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The Forresters Restaurant sb

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$$ - $$$
British, Scottish, Mediterranean, Spanish, Grill
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23 Castlegate, Jedburgh TD8 6AS, Scotland
+44 1835 862380
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here today, great food and friendly staff. Will definately eat here again. Choices for all on the menu and child friendly

Thank Carole L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Jedburgh on the way to Edinburgh and decided to try the restaurant after reading the reviews. My son is lactose intolerant but nothing was a bother to them, even offering to change cooking methods to accommodate him. We settled on the burgers, they were fantastic, great flavours and came with onion rings and really nice chips, really... More 

Thank Andrew H
Hamden, United States
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The menu is mostly creative types of burgers. I don't particularly like burgers, so I ordered nachos and buffalo wings. Both were good but the nachos had an odd sweet chili sauce rather than salsa, and no sour cream or guacamole was available. No buffalo dipping sauce either. Friendly service. I would probably skip unless you really like burgers, but... More 

Thank Bethany A
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and felt very unwelcome. We were told to sit anywhere. After we were comfortably settled into a table another staff member rudely told us that we needed to move to a smaller table. We sat at the new table (between the kitchen door and the hallway archway - not a comfortable place) for fifteen minutes... More 

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lorraine e, Owner at The Forresters Restaurant sb, responded to this review

On arrival you were told by my husband in the bar that you could sit at any table set for 2 people you chose to sit at a table set for 4 people. I said to you " excuse me but could you please sit here as that table has been reserved for 4 others " you smiled and said... More 

Northumberland, England
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127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Lots of choice of burger - all well presented and good size. Coped with our large group OK although only one person cooking and one serving. Everyone enjoyed their own choice. Main eating area is by the upstairs bar but drinks had to be purchased downstairs.

Thank ElaineRy
lorraine e, Owner at The Forresters Restaurant sb, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review it is much appreciated More 

Drayton Parslow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Not a huge number of places to choose from in Jedburgh but this place was fine. The decor is a bit 70s. The lanlord was very friendly and the sevice was swift and efficient. Beer was good. We had the steak and chips for 2 with a bottle of red which was good value for money. The pool table downstairs... More 

Thank Matthew W
Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Italian chicken burger was fantastic. Also the fire cracker chicken burger. Rather big portions for not so big eaters, the chips were amazing, Lovely service definately be back :-)

Thank joman2014
Jedburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Dads 82nd birthday, decided to try the Belters, 7 of us all tried different burgers, what a choice, fantastic food and great service. Excellent value for money. A very enjoyable evening. Will be returning to try a different burger!

Thank Ardenhouse2002
Livingston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Polite friendly staff, warm cosy atmosphere. The food was absolutely beautiful, steak cooked to perfection!

Thank Leanne K
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

15 of us visited this little gem on Saturday. We didn't book but we're in no hurry. The menu was brilliant and I've never deliberated for so long. The children's food was served first and they all enjoyed what they had. Then ours was served all together and I have to say the best burger, home made coleslaw and chips... More 

Thank Donachieneil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, Scottish, Mediterranean, Spanish, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Castlegate, Jedburgh TD8 6AS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Jedburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1835 862380
Newly refurbished and relaunched family run restaurant vino y tapas at the forresters restaurant aka the belters bar is the only spanish tapas restaurant in the scottish borders serving authentic tapas and mediterannean style food,we have a vast selection of spanish beers,lagers, liqueurs, sherry and wine to suit all tastes so why not come in and soak up the warm friendly atmosphere and experience a little bit of spain here in jedburgh. We now offer a large selection of home-made gourmet burgers and grill menu consisting of steaks, chicken dishes and ribs with a large selection of side dishes

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