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The Townhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, British, Scottish
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3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
01896 822645
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous food in this restuarant. They do an early evening menu that has a good selection of food at reasonable price. Staff are very friendly and helpful

Thank Weerux
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last weekend had drinks in the brasserie at our table while we looked at the menu, my wife and I both had the scallops which were cooked to perfection was also nice to get warm fresh bread rolls with our starter, I had the braised beef bavette for main (wow) and my wife had the sea trout and... More 

Thank H88perman
Winston-Salem. NC
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-- but then, I worked hard to plan my day tour to Melrose Abbey and Rosslyn Chapel for a Sunday, determined to have the traditional Sunday roast at lunch time. The Town House was one of the very few restaurants listing a roast loin of Angus beef with Yorkshire pudding for an extremely reasonable price (around fifteen pounds, as I... More 

Thank GrammySmith
Crieff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Only went there as we had lunch last year which was very nice. Today was dreadful. Could not have had worse food. Sandwiches were one slice of a cut loaf toasted (obviously stale). Semi raw gristly beef with one lettuce leaf, slice of cucumber and half a cherry tomato. Others fared no better. Soup was acceptable. Very poor value for... More 

Thank Strathearn47
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic meal. Fois gras starter very nicely seasoned and good temperature. Fiancé mushroom starter looked good and was good eat. My beef bavette was delicious. Perfect seasoning and generous portion. Shared a warm cookie dough dessert which was also very good.

Thank Joe S
Palma Mallorca
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place, food excellent and good service will go again when in area, possibly stay here next time

Thank cheshirefred_11
Level Contributor
35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here and were lucky enough to be seated overlooking the street - at the window. The staff were very professional and our meal was delicious. I liked the fact the tables didn't feel as close as in some hotels/restaurants. Street parking available.

Thank cathy w
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Popped in of the street for a Sunday lunch and was very pleasantly surprised. Excellent food served by friendly and attentive staff in a very pleasant dining room. What a difference it makes when the staff know what they are doing, the food is tasty and the place is clean and well cared for. I would have no hesitation is... More 

Thank Scotty080
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Well after turning up 20 minutes late for our reservation! We phoned and said we are going to be late. The receptionist couldn't of been any nicer. They held our table of eight which took the stress off the whole occasion! The waiters/waitresses couldn't be more helpful. The food was to die for! All beautifully presented and there was no... More 

Thank Scott T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

A party of 8, we arrived 20 minutes late and although the townhouse was fully booked there was not a problem. Staff were highly attentive with iced water and warm fresh bread rolls on the table within minutes. Food was beautifully presented and super tasty, the best meal I have had in a long time. As a party of 8... More 

Thank Jemma1988

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $123
European, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: 01896 822645

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