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At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year

The delightfully large garden bordering the idyllic Ale Water is a huge factor in the favour of this 200-year-old pub, now with new owners. Others are the Front Bar – proudly unrefurbished for over a century – which serves ales from the Scottish Borders Brewery including Foxy Blonde and Dark Horse. Borders ingredients are the cornerstone of the seasonally-tuned kitchen here. A starter of traditional Scottish Cullen skink might lead on to a main course of game pie packed with local venison, pheasant, rabbit and pigeon. Finish with panettone bread and butter pudding and vanilla ice cream.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Opening times: 5-11 (Fri 5-1am Sat noon-1am Sun 12-11)
  • Lunch: Sat 12-2, Sun 12-3
  • Dinner: Wed-Sat 5.30-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales: Foxy Blonde & Dark Horse

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Jedburgh take A68 towards St Boswells. Left onto B6400 to Ancrum

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