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The Townhouse

££ - £££European, British,
3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
+44 1896 822645
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit to The Townhouse and we were not disappointed. It is a lovely setting and provides particular value on two occasions each day, once during lunch and an hour slot between 6 and 7 in the evening. We opted for the...More

Thank RobM462
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while in the area. We had great evening, we had a lovely meal and the service was excellent.

Thank AaMacD
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Our lunch at “The Townhouse” was so nice! We had the most delicious, flavorful cream of veggies soup with smoked ham and yummy sandwiches (egg salad for me and tuna for my husband). Superb service, beautiful tastefully decorated dining area, lovely ambiance - I wish...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Melrose for a couple of hours on Sunday & had a great Sunday Lunch at the Townhouse. The scallop starter was perfectly cooked, beautifully presented & just the right size. My husband had the smoked salmon which was a very generous portion...More

Thank MissBliss2011
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Really good food and good value. Friendly staff and lovely setting. We went early and were able to take advantage of their early booking for early dinner between 6 and 7. Great meal to end a good visi to Melrose

Thank freezybits
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The borders is sadly lacking in decent places to eat so the Townhouse has very little competition. That can sometimes mean mediocre quality but generally this place dishes put some decent if not remarkable food. Service however is shockingly miserable with one waitress never once...More

1  Thank Craig A
Reviewed 18 August 2018

There are just not enough words to describe the excellence of the food, staff and ambiance of the restaurant. My siblings and I just recently went to Scotland and stumbled upon this gem. From the moment you walk in you are treated like you are...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Had a couple of meals during our stay last week in Newstead and both meals were delicious. Staff and service excellent.

Thank herbertson18
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Had a meal for my Wife and Myself, during a trip to Melrose. Very reasonably priced, good choice on menu, and very knowledgeable staff. Were served in record fast time, for an upmarket eatery such as this. The food was exceptional, and was served with...More

Thank Iain A
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Whilst walking in the Melrose area, we needed a light lunch. We selected the Townhouse from the wide selection of cafes and restaurants in the town. Despite the restaurant being fairly busy we received a pleasant welcome and they managed to find a table.We selected...More

Thank lakes61
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11 November 2018|
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Response from haggishands | Property representative |
Hi Sorry no Dogs but we allow them in Burts Hotel.
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1 February 2018|
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Response from haggishands | Property representative |
Hi it's always best to book. Please call The Townhouse on 01896 823645 We look forward to your visit.😊
1 October 2016|
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Response from cheshirefred_11 | Reviewed this property |
You need to ring direct and ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$52
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 822645
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