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The Melville Inn

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Melville Nursery, Lasswade EH181AR, Scotland
+44 131 660 4925
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Melville Nursery, Lasswade EH181AR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on a Sunday with friends. Ordered the roast turkey. When it arrived the meal was cold. They took it away and brought another "freshly plated" meal. This was also cold. Decided not have anything to replace it. Wouldn't go back

Thank Jasi40
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Myself, my mum, fiancé and bestfriend came here after having a lovely morning out and it was awful from start to finish. When we first arrived we were greeted by two girls who were very grumpy and did not smile once. When we sat down...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a late booking for my Birthday. Table of 8. We had a ball, staff were really attentive especially "Gemma with a G". She earned every bit of the 5 star rating. Well 100% be back! Cheers guy

Thank Dragodrevee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was very quiet when I arrived which meant I was served quickly, this was great as I didn't have much time to spend. I order a pizza which came piping hot with a good amount of topping. Staff were friendly and attentive without...More

Thank Hets2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited to see what food was like maybe booking Christmas lunch. Mushrooms were grim, onion rings were deep fried, batter was non existant, pizza was under cooked and doughy.we won't be booking Christmas nor will we be back. BTW if you go don't sit...More

1  Thank sparky19542015
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are disappointed to learn of your experience here at The Melville Inn, but will take this opportunity to improve. Thanks for bringing this matter to our attention. We would like to get more details about this; please reach out to us at your earliest...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times usually quite nice. BUT. Disappointed waited around an hour before being told that they were short staffed and struggling to keep up. Why couldn’t they say that as we where being seated. Rather than waste our afternoon. Eventually got up...More

1  Thank Davymc88
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Davymc88, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. Give me a call on 01316604925 Regards David Mc

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch. I had 2 course lunch which was delicious. My friend had pork belly which he loved . Was very busy and staff very friendly and helpful. Our waitress was Simone. David the manager was on the ball. Would recommend to all

Thank caz58_13
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! Simone will be pleased she wowed you and earned those full marks.

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We've eaten at the Melville Inn on many occasions, sometimes meeting friends there or taking family there for lunch, and we've always really enjoyed the food. Today we just fancied a traditional Sunday roast dinner and opted for the Melville based on past experiences. What...More

Thank JaneFairnie
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Jane, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case, thank you for bringing this matter to my attention and again I regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Will admit to not being the most favourable about my first visit here a few years ago now but have to say lunch here last week was lovely. Was very busy as a tourist coach had arrive just after we did but we were served...More

Thank floridaprincess
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. It's great when the team get it right and our guests leave satisfied hope to see you soon. The Melville Team

Reviewed 2 October 2018

passed by and popped in, didn't even know it existed but had a lovely meal with me and the family. very glad we found this gem of a place

Thank lucyanderson1995
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Melville Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Lucy thank you so much for your positive comments about The Melville Inn! We do have a great menu for all the family hope to see you again soon :-)

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27 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$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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