Where to eat out in Kelso

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 in Kelso

The Cross Keys in Kelso Square 

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

The Contented Vine, on Horsemarket, in Kelso

Hunter’s Butchers and The Deli Next Door have recently been rebranded Scott’s of Kelso. Scott is a brilliant butcher who believes “ it’s all about local, local, local as we have some of Scotland’s finest produce here in the Borders”.


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!

Clifton Lodge Smallholding, Linton near Morebattle.  Anita and Ed tend and care for their free range Oxford and Sandy  rare breed pigs. Delicious pork!

For fine wild Scottish game from Burnside Farm, a multi award winning company, near Kelso. Shop online, or at Kelso Farmers Market.

Find out all about Peelham organic meat from a family farm in Berwickshire, or again at Kelso Farmers Market.

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?

If you would like to arrange catering for a dinner party, with delicious local produce, while staying at Hendersyde, we highly recommend Lucy Wilson Please give Lucy as much notice as possible!

If you enjoy cooking, call in to Hunters on Bridge Street, recently rebranded Scott’s of Kelso, for a tantalizing selection of produce, local and further afield. 

Floors Castle Kitchen offers a delicious selection of frozen meals, to order for your arrival.

You can order a takeaway supper from  The Plough Inn at Leitholm which is a 15 minute drive from Hendersyde. Or you could have supper in the pub!

Out of Town

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

For a totally different eating experience Wilson’s Farm and Kitchen

The Plough Inn at Leitholm is a 15 minute drive from Hendersyde.  

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

Allanton Inn, near Duns, is a charming coaching inn,  about half an hour away.

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!

Across the border The Red Lion Inn at Millfield is a popular, friendly place for a wholesome meal.

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

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