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The Paper Mill

2-4 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
+44 131 663 1412
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (20 reviews)
“cullen skink” (8 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-4 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst visiting family near Edinburgh we once again visited The Paper Mill firstly the decor and ambiance of the restaurant is tasteful and contemporary .We were met by extremely friendly staff drinks and food orders were taken as soon as we were ready . In...More

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had full breakfast, wasn’t particularly appetising should’ve gone to Sainsbury’s. Bacon folded with white fatty globules, sausage the colour of dead mans fingers, a mouthful of water in my poached eggs and toasted bread as white as a sheet! Suggest papermill shouldn’t let standards slip...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family in Edinburgh and returned to the Papermill for a birthday celebration. Tuesday evening and not long after opening so plenty of tables available. Nice reteraunt on the river Esk, pleasant surroundings and efficient / polite waitress. Served promptly - drinks, food etc -...More

Thank C5371VQjohnh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I sent for the first time to the Paper Mill last night and were extremely satisfied with the overall dining experience. The waitresses are extremely professional, courteous and a credit to the facility. We found them to be very attentive, bubbly and...More

Thank aasgmhill
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had a lovely lunch here - the eggs florentine were fab and the chips were fantastic - crispy on the outside and fluffy inside. Plenty of choice for gluten free. Mum had the eggs benedict and had lovely thick gammon. There was a good value...More

Thank hyburn
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was my first visit to the Paper Mill for a meal. It's very smart and overall extremely impressive. The staff are very friendly and attentive and the service prompt. My impression of the menu is that if offers a good range of choices with...More

Thank aragon-11
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had pre booked a table and we received a warm welcome and given water as soon as we arrived, along with the menus and wine list. The restaurant was reasonably busy for a Thursday night. Our drinks and food choices were taken by a...More

Thank sinclair45
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family for Sunday lunch. Reserved beforehand and upon arrival was greeted politely and shown to a pleasant table in surroundings that were modern fittings in an old mill building. The drinks and food order were taken quickly and most family members opted...More

Thank michaelbird2015
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We went there with my very elderly father,my sister,brother and his partner. On arrival we were met by a gentleman who welcomed us then got another gentleman to accompany us to our seat. This gentleman though ,must have thought he was in the olympics as...More

Thank mcallisterj9
Reviewed 5 September 2017

In August we had an enjoyable dinner outing with family to this attractive brasserie-style modern Scottish restaurant. I always enjoy the view - afforded by the window seats if you can get them - across the wee River Esk valley and its road bridge to...More

Thank Alastair J
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14 September 2017|
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Response from Barry T | Property representative |
Hi there Sorry we are closed Xmas day The Paper Mill
19 November 2016|
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Response from Kerryx3 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
22 June 2016|
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Response from grannyhanlan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but they change so best to go on line and update will be there. They had a bruschetta with feta and that was lovely as we were there the other day. Sorry I'm not much help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 1412
  • E-mail
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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