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The Salmon Inn

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, British,
54 Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 1EP, Scotland
+44 1896 752577
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (45 reviews)
“sticky chicken” (23 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
54 Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 1EP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out on a short day trip on the Borders Railway and popped in here for a light lunch. Restaurant area was full (on a Tuesday lunchtime!) so we had to sit in he bar. It’s very comfortable and attractive so no problem there. Service is...More

Thank John2France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with a group of men on a golfing trip, rooms were really good, lovely food and great beers. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Wilton78
Reviewed March 25, 2018

As the title says. Came here with visiting family as I knew you can trust that the food is always good here and it didn't disappoint. The BBQ Chicken Strips are superb and my cousin had the Lasagne which came in it's own dish and...More

Thank Scotty102
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Just passing through Galashiels, stopped here for lunch. It was a cold day and the open fire was very welcoming and the food was fantastic , I had the steak and Guinness pie it was lovely and very filling. My partner had the haddock and...More

Thank Life746
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting scotland for the first time and we are from Manchester. We had looked on google for somewhere in galashiels to stop for an evening meal and we came accrpss this place! Well the food was amazing, portions generous and reasonably priced and...More

Thank zeldamagnificent
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Great homemade food and excellent value for money, however I would advise you book as it can get very busy.

Thank John H
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in total, it was meant to be more but the snow scuppered that. The pub/restaurant are is really nice and welcoming, bar staff are really friendly, food is fantastic, I had Fish and chips which was cooked to perfection. My...More

Thank 70ged1970
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Great place to meet and enjoy a meal, including gluten free. Or just pop into the bar for a dink. You will find welcoming friendly staff and locals.

Thank KazzaKalah10
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food great service and delicious cocktails . Reasonably priced. Restaurant has a lovely feel about it with candles and cozy fire. Would definitely recommend xx

Thank pamgull
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Greeted by friendly helpful staff when asking if it was ok to bring our wee dog in. He was offered biscuits and water while we enjoyed a fabulous meal in lovely surroundings. Really nice port of call after a trip on the Borders Railway. Highly...More

Thank ailsabear
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Sean61 | Reviewed this property |
The main entrance off the street is at street level and wheelchair friendly. There are tables where access would be adequate and staff are both friendly and helpful. Cant remember seeing a sign for disabled toilet, so best... More
Keith L
20 October 2015|
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Response from 28,112 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we do . In front bar and if they can be kept on lead or outside in beer garden
Jackie D
25 June 2015|
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Response from Hawklord_pxr5 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with Dougie. There is usually plenty of space in side streets behind Volunteer Hall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 1EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Galashiels
  • Phone Number: +44 1896 752577
The Salmon Inn pub is situated in the town of Galashiels, Scottish Borders. We are a traditional pub that's built its reputation on serving a fantastic range of the finest real ales and serving up delicious food.Our "Sticky Chicken" customers just keep coming back for more! We are proud of our pubs personality and character, a real hub of hospitality. With our extended function room, with bar, we are able to cater for parties and regularly have "Live Music" with headline acts from throughout Britain hosted by Allie Fox "The String Jam", voted the second best gig in the UK. A haven for acoustic music.With it's open fireplace, clean, modern, cosy decor, our customer are always made to feel welcome. We regularly show sport on our 4 large flat screen televisions, positioned so you never miss an important goal or try.The garden has an outside seating area with heated lamps, and an area catering for smokers. It's a pub people like to come back to. We hope you enjoy it.The 'String Jam Club'There's nothing quite like a Scottish pub, with a cosy open fire, and a night of acoustic music from local performers. Our traditional pub, The Salmon Inn Galashiels, boasts the renowned String Jam Club, so our guests can also enjoy the musicians who play a variety of music styles, from Blues to.
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