Where to eat out in Kelso
  • The Cobbles, Kelso

Where to eat out in Kelso

Cafés, Restaurants, Local Producers

Eating out – in 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

The Contented Vine, on Horse Market

The Waggon Inn for great pub grub

Rutherfords is Scotland’s first, and currently only, Micropub, and it’s in Kelso!

The Tipsy Ghillie  is a bar, wine café and bistro in Kelso Square

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!

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.

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! Borders Food Network – is a growing site.

Whitmuir – The Organic Place – Lamancha, 15 minutes north of Peebles – one of the best organic shops in the UK with 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!