A La Carte Menu 2017-05-02T16:41:54+00:00

À La Carte Menu

Our À La Carte menu is available in ‘Thomson’s at the Castle’ Restaurant from 18:00 every day


Soup of the Day with warm rolls – £3.95

Smoked salmon cheesecake with green mustard crème fraiche – £7.95

Crispy fried calamari with harissa mayonnaise – £7.25

Wafer thin smoked venison tossed with seasonal leaves, sun blushed tomatoes and asparagus spears dressed with a grain mustard vinaigrette – £6.25

West Coast Moules Mariniere with warm rolls – £7.95

Goats cheese mousse, beetroot popcorn and snippets of fruit toast – £6.95


Grilled Fillet of Sole  
Grilled fillet of sole, sautéed baby potatoes, wild mushrooms, and sugar snap peas topped with parsley lime butter – £16.55

Confit Shredded Duck
Shredded duck, Thai style vegetables and egg noodles tossed with a hoi-sin and sesame dressing – £16.25

Roasted Saddle of Lowland Lamb (cooked pink)
Rosettes of local lamb roasted with garlic and herbs, sweet potato gratin, green beans wrapped in bacon and finished with a red current jus – £18.95

Smoked Haddock and Crab Fishcake
Smoked haddock, crab and parsley fishcake, served on a salad of winter leaves, plum tomatoes, shaved fennel and dill mayonnaise – £15.25

Pork and Haggis Meat Balls with Chorizo
Homemade pork and haggis meat balls with chorizo presented with creamy mash, garden pea and cep cream – £15.95

Tandoori Marinated Breast of Local Chicken
Tandoori marinated breast of chicken, saffron pilau, smoked garlic wilted stem broccoli, butternut puree and raita – £16.95

Mediterranean Aubergine
Mediterranean aubergine slipper glazed with Howgate brie, served with a side salad – £11.25

Butternut Risotto
Butternut, sun-blushed tomato and basil risotto with parmigiana cheese – £12.25

Please note that all dishes are cooked to order from fresh ingredients and therefore can take longer to prepare.

From the Grill

8oz Scotch Fillet of Beef – £31.50

8oz Scotch Rib Eye of Beef – £29.00

8oz Scotch Sirloin of Beef – £27.50

8oz Gammon Steak with Pineapple – £16.50

Half Chicken Roasted with Lemon, Garlic and Thyme – £19.50

All served with sautéed cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, salad, homemade battered onion rings and Albert Bartlett wedges.

Please choose one of the following sauces to accompany your grill:
Béarnaise, Mushroom, Peppercorn, Blue Cheese or Garlic Butter.

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Shaws Fine Meats began life as a butcher shop in the Borders town of Lauder and was a finalist in ‘Britain’s Best Butcher’ 2008. The business was founded in 1828 and has subsequently been passed down the generations of the Shaw and Deans families. All livestock which is outdoor reared and free range is sourced directly (through St Boswells livestock auction market) from trusted farms within a 30 mile radius of the Lauder shop.

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Side Orders

Albert Bartlett Wedges – £2.95

Skinny Fries –  £2.95

Sweet Potato Fries –  £2.95

Creamy Mash – £2.95

Garlic Mushrooms –  £2.95

Mixed Salad –  £2.95

Marinated Olives –  £2.95

Onion Rings –  £2.95

Chilli Slaw –  £2.95

Fried Egg – £0.75


Warm apple and toffee crumble with macadamia nut, topped with vanilla ice cream – £6.45

Belgian callebaut chocolate tart with mascarpone cheese – £7.95

Wild berry cheesecake with vanilla tuile and strawberry and mint coulis – £5.55

Warm crepe suzette with grand marnier sauce and vanilla ice cream – £6.55

Platter of freshly cut fruits and berries with natural yoghurt – £5.35

Scottish cheese served with fruit jelly, celery, grapes and crisp fruit biscuits – £8.50

We ask our guests to please communicate any dietary requirements that our kitchen team should be aware of at the time of booking with a notice of at least 24 hours. This is to make sure any special catering or changes to the menu due to dietary requirements can be guaranteed and provided.

All Leisure Members enjoy a 10% discount on food & drink purchases in our Bar and Restaurant


Our Bar, Lounge and Restaurant are open every day to the public


7am – 10am

(11am weekends)


12 noon – 5pm

Served in the Bar, Lounge, Conservatory & Courtyard


12 noon – 5pm

Served in the Lounge, Conservatory & Courtyard


6pm – 9.30pm

Served in the Bar, Lounge & Restaurant

Staying with us? Our room service menu is available 24/7

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