Welcome to Thomson’s @ The Castle, Barony Castle Hotel. This imposing 16th century Castle has evolved into a modern welcoming Hotel, Conference & Wedding Venue. Located just 35 minutes (17 miles) south of Edinburgh on the edge of the Scottish Borders
The award-winning restaurant at Barony Castle is one of Border’s finest, named after Executive Chef William Thomson in 2015, “Thomson’s @ the Castle” will truly make you find a gastronomic experience in elegant surroundings. William comes from a highly skilled back ground working for QE11 and the Edinburgh Caledonian Hotel amongst others. The restaurant has recently been awarded the “Healthy Living” Award, Visit Scotland’s “Taste our Best” Award and is also a “Scotch Beef” member.
Enjoy an apéritif in the Blue Dug Bar or Murray Lounge with a cocktail or a dram from our extensive range of malt whiskies whilst pondering our exciting seasonal menus prepared by our Executive Chef William Thomson constructed with local produce, individual tastes and dietary requirements in mind.
The Murray Lounge is the newest addition to Barony Castle, located next to the Elibank Suite on the Ground Floor offering a cosy log fire on cold nights and comfortable lounge seating all year around, equipped with not only three 58 inch flat screens to watch up to 3 different sports events at one time but also with a PS4 and Xbox, serving local beers and food from the Blue Dug Bar all day.
If you are staying a while and would like something not listed, then please ask one of our friendly staff and we will endeavour to procure it for you. (Minimum of 24 hours required)
Our Bar, Lounge and Restaurant are open every day to the public. Bar and Lounge food is served from 12 noon until 9.30pm.
Breakfast – 07.00-10.00 weekdays & 07.00-11.00 weekends
Lunch – 12.00-17.00 every day – served in the “Blue Dug” Bar, Murray Lounge, conservatory or courtyard
Dinner – 18.00-21.30 every day – served in the “Blue Dug” Bar, Murray Lounge or “Thomson’s @ the Castle” Restaurant