Three East Lothian restaurants feature in the AA restaurant guide 2022, detailing some of the best food spots in the UK. 

The 2022 release marks the book's 28th edition, with each copy rounding up the best restaurants by county across Britain, alongside detailed descriptions of the location and often sample menus. 

Restaurants can be awarded 1-5 rosettes by inspectors, and while no East Lothian venues received the prestigious five, all three did win two rosettes. 

Here's what you need to know about the East Lothian restaurants which feature in the AA 2022 guide...

Which East Lothian restaurants feature in AA restaurant guide 2022?

Ducks Inn - Aberlady

Two rosettes

Found in a small village, the Ducks Inn hosts a bar-bistro, restaurant and smart accommodation, serving "appealing flavour combinations". 

Offering brunch, lunch and dinner as well as coffee and cake, there is something to please everyone here. 

Greywalls and Chez Roux - Gullane

Two rosettes

Serving modern French country style across four rooms, Chez Roux at Greywalls hotel offers menus that "impress and delight". 

These include Isle of Mull scallops and chicory; roast veal with sweetbreads; roast Loch Fyne salmon with fennel ravioli; and classic lemon tart with raspberry sorbet originally created by the late Albert Roux.

The Stables at The Bonnie Badger - Gullane

Two rosettes

This modern Scottish restaurant offers a Highlands meets Scandi interior style, with dishes inspired by the "From Nature to Plate". 

With various menus including afternoon tea, the three different rooms serve seasonal dishes created with local produce. 

What do the rosettes mean?

Five rosettes - Represents the pinnacle, where cooking compares with the best in the world.

Four rosettes - Among the top restaurants in the UK, they will combine appreciation of culinary traditions with a passionate desire for further exploration and improvement.

Three rosettes - Outstanding restaurants that achieve standards that demand recognition well beyond their local area.

Two rosettes - Excellent restaurants that aim for and achieve higher standards and better consistency.

One rosette - These restaurants achieve standards that stand out in their local area. They serve food prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good quality ingredients.

The Restaurant Guide 2022 is available online and in bookstores now.