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Grey Horse Inn

20 Main Street | Balerno, Edinburgh EH4 5BY, Scotland
+44 131 449 2888
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, European
££ - £££
20 Main Street | Balerno, Edinburgh EH4 5BY, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely roast beef for Sunday lunch here following a walk in the Pentlands. Good portion size and good quality meat. Great value for money!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Juli M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We have tried lunch and dinner since the new chef arrived, and we are pleased to say the food is first class. The lounge bar area needs to be utilised during dinner service as the bar is not very big and gets very busy. Great...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank funcarblur
Paul n, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thanks let us know I will place in the inhouse training.

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

After walking a few miles up The Water of Leith path, this is definitely a great refuelling stop. We were a group of 11 and without exception our meals were great in terms of both quality and quantity. This venue has no pretensions to be...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BrendanEugene
Paul N, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

I am so pleased that you guys enjoyed your meal.look forward to your return if ever in the area.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Went last night with my brothers and sister in law. Food was great and the customer service was superb. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Melanie H
Paul N, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks looking forward to seeing you soon

Reviewed 18 November 2017

We have been to eat here now 3 times are we are local. On each occasion we've tried different dishes and different wines. We have never been disappointed. The wines are quite excellent - so much so that I had to ask who their wine...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Headcammer
Paul N, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi thanks for the good review I always try to combine the cooking together hopefully I can produce more exciting dishes in the future.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had a great meal here last night. Food was lovely and fresh. The best lemon chicken ever ! The staff are welcoming and friendly. Great choice of wine and tried an Orkney beer which I had not seen before - great cask selection. Will be...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Staceyweb
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This isn’t too far from us and we’ve been meaning to give it a try for a while and weren’t disappointed. We didn’t know what to expect menu wise just that it would be European and Chinese options. As 4 of us we went for...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Coopy21
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Food at the Grey Horse is always good - pies are always excellent and there are usually some very nice things on the list of specials. Beer is always excellent - typically a choice of 4 or 5 craft ales which change frequently. Staff are...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank jasecl
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly welcoming staff but for me the food was atrocious. I've tasted better from a roadside caravan. The chow mein was dry and cold, the so called satay was so salty. The menu was very limited. Very pricy considering it's way out of the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Philip C
Paul N, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

I am very sorry to hear about your experience, however I believe my staff member explained that we were working on a full menu , and the one we were using was temporary. It is my understanding you were also asked if your food was...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We've had several meals at the Grey Horse since its refurbishment and conversion to a 'gastro' pub (and prior to that to the Chinese Restaurant run by Paul and Jane) and have always found the food, drink (we usually go for the real ale, of...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Maggie F
Paul N, Owner at Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thanks for the review we always try our best to make sure thing go well with all the customer looking forward to seeing you return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Main Street | Balerno, Edinburgh EH4 5BY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 449 2888
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