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The Main Course

40 Main Street, Gullane, Scotland
+44 1620 842234
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (40 reviews)
“antipasti” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
40 Main Street, Gullane, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent everything...food was creative and delicious, menu selection was incredible, drink menu original and the service world class.

1  Thank ellel593
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner last night with 3 others. Made sure to tell the staff I was gluten free(from necessity), and ordered a rather nice courgette soup, with gluten free pasta as the main course.I enjoyed the soup so much I was really surprised that the...More

Thank glutenfreediner191
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very busy, packed out but the noise levels were unacceptable and we were hoarse from shouting. We couldn’t even hear the waiter read out the specials and the waiter couldn’t hear us either and got drinks order wrong. My advice to the restaurant...More

Thank davidmatthews12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch here with friends. Very good price for 2 courses £14.95 and £18.95 for 3. Very helpful, friendly staff.I had theSMOKED SALMON Smoked salmon served with soft cheese, chives, lemon zest, green leaves and toasted bread followed by the PIZZA CAMPAGNOLA Tomato,...More

1  Thank Bee2review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in neighbouring village and have eaten here many times, for family lunches and dinners and also with groups of friends. Staff always so relaxed and friendly. Service excellent. Menu great - good variety of Italian dishes. Daily specials usually worth a try. Highly...More

1  Thank lyndawilson72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is way beyond a five star. If you haven't been, you are massively missing out. To avoid disappointment, book!! (Just in case) We love coming here as the food is very moreish and the staff offer a very warm welcome, friendly and accommodating....More

2  Thank flyingrocket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting despite only living a few miles away. We'd heard good thing and we were not disappointed. The menu is amazingly varied - something for everyone, from pizza and pasta to more sophisticated fish and meat dishes. All our food...More

1  Thank sallycochrane
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Third time visiting the main course in gullane and as fabulous as usual! Service very attentive and professional. The food was fantastic from the steak tartare to the squid ink ravioli. Can’t wait for our next visit.

1  Thank CJ336P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited Gullane for years and our dinner at the Main Course Restaurant was our best meal ever. The appetizers were incredible- the aubergine was beautiful and tasty. The main course duck was also beautifully presented and tasted great - not fatty just perfect....More

1  Thank ellel593
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a fantastic meal, the waiter Pasquale made my sister and I feel well looked after. The scallops were to die for x

1  Thank woohooyeh
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6 September 2016|
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Response from suzeyes | Reviewed this property |
did you try on line? Was not extremely expensive but varied so no worries as food was good!
Laura H
29 June 2015|
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Response from Deborah P | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry not sure that was not mentioned. But I am sure they will do something nothing was too much trouble give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Gullane, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Gullane
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 842234
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