. Alcohol is a tad expensive but the bar food was excellent. Three items for £10 and you get a lot. It was really good value and tasted amazing.

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1 Thank Elaine Y
Edinburgh
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a Saturday afternoon lunch with family members. Really nice looking place, quite quirky but homely. Overlooks a river, so very scenic. Parking was straightforward too, although a bit tight if you have a bigger car. Menu was good, service was good too. Food was nice, standard pub fare presented well and everyone seemed to enjoy their respective... More 

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Thank Chris M
Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty burgers but more like pub grub than gourmet food. Slightly slow service and very dark inside. Fine for what we needed but wouldn't hurry back.

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Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Paper Mill building has been many things in its long history..from part of a dynamic paper manufacturing industry up and down the river Esk..to a car repair garage to various types of eating house......No It is firmly established in the lothians as The Paper Mill.....Passed the building numerous times travelling through Lasswade ..but used to play around the old... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$33
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 1412
Description
Overlooking the River Esk, The Paper Mill is a newly opened all day bar and brasserie in an historic and tranquil setting. The Paper Mill is somewhere for locals and visitors alike to pop in for a morning coffee and one of our home baked cakes, Sunday brunch with the papers or an evening meal and a carafe of wine. The bar is home to an ever changing assortment of beers, handpicked from the best Scottish breweries and some premium products from further afield.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?