- Main course: £10
- Food spend: £25
As usual it was great
19 December 2017
The Stables Tearoom at Hopetoun House offers a quintessential Scottish experience in the grounds of this stunning stately home. Restored from 18th-century stables, the restaurant now serves up seasonal light bites and indulgent afternoon teas.
The Stables Tearoom menu uses locally sourced produce to make simple, hearty fare. Try a smoked Scottish salmon sandwich, the signature Stables club sandwich, or a freshly prepared soup of the day served with crusty bread or delicious Fife handmade Scottish oatcakes.
Afternoon tea at Stables Tearoom West Lothian is made from scratch and changes daily to incorporate seasonal, local produce. Indulge in a cake stand stacked with gourmet sandwiches, homemade scones and an assortment of sweet and savoury treats. The prosecco afternoon tea offers some extra indulgence, whilst a children’s afternoon tea is also served.
Hopetoun House near Edinburgh sits in a beautiful rural setting, 20 minutes from Edinburgh Airport.
Stables Tearoom at Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL
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Customer reviews for Stables Tearoom at Hopetoun House
((((* 21 December 2017 by D from Linlithgow
Loved the extra touch with the teacup of soup. I'm a savoury person so took the cakes home for my family but the food was fresh and very tasty. Couldn't fault the food or staff but the side room we were in was extremely cold and lacked atmosphere. Maybe having some background Christmas music on and heaters next time?
(((** 21 December 2017 by Lindsay Harrison from Edinburgh
We arrived at 13:15 for a 13:30 booking and were told that we wouldn't be allowed in until 13:30. We then didn't get to sit at our table until 13:45. It was another 20 minutes before someone came to take our tea order and our food finally arrived at 14:15. The food was nice although the cream had been missed out of most of the eclairs.
((((* 20 December 2017 by Charlotte-ann Cusator from Dunfermline
Staff were very friendly and helpful.
((((( 19 December 2017 by Nicola from fife
As usual it was great
((*** 7 December 2017 by Margaret Turnbull from Edinburgh
It was nice however service could have better
Food pleasant -but quite forgetable really
All in all it was merely ok.
((((( 3 December 2017 by Sandie Chester from Edinburgh
Lovely afternoon tea with my mum. Staff really nice and attentive - food was lovely, really liked the soup and quiche idea on a cold winters day - thumbs up ???? As alway too much to eat so would be nice if there was a takeaway box rather than a wee bag to take them with us - that’s the only improvement I’d make.
((*** 9 October 2017 by Martin Fairgrieve from Glasgow
The restaurant/tea room was quite busy, but it was clear from the queue that there was NO organisation. We presented our email confirmation of our booking and I might as well have presented a roll of toilet paper. No one seemed to know anything about any bookings, luckily as we stood there a table opened and we were ushered into it. The service took sooooooo long we had to call a waitress over to take our order, it seemed that in asking the Tea to be changed to Coffee for the cream tea was like asking for the mathematical proof of the roots of an equation! The waitress could not grasp I wanted COFFEE with my cake not TEA! The Food took an age to come, once again the staff needed to be prompted - several folk who had come in AFTER us had got their food - we had only asked for soup and a sandwich! Once that came and went we AGAIN had to ask when our Cream Teas were coming, once the scones etc were delivered - we had finished most of them before we AGAIN had to prompt for the drinks! Dreadful service. The 2 stars are 1 for the nice surrounds and 1 for my Husbands Cullen Skink which he enjoyed!
((((* 5 October 2017 by Jennifer Potter from Livingston
Limited menu. Average food
Go to garden centre for much better options tasty food and views
(((** 5 October 2017 by Evelyn Moore from Broxburn
Big queues waiting to be seated but plenty of empty tables. Even when we told staff that we had booked for the afternoon tea they seemed to be clueless. After eventually being seated the wrong order was brought out and had to be taken away. Then we were just brought sandwiches and had to ask if we were getting our cakes. Also had to ask about our tea which someone had taken the order for. A bit chaotic. Food was excellent though.
((((( 11 September 2017 by Alyson Robinson from Kirkliston
Very pleasant experience, food was excellent and service was also excellent
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