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Herges on the Loch

Tweedbank Drive | Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RP, Scotland
+44 1896 759909
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pavlova” (11 reviews)
“sea bream” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tweedbank Drive | Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RP, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to go out to celebrate the end of our college course and were glad we choose herges everything was great from the service to the food we will certainly return again.

Thank catherinecairns113
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited today for a Father’s Day meal. Ordered the 8oz steak for £18 something and the Gnocci. The steak was poorly presented and was more like a piece of frying steak than quality rump. The gnocchi was absolutely swimming in tomato sauce and oil. The...More

Thank SJW199
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sorry you were disappointed.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lovely lunch at Herges. Friendly attentive staff, superb service and delicious food. Lovely friendly atmosphere.

Thank Vivienne S
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad you had a good Fathers Day, hope you return for Mother’s Day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for dinner. Lovely setting, ask for a table on the lower level. Great service, friendly and efficient. As I’m coeliac their Gluten free menu was amazing - loads of choice. The food was good to look at and delicious to eat! We will...More

Thank ang111
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your praise. Our Chef, Len, adapts as many of his main menu creations to be gluten free, as he can. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a lovely, easy, scenic day, you could do no better than to take the Borders Railway to Tweedbank and have a late lunch at Herges. The setting could not be lovelier, with a dozen swans a-swimming around a fountain in the loch....More

Thank nanperess
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m happy that you had a lovely day. It’s so nice to hear. Haste ye back.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu interesting, shame the taste didn’t match. Six of us ate here and only the fish and chips garnered a ‘nice’vote. Starter was fine, liver parfait, but I followed it with a vegetarian lentil option which was tasteless. Such a shame, it just needed some...More

Thank Judith W
sandysan0189, Manager at Herges on the Loch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I’m sorry that you were disappointed. I will investigate both the content of our salad and the flavour or the Dahl. Our prices reflect the cost of living and we cannot charge less. The majority of our customers keep returning as they enjoy our dishes...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This establishment is beautifully situated by the loch and has a lovely atmosphere, only had coffee here but Id certainly like to stop of for lunch when next in the area

Thank Vee M
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Ideally situated at the edge of Gunknowe Loch, this restaurant is a welcome find for anyone traveling between Melrose and Galashiels. The menu is varied, and reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mdubhghlas
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Since moving to the Borders we have visited Herges several times. The standard of food and service is consistent and excellent. Food is so fresh, portions are too big for us but half portions available. We visited again today and were very impressed by the...More

Thank anyeka
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this place whilst holidaying in the Borders area and were pleasantly surprised by how good it was. Smart and casual atmosphere, freshly prepared quality food together with friendly service - all contributed to a fine relaxing dining experience.

Thank snellsnook
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March 9, 2018|
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Response from sandysan0189 | Property representative |
We have always been fans of the cub reporter. Could ask why the cowboy hat?
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Ron G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do open for coffee but as with other answers I do not know about the dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $24
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tweedbank Drive | Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Galashiels
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 759909
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Herges is a superb place to watch the wildlife outside on the water. The ambience is magical, the food delightful and the staff friendly and helpful.
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