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Herges on the Loch

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Tweedbank Drive | Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RP, Scotland
+44 1896 759909
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely night out when staying at Abbotsford House. Staff all very friendly and attentive. Good variety on the menu which was a wee bit different. All food very tasty and well presented. Nice cosy ambience, looking out on the loch. Made our booking online. Would definitely recommend.

Thank anne081
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jill and I visited again on her birthday. Once again we were made welcome by attentive staff who allowed us plenty time to choose from the varied menu. Really got to say that everything presented was first class. Jill had whale and chips and I had the pork belly. Chef that Sandy has is skilled and sends out attractive plates... More 

Thank Jimmy C
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this review

Thanks Jim. Yes you must get out more! As long as you still come back to us. More 

Warrington, Cheshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is one of the best restaurants that we go too when we are in the borders area. We have been their a few times now and never been disappointed. The food is great the service is excerlant, and the price is very good too. If you are in the area for a few days get you're self booked... More 

Thank Grumpy854
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and ambience. Staff are very friendly. Great view over Tweedbank loch. A little away from local train station but worth the visit, think there is a mini bus which can pick you up from the station. The mini pavlovas are a must!

Thank Ichapman
Peebles, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

What a lovely time we had today at Herges On The Loch, so happy to have found this wee gem. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the food was excellent. The parking, access, table layout and disabled toilet made life so easy for us with the wheelchair today. The outlook on to the water was lovely. After our meal... More 

Thank 586happydays
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A big disappointment. ...presentation and standard of food didn't match prices...wouldn't go back.Such a shame as decor and toilets very good and location and views onto loch lovely ...

2 Thank Gillian M
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just home from a lovely meal at Herges on the loch, the food was very good. I would like to thank the manager as I ordered the Piri Piri chicken and wow it was hot, the manager very kindly offered to desauce the chicken, thank you. It would may have been helpful to either have it noted in the menu... More 

Thank Tinlintowers
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that my staff's actions made you feel rushed. I will have a meeting with them all and pass on your disappointment. Looking forward to a more rewarding visit next time? More 

Livingston UK
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've had a few meals in Herges and couldn't at first put my finger on what was dissatisfying as there is much in its favour as others describe. Now I think the main part of the main courses may be good quality, bought in ready mades and anything that depends on the kitchen, particularly the vegetables, are awful. I've had... More 

Thank KatetripLivingstonUK
sandysan0189, Owner at Herges on the Loch, responded to this review

Sorry you feel that we let you down with vegetables. Chef takes some time to serve different vegetables with different dishes and always tries to make the whole meal, appetising and delightful. I am glad that the staff made your visit pleasant and hope that you will visit our lovely destination again. More 

Galashiels, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I have never been disappointed at Herges. I am vegan and always book in advance. Their chef always creates an incredible variety of vegan feasts for me. My omnivore friends are frequently envious of my dish!

Thank vickilogan55
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

As ever the food, service, menu and friendly staff were outstanding. Well worth visiting. Girlfriend is vegan and, with a little advance notice, the meal created was amazing...alnost wish I had said I was vegan too.

Thank William D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tweedbank Drive | Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Galashiels
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 759909
Herges is a superb place to watch the wildlife outside on the water. The ambience is magical, the food delightful and the staff friendly and helpful.

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