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5A The Knowles | Roxburghshire, Kelso, Scotland
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The cafe doesn't have a web site but more info can be found at the...
The cafe doesn't have a web site but more info can be found at the following: http://www.childfriendly.co.uk/family-restaurants/scotland/scottish-borders/kelso/the-hoot-n-cat/
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food and choice, especially for gluten free

Had a lovely lunch here with a very wide range of gluten free options. Very friendly and helpful service. Couldn't fault anything.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
JenH987
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had a lovely lunch here with a very wide range of gluten free options. Very friendly and helpful service. Couldn't fault anything.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place is one that must be visited, it is lovely to dine in so relaxing, the food caters for all, staff are most helpful. would certainly recommend this to everyone. It is only a short walk from the centre of Kelso and it is near to the Garden centre

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Kelso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If your visiting Kelso then you won't go wrong by visiting the Hoot'n Cat tucked beside the Abbey car park. The staff are friendly, the food is pleasingly served and there is a buzz in the place. The seating ranges from sofas to hard back chairs. The sofas are often booked and busy with regulars, but they are not just... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

one of the best cafe's in Kelso 'i can recommend this place highly .A lovely meal for myself and my friends who really enjoyed there lunch

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Popped in here for a quick bite and was not disappointed. The place was buzzing and I would guess that a fair percentage of the clientele was local - usually a good sign. As we had limited time we opted for soup and a scone. Both the cock-a-leekie and the sweet potato were freshly made and very tasty. The cheese... More 

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edinburgh
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

excellent service, super ambience, great selection of lunchtime sandwiches, wraps, salads, baked potatoes - not forgetting the cakes and traybakes. An affordable lovely lunch for a giggle and catch up, in a super, friendly atmosphere...... It's a regular Friday lunchtime haunt..... Well worth a visit if you're in the borders...... :-)

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

We always enjoy the choice of sandwiches, wraps, homemade soup and good choice of cakes. The seating area has been extended to the rear which has eleviated (on our visits) the having to reserve issue that has been experienced before, that said we have never had to wait long for a table. Always friendly welcome and well priced. Our kelso... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We popped in on a very cold Saturday after being abandoned by our menfolk who had found a pub in which to watch the football. We had planned on walking around Kelso until the game was finished, but it was far too cold, especially with 4 young children in tow, so we popped in here (they even allowed us to... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

a find! best cakes and bakes, lot f choice, homemade soup, staff quick and polite, and they cater for children also.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went in for lunch just before New Years Eve and the place was heaving. The service was quick and the waitress very apologetic because they had run out of soup. Had a beaked spud with coronation chicken instead, which had enourmous chunks of chicken. The luxury hot chocolate was to die for. I wish we lived closer i'd never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5A The Knowles | Roxburghshire, Kelso, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Kelso

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

The cafe doesn't have a web site but more info can be found at the following: http://www.childfriendly.co.uk/family-restaurants/scotland/scottish-borders/kelso/the-hoot-n-cat/
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?