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George & Abbotsford Hotel

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High Street, Melrose TD6 9PD, Scotland
+44 1896 822308
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newcastle
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go here when ever we are in town and always get a great welcome from Stuart and Andrea and the team.Large comfortable bar with well kept real ales and friendly locals and live music at the weekends.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice people needs a little updating, nice and friendly crowd in the bar who are more than happy to help

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Thank michaeltenth
Kelso, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited here for sunday lunch and were very disappointed portion size was not even enough for a childs meal when we complained we were ignored by our server we left very unhappy would not recommend this or go back ever

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Montreal, Canada
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1,180 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 959 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was our first experience at a carvery type of lunch and we really appreciated it ! The food was excellent , the atmosphere was family-like and the decor was very interesting ! It was very cheap compare to other meals we have taken in Scotland .The only area of improvement would be the space between the tables : we... More 

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533 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy, and the food was okay. They really need to hired more staff to help at lunchtime. Our server was friendly and attentive.

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United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I stayed at this hotel recently and what a great weekend it was.the young man we chatted to on the bar was lovley and friendly as was the other staff couldn't do enough for you room was very clean and comfortable and the food was very tasty with a great choice on the menu will be returning thanks again for... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I booked this hotel as a treat for my wife, a weekend with our dog to relax in Melrose. 2 weeks before arrival i phoned and had a telephone conversation with Andria to confirm 2 nights with our dog and was told no problem see you then. On arrival to reception we were greeted by Andria and instantly we received... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We were with David Urquhart bus trip and it was a budget trip.Considering the budget ,I think we got good food. 3 choices each course.

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Thank silversurfer48
CHESTERFIELD
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355 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Called in here for drinks. Very lively with traditional music from a live band. Clientele of all ages made for a relaxed enjoyable evening. Well worth a visit if you are in Melrose

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Sadly it appears that this type of carvery is just not what a place like Melrose needs, because they certainly weren't supporting it. A Saturday lunchtime and there were only 5 other diners in the whole time we were there. The food actually was very good, well cooked and presented as a "typical" carvery meal, and the staff were really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Melrose TD6 9PD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 822308

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