Built on the site of the old Swanston Golf Clubhouse and opened in 2007, Swanston Farm’s public Brasserie beholds fantastic views from its vantage point, overlooking Edinburgh, the Pentland Hills, Firth of Forth and towards the distant East Lothian beaches. Open all day, every day from 9am (with the exception of Christmas Day), our Brasserie offers something for everyone – from a hearty breakfast to a pre-stroll lunch, to a romantic dinner or even a celebratory outing for a large group.


All of our dishes are freshly prepared and where possible, we use ingredients sourced from local producers, seasonally, from our 700 acre farm, including our own beef, lamb and eggs.

We have a fully-stocked bar, including local craft beers as well as a selection of coffees and speciality teas. For the designated drivers we also have a variety of soft drinks and a range of non-alcoholic beers.

Set on the first floor with disabled access and a lift, everyone is welcome. Free parking means easy access, less stress and no limits on the time you want to spend with us. You’ll find Swanston Brasserie offers a great space to relax, dine and socialise – for adults and children alike.

Swanston Brasserie is also able to host your own private event, from a children’s party in our ground floor function room, to a Christening or a wedding upstairs in our main Brasserie area, a drinks reception on our terrace overlooking the fairway and the Pentland Hills or your office Christmas party. The space available at Swanston Brasserie is relaxed, flexible and your event will benefit from our accumulative decades of experience in catering and events.

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Spring & Summer months – Monday 26th March 2018 – Sunday 28th October 2018 inclusive

Brasserie open from 9am daily

The kitchen at Swanston Brasserie is open from 9am until 9pm daily

Autumn & Winter months – Monday 29th October 2018 – Sunday 24th March 2019 inclusive

Brasserie open from 9am daily (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)

The kitchen at Swanston Brasserie is open from 9am until 8.30pm daily (except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Hogmanay and New Year’s Day)

Festive Opening times

Christmas Eve – 9am until 4pm – Kitchen is open from 9am until 3:30pm

Christmas Day – CLOSED ALL DAY

Boxing Day – 11am until 6pm – Kitchen opens from 12pm until 5pm

Hogmanay – 9am until 5pm – Last orders are at 3pm

1st January 2019 – 11am until 6pm – Kitchen opens from 12pm to 5pm

Pre-booking is strongly advised, in order to avoid disappointment.

Telephone: 0131 445 2239 (Option 2).


“On the 22nd September, 2018, the Swanston Brasserie hosted a truly wonderful wedding reception for my daughter and her husband. Heartfelt thanks, great respect and praise belong with the Manager, Wylie, and his team. Every step of the way, time and care were taken to ensure the reception would be a very true to the couple occasion. And it was, and then some. The planning and preparation were exemplary and led us to a reception which was perfect in the ways we had hoped for, as well as in ways we had not even dreamed of.  The joyful, relaxed atmosphere of the wedding ceremony continued beautifully into the Brasserie. It was in our ideal setting, nestling into the Pentland Hills with breath taking views across Edinburgh. This was particularly special because a number of our guests had come from far flung places.  The amazing service we had over the course of the evening was second to none. It was friendly, warm, well-timed and unobtrusive. The meal was of excellent quality, delicious and enjoyed by all the guests.  Although I have tried to, I do not think I could ever sing the Swanston Brasserie’s praises enough. Thank you for giving Christina and Manaba, along with their families and friends, a wedding reception with such happy memories to treasure for evermore.”

“My husband and I dine at Swanston Brasserie every month and never tire of the stunning views, fantastic menu and wonderful staff. Over the years we have got to know the staff very well and love that we feel so at home there.  We spent last Hogmanay at the Brasserie too, with a large group of friends and enjoyed the brilliant live music and Hogmanay menu. We can’t recommend it highly enough.”