Dobbies Edinburgh

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Lasswade, MIDLOTHIAN

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We also have a daily safety champion to promote and monitor our cleaning standards. We have also created a mask changeover process.

FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT

At Dobbies’, we offer deliciously good value for breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea in our restaurants. We present a range of classics, healthy options and seasonal produce across all our menus, with gluten free and vegan options available. There is a range of popular meat-free and plant-based dishes. Dobbies’ coffee is a bespoke blend and exclusive to us. We also have a dedicated kids’ menu, with less salt, and plenty of flavour. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in specific areas.

Dobbies Edinburgh
Melville Nurseries, Lasswade, MIDLOTHIAN, EH18 1AZ

About the area

Discover Midlothian

With the Pentland Hills climbing to the west, the Moorfoot Hills to the south, and Edinburgh right on its doorstep, Midlothian is high up on the agenda for many visitors to Scotland. South of Edinburgh’s city bypass lies a swathe of former coal-mining country. The pits were closed in the 1980s, and former mining communities like Dalkeith, Newtongrange, Bonnyrigg and Gorebridge have become dormitory suburbs of the city. Gorebridge is a rather sleepy suburb these days. In the 19th century it produced gunpowder for Wellington’s armies and Nelson’s warships, and its peace was occasionally shattered by accidental explosions. You can see the scanty remains of the gunpowder mills nearby, but Gorebridge’s real attraction is a grand Georgian mansion built for a dynasty of Scottish magnates: Arniston House.

In a mining village south of Edinburgh you’ll find one of Scotland's most mysterious buildings. Rosslyn Chapel was founded here in 1446 and is linked with the Knights Templar and other secretive societies, and, believed by some to be the hiding place of the Holy Grail, a role publicised in Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code. Make time to visit Dalhousie Castle, which claims to be the oldest inhabited castle in Scotland, built in 1450.

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