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##Level 4 Restrictions apply from 26 Dec 2020. This pub will be closed but MAY operate a takeaway service ##

@ 26.01.21 Hotel is currently closed but Burts Chippy offering takeaway on Fri & Sat from 5pm; also 4 pint beer bladders @ £8. See Fb for details and collection time slot availability

The hotel is offering food, drink (Inc REAL ALE) and accommodation, but booking for tables in the bar, restaurant and shelterd outdoor areas is required.
Their other hotel across the road, The Townhouse, is also open though does not sell real ale.

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Burt's Hotel

Market Square

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 2.30 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2, 6 - 9.30

About the Pub

Elegant, family-run hotel with colourful window boxes providing a striking appearance in summer. The lounge bar décor reflects the country sporting interests of many of the clientele. The focus is unashamedly on food, which is very good in both the bar and restaurant. Those visiting solely for a drink may find space limited. Children are allowed though not a family focussed pub Previously awarded the CAMRA Edinburgh and SE Scotland Real Ale Quality Award and Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Born Brewery Born Amber
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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Burt's Hotel, Melrose


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Garden (lunchtime only)

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Though not child orientated, there is a children's meny and play area.

  • Accommodation Accommodation

    20 rooms. Cost (pppn sharing) is >£50. Breakfast included.

  • Camping Camping Nearby 410m

    Gibson Park; tents & caravans.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    At rear.

  • WiFi Wifi


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Burt's Hotel

Market Square

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55.597321, -2.719833


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