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Hillside Hotel Bar and Restaurant

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

We often travel from the north of Scotland to the ferry at Newcastle and this was a very good stop-off point along the way. Have been looking for something like this for a few years now. On the day the weather was poor but we liked it so much that we want to see it in better colours. We arrived...

Thank Heather D
HillsideHotelDunbar, Front Office Manager at Hillside Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

many thanks for your positive feedback, we hope to see you again soon, from all the team at the Hillside Hotel

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We came from Edinburgh to meet my sister for a wee lunch and a few drinks and decided on the Hillside. Nice inside and had a family feel about it. The young lady behind the bar and the lady in the restaurant provided excellent service from the moment we arrived. Mum & sister ordered Steak & Onion baguettes which comes...

Thank J0_Bug
Dunbar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We have been to the hillside a few times but not for a while. Took my husband for a meal for his birthday and the restaurant did not disappoint. The starters were delicious and ample sized. No nouvelle cuisine here. Then the steaks. I had fillet, he had sirloin. Fabulous. Perfectly cooked. Delicious pepper sauce and the ideal accompaniments of...

Thank Gainsie
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had a big party in for a meal with lots of different dietary requests. The staff were really accommodating in catering for vegetarian, gluten-free etc. I had a lovely prawn cocktail to start with, followed by a salmon dish with potato cake and lots of unusual veg combinations. We couldn't fault the service and the dining room was really...

1Thank spagirlsontour
HillsideHotelDunbar, Manager at Hillside Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

thanks very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your evening meal with us and hope to see you again soon

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 days as my sister was having her wedding reception here. Couldn't find fault with the place. Staff - Excellent at all levels, friendly,welcoming and will do anything to help you enjoy yourselves. Room - Clean and comfortable. Food - Quality stuff turned out by Andy the chef Bar - Very friendly and welcoming and good prices...

1Thank ian0463
HillsideHotelDunbar, Manager at Hillside Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a lovely review, we look forward to seeing you in the summer months, Hillside hotel

Dunbar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We are locals but eat fairly regularly in the restaurant. Their sizzler menu is particularly good value with big steaks (from the local butcher) well cooked. It is available daily and not only on certain night as with some others in the area. Tonight we went there intending to again have a steak sizzer, but chose the Christmas menu. The...

Thank Denici
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a small, family run hotel and a great place to stay if you are on a budget. Rooms are very reasonable, basic but reasonable and they are clean, which is the main thing. The food is also excellent as i have had both dinner and breakfast here. The staff are also friendly. So far so good - Ill...

Thank The_Python
inverness scotland
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my husband we were visiting family we have stayed here 7 times over the years and have no complaints at all staff always welcome you rooms bathrooms are spotless breakfast is just 1st class as is the food in the evening and always good price can't wait to return sarha Steve from nairn

Thank Sarha76
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the hotel on Sunday 25 September 2016. The deep fried Brie was hard to find and the pastry was very greasy. The steak was so tough evening the steak knife had trouble get through it. The fish was very dry and had greasy batter. The skillet for the steak was so hot it had burnt the underside of...

Thank John G
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We go to this hotel to eat regularly and it gets better each time. The ongoing renovations mean that the hotel looks a little better each time too. Staff are friendly and very helpful - children are well catered for and the beef Sunday Roast is amazing. Worth a visit on its own.

Thank CalChets

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Dunbar, the Hillside sits in a picturesque location just two minutes walk from the centre of this popular East Lothian coastal town. Looking out to the Firth of Forth, the hotel offers fantastic sea views from fully en-suite accommodation. The hotel also features a bar and restaurant so whether it has been a hard days work or a busy day shopping and taking in the sights of East Lothian why not spend some time relaxing, enjoying a single malt (or two) and some delicious, locally sourced, freshly prepared food. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Hotel Bar and Restaurant

Address: Queen's Road, Dunbar EH421LA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Dunbar
Price Range: ₹ 3,364 - ₹ 8,409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Hillside Hotel Bar And Restaurant Dunbar, Scotland
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“Sea views are worth it but less sunny.”
Denici, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms excellent”
rrollo, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms at back of hotel with a sea view and away from road traffic noise.”
DTBluebells, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view if possible :-)”
Kt_dawe, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
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