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La Potiniere

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La Potiniere Main Street, Gullane EH31 2AA, Scotland
+44 1620 843214
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai soup” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (10 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (3 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
La Potiniere Main Street, Gullane EH31 2AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As my normal Gullane restaurant has stopped doing lunch , we gave this a try and what a wonderful experience it turned out. More like dining in a friend's house than a restaurant. We were greeted by the owner & chef who talked us through...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikeBR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never fail to enjoy the food in this intimate and so friendly and welcoming restaurant, and so had been looking forward to an overdue visit with two close friends for a sort of pre Christmas catch up. The charm and warmth of the welcome...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food which was perfectly cooked and seasoned. Relaxed pace which allows you to enjoy your night.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlexE638
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful food, the attention to detail is terrific. The artisan homebaked bread that preceded the starter was delicious, and that set the tone for what was a wonderful meal. We loved the ambience, the silver service - everything was magnificent. We'll be back for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank saintjag
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a hidden gem of a restaurant and well worth the trip from Edinburgh. The menu was outstanding and exceptionally accommodating of dietary requirements- including some rather unusual requests! It was incredible how innovative the chef was in overcoming some of my guests dietary...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Zoe K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Restaurants change, and in 12 month can loose the edge they once had . not so "La Potinierre". We visit annually when visiting Edinburgh for the Festival et al. Never have we been disappointed, Fine food, presented so perfectly by Mary and Keith and always...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JohnSnel
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We had lunch today (Tuesday 28th August) and it was excellent. I ate from the fixed menu, sea bream with a creamy mash, followed by the best Tiramisu I’ve ever had (roughly 15€ for 2 courses). My wife had the Caesar Salad which she said...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Having overnighted at Greywalls overlooking the Muirfield golf course, we chose La Potiniere to close off a good trip before returning to Glasgow. Housed in what looks like a residential building with its own compound, the restaurant exudes charm and a certain French chic, Keith...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lilacfields
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We enjoyed a terrific lunch at the Potiniere.We try and book lunch when we are in the area and have never been disappointed. Keith operates like a swan ,calmly gliding across the kitchen and restaurant but to achieve such delicious food starting from the homemade...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mc m
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant lived up to its reputation. Wonderful intimate dining ambiance, excellent cuisine. Certainly not for a group of rowdy golfers. But perfect for a lovely dinner out with friends and family!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Berolz
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Bob A
4 July 2018|
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Response from Sean002 | Reviewed this property |
Really it has all been said....virtually no chance of a nine without booking well in advance and whilst it is smart casual is sophisticated food with only two choices at each course so your children would need to be aware of... More
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Response from stevehH5458WR | Reviewed this property |
I am a reviewer - call the Restaurant directly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$98 - US$98
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 13:30
12:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Potiniere Main Street, Gullane EH31 2AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Gullane
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 843214
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