Experience the warmth of hospitality in true Scottish style at Burt’s Hotel, Melrose. The 18th century hotel, situated in the heart of Melrose’s picturesque market square, has been owned and managed by the Henderson family for almost 40 years.
As a listed building, Burt’s Hotel has been sympathetically restored and extended to retain its original charm, yet provide all the refinements of a modern first-class hotel. Burt’s Hotel’s tradition of serving the finest food and wines is overseen by the Henderson family. When you stay at Burt’s Hotel, you will find members of the family on hand to help you feel at home.
When you’ve had a busy day’s riding, what better way to relax than in the comfortable surroundings of the Bistro Bar at Burt’s Hotel. Here you’ll find a range of cask-conditioned real ales and 11 different wines available by the glass.
However, if it’s a dram you fancy, you’ll be spoilt for choice. With a range of 90 single malts listed on a dedicated menu, Burt’s whisky experience is not to be missed. And, if you can’t make up your mind which to sample first, one of the Henderson family will be on hand to help and advise you.
Lunch and supper in the bistro bar
With dishes made from the finest local top quality ingredients, it’s no wonder Burt’s Hotel is renowned for its excellent cuisine. The Bistro Bar’s extensive lunch and supper menu will satisfy every taste: from lunch-time treats such as Steamed West Coast Mussels to epicurean supper delights like Parfait of Venison and Braised Shank of Border Lamb, all served in the warmth and comfort of the Bistro Bar.
Restaurant – a gastronomic experience
The award-winning restaurant at Burt’s Hotel is one of Scotland’s finest. Here you can experience a truly gastronomic experience in elegant surroundings. The restaurant at Burt’s Hotel has been awarded two AA Rosettes every year since 1995.
Head Chef Trevor Williams, heads the team in the Burt’s Hotel Kitchen. Trevor came to Burt’s from the Rhubarb Restaurant at Prestonfield House Hotel, Edinburgh. Trevor’s years of experience have been gained from working in some of Scotland’s most prestigious hotels and restaurants.
Every dish featured on the Hotel’s extensive menus is home-made. You can select from culinary delights such as local game, succulent Scotch beef, fresh local fish, and stunning puddings prepared by the hotel’s dedicated Pastry Chef. It is this infinite care and attention which is the hallmark of Burt’s Hotel.
Any dining experience wouldn’t be complete without wine, and you will find an extensive array in the Burt’s Hotel Cellar.
Burt’s Hotel is the ideal base for sporting breaks. You can take your pick from a host of sporting activities on the doorstep:
- Motorcycle Touring
- Walking and Cycling
- Quad Biking
For rugby fans, Burt’s Hotel is the place to be in April when the Melrose Sevens takes place. A fantastic weekend and perfect excuse to see some of the beautiful Scottish Borders .
BMF Bikefest Kelso, held 6th and 7th July, 2013 brings bikes, entertainment, music and above all great fun to the Borders region. A popular and fun weekend event, with the added bonus of so many glorious biking roads right on the doorstep.