We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

George & Abbotsford Hotel

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
High Street, Melrose TD6 9PD, Scotland
+44 1896 822308
Add hours for George & Abbotsford Hotel and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 46 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
basic but good

Good but basic well presented evening meals always hot and as we were a coach party a good choice. Breakfast had superb porridge but like all beffet style breakfast bars some food went cold quicker than others

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
John H
,
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Add Photo

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Good but basic well presented evening meals always hot and as we were a coach party a good choice. Breakfast had superb porridge but like all beffet style breakfast bars some food went cold quicker than others

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ozark, Missouri
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

On holiday in Melrose, came in to the city late and chose this restaurant. The food was good, staff polite and price were very fair. We had salmon and rump steak. The locals indicated the restaurant was know for a more general menu. I would agree with that statement, but found the menu allowed us choice.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Thought we would like a Sunday lunch and came here. The food was lovely, nice and hot. Had a homemade soup and the lunch. Certainly we didn't need any tea later and I only had a light breakfast the following day because the lunch was so massive. Lots of lovely fresh vegetables. Staff were fine serving us. We will certainly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were walking past on a Sunday lunch time and thought the Sunday lunch menu looked good. We had excellent service, and the meal was hot and plentiful so much so that we could not eat a dessert. We had a bottle of house wine.....not brilliant but it was just house wine. We will return. Service excellent and staff very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

It was perfect for what we wanted: Booze served by a welcoming bartender, no one smoking, no TV, and no music. Just our drinks, some birds doing their thing, and other people chatting or reading, enjoying themselves and the space. Thanks! The lovely April weather that afternoon didn't hurt either.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We visited after Gala 7s on our way home.We had 4 steaks,1camel,2fillets and 1 ribeye.All cooked rare and perfect.Would recommend,great service,good value,nice to see a well run hotel.Will be back.See you all soon☺

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Probably one of my worst dining experiences. Staff were rude. Advertised as a steakhouse and serves the worst steak I have ever had. Asked for medium rare and received well done on three out of four meals. Should specialise in steak instead of having such a wide range on menu.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Staying at this Hotel was not a e xperience. The staff had no customer skills at all they all looked miserable. No smiles. I stayed a week my room wasn't cleaned nor towels changed during that time. Tea tray filthy,dead fly, ants and dirt. Sink too small to fill kettle which i did with a cup.no wardrobe or chest of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

my wife and I visited the hotel tonight as, since we moved back into the area after 8 years, we have been looking for decent restaurants. after hearing an advert on the local radio, we decided to give this place a wee try, and so pleased we did!!. my wife and I are well travelled, Australia, Africa, Europe the Caribbean... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Well run hotel. Staff excellent and very friendly. Find some of the negative comments baffling - can only comment on our experiences. One particular issue dealt with promptly and extremely professionally. Owners clearly care deeply about their customers and their business. I was particularly impressed with the local real ales - not just the usual range of keg fizz you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed George & Abbotsford Hotel also viewed

Melrose, Scottish Borders
Melrose, Scottish Borders
 
Melrose, Scottish Borders
Gattonside, Melrose
 

Been to George & Abbotsford Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about George & Abbotsford Hotel

Address: High Street, Melrose TD6 9PD, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1896 822308
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
Cuisine: British

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Melrose TD6 9PD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 822308

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from George & Abbotsford Hotel staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?