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The Townhouse

Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
01896 822645
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Ranked #5 of 23 restaurants in Melrose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $42 - $167
Cuisines: English, Scottish
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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108 reviews from our community

84% Recommend
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This hotel is a delight, it's modern, clean and friendly. We ate in the restaurant on the Friday evening and had a delicious 3 course meal for a very reasonable cost. The staff were really nice and helpful. A visit to the town of Melrose with a stay at the Townhead Hotel is definitely recommended.

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94 reviews 94 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Popped up here from the caravan club site for a Friday evening meal. We both had the 3 cuts of lamb with the haggis and neeps potato which was absolutely delicious. I would highly recommend it. Service was excellent. This restaurant is worth a visit.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stopped for an early dinner and chose to eat outside. Not the most of scenic of views as it turned out. We thought the portion size a bit on the small side for the food price. Perhaps it was an off day as all the other reviews seem positive. We were disappointed as we had gone there on recommendation.

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

we arrived fairly late (about 20.30) but the serving team said that they would be delighted to serve us. Both the starter( particularly the crab) and main were really enjoyable. A sensibly priced wine list made for a pleasant experience. The artwork at each side of the period fireplace was very well chosen, and the overall decor/furnishings showed excellent taste

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Corby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Food good but lacks atmosphere, but still worth eating here.The menu is good and the specials before 7 pm are good value, for somewhere reasonable to eat of an evening The Townhouse is fine.

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Very good food. Bright and comfortable restaurant and excellent service. Good value.good vegetarian options and options for gluten free. Recommend the cauliflower potato leek and cheese bake.

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Had a look around the various places for some lunch on a short visit to Melrose and we chose The Townhouse for no ther reason that my wife decided she was going no further to get something to eat (obviously worried she might end up with a Greggs on the hoof). Soup and sandwich lunch for £7.50 was our choice.... More

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We had a family lunch at the Townhouse after a christening in Melrose, the hotel had arranged a private room for the function which was ideal as there was a number of small children.The food and service were exceptional.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I visited this restaurant on 10th January 2014 for lunch ....... and what a lunch it was! The service was superb and the food simply delicious. I had the lamb and she had a fish dish ...... both were beautifully presented and absolutely scrummy! I can't wait to have an excuse to return and am hoping to... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

brilliant food and amazing staff will return but will not be staying at the george and abbotsford any reccomadations on a decent hotel

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