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“There is More to the Old Bakehouse than meets the eye”

Please find our six monthly update to let you know what’s happening, and what we have on offer for you at the Old Bakehouse West Linton; a family favourite at the heart of the local community.

Welcome to the story so far
“out of the fire and into the frying pan”

Sue And Ian Gray took Over at the Old Bakehouse in April 2016 following a combined fifty years experience in the hotel and restaurant industry. Focussing their efforts to maintain and further improve the standards and reputation that the Bakehouse has enjoyed for many years; they are delighted to welcome Pascal Theze, new Head Chef supported by Sue Gray as Second Chef, working relentlessly to deliver you amazing food and great value.

Our new menu brings an exciting change, maintaining the aim of delivering great flavour, great variety, and value to all of our guests. In an exciting year and a half, we have been overwhelmed with the support and feedback from all of our valued guests. With this in mind we want to give something back to you, and to the broader community of the Scottish Borders, Edinburgh, the Lothian’s, Lanarkshire and further afield. As well as a change in menu and drinks offering we have also been busy refurbishing the Old Bakehouse with sympathy for its history, age and position in West Linton.

It’s A Family Affair. Keeping it close to home.

The Old Bakehouse is a family run restaurant, with your family at the heart of everything we do. We are delighted to welcome large parties for celebratory events including Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Retirements, Christmas events and much more. We also host exclusive use events and can accommodate up to seventy people. Sue, Pascal and Ian will be happy to design menus and drinks selections to suit your needs and help your budget. We consider the local community as an extension of family, and where possible we aim to use local suppliers for all products and services at the Old Bakehouse. What is better than eating food grown and reared in your own back yard.

Charity begins at home. Your home and our home.

We realise the power of giving as a collective responsibility, and we are proud to let you know that on a quarterly basis we will be running competitions and initiatives with this aim and mission in mind. Each year we will be supporting two local, and two national charities, this year for example we are supporting the Scottish Poppy Appeal, and Marie Curie. We need your support in giving to these charities, also in identifying local charities within the immediate reach of West Linton that matter to you the most. Together we will succeed, let us start now and let’s make a difference.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, now is the me to book for your family event, club annual dinner, friends gathering or works party. We have created a beautiful menu to suit all needs and requirements, at only £27.00 for a lovely three course meal including mulled wine on arrival. We still have availability on certain nights and look forward to welcoming you to an open fire, a warming mulled wine, great food and service and a good drink of Christmas Spirits!! Book now to ensure your celebration goes off in style. Quote OBHNL when booking.

Keep up to date with our regular events

Such as tasting nights (Whisky, Gin, Wine), Theme evenings (French, Italian, Tapas) and other annual events such as Christmas or Mother’s day by checking the website, subscribe to our Facebook page, Follow us on twitter @obhwestlinton and Instagram. Or call us on 01968 660830

Bakehouse Gift Vouchers –
“A person cooking is a person giving”

Of course we do the cooking and serving and you do the giving. With Christmas approaching what better gift to give than great food and drink in a beautiful environment. Some of our greatest memories in life are from around the dinner table as we eat together, so give someone the ultimate gift of a great memory this year. We provide gift vouchers of any value from £10 upwards. These will be presented on a personalised gift card from you. Food is love made visible.

The Bakers Dozen – Loyalty rewards you

Our Loyalty scheme has proved to be a big success, when you visit the Old Bakehouse we give you point per person dining on your loyalty card, when you have reached 12 we stamp the lucky 13 “Bakers Dozen” which entitles you to a free three course meal for one person upon your next visit. See our homepage for more details.

Bakehouse Winter Warmer. Midweek menu only £11.95

We are delighted bring you our Winter Special two course meal for just £11.95 throughout November, January and February on Wednesday and Thursday evening and also Friday lunch me. Chase away the winter blues and come and relax with us for less this winter. We will still be serving all other menus over this period.

The Big Breakfast

The Weekend is all about relaxing and letting us take the strain. Our Brunch is now available on both Saturday and Sunday from 11am up until 1.30pm. We have created a new Brunch offering which alongside the old faithful choices, Full Scottish, Eggs Benedict etc bringing a choice of healthier options including fruits, cereals, Granolas, homemade preserves and pastries, and more vegetarian and fish options. With prices starting from £6.50 we feel this really is a great way to start the day, chill out after brunch with a relaxing Bloody Mary, the newspapers and of course our roaring open fire. “ Have a Hangover ??” We can Help Call Ian on 01968 660830

All BAR None

Where better to relax than the cosy inviting and informal bar at the Old Bakehouse. With a fine of Gins, Whisky, Scottish Craft ales, carefully crafted Cocktails, and an extensive Wine list we are happy to welcome you to the Bakehouse bar at any time through the week. So pop in and join us for a well deserved dram or tipple of your choice whenever you choose. From January onwards we will be offering a tasty homemade light bite menu from 3pm to 5pm and from 9pm to 11pm, including favourites like Mini Chorizo and haggis Scotch Eggs, Sues Italian Sausage Rolls, Tasty Chicken Wings, Nachos, King Prawn Skewers, Falafel and Dips. If you are lucky Ian will not try and explain the history of every item he has hoarded over the years!!

“It’s always tea time here Alice”

Well it certainly is between 2.30pm and 5.30pm Thursday to Saturday. Bringing back a wee bit of Bakehouse history, we are serving the finest quality homemade afternoon tea, in the old fashioned style in the informal and cosy setting of the conservatory. With stunning pastries produced daily by Pascal and Sue, a selection of teas and infusions (and of course excellent coffee) and perhaps a glass of fizz; why not join us for a real treat no matter what the occasion. We welcome groups and parties and with prices starting from £13.95 you can afford and fully deserve a wee bit of nostalgic indulgence once in a while.

“The end of this story is the beginning of many”