“From the field or the plate, provender requires care and attention; love and passion.”

A convivial haven for good times and contemporary Scottish, British and French cooking.

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"Upmarket eats in the Scottish Borders"

"Well-executed Modern British dishes packed with flavour."

"This stylish, family-run restaurant is a perfect match for this lovely Borders town."

"Scotland a foodie haven? ’Tis true."

(Opening Times


Wednesday to Friday 10am – 11.30am

Saturday 10am – 2pm


Wednesday to Friday 11.30am – 2pm

Saturday 11.30am – 4.30pm


Wednesday to Saturday 4.30pm – 12am (last orders at 9pm)

Festive season opening hours 

Mon 20th (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 9pm)
Tues 21st (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 9pm)
Wed 22nd (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 9pm)
Thurs 23rd (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 9pm)
Fri 24th December closed
Sat 25th December closed
Sun 26th December closed
Mon 27th December closed
Tues 28th December closed
Wed 29th (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 9pm)
Thurs 30th (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 9pm)
Fri 31st (Brunch 10am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2pm Dinner 4.30pm – 10pm)
Sat 1st January 2022 ( Lunch 11.30am – 3pm)
Between Wednesday 29th December to 1st January 2022 we will be serving 5 cource seasonal tasting menu only 
Sun 2nd January 2022 closed
From Wednesday 5th January 2022 open as usual

Restaurant Takeaways Opening Times

 Available as per restaurant operating hours 

A Sample of our food suppliers

Bowland Estate, soft fruits & veg. Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Lindisfarne Oysters, oysters, Lindisfarne, Northumberland
Flannigan’s Seafood, crab & lobster, Berwick, Northumberland
Coast & Glen, fish & seafood, Inverness, Invernesshire

Shaw’s Fine Meats, beef & pork, Lauder, Scottish Borders

A sample of our drinks suppliers

Villeneuve Wines, Peebles
Tempest Brewery, Tweedbank
Corney & Barrow Wine Merchants, Pathhead
Great Grog Wines & Spirits, Edinburgh 
De Burgh Wine Merchants, Dalkeith

Where to find us

Events & Group Bookings

Provender is available to book for events and special occasions. If you have a party of more than 6 guests then please contact us directly to book one of our spaces.

Our main dining room comfortably seats fifty guests, with the option of up to 20 further seats in the bar lobby. The bar area and terrace serve as perfect reception areas for guests to gather before your private lunch or dinner. We also host special functions for businesses. Inquire further via eat@provendermelrose.com or +44 (0) 1896 820319 to arrange your private lunch or dinner at Provender.

For larger events our Sister company, The Orde Food Company, can provide event planning, management and outside catering services including bars and street food. to find out more visit the website and book a consultation with their helpful team.