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The Filling Station

British, Fast food, Scottish
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18A Kitchener Crescent, Longniddry EH32 0LR, Scotland
+44 1875 853525
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tasty baguettes always fresh and filling. Staff could be doing with engaging with customers though

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Thank cwelsh1
Spalding, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A tiny little sandwich shop, close to the train station in Longniddry. stopped there and got a couple of baguettes for our day trip along the coast. I bought an egg salad baguette for myself, and was watching the lady filling it, i had to ask her not to bother with putting the salad in as there was that much... More 

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Thank Dave P
kings lynn
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Missed our train into the city so killed a little time and visited here. And omg the best baguette ive had in my life. It was mystic chicken or something. But tasted so good can you up sticks and relicate to kings lynn norfolk.

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Thank wozza1971
East Lothian, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great selection of fillings for your rolls or baguettes. Lots of filling on your baguettes. Very quick and friendly service.

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Thank Janice L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

When heading for a coast drive,we always head for a filling station treat..it has every combination that you could think of and never disappointed. Due to location great to grab this treat and head to eat at longniddry bents. Would reccomend the tuna crunch or simple but delicious chicken and sweetcorn baguette..yummy

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Thank Kirsti B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic fresh baguettes and salad boxes of your choice. Friendly staff to serve you especially Julie who is a gem! Great little place will return.

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1 Thank perfectholidays_1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to grab lunch, sandwiches, baguettes, hot filled rolls, pies,soups and homemade cakes. Decent priced and good food would definitely recommend. The other filling station in prestonpans is also excellent. My personal favourite is chicken sweetcorn baguette with salad 👍

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1 Thank bellalush11
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Filling station it does exactly what it says on the sign! Fresh fillings lodes to choose from, the choices have you wondering for a while!! Beats bagette express any day of the week.. cheese burger bagette with fried onions,or fresh blt! Give it a try :)

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1 Thank Amanda W
Castletown, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

what a place - happy friendly chatty staff who serve you with a smile and know exactly what all the ingredients are and fill your rolls to bursting point!!! Stop here as a treat on our holidays and the place is always busy but the service is quick.

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1 Thank Anne B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I've been going to the Filing Station for a number of years but thought eventually I'd leave a wee review for the establishment on Trip Advisor. The ladies who serve are always helpful and chatty and they do a great job, the baguettes are always packed fulsome of great food and salad. The food is always fresh and tasty and... More 

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1 Thank Derek B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Fast food, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18A Kitchener Crescent, Longniddry EH32 0LR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Longniddry
  • Phone Number: +44 1875 853525
Description
This may not look too encouraging; opposite a station just near a roundabout and roadworks on the main road. But the queues out the door are a good clue.

Go inside and you find a very attractive owner and 5 or six very attractive girls all working their socks off in what may very well be the world's best sandwich store. Actually , if you are on the way to one of the 10 golf courses between here and Gullane this is the perfect place to stop for your (very substantial) snacks. How does a place earn the title of 'World's Best"? Well , for a start there are about 30 mixes you can choose from. I went with Curried Chicken and Mango and added assorted salad (including fresh beetroot!) on cracked wheat bread for a perfect picnic sandwich. Our picnic was on one of the 4 or 5 great windswept beaches nearby.

The Filling Station do lots of fairly solid home baking as well. They leave free samples on the counter to tempt you. I had an Apple Cinamon 'Rock' cake as well. All in all, well worthy of the detour. Suggestions? Would have loved a Scotch Egg or a fresh Sausage Roll as well!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?