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Kingsknowes Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Scottish, Bar, European
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Tweed Road, Galashiels, Scotland
+44 1896 758375
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our fourth visit this year, and included lunch from the christmas menu. Every time we've been here we have consistently experienced lovely clean surroundings in a stunning building, attention to detail, friendly staff who are always immaculately turned out, great hospitality and delicious food. The staff were attentive without being intrusive, nothing was too much trouble, and our... More 

Thank Caroline A
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Great menu! Great value for money. We had two courses and two drinks each £50.

Thank Amanda S
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We did dine at the bar of the hotel, as our dog was allowed to accompany us. Very cozy corner and great ambiance. Good choice of dishes and great service with a smile.

Thank georges1961
scottish borders
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Visited the kingsknowes for supper, where food was superb. Unfortunately we had to wait about 3/4 hour after ordering for our meal to actually be delivered to the table. We were in two minds whether to just give up and go else where. The bar area where we were was not busy either. Could not fault the food or the... More 

Thank galaleans
Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Came here for my father in law surprise birthday party meal..we had pre booked our meals and rooms. We couldn't fault anything at all apart from the wifi not connecting for our son but he survived a night without it.. The food was amazing the staff was very helpful even till the early hours. The rooms were a bit dated... More 

Thank Michelle H
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We are part of a group of 18 members of Mirfield Petanque Club from West Yorkshire who were spending four days in the area playing Petanque against Melrose and Walkerburn petanque clubs. Our hosts had erected a marquee next to the petanque terrain close to the hotel and what a magnificent backdrop the hotel made. However, we were invited to... More 

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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

I attended a tea party there and the selection of food was excellent and plentiful. The conservatory was absolutely wonderful.

Thank Avril S
Chichester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

we were a large group of 20 plus, The staff gave good service the food was of high standard and we ate in one of the lovely function rooms all together a pleasant experience

Thank 75louise
Uddingston, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

What a delightful experience my partner and I had eating an evening meal at this establishment. The food was delicious and the staff were open, friendly and welcoming. Portions were very generous and left us feeling full without the need (or want) for a dessert. Though the dessert menu was fabulous!

Thank Frankiebhoy1974
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I visit this hotel on occasion and always find it warm and welcoming. The staff are very friendly without being overbearing. Being privately owned and not a large chain appears to make a difference. We had the light lunch this visit, which was delicious. Lovely fresh salad, baked potato and homemade soup. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Scottish, Bar, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tweed Road, Galashiels, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Galashiels
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 758375

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?