Seasons

4.7
75 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Scottish
Top tags:
  • Local Ingredients
  • Seasonal
  • Good for Anniversaries
From our lovely location in the heart of the Borders, we are absolutely committed to creating menus that are truly seasonal and as local as they can be.

Our imaginative menus feature delicious fresh produce from handpicked local suppliers which genuinely reflect the best ingredients that are available throughout the changing seasons.

Bringing you the real flavours of Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Scottish, Contemporary British
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Hours of Operation
Wednesday - Thursday:
Dinner:
6pm - 8.30pm
Friday - Sunday:
Lunch:
12pm - 2.30pm
Dinner:
6pm - 8.30pm
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Phone number
01896 823217
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Roger McKie
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Additional
Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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C
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a lovely Sunday evening, best steak I have ever had! The restaurant had a lovely cozy welcoming feel and the food was delicious. Service was great and made most welcome on a cold night! They had a great selection of wines and the menu was very seasonal yet a great selection to choose from. I didn't have any dietary requirements but I'm sure they would be able to accommodate alternatives.

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OT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A superb restaurant with a good variety of locally sourced produce

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HJ
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have returned to Seasons for the last three years when staying nearby. The quality of the cooking is exceptional and the service faultless.

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DA
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

OUTSTANDING AS ALWAYS-FOOD VERY GOOD, AND SERVICE EXCELLENT

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B
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As regular visitors to lovely Melrose over the past 3 years we have eaten in nearly all the local restaurants in town - including, on our most recent trip, the newest. We can confidently say that Seasons is still, consistently, the pick of the lot. The combination of Roger's fine cooking of best local produce, Bea's friendly, unintrusive service and the understated convivial surroundings all make for the ideal dining experience. Long may Seasons keep up the great work !!

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H
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic meal. Loved every bit. Can’t wait to go back again.

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L
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic dinner would recommend the fillet steak 👌🏻 The service was also so welcoming and friendly.

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g
Bedfordshire
4 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If this were our local restaurant we’d dine weekly! The welcome is friendly, the service attentive but relaxed and the food is excellent with judicious use of local and seasonal ingredients. The wine initially looks a bit limited but is quite imaginative and there should be a wine for just about all tastes. Finally, and best of all, great value!

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AS
Roxburghshire
6 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious, seasonal menu- so tasty. Gluten free choices for most starters and mains.

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IC
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We very much enjoyed our recent visit to Seasons. A warm welcome from all the staff and shown to our table without delay. An interesting menu with a varied choice, something for everyone I think. The food was well presented and we will not hesitate to return to Seasons before too long.

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CS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food in a quiet village. Off the beaten track but well worth the drive.

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M
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

There was no atmosphere with few customers. The meal was average and the beer selection poor. We will not be returning any time soon.

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NJ
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Seasons is a gem of a restaurant, which we will be visiting more often. Bea was a lovely host and we really enjoyed Rogers fine food. We’ll be back.

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T
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent and very tasty food and a little bit different. Eggs with chantarelles and truffle oil were just fantastic as was the Roe Deer. Sirloin Steak very tasty and perfectly cooked. Loved the bread served, the "carafe" of wine rather than a bottle and the choice of sweets. All in all a great night of dining.

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NO
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again an absolutely beautiful meal. Great variety with lots of local ingredients. Bea is a great host and Roger’s cooking contains great flavours and is presented wonderfully. This really is a great little restaurant and a gem in the Scottish Borders. We have been here a few times now and will definitely be back.

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JT
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My partner and I loved our visit to Seasons on Friday 17th Aug 2018. The staff were excellent and the restaurant is small and intimate. There was absolutely no pressure for us to finish and leave before we were ready, which was lovely. The food was outstandingly good, and it is great to know that you are also supporting local food suppliers/producers making the cost more reasonable. I have no hesitation in very highly recommending Seasons to all.

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LC
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

2 nd visit in just over a month. Yet again the whole experience was worth the drive . Very good choice and excellent service . A 3rd visit will almost certainly happen .

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GG
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Over-rated. The pate and the ice cream were quite good, our entrees, steak and tagliatelle, were disappointing, especially after all the farm-to-table hype. Service was less than stellar.

