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The Sheep Heid

43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh, EH15 3QA +44 8446938523

(((() British
Main course: £8
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 23:00
Friday to Saturday: 11:00 - 24:00
Sunday: 12:30 - 23:00

Lovely food, friendly service, and a very quiet and relaxed atmosphere.

Emily Wendel 18 September 2016
from Hull

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Edinburgh’s oldest surviving watering hole, The Sheep Heid, is a restored village pub & restaurant which is said to have been a favourite among monarchs & poets in the past. With a beer garden offering al fresco dining in warm weather, and rustic interiors including high-backed leather armchairs by crackling log-fires, this gastro pub serves a seasonal menu of uncomplicated British food.

Sourcing ingredients from trusted local suppliers, The Sheep Heid Inn menu features wholesome recipes based around the garden, land and sea. Sample hand-pressed burgers, beef & ale pie with cardamom carrots, or sea bass with potato gnocchi, while old-school puddings include warming crumbles, custard-lathered sponges and decadent brownies. Not forgetting younger diners, a kids’ menu includes miniature versions of British classics.

A partnership with the celebrated Rothschild wine merchants means The Sheep Heid cellar is stocked full with an eclectic list of world wines, while indulgent wine flights allow guests to sample a variety of bins. Seasonal beers and barrel-kept ales also feature, as well as thirst-quenching cocktails and rich coffees.

The Sheep Heid in Edinburgh is a 7-minute drive from Brunstane Rail Station.

The Sheep Heid

43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh, EH15 3QA

Contact +44 1316617974
Reservations +44 8446938523

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Customer reviews for The Sheep Heid

4.5 (((() (based on 23 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (14)
  • lunch (11)
  • child friendly (7)
  • value (6)
  • romantic (5)
  • al fresco (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • business (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((* by from Sighthill

    We have been a few times and never been dissapointed,i loved the the slow roast pork belly,hubby had duck leg and scoffed the lot there was 5 of us and we all enjoyed the meal first time ive done a 3 course my starter of salt and pepper squid bit over done for me as last visit it was lovely

  • (((** by from Luxembourg

    Very nice and charismatic restaurant. The food was good and the service was fine.

  • ((((( by from Hull

    Lovely food, friendly service, and a very quiet and relaxed atmosphere.

  • ((((( by from New Hampshire

    Absolutely loved it here. We ate here twice during our stay and it was definitely a highlight. My husband enjoyed everything he tried and I am newly obsessed with the fried halloumi. Honest. I could eat that every day and die very happy. We loved the ambiance and the staff were all excellent.

  • ((((* by from Edinburgh

    Last time we were here it was new year, and neither service and food were very good. That time of year is not a good time to judge restaurants, so we were happy to return last night. Inside the pub is lovely, we had a great seat in the bar area. Food arrived quickly. I had a the hallumi covered in batter and chips (like a veggie fish and chips). It was very good. Partner had steak, with he said was great. Son had a really generous portion of burge and chips (kids menu is really good ... There are options without chips!). Lots of good beers to choose from.

  • ((((( by from Church Lawton

    Great friendly service, good food and lovely atmosphere.

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  • ((((( by from Edinburgh

    Good food, good staff.

  • ((((( by from Edinburgh

    Excellent service and food. Big portions and the staff couldn't do enough for us.

  • ((((( by from Melbourne, Australia

    Wonderful, great embience, great atmosphere, good food and good service. Highly recommended.

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