Where to eat out in Kelso

Cafés, Restaurants, Local Producers

Eating out – in Kelso

From coffee shops to quality cuisine see all Kelso offers on Visit Kelso 

The Cobbles, Kelso – great food & CAMRA’s ‘Regional Pub of the Year’

Queen’s Head, on Bridge Street, freshly updated and decorated

The Cross Keys in Kelso Square has had a make-over too!

Ednam House Hotel – overlooking The Junction Pool where The River Tweed and Teviot meet

Lemon and Thyme, Horsemarket Kelso

The Contented Vine, on Horsemarket, Kelso

The Waggon Inn for great pub grub


Tastes of the Borders

Shop local, there are butchers, bakers and a fish shop in Kelso, and The Farmers Market is on the 4th Saturday of the month in Kelso Square.

Or you can order from (or visit) Hardies Mill Aberdeen Angus and Tombuie Smokehouse – Winners of Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Award 2008 – Savoury Section. Highly recommended!

Border food producers are in a class of their own, Scottish Borders Food and Drink is a growing site, packed with delicious discoveries!

Whitmuir – The Organic Place – near Peebles – one of the best organic shops in the UK has the largest selection of organic & sustainable produce you can find. The shop, butchery and licensed restaurant, are on a real, working organic farm – so you can see exactly where your food comes from. The farm hosts the Breadshare Bakery and Dancing Light Gallery.

Delicious Doddington’s! Adventurous award winning ice cream from just across the border in Northumberland!

Eating in?

A delicious selection of food to order for your arrival, from Floors Castle Kitchen.

A little insider information … The Waggon Inn will prepare a ‘takeaway’ supper.

Out of Town

The Terrace Cafe at Floors Castle is a relaxed spot for coffee and tasty informal lunch.

The Wheatsheaf , Swinton in Berwickshire

The Buccleuch Arms Hotel at St. Boswells

The Collingwood Arms in Cornhill, luxury Georgian hotel, with views over the River Tweed

The prize winning Caddy Man at Mount Hooley on A698 on the way to Jedburgh

The Lodge at Carfraemill, near Lauder, handily placed for a bite to eat after a day-out in Edinburgh.

Oblo in Eyemouth – “We are so glad we stepped round the corner to find this real star of a place”

Not forgetting Giacopazzi’s for the finest fish & chips in the district in Eyemouth – the fish taste as though they have just jumped out of the sea!

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