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The Sheep Heid

43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh, EH15 3QA

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  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
  • The Sheep Heid - Edinburgh
Average
Main course: £8
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 23:00
Friday to Saturday: 11:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00.

Great atmosphere, great food and great service

Ian 23 July 2019
from Edinburgh

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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

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Customer reviews for The Sheep Heid

4.2 ((((* (based on 56 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (32)
  • dinner (30)
  • romantic (15)
  • value (14)
  • child friendly (13)
  • private dining (8)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • al fresco (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • views (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • business (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((* 26 August 2019 by Ian from Edinburgh

    Very pleasant evening in the Sheep’s Heid. All good although restaurant had sold out of our top two choices of main.

  • ((((( 23 July 2019 by Ian from Edinburgh

    Great atmosphere, great food and great service

  • ((((* 8 April 2019 by Irene from Edinburgh

    Renovation is wonderful, food was lovely, great choice, suitable for all palettes. Service was great. I will definitely recommend and come back.

  • ((((( 5 September 2018 by James from Edinburgh

    meal enjoyable ,service was good and relaxing place to eat ,

  • (**** 2 January 2018 by Baa from Edinburgh

    The Sheep Heid was hopeless. Despite booking, on arrival we were told that we could not be offered food for > 1 hr after our booked time as a large party were being fed upstairs. We returned home with no food. There was no apology or proper explanation.

  • ((((* 27 November 2017 by Clive from Kelso

    Excellent Sunday roast lunch. Wide choice on menu and very reasonably priced. Service reasonable. Lovely old pub decor small rooms low ceilings. Can recommend apple and blackberry crumble with custard!!

  • ((((( 6 November 2017 by Nicolas from Edinburgh

    Great & authentic place, very nice food & service

  • ((((* 25 August 2017 by John from Fife

    Good food. The Lia fail shandy was first rate.

  • ((((( 7 August 2017 by Nina from Edinburgh

    Wonderful restaurant, really comfortable, great food and very pleasant staff

  • ((((* 27 July 2017 by William from Edinburgh

    The family enjoyed there food

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