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Bistro at the Brunton

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$21
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Coffees are nice and good variety with ok prices. just nipped in for lunch and had baked potato with cheese. Lots of nice cheddar on soft potato with some crisp side salad. Only thing wrong was the seat was very uncomfortable. Hard with iron arms...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank blueskyScotland
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate here prior to us catching the film Peterloo. Verdict? Lovely staff, it does not stint on the size of the portions and the prices are very competitive. My Stornoway black pudding starter was delicious. My fish goujons were hot and crisp although a tad...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Austin H
Reviewed 5 December 2018

My family have been coming here for years. The staff are always friendly and professional. I have been in many times when they are rushed off their feet and they still cannot do enough for you. Both my kids have dietary requirements and they cater...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kirsty H
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hello Kirsty Many thanks for taking the time to forward your feedback, this is much appreciated, I shall share your comments to both the front of house team in recognition of their service, and also our chefs who work hard to meet the needs of...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

My mom, myself and little daughter had been to a Jo Jingles class across the road and thought it would be nice to pop into the Brunton Cafe for a little tea and scone as it’s across the road afterwards. Noone came over to us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angieh574
Bistrothebrunton, Owner at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Angela Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor and also Facebook. I have already responded on Facebook, and asked if you could call me. If you have the time to telephone, I would appreciate that, or perhaps pop in...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

My husband and I visited this establishment very recently for our evening meal. The staff were very attentive and friendly and the restaurant was buzzing with a great ambience. I had breaded fish goujons and my partner had wild mushroom and vegetable stroganoff and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elaine o
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Elaine Many thanks for your fantastic feedback from your recent visit to the Bistro,the kitchen and front of house team will be delighted with your praise. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. With Kind regards.

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Menu basic and not well cooked. The home baking was over priced and poor quality and our milk in our coffee had been boiled, not just steamed so burnt mouths and bad cake were the order of the day. It’s needing a full refurb to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ASHLEYBEdinburgh
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Ashley Many thanks for taking the time to provide us feedback. I'm disappointment that your visit to the Bistro was not to our usual standards. Your comments have been taken on board and we will address immediately. With kind regards

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My partner & I were seeing Leo Sayer at the Brunton ladt night & decided to eat at the Bistro. The menu had a few good choices & we both enjoyed what we ordered. Service very good & friendly but I thought the prices were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rhoday2017
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Rhoda, many thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback, glad to hear you enjoyed our food and service. On Saturday, 13th September for the Leo Sayer show we offered the Early Evening Menu as advertised in the theatre brochure. This menu is...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Having had breakfast here before I decided on another visit for my birthday treat, none of this standing in line, food brought to table. Full breakfast superb and piping hot. It may be slightly more expensive than others but worth every penny. I'll be back.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alanrosswallyford
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hey hope your birthday continued to be as good as your review, many thanks for taking the time to post your feedback. I shall share with our kitchen and front of house team. We look forward to welcoming you in the future, hopefully before your...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Get 1 hour for lunch. Arrived at 12.05. Order taken fairly quickly. Explained short of time. Told no problem. Food arrived at 12.40. It was only fish and chips and a panini! The food was okay although I practically had to inhale it. Asked for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Margaret D
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hello Margaret Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. I’m not sure when you visited us for lunch, however if it was recently, then I know what has/may have happened, and can explain, hoping you will have an understanding and appreciate the situation more....More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely setting inside theatre,busy restaurant so book ahead for meal or there special afternoon tea. Nice to see plenty of staff on for a busy lunch .Soup selection very nice ,homemade and fresh ,small menu but plenty of choice

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank PrestonpansEast
Bistrothebrunton, Manager at Bistro at the Brunton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to post your feedback. It's great to hear you you enjoyed your visit, look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Zandra Borthwick

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