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The Tontine Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Scottish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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High Street | The Tontine Hotel, Peebles EH45 8AJ, Scotland
+44 1721 720892
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely for a large family group. Good selection of delicious, reasonably priced food. Beautiful restaurant.

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Thank Cheviotshirley
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the tontine on valentines night. We had a lovely cream tea and prosecco on arrival. The meal we had was absolutely delicious!! My partner commented that's his fish and chips were the best he had tasted. The staff were just lovely and the room was so comfortable. Would definitely recommend the tontine to our... More 

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Thank Siodaniel O
Province of Naples, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOVELY HOTEL a warm welcome and comfortable bed, cosy lounge area,great breakfast.we have really enjoyed peebles.booked the same hotel for our daughter as an anniversary present

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was adequate. Food was good, but not exceptional. Service as very slow although the majority of staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is, it must be stated, showing signs of wear and tear. Not wonderful, but as stated it is adequate.

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Thank Roxanabrown
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and a few drinks on Friday night. Pate, Soup, Fish, Ice Cream, Cocktails all beautiful. Friendly efficient staff and a clean well decorated dining area. Thanks for looking after us x

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Thank Jenvod78
Gordon I, Owner at The Tontine Hotel, responded to this review

A "Fab" review "Jenvod78", really pleased to learn of a great visit Friday night and thanks for some great feedback regarding dinner and cocktails. Kate, Gordon Innes & "The Tontine Team". More 

Heraklion, Greece
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Looked into this wonderful old building when exploring the Peebles High Street. We came back on another day and had a snack lunch. Both of us really enjoyed our food. The bar area has some great photos of buildings in town and local events. I had soup, which was delicious and my partner has smoked pidgeon which he said was... More 

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Thank Elizabeth H
Gordon I, Manager at The Tontine Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review "Elizabeth H" and your feedback regarding an "enjoyable snack lunch". We have two Vegetarian choices for main course. One is the Beetroot and Goat's Cheese Wellington with pan seared spinach, toasted almonds and slow cooked vine tomato. No. 2 is the Moroccan Stew, cranberry and pilau rice. We also have a Winter vegetable medley, black... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Called in here last night for a nice chill out meal with a friend. Usually go to Wetherspoons in Peebles but decided as it's nearly Christmas we would have a treat...........well treat it was not........both ordered Lasagne with a side order of chips and garlic bread. Lasagne was served in a huge soup plate floating in what could only be... More 

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Thank Annie B
Gordon I, Owner at The Tontine Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry "Annie B" that your recent visit proved disappointing and that you did not enjoy your meal. We do make a fresh Tomato sauce, perhaps too thin on this occasion. The huge soup plate is in fact sold and described as a "Pasta Bowl". However we do take on board your point of view. Thank you very much for responding... More 

Peebles, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We tend to go here if wanting some where nice to eat if just as a couple. Always find staff friendly and nice and cosy inside. A good choice of food, but on this occasion a little disappointing as the portions smaller than before, my wife who often struggles to finish a starter and main course, found room for dessert.... More 

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Thank Mohsoldier
Gordon I, Owner at The Tontine Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review "Mohsoldier". Firstly we are delighted you visit regularly finding us a nice place to eat. We take "on board" your comment regarding portion size, either too big or too small? We always try and work to get portion size correct, but do find a huge range of opinion when talking with guests and gaining feedback. But... More 

Peebles, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is one of our favourate places to go for lunch as the service and the food are really good. The fish is always totally fresh (from Eyemouth) and one of the best choices on the menu. Again an establishment that likes to use as much of local produce as it can and this doea show in the superb quality... More 

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Thank George B
Gordon I, Owner at The Tontine Hotel, responded to this review

An amazing review "George B" thank you very much indeed, a great recommendation. With Ross Dougal (Eyemouth) Fishmonger, supplying great local fish product, we were delighted to learn that "The Tontine" is one of your favourite places. Thanks again for taking time to post a review via TRipadvisor! Kate, Gordon Innes & "The Tontine Team". More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for 2 night stay with 4 friends. Stayed Bed and breakfast. Hotel bedroom very comfortable . Breakfast in large diningroom was excellent and cocktails in bar delicious. Staff very very helpful and couldnt do enough for us. We will be back again as really enjoyed our stay. Great location centre Peebles.

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Thank Joan M
Gordon I, Owner at The Tontine Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you ladies & "Joan M", really pleased to read of your enjoyable "days away" and especially pleased you will consider visiting us again. Also a big thanks for mentioning the team of staff! Kate, Gordon Innes & "The Tontine Team". More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 45
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | The Tontine Hotel, Peebles EH45 8AJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: +44 1721 720892

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