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Lothianbridge, Dalkeith, EH22 4TR

Dinner Menu

We run a ‘rolling menu’ in that we change the dishes we feel are working well and in season, using
the finest local fish, meat & vegetables, see our Local Heroes board for more information about our suppliers.


The Sun Inn  


Small plates 

Spiced halkadiki olives £3 

Cod cheek £5 

Crispy lardo, curried cauliflower, walnut & herb shatta  

Selection of warm bread £4 

Cultured butter, oils & vinegars  

Green harissa hummus £4.5 

Dukkah, charred pitta & pomegranate  

Panko fried oysters £5 

Charred lemon & tartare sauce  

Curried cauliflower fritters £5 

Gruyere cheese sauce & Yemenite hot sauce £ 

Black haggis croquettes £4.5 

Whisky & grain mustard aioli  

Welsh rarebit & Arran mustard bonbon £4.5 

Plum tomato & chilli chutney, parmesan tuille 


Soup of the day £6 

Homemade bread & cultured butter 

Chicken liver & redcurrant pate £7.5 

Toasted sourdough, picked cucumber & turmeric mustard  

Pan fried king scallop £10 

Celeriac, smoked bacon, & black pudding  

Falafel fritters £7 

Dressed chick peas, saffron aioli & dukkah 

Gressingham duck leg spring roll £8 

Kimchee, chamomile, black sesame & apricot preserve  

½ dozen Loch Fyne oysters £2.5 each 

Shallot, thyme & red wine vinegar, tabasco & charred lemon 

West coast mussels £8 

White wine, garlic, parsley cream sauce, confit garlic & chive loaf  

Scottish fish & shellfish plate £9/£18 

Charred lemon, tartare sauce & mignonette  

Cured meat plate £8/£16 

Toasted sourdough, dried tomatoes & apricot preserve 


Ale battered Newhaven haddock fillet £11/£16 

Triple cooked chips, crushed garden peas, mint & charred lemon  

North Atlantic hake £19 

Cullen skink stovies, charred green onions, sea veggies & ‘broon’ sauce  

Dry age Scotch beef cheeseburger £15.5 

Garlic & herb aioli, dill pickle beef tomato, brioche, triple cooked chips & coleslaw  

Pig on a plate £21 

Pork fillet, confit pork belly, Hornigs black pudding, braised pig cheeck, smoked mash & apple cider jus  

Highland Deer £24 

Roe deer saddle, venison sausage, slow cooked haunch, potato fondant, spinach puree, bramble, carrot & juniper jus  

Scotch Beef £28 

Beef fillet, Suet & shoulder pie, potato & beef terrine, celeriac, baby turnip & green kale 

½ Dunbar lobster £22 

Garlic & parsley butter, charred lemon, Thermidor aioli, frites & watercress  

Mushroom, smoked cheese & ale filo strudel £14 

Creamed polenta, salsa Verde, spinach & chestnuts  

Butternut squash & sage tortellini £13.5 

Pumpkin seeds, thyme butter sauce & parsley puree  

Dry age steaks & grill 

226g Scotch sirloin £28 

226g Scotch ribeye £27 

170g Flat Iron £15 

Served with confit plum tomato, field mushroom, dressed watercress, candied shallot & triple cooked chips 

Sauces £2 

Béarnaise, parsley butter sauce, pink peppercorn & brandy, smoked cheese & mushroom 


Wild rocket & parmesan salad £3.5 

Triple cooked chips & garlic aioli £4 

Charred green beans, chilli & roast almonds £4 

Dunbar Lobster mac & Applewood cheese £5 

Hassel back potatoes & pil – pil sauce £4 


Dark chocolate & salted caramel pave £8 

Peanut butter ice cream & toffee popcorn  

Fig & wild rosemary tart £7.5 

Apple blossom, vanilla pod ice cream, vanilla syrup & hazelnut praline  

Sticky toffee steamed sponge pudding £7 

Medjool date ice cream, black treacle & butterscotch  

Heather honey & blackberry crème brulee £7.5 

Smoked butter milk ice cream, aerated white chocolate & almond  

Ice cream & sorbet selection £6.5 

Red berry compote & poppy seed tuille 

Selection of Scottish & French cheeses £10 

Cultured butter, peppered oaties, crisp celery, house chutney & grapes