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The Townhouse

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British, Scottish
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Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
01896 822645
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 93
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and service

The food was excellent this time - really yummy cullen skink and a trio of lamb cutlets cooked to perfection. They don't need to have a second 'trio of lamb' on the menu - a little variation in the description would be helpful. But that's a quibble.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
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London
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London
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The food was excellent this time - really yummy cullen skink and a trio of lamb cutlets cooked to perfection. They don't need to have a second 'trio of lamb' on the menu - a little variation in the description would be helpful. But that's a quibble.

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1 Thank Ontheroad164
Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Friendly staff, beautiful dining area, good wide choice of dishes, delicious meals. Arrived last minute and with no planning and were very pleased we did!

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Thank Katina W
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

In the centre of town,parking available outside the front door. Very clean place. Bedroom was nice,clean and the bathroom was spot on. Staff very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was good,loads of different choices. Coffee and toast in abundance. Would definitely stop here again.

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Thank Mick A
Margate, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

A very pleasant lunch, a good menu, efficient staff. No view as such but still a pleasantly decorated environment to eat in. I would definitely return.

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Thank GRAHAMK1234
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in the townhouse. Everything from the starter to the wine was excellent. Had been recommended this place by several locals and it didn't disappoint. Friendly staff and nice inside. Will be back!

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Thank freddy3034
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

My family and I were here last night to celebrate my sisters birthday. Restraunt staff were kind enough to but balloons and banners on the table for us before she arrived. Everyone at the table enjoyed their food, my grandpa even said 'it was one of the best meals he'd ever had!' (He had the lamb cutlets). I had the... More 

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Thank LGJ752
Clackmannan
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185 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We had intended booking this at the last minute, thank goodness we didn't, we looked in just for a coffee, were shown through to the "conservatory" which is really a glazed lean to, coffee eventually arrived and it was instant, I can't believe that a hotel is still serving that and expecting people to pay the same as barista coffee,... More 

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Thank Albanach
Dunfermline
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Really nice dinner with friends. Excellent ingredients perfectly cooked and presented, and delightfully served. What else can you ask for? We'll be back.

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Thank Mary P
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Excellent wine selection and fantastic selection of local and seasonal menu items. It has a relaxing and intimate environment, great for a romantic dinner or nice evening out with friends.

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Thank Michelle A
Scotland
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The food and Menu here is excellent, as is the service and very helpful and friendly staff , we will most definately be back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: 01896 822645

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 145
  • Cuisine: British, Scottish

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