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The Townhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Scottish
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3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
+44 1896 822645
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our usual Melrose coffee shop was packed, so for lunch we thought we'd try one of the nearby hotels. The Townhouse Hotel tempted us with its comprehensive menu and from that we chose carrot and cumin soup, tender venison in a casserole, and a trifle not to be trifled with (sheer heaven!). All served promptly by a professional, yet pleasant... More 

Thank MacHymer
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296 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic Christmas Lunch from their dedicated Festive Menu, professionally served and immaculately presented

Thank Douglas552
Echt, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe the best hotel in Melrose and surroundings. Personal touch, nice and clean rooms with free wifi and excellent breakfast.

Thank Hurby S
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We haven't stayed at the hotel but we had a lunch in the hotel restaurant and OMG! It is not only delicious but it looks amazing too. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Definitely recommend.

Thank Ilona B
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

The first thing I noticed when I entered the Townhouse was a wonderful smell from a candle or something which put me in wonderful mood immediately. We were welcomed by a lovely waitress who gave us a choice of tables. The service was excellent throughout the meal. Food was good and enjoyed by us all although the portions were very... More 

Thank frankm4
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Delicious food in the small hotel restaurant. Obviously a good chef. So good my family went there both evenings on the 2 nights we stayed locally on 25/26 October 2016. The manager is friendly and courteous and the staff are also helpful and efficient. Good locally brewed beer too! Made our stay in Melrose all the better for the experience.

Thank markloveday777
Goole, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Last night of our Airbnb 3 night exploration of lowland Scotland and we ventured from our fab b&b in Bowden down to Melrose. The Town house was pretty full for a Tuesday night but they show horned us in after a short wait. Local beer for me & white wine spritzer for my girlfriend & we were already gunning for... More 

Thank Neil A
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had the special menu and the fish cakes in a creamy curry sauce was delicious as was our main course, also a fish dish

Thank Lorraine T
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

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 October 4, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $123
British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 822645

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