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The Melville Inn

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Melville Nursery, Lasswade EH181AR, Scotland
+44 131 660 4925
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so not first choice but ended up here for an anniversary dinner hadn't booked but was shown to a table drinks order was taken and arrived in bottles food order taken when juice where taken starter arrived hot and was really good followed by main courses ordered more drinks and asked if they had draft cola which they did... More 

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Thank Willie W
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in and checked we could sit in the bar area with dog whilst we had dinner. Sat for five minutes had to ask for menus, told the staff where we were sitting. Another ten minutes no order taken. Glasses in table next to us that we're not cleared. Server was back at the bar a couple of times but... More 

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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and the menu was wide ranging and tasted great. Hunters chicken was fab! The service was genuinely warm and friendly (thanks Maggie). Parking was easy and the prices very reasonable. From someone who is a little sceptical about an inn being part of a "chain" this was a great experience and I will be going back.

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Thank Rab P
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rab p , Thanks for leaving a great review. We love the hunters chicken too. I will be sure Maggie see's your feedback too. Hope to see you again soon Thanks team melville More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here a few time. Dogs allowed in the bar area. Friendly staff and nice décor. always a few vegetarian options and I thoroughly enjoyed the veggie burger I had last time. Please can you open a branch in Berwick-upon-Tweed!

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Thank Millie116
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi millie116 , We are so glad that you enjoy spending time at the Melville and that you get to do it with your four legged friend. The veggie burgers is great and we hope there are many more options you can try with us. Hope to see you again soon Thanks team melville More 

Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today for a few drinks and were very disappointed.The bar was not busy but there was no staff at the bar and my husband had to wait a wee while and when the bar maid appeared it was like we were an inconvenience. There were glasses lying around on a few tables and no one was interested in clearing... More 

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Thank ronandnel
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ron and Nel , Thank you for taking the time to leave a review . I am very sorry and it is deeply disappointing to hear you did not have a great experience with us on your last visit. I have given your feedback directly to the team that were on that shift and spoke with them all as... More 

Gravesend, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

First time in a long time I'd called on my Aunt & Uncle in Scotland. My Aunt suggested that after we'd had time for tea & a blether that we go to the pub. Great idea & pleased with their choice of the Melville. We bowled in for a late afternoon/ early evening supper when the place was fairly quiet.... More 

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Thank Sub_three
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi sub , Thank you so much for the great review. we are glad you and your uncle enjoyed your recent visit with us. We hope to see you again soon and will ensure the team get your feedback. Thanks Team melville More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My relationship with this place was love at first sight. The menu is surprisingly original, the quality of the food is great and the portions are extra-large (bear it in mind when placing your order, otherwise you might not be able to finish your dish). Although I found a little awkward the fact they accompany pizzas with a chips bowl,... More 

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Thank FattaMorgana
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi fattymorgana, Thank you so much for the amazing review. we have shared all your feedback with the team and it really made their day. Hope to see you again Thanks Team melville More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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842 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a hot sandwich lunch with fries. Good value for money tasty food from a pub chain. Lovely cosy setting with log fires & friendly staff. Enjoyed trying the low alcohol cava! Well done for stocking this for drivers.

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Thank McAnnie1
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi mcannie1 , Thanks for the great review. we love the low alcohol wine and beers too , hoprfully we can keep growing our range. Hope to see you again soon Thanks team melville More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a midweek lunch with family before a visit to the garden centre next door. The decor and ambience was nice. The staff seemed friendly and attentive and the food was quite tasty and of a quality towards the top end of what can be expected in the chain pub sector. It did take quite a while for... More 

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Thank Chris R
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi Chris R , Thanks for the great review on service and food from your last visit with us. Sorry you didn't feel so good about the path , I will be sure to raise your concerns and comments with our bbuilding manager and see if there is anything we can improve on. If you are here anytime in the... More 

SCTLAND
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We always stop off at the Melville for lunch as dobbies is so busy on a Saturday. We went in at 12 lunch time and it was pleasantly empty we were asked to pick our table we did so as which was one which had loads of room we had an 8 month old. Anyway we ordered our drinks and... More 

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Thank JAYNE9206
ashleyc1985, General Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this review

Hi jayne9206 , I am really sorry to hear that you didn't have a great time with us on your last visit and that your Cardigan was damaged. If you would like to get in touch with me directly at the pub I ccan hopefully try and resolve the situation if possible Hope to hear from you Melvilleinnedinburgh@vintageinn.co.uk Thanks Ashley More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
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, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?