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The Wheatsheaf at Swinton

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Restaurant menu

This welcoming place is run by husband and wife team Chris and Jan Winson, who have built up an impressive reputation for both their beer and their food. In the bar you’ll find Belhaven IPA, draught Peroni, plus Stewarts Brewery and Scottish Borders Brewery bottled beers. Plus there’s a whisky map and tasting notes to study before choosing your single malt. There are two dining rooms, one overlooking the village green, and in both the menus feature home-made, locally-sourced food. Dinner might kick off with carpaccio of venison, parsnip purée, and apple and celeriac slaw, or home-made ham hock terrine with toast and pickled vegetables, before moving on to roast chicken breast with a haggis bon bon, fondant potatoes and braised red cabbage; or pan-seared cod fillet with butternut squash purée, olive mash and saffron cream. Desserts might feature orange pannacotta, sticky toffee pudding, or chocolate fondant.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 23-24 & 26 Dec, 2-3 Jan
  • Days closed: Mon-Fri L
  • Opening times: 4-11 (Sat 12-12 Sun 12-11)
  • Lunch opening: Sat 12-3, Sun 12-4
  • Dinner opening: Mon-Sat 6-9, Sun 6-8.30

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Belhaven IPA, Scottish Borders Gamebird & Foxy Blonde, Stewarts Brewing Hollyrood, Peroni
  • Real ciders: Aspall

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions

Getting here

From Edinburgh A697 onto B6461. From East Lothian A1 onto B6461

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