Hotels in Peebles

Castle Venlaw Hotel
Edinburgh Road

EH45 8QG

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23 miles south of Edinburgh, this romantic family-run 18th century Castle overlooking the picturesque town of Peebles provides friendly, elegant surroundings. Our 12 en-suite rooms including 2 luxury romantic suites and 2 four poster rooms, with views over Peebles and onto the Moorfoot Hills are spacious and characterful. The restaurant offers a menu of imaginative food using finest Scottish produce whilst lighter meals are served in the lounge, library or gardens. This is the ideal base for a break with golf courses and fishing on the Tweed, Traquair House, Abbotsford and Neidpath Castle close by and excellent walking and scenery. Don't forget Edinburgh is less than an hour away!


Ratings/Awards: STB 4 Star
AA 3 Star
Good Hotel Guide 2005
AA 2 Rosettes
Number of Rooms: 12
Number Ensuite: 12
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Cuisine: Traditional/Scottish
Chef: David Harrison
Awards: Good Hotel Guide 2005
AA 2 Rosettes

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Sample Menu:


Wild mushroom soup finished with crème fraiche

Salmon, Atlantic prawn and pasta shell salad accompanied by dressed summer leaves and red wine vinaigrette

Confit duck and quail terrine wrapped in parma ham, accompanied by red onion marmalade and melba toast

Brie, walnut, cherry tomato, marinated carrot and mixed leaf salad finished with crispy vegetables and split beetroot dressing


Monkfish poached in a ratatouille stew presented with saffron cocotte potatoes and buttered asparagus

Char grilled cutlets of lamb resting on sweet potato puree with
spring vegetables and mint jus

Supreme of guinea fowl accompanied by wild mushroom risotto, finished with roast salsify and porcini reduction

Cous cous tossed with courgette, garlic and red peppers,
drizzled with sherry vinegar reduction

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