noun: provender

Meaning: Food / fodder

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

Provender is a convivial haven for good times and contemporary Scottish, British and French cooking.

Provender is open for bookings:

Lunch – Monday to Saturday – 11:30 – 14:30

Dinner – Monday to Saturday – 18:00 – 21:00

Sunday – Lunch 12:00 – 15:00

Sunday – Dinner 18:00 – 20:00

Brunch available every Saturday & Sunday from 10am till 2pm

Bar – Friday, Saturday Evenings – 18:00 – 00:00


“Slick, cosmopolitan gastronomy” – The Scottish Field


For booking over 8 people, please contact the restaurant directly on 01896820319 or via email on eat@provendermelrose.com

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“Upmarket eats in the Scottish Borders” –  Gaby Soutar, The Scotsman

Sample list of food suppliers

Bowland Estate, soft fruits & veg. Galashiels, Scottish Borders
Julian’s Veg, fruit & vegetables, Kelso, 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
Calroust Estate, game, Yetholm, Scottish Borders
Doddington’s Dairy, cheese, Wooler, Northumberland


Cocktail menu sample

Wine list

Sample list of drink suppliers:

Villeneuve Wines, Peebles
Tempest Brewery, Tweedbank
Campbells Brewery, Peebles
Corney & Barrow Wine Merchants, Pathhead
Justerini & Brooks Wine Merchants, Edinburgh
Great Grog Wines & Spirits, Edinburgh
Bon Accord Drinks, Aberdeen


Vouchers & Gifts

You can treat your friends and family or a business client to the provender experience by purchasing a gift voucher to be redeemed by them at their leisure.

We have a range of gifts and vouchers available to suit all budgets.


£25, £50, £75, £100


Two course “Set Lunch” for two with a carafe of house wine – £57

Three course “Set Lunch” for two with a carafe of house wine – £65

Provender Prints:

The Yair
Three Brethren

A4 Individual – £65
A4 Set – £170

A3 Individual – £100
A3 Set- £275

When placing your order via email or over the phone for gift cards, prints or vouchers please provide information regarding invoicing and delivery addresses. A charge for delivery will be applied.


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.