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Tower Restaurant

Macdonald Houstoun House | Uphall, Broxburn EH52 6JS, Scotland
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor34%
  • Terrible0%
28 Aug 2017
“Service was great and food delicious”
5 Aug 2017
“Overrated ”
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Macdonald Houstoun House | Uphall, Broxburn EH52 6JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I booked to stay in the hotel based upon wanting to eat in the restaurant. I was bitterly disappointed. I have a wheat intolerance, so told the waiter who said they would pass it on. I ordered the terrine for a starter, which came with...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Head chef Jeremy Wares. Lacks atmosphere. Staff seriously in need of training, very amateur. Total lack of imagination with vegetarian food; are chefs really still doing only goats cheese or mushroom? Omnivores were ‘satisfied’. Needs to try harder.

Thank Ian_ncl
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great choice on menu, and cater for kids too. Nice atmosphere and tables are just nicely arranged. no squeezing past. Lovely grounds outside to walk off that tummy, lol.

Thank James P
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last September and was really disappointed. Being a sister restaurant to the Witchery I expected the food to be outstanding. I had the lobster which was served with chips. Very basic and extremely over priced. The other dishes looked beautiful. Beautiful views...More

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We came back from a very wet and cold in Edinburgh. This was our free night with our tour. Seems everyone came downstairs. It is not very big, but the food is excellent!! The ice cream sundae was the best.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Houston House Hotel recently and had dinner at the restaurant. Although you could tell the hotel was keen to make a big deal of the named chef, the delivery on the night didn't live up to the expectation. Both our starters...More

Thank db1905
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I booked the Tower, on the strength of the reviews on Tripadvisor for a meal for my birthday, as I had disappointingly discovered that 'The Vu' was no longer serving evening meals and Livingstons was fully booked. On the evening that we attended, there was...More

1  Thank HyacinthBucket064
Reviewed 23 November 2011

After some negotiation about using our £30 allowance against the a la carte menu, we enjoyed very good food and excellent service. As usual the Macdonald breakfast was excellent. You would have to be very fussy indeed not to find something you like.

Thank CathOWigan
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4 October 2017|
Response from Katherine H | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not. I had lobster served with chips so I guess it wouldn't be a problem.
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  • Address: Macdonald Houstoun House | Uphall, Broxburn EH52 6JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  Broxburn
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