Eating Out near Belhaven

Just a few suggestions

Mason's Arms - pub in Belhaven High Street, 100yds from 13 Duke Street; excellent food

Central Cafe - great fish and chips in Dunbar's West Port, a mile from Belhaven, via Belhaven High St

The Barns Ness Hotel - Near the station. Sunny Verandah Bar. The main restaurant is panelled with salvage from the Mauretania.

The Hillside Hotel - opposite the Parish Church (worth a visit) and the Medical Centre

Coast Cafe - beside the station. Formerly The Shoestring, now run by the surfers but still opens early for breakfast or snacks to take with you on the train

West Barns Inn - pub about a mile west of Belhaven, live music at weekends

In Dunbar High Street : north to south

Indian Tandoori - said to be very good. Evenings.

The Food Hamper - for delicatessen snacks during shop hours

Umberto's bistro, pizzeria type food, available all evening

1650 Coffee Shop - good snacks, delicious home-cooked cakes, spacious; opposite Town Clock; shop hours.

Graze cafe - excellent freshly cooked; cramped; shop hours.

The King's Palace - Chinese, eat in or carry-out.

The Rocks about 1 mile from Belhaven - up Back Road which becomes Dunbar's North Road, then first left

Bayswell Hotel - a little nearer Dunbar than The Rocks
superb views of sea

Dunbar Leisure Pool for a noisy snack with spectacular views

The Creel - at the corner of Victoria Street and Lamer Street.  Small, intimate.   Excellent food  freshly cooked, locally sourced.   Lunch, dinner, or just a glass of wine.
Tel: Dunbar (01368) 863 279

The Volunteer Arms in Victoria Street, named after the Lifeboat crews who have done such wonderful work for nearly two centuries. The food is good, and you can sit outside on a sunny day.

Waves coming over the sea wall, Victoria Harbour, 1988

This is an old lifeboat, photographed by my brother Stanley, on a stormy day in March 1988. Now we have a Trent class, see Dunbar RNLI, usually moored in the deeper water at Torness. The inshore rib still lives here.

Except where otherwise stated, all aerial photos on this site are copyright Skyviews, 2002, and all other pictures are copyright WS/RMS, 1998-2002