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The Townhouse

Certificate of Excellence
British, European, Scottish
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Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
01896 822645
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely meal at the townhouse food was fabulous and not too pricey and service was excellent

Thank Lorithird
Edinburgh, Scotland.
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been turned away from Burts because they were "too busy" (4 others in the bar!) we walked across the road and were welcomed in for an early supper. Beautifully presented meal, served promptly and at a bargain price (early dinner menu). Well worth a visit if you are in Melrose

Thank ChazEd
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal at The Townhouse during a recent weekend in Melrose. My partner enjoyed the smoked haddock scotch egg and the lamb chops, and I had the monkfish tail with puy lentils- very tasty. We chose from the good selection of ice creams and sorbets for dessert, and also a nice cheese board. House wine was decent... More 

Thank lou99
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night in early July.What a magnificent hotel this is .Clean , comfortable with a local history theme.Excellent responsive staff.Large rooms,beutifully decor through out.Although just one night ,it was a wonderful experience.We would highly recommend this Hotel.We will be back and I sincerely hope that is soon.

Thank Keith M
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch and see they now have an 'early bird' menu at lunchtime as well as in the evening, two courses for £15.95 which was good value for the quality of the food. I had the smoked haddock fish pie followed by panacotta and both were excellent. My husband chose fish and chips which was very good too.... More 

Thank Cangothere
Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Great fine dining at a reasonable price in the heart of Melrose. We ate dinner here twice in a three-day visit. That speaks volumes. The food, the service and the people watching were all first rate. The best choice in the village!

1 Thank GringoPerdido5262
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Had a really nice meal here when staying in Melrose. Good choice of food, nicely cooked. Helpful and attentive staff. No problems

Thank kedesh
Peebles, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Came here on Sunday for dinner the food was delicious and served by polite helpful staff we sat at the window which was lovely to look out onto Burts Hotel window boxes the ambience was nice we are looking forward to comming back very soon

Thank Julia M
Old Kilpatrick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

had an evening meal here when staying in Melrose.The food and service was excellent and would highly recommend it if in the area.

Thank 863michael49
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service and food superb. Highly recommend! We went for the early dinner special and were not disappointed. Attentive service in spotless surroundings. My nana is a harsh critic and she loved it!

Thank beckyfoster81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $131
British, European, Scottish
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: 01896 822645

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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?