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Steakhouse, Seafood, European, British
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All reviews fish and chips soup great portions family meal chinese menu friendly service last night place to eat great pub balerno pentlands
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Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

We have now ate here on numerous occasions food is lovely from curry to steak pie and fish starters are also very good haggis bonbons chicken wings and pancake roll is superb working my way through the menu grandkids love this place great kids meals...even put mac cheese on menu and got beans n cones in for one fussy boy who is now over the moon thank you both so much for your lovely food and service highly recommend 5starMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 7 March 2020

A good varied menu was online with one or two chinese on there. This I believe is because the owner is in fact chinese. So myself and my friends were very disappointed to see 95% of the menu when we arrived was Chinese. The lady...who served us was very very polite and advised they had simply not updated their web page. She did suggest alternative restaurant which was very kind. We did choose to leave and eat somewhere else. I am sure this is a good place to eat chinese but its not what I expected. Nor did I expect to see a very large dog in the bar area which immediately put me off the place before I even read the menus.More

Date of visit: March 2020
962pauln, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2020

Hi once again I am very sorry, this is a dog friendly pub.The dog was at the bar not the restaurant . Will definitely look into changes on my website . Thank you kindly for your feedback. JANE

Reviewed 17 February 2020

We had a great meal in the Grey horse last night, while us woman had Pauls Chinese which is the best Sweet and sour I have had really mouthwatering,My husband opted for the Roast beef with all the trimmings the food is delicious great portions...and friendly service love the place then through to the function hall to be entertained by Andy Chung great music fun and dancing .watch out for other events which they hold and its child friendlyMore

Date of visit: February 2020
962pauln, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2020

Thank you , was a fantastic night.Hope to see you and your lovely family return soon. Regards Janex

Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

The Grey Horse is a great pub - it gets better and better. Paul’s cooking is brilliant, especially his Chinese menu. Lovely place for a family meal and so welcoming. Paul and Jane are the perfect hosts. And there’s a function room now which is...a brilliant addition!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 January 2020

We had a great steak pie and fish and chips with good friendly service. My only issue is the opening/food serving hours are not clear. We went in for lunch to find there was no service that day. Otherwise wirth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 23 November 2019 via mobile

Having walked 15km through the Pentlands to the glittering lights of Balerno, we were given an extremely warm welcome, which given we were drenched and weary from our walk, was much appreciated. The staff were incredibly friendly, and the food hit the spot. We all...enjoyed the soup (broccoli) and a sandwich, which was simple but absolutely effective. Would recommend to any rambler or visitor to Balerno for great hearty food and even better hospitality. Balerno has been a pleasure.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Paul n, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Hi guys thanks for the great review welcome here anytime.

Reviewed 6 November 2019

Very friendly staff. Busy bar lounge. Beer garden at back was well supported by many locals who engaged us in conversation.

Date of visit: September 2019
Paul n, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Try to do our very best . We also do Chinese and European meals. Welcome back anytime. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 31 August 2019

The school holidays are over so friends can go lunch! Easy access with just one low step in. We had tuna mayonnaise with ciabatta bread and a nice salad.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

Nice friendly place - was offered a choice from a secret Chinese menu - and the sweet and sour was absolutely lovely! 10/10

Date of visit: August 2019
Paul n, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Hi thanks for the great review we will have more exciting dishes coming soon looking forward to seeing you return.

Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

This local bar has two sections, a traditional small bar to the left as you enter and a larger restaurant and function suite to the right. Meals are well made and tasty and both areas serve real ales on tap, if that's of interest to...you. Prices are reasonable and there's no loud music or sports TV screens blaring away in the background. This establishment is locally owned and not part of any national franchise. There's also a small beer garden areaMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Grey Horse Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5