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The Townhouse

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$$ - $$$
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3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
+44 1896 822645
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 63 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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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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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55 reviews
35 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
Winston-Salem. NC
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

-- 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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8 reviews
6 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

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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
$32 - $126
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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?