Cosy, classically decorated bar in a country house hotel near Edinburgh
The Vaulted Bar is part of the Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, located near Livingstone just west of Edinburgh. The hotel is set in an historic 16th century building surrounded by 22 acres of woodland and providing the perfect country retreat. The Vaulted Bar is classically decorated with large open fireplaces, leather armchairs and antique paintings. It’s a warm and welcoming venue, open to both guests and non-guests at the hotel. With a relaxed atmosphere and elegant design, the bar is a great venue for a drink, a snack or a lavish afternoon tea.
On The Vaulted Bar menu, diners will find a range of light bites, salads, sandwiches and some more substantial options too. There’s North Sea beer battered fish, a coastal catch of the day, sausage and mash, and a succulent 21 day aged Scottish rib eye steak. There are also lots of tasty desserts and cakes made freshly made every day. Children are welcome in The Vaulted Bar and there’s a special kids’ menu available for little ones too.
The Vaulted Bar and Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel are situated close to junction 3 off the M8 motorway and there’s plenty of free parking on site. Edinburgh and Glasgow are both around 30 minutes’ drive away. Diners will also find the venue easily accessed by public transport. Uphall rail station is 20 minutes’ walk from the hotel and there are bus stops close by offering routes into Edinburgh and local suburbs. Anyone looking to explore the area before or after a meal, will find a number of golf courses and the village of Uphall within easy reach.