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The Golf Tavern

€€ - €€€, British,
5 Bridge Street, Haddington EH41 4AU, Scotland
+44 1620 822327
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak pie” (11 reviews)
“macaroni” (3 reviews)
“haggis” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 Bridge Street, Haddington EH41 4AU, Scotland
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Reviewed today via mobile

This has been one of the best steak dinners I have had in the longest time . Steak all the trimmings were perfect. Staff lovely and friendly and could not do enough. Such enjoyable meal .

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came upon The Golf Tavern today while wandering around a beautiful section of Haddington. We walked into the bar side for some soup, sandwich and a beer. We were given the option of going to the restaurant side, but the pub was so attractive,...More

1  Thank MGB02
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostess was very kind. We had a nice stay but the hotel is a bit dated for our taste. Location was good, about 30km from Edinburgh.

Thank Antwerpgirl_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to Yorkshire we needed something to eat and found The Golf Tavern. We had the three course menu. Very nice staff and good food. Left in a good mood.

Thank azkell53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Working in Edinburgh and needed a break away from the festival. This is a great town, picturesque and this pub has - well character. I must admit I was a little confused by the crowd in the bar enjoying a long game of pool but...More

1  Thank Rod958
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Breakfast and evening meal very good. Steak pie with veg good portions. Fruit salad for breakfast large and varied fruits used. Rooms small and some with no window. Ours just had a small vellum in the ceiling remote controlled. Opened OK but closed automatically when...More

Thank Allan R
Reviewed 23 July 2018

John could not have done more with the hospitality he showed throughout our two night stay. He was honest enough to say there were a couple bits of reburshment that was needed and was trying to find time to complete. However, nothing was too much...More

Thank hugh267
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Pub is tatty, tape literally holding down the carpet, clientel all scruffy literally just a local pub that serves crap grub for cheap, would not visit againMore

Thank Lloyd H
Lynn G, Owner at The Golf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

I really do not understand any of your comments at all, Firstly you did not eat with us. I do not know if you were looking at our Lunchtime Specials Menu which offers a smaller lunch and reduced Menu - which is extremeley popular -...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the golf tavern one friday lunchtime with my daughter,son and granddaughter's , was my the first time there , had the 2 course lunch menu the starter and the main the food was really good , will visit it again .

Thank magsmog
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Great ambience and very friendly staff. The food is good value and very good. We only had lunch but would return for dinner.

Thank CarnegieHoward
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Questions & Answers
25 June 2017|
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Response from Lynn G | Property representative |
Hello Yes we can accommodate if you would like to advise your preference of dish(es) and any other allergens Thank you for taking the time to ask the question Lynn
andrea s
6 December 2015|
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Response from Eric B | Reviewed this property |
Excellent food served at the Bar. There were no dogs in the premises anytime I have been there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bridge Street, Haddington EH41 4AU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Haddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 822327
  • E-mail
Family run Inn with 5 well appointed En-suite Rooms,Traditional Public Bar and Well presented Lounge / Restaurant. Locally sourced produce to home-cooked pub food. SUNDAY BREAKFAST SERVED FROM 9AM TO 11.30 AM.
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