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Pentland Restaurant

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, Edinburgh, EH27 8EB

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Best features - interior and surroundings

James-earl léonard Thomas 17 January 2018
from Edinburgh

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With picturesque views out over the golf course, Pentland Restaurant serves up award-winning international cuisine and classic afternoon teas in a setting rich in traditional Scottish style.

Carefully sourced premium ingredients go into the Pentland Restaurant menu, with classic British flavours sitting alongside twists from the continent. A celebrated steak selection is a highlight, served with a selection of sauces and sides like snow peas and garlic rosemary potatoes, while the seafood options include lightly smoked haddock served in a mussel broth. Tender pork belly comes with an inventive watermelon risotto, while vegetarian treats include goats' cheese ravioli.

A concise, carefully crafted wine list at Pentland Restaurant Edinburgh features vintages from around the globe, while sumptuous desserts include Glayva crème brûlée. The spectacular views out over the golf course make the restaurant an ideal setting for traditional afternoon teas too.

Featuring stylish tartan décor touches and a relaxed ambience, Pentland Restaurant is an inviting spot for golf lovers and discerning diners alike. Edinburgh Park Rail Station sits only 8 minutes' drive away.

Pentland Restaurant

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, Edinburgh, EH27 8EB

Contact +44 1313331845

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Customer reviews for Pentland Restaurant

4.1 ((((* (based on 75 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (38)
  • dinner (27)
  • breakfast (19)
  • views (17)
  • value (13)
  • romantic (12)
  • luxury (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • child friendly (7)
  • business (6)
  • lunch (6)
  • al fresco (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 12 March 2018 by Malcolm Harrison from Birtley

    Excellent meal lovely restaurant staff very professional

  • (**** 27 February 2018 by Paul Heatherington from Dalmahoy

    Red Mullet - neither enjoyed or did not enjoy. Insignificant small (tiny) sweet dish
    Steak - rib eye was fine. Mushrooms & onions were sweet. I prefer prioper chips - without skin
    Desserts - nothing appealed to me. I had ice cream

    The table was located near the door to a private function. Guests and staff were regularly going to and 'fro. The function in the adjacent room was a Stag night. It was noisy and it deafening whenever the doors were left open - which they almost always were. In the function room windows had been opened. So whenever a door was ajar my wife and I had a cold blast of air.

    The staff are excellent. No complaints there.

    But throughout the experience - lasting two hours - was extremely disappointing, the more so because when we last stayed the restaurant was fully booked, so we were expecting something special.

  • ((((* 17 February 2018 by Chantell Waite from Watford

    Great food. Busy environment but staff are always on the ball. Afternoon tea absolutely stunning and the kids eat for free is exceptional. Thank you. Wonderful food.

  • ((((* 11 February 2018 by Lynda Oxland from Oban

    We ordered a fish dish and a steak, both were excellent but the waiter forgot the sauce for the steak and had to be asked 3 times for it. Otherwise it was a good experience.

  • ((((( 17 January 2018 by James-earl léonard Thomas from Edinburgh

    Best features - interior and surroundings

  • ((((( 5 January 2018 by David Sutherland from Glasgow

    I had lovely three course dinner in the restaurant my fillet steak was to die for

  • ((((( 25 December 2017 by Peter Inglis from Edinburgh

    Enjoyed our visit - will return

  • ((*** 27 November 2017 by Lisa Spencer from Edinburgh

    We were seated in a very chilly restaurant with a few other cold patrons. There was no menu and the service was slow. Our plate of cakes were on the table for 20 minutes before our savouries arrived. Nobody talked through what were given so we had to guess what each thing was. The haggis ball was slightly chilled in the middle (I think it may have been cooked from frozen!) We weren't offered tea, we had to ask for it. Lots of members of staff around but they all seemed to be busy with the wedding that was being held next door. a mediocre experience.

  • ((((( 24 October 2017 by Mary Michie from Dunfermline

    My husband and I had afternoon tea. It was first class and delicious. Staff were very attentive and the service was excellent.

  • (((** 28 August 2017 by John Drury from Paisley

    Took American visitors who enjoyed the experience. Starters good but we felt the main menu was limited. Vegetarian option of goats cheese and beetroot had no discernible goats cheese and was mainly thin slices of beetroot. Staff to be commended for redoing a Gaelic coffee which had not been made properly.

    However, we had to prevent waitress removing plates while others had not finished eating.

    I appreciate this is a golf resort hotel (I play golf) but if Pentlands is the flagship restaurant, we felt that there should be a dress code. Don't think you should allow golfers in shorts and tea shirts and trainers to eat there. They can go to a "dirty" area or the bar.

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