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The Paper Mill

2-4 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
+44 131 663 1412
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2-4 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Didn’t eat here as asked if dog friendly and was told yes. Asked if we could sit outside as we had 2 dogs and it was a sunny day. Told not a problem. Returned a short time later to be told that we counldn’t be...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came to The Paper Mill at the recommendation of our B&B and it did not disappoint. We arrived in Edinburgh too late for our B&B to serve breakfast and were starving! Likely one of the best cups of coffee I've ever had. The eggs...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Called in for a quiet drink. All we got was constant noise and immature behaviour from the staff. The prices were far from reasonable, so was it too much to ask to enjoy our purchases in a relaxing environment?

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Wedding party afternoon tea. 1st time here. Service was poor asked for a wet latte coffee , this is a coffee with no foam. Didn't happen ask twice ended up getting a black coffee with milk it was not worth the wait. It was disgusting....More

Thank JackieT1959
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Was treated to afternoon tea for my birthday. Excellent. Can't recommend it highly enough. Delicious sandwiches and home made pastries

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Thought I would try the Paper Mill as I was out that way and everywhere I tried was busy. Nice table in great surroundings. Nice outside area where you can watch the world go by. Good food and drinks though its not cheap. The I...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Pleasant restaurant in a great location. Food was good and seemed quite reasonable value but not cheap. Well worth a visit.

Thank russelld49
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Finally made it to the paper mill for breakfast. I'm a huge fan of a cooked breakfast, but with quality ingredients and the paper mill did not disappoint. Poached eggs were perfect with liquid gold flowing out of them and big slabs of toast to...More

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Popped in here on spec., having often mused in passing about trying it out. Parking was a bit tight as the car park is quite limited. However, on entering the building, we were quickly seated inside and given menus. It was a lovely day but...More

Thank SusieElins
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Three of us went to this lovely little restaurant that sat right on the bank of the North River Esk in the town of Lasswade. The ambience was wonderful and the service high quality. We had an outstanding meal that started with cocktails – well...More

Thank Michael W
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Barry T | Property representative |
Hi there Sorry we are closed Xmas day The Paper Mill
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Response from Kerryx3 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
21 June 2016|
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Response from grannyhanlan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but they change so best to go on line and update will be there. They had a bruschetta with feta and that was lovely as we were there the other day. Sorry I'm not much help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Westmill Road, Lasswade EH18 1LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 1412
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Overlooking the River Esk, The Paper Mill is a newly opened all day bar and brasserie in an historic and tranquil setting. The Paper Mill is somewhere for locals and visitors alike to pop in for a morning coffee and one of our home baked cakes, Sunday brunch with the papers or an evening meal and a carafe of wine. The bar is home to an ever changing assortment of beers, handpicked from the best Scottish breweries and some premium products from further afield.
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