Lunch is a magical time of day. An occasion to look forward to all morning and remember fondly during the lull before dinner.
The good people at Cringletie House Hotel near Peebles have waved their magic wand and come up with today’s Big Deal on a three course lunch.
Set in 28 acres of grounds, the four star Cringletie House is a wonderful setting for a good lunch.
Guests can sharpen their appetite with a woodland walk or a stroll through the baronial castle’s beautiful walled gardens.
The kitchen brigade at the hotel have a clever use of seasonal Borders ingredients and you can enjoy the fruits of their labour with this Big Deal.
Three course lunch
Available for lunch, Monday to Saturday, this offer is for two or four people to enjoy a three course bar lunch at Cringletie House Hotel.
The menu changes regularly but typical starters might be the crispy chicken tempura with sweet chilli dip or the balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes and goat’s cheese bruschetta with a rocket salad, sun blushed tomato and red pepper dressing.
Popular main courses include the slow cooked braised beef steak with bacon mash, seasonal vegetables and a mushroom sauce or the locally landed cod fillet in a beer batter with chunky fries.
As well as a range of summer salads, the bar menu also has a selection of burgers. For a spicy treat, try The Braveheart which is topped with haggis and a peppercorn sauce.
Dessert options include a warm apple and blue berry crumble; sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and ice cream or cream-filled profiteroles with hot chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream.
The food at Cringletie House Hotel has impressed many a TripAdvisor contributor. This recent review is typical:
‘Lovely place. Great meal. Quiet, magnificent hotel with lovely views of Borders. Nice grounds to wander in. Attentive staff. Food excellent quality. Some lovely art to look at on the walls.’
Approximately a half hour drive from Edinburgh, Cringletie House Hotel is within easy reach for a day trip.
Nearby attractions include Traquair House, Kailzie Gardens and Rosslyn Chapel.
Combine a spot of sightseeing with today’s Big Deal on lunch and you have a great day out with family or friends.