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MA
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed an excellent evening at Seasons; well worth the 40 minute drive from our base in Peebles. The restaurant fulfilled our every expectation, high quality food, attentive yet understated service, a good choice for vegetarians in our party, and perfect timing in ordering and serving our meal. Prices of food and drinks were perfectly pitched and we left thoroughly satisfied with the quality and value of our night out.

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PH
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We went there with a friend from Glasgow who was staying with us, looking fora leisurely meal and the restaurant was ideal. No too noisy, efficient friendly and unobtrusive service. Good food and a wide range of wines and spirits. Maybe a bit pricey for everyday dining.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A very pleasant evening with excellent food and service. We shall certainly return to this lovely place.

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AS
Roxburghshire
6 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service, lots of choice of local food, beautifully presented and so tasty. Will definitely return. Gluten free knowledge good and all dishes adaptable

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JB
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We chose Seasons because it was recommended by the Scotsman as a good place to eat in the Borders. They weren't wrong. The food was delicious and we were well served by Bea who is part of the couple who run the place. The steak was the best that my husband had tasted in a long time. We also particularly enjoyed the tasting platter to start.

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LC
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good value for money . The bread was delicious as was the spring lamb . Made to feel very welcome by the staff who delivered a very good level of service . Can park just outside the restaurant .

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JT
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

All four of us enjoyed the occasion. The food was excellent and staff were attentive. It was a very warm evening and we were delighted to find that we could take our dog with us to a table in the bar area. We shall look forward to our next meal there when we are in the neighbourhood.

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n
Glasgow
3 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were sorry to have to leave without dessert in order to get to an early Book Festival event. But the roe deer and duck were beautifully cooked and the wine was good.

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j
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a lovely celebratory lunch. All the food was delicious from the home-made soda bread to the elderflower pannacotta. Seasonal and fresh, bursting with flavour. I would definitely recommend a visit. The wine of the month was also very enjoyable.

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GT
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I have never ever heard such appreciative noises coming from my husband during a meal! Talk about that scene in When Harry met Sally, it was repeated in Seasons. Highly recommended. We ate there on Sunday and returning on Thursday. Hope that says something about the place.

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c
London
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We love this restaurant. Excellent food and friendly service.

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SM
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Another excellent meal at Seasons. Fresh local produce, creatively cooked with a wine list and service service to match

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ES
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a very pleasant evening, enjoyed food service and atmosphere

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BC
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoyed a great meal with our friends whilst walking the Borders Abbeys Way. The food was beautifully presented and we were made to feel very welcome. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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RB
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's so good I wish we lived closer, we'd be there every week.

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LW
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Welcome from the owner was genuine, the food was good the size of the portions spot on - we eat out quite often and regret having to leave food simply because the portions were too large. We dined there on Sunday lunchtime, they are closed Monday and Tuesday but open Wednesday evening .... when we returned having had a busy day and not wanting to face cooking! Definitely on our list as a place to go, value excellent and on our return we asked to change the fixed menu, the owner was ahead of us on the request and its granting! Will even try the grandchildren out on them - the ultimate test!

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OT
London
30 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

absolutely outstandng, scottish slow food at its best. the best meal we had in scotland during the 10 day trip

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AD
1 review
Dined on 25 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been several times before, but this turned out to be a lovely Sunday lunch. Very peaceful, with good food, excellent wine and attentive service.

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DS
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were delighted to find "Seasons" whilst on holiday in the area. The food is very much locally-sourced, seasonal and immaculately cooked. Service and knowledge of staff about the ingredients was excellent. We would definitely visit again if we're in the area.

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CH
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Beautiful. Restaurant. Very relaxed and cosy.service very good. Food all local sorced. Menu changes monthly. Recommend to book as very busy.

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K
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful Scottish food. Some of the best we've ever had. Great for a special occasion but good value enough for a regular treat. Can't wait to go back to try the rest of the menu!

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B
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Having visited Seasons on a previous break in Gattonside, we were delighted to have dinner there on 2 of our 3 nights stay. A stylish, relaxed, informal small restaurant serving top notch food cooked to perfection by Roger and served with cheery, courteous, efficiency by Bea. The perfect dining experience.

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