The Tavern

Thursday 29th October 2020 (update)

Due to the Scottish Governments announcement on Thursday 29th October 2020.

We have made adjustments to our Bar & Restaurant opening hours, operations and policies in line with this week’s latest restrictions set out by The Scottish Government.

The following will be in place until Monday 02nd November inclusive

Our food service has had to move to a takeaway format and can be ordered/paid for by calling 01835 830271 during Bar & Restaurant opening times. Customers are welcome to eat takeaway food on the premises, outside on our patio area or to take home. Our dine-in restaurant facility will remain closed until further notice, with the exception of our Sunday Carvery.

Our indoor lounge area must be closed and vacated by 6:00pm each night but will continue to serve soft drinks, hot beverages, and takeaway food until this time. Customers are welcome to move to our outdoor seating areas after 6:00pm.


The following will be in place from 02nd November 2020

From Monday 02nd November 2020 each area of Scotland will be assigned to a COVID protection level. The Scottish Borders has been placed into Level two tier which means the below has now changed.

Consuming Alcohol Indoors

In line with the new restrictions set out by the Scottish Governments Alcohol is only permitted indoors with main course meal.

19:00 last entry inside the Tavern Bar & Restaurant.

20:00 the Tavern Bar & Restaurant must vacated by all customers.

Consuming Alcohol Outdoors

Last entry to the Tavern Patio will be 20:15

The Patio will be close at 21:00 and must be vacated by all customers at this time.

We will continue to do takeaways during this time these can still be ordered/paid for by calling 01835 830271 during Bar & Restaurant opening times.


Current restrictions including a maximum of Six people from a maximum of two households are still in place.

Our outdoor patio area is now strictly NON-SMOKING, we ask customers to use the new designated smoking area which is clearly marked.

We will continue to ask all customers when entering the Tavern Bar & Restaurant to wear a face mask.

You will have to wear a face mask when moving around the Bar & Restaurant for example (heading to the bathroom or leaving the premises).

Please be aware that everything is taking slightly longer than normal, Our team are working as fast as they possibly can to provide the best service we can offer at this time.