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The Melville Inn

) #3 of 7 Restaurants in Lasswade ££ - £££ , British,
Melville Nursery, Lasswade EH181AR, Scotland
+44 131 660 4925
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Melville Nursery, Lasswade EH181AR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We use this place regularly as it is an ideal meeting place and the menu and quality of food is always great. Lovely setting, fantastic roast dinners, and great parking etc. However we popped by this week and the service from one waitress was hostile....More

Thank Shininglight7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was at a family gathering and no concrete plans had been made about where to dine after, being hungry and close by we decided this place would have to do. I said it reluctantly because I'm really not into pub grub, its usually all...More

1  Thank Britboylovestheus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited for dinner after reviewing their menu on-line and we both ordered roast dinners, the roast platter of roast beef, pork & turkey for me and roast turkey for my wife. Both meals came with about five roast potatoes, carrots, parsnip,...More

Thank Bond077
General Manager A, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, and we are glad you enjoyed our roast dinners. They're a firm favourite with us too! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Team Melville

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This modern "traditional" style inn offers a good choice of menu along with a range of specials and is well worth a visit. The atmosphere is pleasant, and the staff helpful. Situated next to the Dobbies garden centre, this is an ideal place to escape...More

Thank Mdubhghlas
General Manager A, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. It has been passed onto staff who are all pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks Team Melville

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

very lacklustre starters - got the pate which felt like it was sliced shop bought. The prawn and lobster cocktail could have been retro 70's if food was tasteless in the 70s! Main - veggie mushroom and butternut squash 'tart' Oh dear thought this was...More

Thank mhairij2017
General Manager A, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. We are very sorry you did not enjoy your meals with us on this occasion. We strive to give the highest quality of food and have not done so this time. Your comments have been passed on to the kitchen staff to ensure better...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Unable to,get into our first choice venue today we ventured into Melville Inn confident that it would be perfectly adequate. What a pleasant surprise! The special Father's Day menu at £19.50 surpassed many of the quality restaurants around Edinburgh. The service was excellent and attentive...More

Thank Dellside
General Manager A, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dellside, Thank you for taking time to leave feedback. Your comments have been passed onto the kitchen who were delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal! We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards Chloe General Manager

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I had heard great reviews for the melville but have only just had the opportunity to visit and I will definitely be shouting about it in all the right ways . Walking in we received a lovely greeting from Helen who showed us to a...More

Thank mojo21
General Manager A, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The team are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you again soon Kind regards Chloe General Manager

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Good & wine, genuine friendly staff. More than adequate and safe parking, just beside Dobbies. Quiet and friendly atmosphere

Thank EricF186525
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Visited a few times. Sunday menu is great. My friend had turkey roast. Lovely perfect fresh veg. I decided on roast trio, but not overly keen on roast beef. So I was served roast pork and double turkey. Was great. Nice sized portions.

Thank woofles
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with a group of colleagues. It was very nice and the staff were helpful but discreet. The food was nice and more than enough for lunch. The only negative was that I had to have a different dessert as they ran out of...More

Thank larbert999
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Questions & Answers
26 December 2016|
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Response from Happy_Holidaymaker51 | Reviewed this property |
website is taking bookings for meals from 12.30 till 22.30 on new years day. hogmanay may be fully booked.
28 December 2015|
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Response from ashleyc1985 | Property representative |
Hi . I am very dorry this is so late but yes we do - hopefully you could join us this year :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melville Nursery, Lasswade EH181AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Lasswade
  • Phone Number: +44 131 660 4925
The Melville Inn in Lasswade is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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