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The Melville Inn

Melville Nursery , Lasswade Midlothian, Edinburgh, EH18 1AR +44 1312689349

(((() British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:30 - 22:30

Good choice of food. The soup was lovely and the roast beef and vegetables were cooked to perfection
I had Eton Mess for pudding and it was sooooo delicious. Our waitress was so nice and friendly and service was very quick. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Catherine Briggs 22 November 2016
from Roslin

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Boasting views to the gothic and grand Melville Castle, The Melville Inn enjoys a fantastic country location which can be enjoyed from the al fresco beer garden. With a beautiful stone and white exterior, and a classic brick and oak interior, The Melville Inn is a great country destination. The menu of well-loved British meals can also be enjoyed next to a toasty hearth.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Melville Inn menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Melville Inn ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Melville Inn is just 17 minutes’ drive into central Edinburgh.

The Melville Inn

Melville Nursery , Lasswade Midlothian, Edinburgh, EH18 1AR

Contact +44 1316604925
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Customer reviews for The Melville Inn

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  • afternoon tea (6)
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  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Catherine Briggs from Roslin

    Good choice of food. The soup was lovely and the roast beef and vegetables were cooked to perfection
    I had Eton Mess for pudding and it was sooooo delicious. Our waitress was so nice and friendly and service was very quick. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

  • ((((( 1 November 2016 by Heather Downie from Penicuik

    Great

  • (((** 29 October 2016 by Terry Henderson from Coldstream

    This is the 2nd time I have lunched here with 4 friends.
    This time we had a much better table in a conservatory. Much brighter than our last visit. Also right next to a wood burning stove which was very welcome touch on a cold day!
    Our server, a very tall guy with I think a European accent was very efficient and pleasant. 4 of us had the pizza which was delicious. One of us had the fish and chips which sadly she didn't enjoy.
    The lady who brought the desserts was also very friendly.
    Sadly the restaurant was very quiet (as it was the last time we were there). It looks like the opening of another eatery right across the road has had an impact on the Melville. I think some people find it a bit confusing finding the access to the Melville as it is the same entrance to Debbie's Garden Centre. Maybe a more obvious sign might help??
    All in all we did enjoy and it's nice to not be rushed and made to feel as if they want you to vacate your table.

  • (((** 13 September 2016 by Cameron Stewart from Edinburgh

    Service very slow food average

  • ((((( 7 September 2016 by Linda Jamieson from Penicuik

    Meal was excellent and staff very helpful

  • (((** 4 August 2016 by Christopher Shreeve from Edinburgh

    Food and drink good.
    Understaffed so front of house team rushing about, not helped by kitchen being slow in service.

  • ((((( 21 June 2016 by Liz Rankin from Dalkeith

    Lovely

  • ((((* 1 June 2016 by Linda Lawrence from Dalkeith

    We both enjoyed our meal yesterday, service was excellent.

  • ((((( 16 April 2016 by Irene Drummond from pENICUIK

    SERVICE WAS EFFICIENT AND STAFF WERE FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL - FOOD WAS EXCELLENT

  • ((((( 10 April 2016 by Cathy Cooney from Edinburgh

    Really enjoyed our lunch. We chose to have mains and puddings. Two friends had the beef merlot pie and I had fish and chips. Plates were all cleared as food was delicious. Portions were substantial. We decided to have coffee with mini pudding....Portions were not mini although we were assured by our waitress that they were indeed mini versions !!! Very good value for money.

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