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Burt's Hotel Restaurant

Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PL, Scotland
+44 1896 822285
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (10 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was very good and there was a nice atmosphere. I particularly liked it because they allowed the dog in the bar. We ate in the bar and not the restaurant

Thank david l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wondered into Melrose and the choice is vast - but as usual the Burts one !! Great atmosphere with superb service and great food - selection of real ales is worth a visit - white wine always chilled as it should be - house red...More

Thank Clinky123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner in the bar of Burt's Hotel in Melrose last week. It was OK, passable even, but not what it used to be. Last time we went, 5 years ago, it was very good and we were looking forward to another delight. This...More

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eildons3, Owner at Burt's Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for review. Sorry to hear that your visit was a disappointment. It would be useful to know what aspects were disappointing. Flavours, presentation, service? If you get a chance to email the Hotel I would be delighted to hear from you. Nick

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a family meal last night. Staff were very attentive and food was prompt, hot and tasty. Puddings were great and would definitely recommend sticky toffee pudding. Good selection of beers, wine and whisky. Well worth a visit as we have been doing so for...More

Thank BowdenLad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked and ate in the main restaurant rather than use the bar area through choice. However despite there only being one other table occupied in the restaurant the food fell well short on taste, freshness and presentation. It would appear that both the bar...More

eildons3, Owner at Burt's Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that the food in the Restaurant fell short of expectations. I will pass on your comments to our Head Chef. Thanks for the 4 Stars on Service and Wine List. NH

Reviewed 19 April 2018

We did not stay here we ate dinner here and it was very good, the food is well cooked and presented and the service is great, very polite and friendly. For evening meals they start serving at six pm but you can go in and...More

Thank cornishsprite
eildons3, Owner at Burt's Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your visit. N

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Bar man was an unfriendly guy, the round was far too expensive for this area, and they stop serving food like a pub from the 70's. Only upside was it's dog friendly.

Thank ggn06awu
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent, inventive food (vegetarian) with a stunning panna cotta for dessert. Attentive service in a cozy space.

Thank msw1189
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Dined here with friends for a birthday celebration. Food was excellent and service was fast and friendly .Great atmosphere and a nice bright restaurant.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Service attentive . Ate in bar. Draft ale good quality 3 beers on Red MacGregor, Game Bird, and safe bet TT.Took Game Bird off promptly when I pointed out end of barrel - no lacing and slightly cloudy. Impressed. Ate Guinea Fowl and was perfect...More

Thank PegasusLanding
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Questions & Answers
Ernest B
28 February 2017|
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Response from eildons3 | Property representative |
Yes, both Bar and Rest open for Sunday Lunch in October. Start at 12 Midday last orders 2.00pm
13 December 2016|
Response from eildons3 | Property representative |
Yes, We have a Dinner in our Restaurant and our Bistro Bar. The Dinner in the Restaurant is full but I have 2 places left for Supper in our Bistro Bar. Regards, Nick
Melanie T
9 October 2016|
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Response from eildons3 | Property representative |
Yes, we do serve Sunday Lunch. Always a Roast Sirloin of Beef with all the trimmings. Best to Book. NH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 822285
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