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Chapters Bistro

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Main Street, Gattonside, Melrose TD6 9NP, Scotland
+44 1896 823217
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Local, seasonal scottish food from the borders in a relaxed informal...
Local, seasonal scottish food from the borders in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Chef patron and wife restaurant manager.
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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicous!

Bea and Rodger are wonderful hosts. The meal and the atmosphere were delightful. Fresh, local ingredients make this meal very memorable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Bea and Rodger are wonderful hosts. The meal and the atmosphere were delightful. Fresh, local ingredients make this meal very memorable.

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Glasgow Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Four of us visited on a Sunday night. We all had an excellent meal, the food was tasty, fresh and well presented. We were very well looked after and recommend Chapters without hesitation. Get on down!

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Lake District
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had the pleasure of eating at Chapters Bistro during our recent stay in the borders. Upon entering, we were offered a warm welcome by Bea and shown to our table. We ordered some drinks, while perusing the menu, which had a variety of options available. I decided on the venison bresaola to start and my wife had the scallops... More 

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went to Chapters recently for lunch as a couple. We were disappointed by the choice on the menu. We both struggled to find something we wanted to eat and finally settled on venison burgers. These were beautifully presented but so gamey and strong I was unable to finish mine. There are lots of venison dishes on the menu leaving... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Visited this restaurant with friends and we all had a wonderful meal. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. As soon as their homemade bread arrived, we were won over and the meal only got better. Meat was cooked as requested and melted in the mouth. We had a beautiful fresh piece of cod, a succulent steak, fabulous tender venison and... More 

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CHAPTERS2015, Owner at Chapters Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your best wishes. We have had a huge support from both locals and visitors. Thank you all!!! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Lovely table in the window, very good choice of mainly local produce. Cooked and served to high standard. We will return again!

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Pettistree, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We just had the most amazing evening at Chapters. Fantastic local seasonal food, i had the tomato fish broth to start which was beautiful such amazing flavours then to follow Wild Boar Shoulder, so tasty and succulent. My husband had the Short Rib of beef which he loved, but he was also equally impressed by the quality of the wine... More 

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Gateshead
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Me and a large group of friends were staying nearby in a local house for the bank holiday weekend and we were recommended by the lady who owned the house to book a table at this restaurant. There was 16 of us in total and the table was booked for 6pm. I called a little before 6pm to say we... More 

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CHAPTERS2015, Owner at Chapters Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We are disappointed you did not enjoy your hen party with us last saturday evening. We do take feedback very seriously and if you had mentioned your concerns we would have strived to make amends. Our set priced menu at £13.45 for 2 courses, 16.95 for 3, plus... More 

Melrose, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We are just back from a very lovely meal at Chapters. The new owners seem to have brought the sparkle back. You get a very good choice of meals from all the menu's. The drink menu is also very extensive. We had the set Sunday lunch menu (2 courses). The pate was very tasty and well presented. We had lamb... More 

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Melrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Went to Chapters to celebrate my birthday 6 of us in the party the choices were outstanding. Everything was beautifully prepared and served. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Altogether an unforgettable event.

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CHAPTERS2015, Owner at Chapters Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for you comments. We try to keep our menu local and seasonal using the fantastic local produce from the Borders. More 

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Additional Information about Chapters Bistro

Address: Main Street, Gattonside, Melrose TD6 9NP, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1896 823217
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose  >  Gattonside
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 31

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Gattonside, Melrose TD6 9NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose  >  Gattonside
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 823217

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 31

Description

Local, seasonal scottish food from the borders in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Chef patron and wife restaurant manager.
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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