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The Townhouse

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

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  • 79
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Steak and ice cream!

Nice location and packed for a Monday night so there was a great atmosphere.The food was excellent, perhaps the best steak I've had and the local ice cream they use is fantastic. Good value, will be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Emu92
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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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Strathaven, United Kingdom
7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Nice location and packed for a Monday night so there was a great atmosphere.The food was excellent, perhaps the best steak I've had and the local ice cream they use is fantastic. Good value, will be back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The food was delicious and served with attention to detail by a very professional and warm wait staff. Great selection of local scotches and don't miss the Cullen Skink!

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St. Boswells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Went here a couple of weeks ago with my wife on a Saturday evening. Have always had a lovely meal in the past so was looking forward to it. Unfortunately I feel the menu was a disappointment. There were too many fish dishes on the menu so not good if you are not too keen on fish. There was approx... More 

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newcastle
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My partner and myself booked this for a birthday meal for the two of us and I must say the food was great and the staff pleasant to deal with. My only disappointment was the lack of beers available as I could only see lager or the black stuff but that is just me. We shall return.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Early Bird menu is small but well chosen and caters for most tastes. We found the staff very friendly and helpful and the food was lovely.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We ate in the restaurant in a group of 9. Very nice surroundings, friendly & attentive staff and very good food. Highly recommended. Thank you for a lovely evening!

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lovely restaurant with friendly staff & efficient service. Select & private pre-dinner drinks lounge in the back with views over the walled patio area. Great food - salmon & scallops, sea-bass in a delicious Asian-fusion style followed by chocolate fondant teamed with nuggets of intensely-flavoured gingerbread & ice-cream. Amazing !

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Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Superb food - we had evening meal & breakfast here. The food was freshly cooked, the service was excellent - delicious will dine here again

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tyronegael
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Recommend the 3 course early bird. It is a good idea to book in advance as the dining room is small and can get busy.

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Leicester
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Nice welcome and atmosphere with very nice food on a Monday lunchtime,my cullen skink was fantastic followed by a club sandwich with perfectly cooked butterflied chicken breast homemade colslaw a pity the fries were not hand cut!

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Additional Information about The Townhouse

Address: Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01896 822645
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
Average Prices: USD 39 - 156
Cuisine: English, Scottish

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  • 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 39 - 156
  • Cuisine: English, Scottish

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